By John Sumser, Principal Analyst at HRExaminer
Building the business case for a new HR technology solution requires the involvement of numerous stakeholders within the organization. The most obvious is running the procurement gauntlet; others typically include IT, marketing, finance and HR operations. It is one of the reasons some HR teams limp along without the latest and greatest. After all, pushing an enterprise purchase forward can require the energy of Sisyphus; on its best day, it’s risky, disruptive and downright exhausting.
Maren Hogan, founder and CEO of Red Branch Media shares her thoughts on the HR tech selection process, the employee experience and HR's evolving role.
There’s a major movement in what our conversations are about this year. More and more, AI, machine learning, and robotics are part of the HR vernacular. At the same time, more and more people are talking about bringing back the “human” into HR. We’re almost becoming as polarized as our political system, but perhaps both answers contain some amount of truth and correctness.