Category: Technology

Blockchain: What’s next for HR and Payroll?

If you have followed my Blockchain series, by now you have a good understanding of what DLT or blockchain is, and how it can be applied to the HR space, in particular to make payroll more secure, manage your personal data and speed up recruitment. Blockchain technology has some inherent features that can help build the next generation of work-related platforms that…

How can Blockchain Improve your Hiring Processes?

This, the third in a series of blogs I am writing looks at the role of Blockchain, otherwise known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), can play in recruitment to benefit both employers and candidates. In the first blog, I introduced the basics of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), widely known as blockchain, and the positive effects it is set to have in the payroll domain. The…

How Does Blockchain Secure Personal Data?

In this, the second of a series of blogs introducing the application of blockchain in HR and payroll processes we explore possibilities for safeguarding Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and other employee data. The first blog, Blockchain and HR & Payroll Tech: What Does the Future Hold?, introduced the basics of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), widely known as ‘blockchain’, and discussed use…

Blockchain and HR & Payroll Tech: What Does the Future Hold?

Is blockchain in your future planning for HR and payroll? It should be! If you are in payroll, you’ll need to develop an understanding about blockchain. It won’t directly affect your work today, but it certainly will make an impact in the near future. How near? That depends on where you work. So what is blockchain? If your first thought was ‘bitcoin’,…

5 Key Considerations for the Future of SAP HCM Payroll

The news is just a week old and already much has been said and written about SAP’s announcements regarding the future of its OnPremise SAP HCM Suite and subsequent journey to the cloud. On Monday, industry expert, Den Howlett added a 3rd post in a series that brings the much-needed international enterprise perspective to the conversation: SAP’s HCM strategy part…

Managing your permanent and contingent workforce: A necessity, not a luxury

Who is your employee? Is it the person who has a permanent contract with your company and a place on the org chart? The contractor who was just hired on your project team? The temp who is filling in for a colleague on maternity leave? What about the robot that is assembling your products? In today’s labor market, the notion…

Adopt an App mindset for the HR Cloud!

This summer I attended a Workday partnership event where I had the pleasure of meeting Petros Dermetzis, Executive Vice-President of Development at Workday. He spoke to us about the birth of ERP applications, how they evolved over the years, and what happens when vendors can start over in the cloud. On the topic of updates, Petros mentioned that in the…