Category: Technology

HR is not about Technology…

I’ve been reading some articles that question the influx of technology into HR. The general idea is that technology dehumanizes the personal touch that HR leaders are keen to have. Somewhere along the line, we’ve become so obsessed to make HR service delivery as cost-efficient as possible that we’ve overlooked the employee experience. And that means we’re missing out on…

HRTechEurope: less US, more Europe please

Two weeks ago, I attended HRTechEurope. Marc Coleman and his team have done a wonderful job getting this event off the ground and I enjoyed myself tremendously. Interesting seminars, lots of new technology and eminent speakers. But just like last year, some of the sessions left me feeling a bit, well, disappointed, especially when I listen to US analysts discussing…

The changing face of HR

Last year’s white paper “The consumerization of HR” led to a number of invitations from customers and others to share my ideas during keynotes and workshops. It’s been great being able to hear what others think of it. The accompanying presentation is called “The changing face of HR”. I uploaded a short version of this presentation to SlideShare. Please feel…

The Google Experiment: Day Six

I was all set to write a daily blog post about my switch to Google Apps also knows as #theGoogleExperience. Turns out, there’s nothing more to say. And since I don’t like reading blogs about ‘nothing’ I won’t continue with the daily updates as I don’t intend to bore my readers. I have completely switched to Google for all of…