Great short Digitalist article from Trent Wai-Poi. Cloud HR is definitely the future but as Trent explains it is not always the easiest to get right.
HR is moving to the cloud. You have no doubt heard this many times, and your leaders and decision makers are hearing it too. The expectations being set by cloud vendors are speed, agility, and visual delights. So why is it so hard to implement cost-effective and agile technology?
At most organizations, HR and payroll systems have been in place for some time, and most do what they say they’ll do: Pay and store HR information. However, most were not created using the latest technology, thinking, or ideas. Expert users within the organization often follow the advice and expertise of vendors and other users when it comes to core HR and payroll systems.
What we don’t do is consider what we can learn from the latest systems and technology and apply those concepts to our core HR. By applying some of these tools and techniques, you can provide better systems and processes for your end users.
Cloud software is the future of HR technology, and it should be the first consideration for your technology needs. I see two common mistakes:
Neil ran his first SAP transformation programme in his early twenties. He spent the next 18 years working both client side and for various consultancies running numerous SAP programmes. After successfully completing over 15 full lifecycles he took a senior leadership/board position and his work moved onto creating the same success for others.