From performance management and succession planning to L&D and AI for HR, technology is reshaping the future of HR. But with so many different platforms and solution providers, how do you know which HR technology trends are right for your organization?  

HR Technology Assessment: Finding Your Ideal Solution 

The more time you spend investigating the future of HR tech, the more complex things can seem. The solution? Step back and focus on your people strategy.  

The market is crowded with technology solutions and balancing this tech stack is a challenge. A new tech platform may look great and promise big benefits, but if it doesn’t help close the gap between where you are today and the goals outlined in your people strategy, it won’t be beneficial. 

When you connect the technology your team is considering to creating a connected talent journey linked with business outcomes, you’ll be positioned to make smarter HR tech investments that drive business success. 

Asking the Right Questions: HR Tech 2024 

Generative AI in HR is one of the most disruptive workplace technology trends in decades. Combined with data analytics and machine learning, leveraging AI’s capability to the fullest is top of mind for many HR leaders who are just beginning to scratch the surface of its efficiency gains. 

But the emergence of AI doesn't change the fundamental process of HR technology assessment. In today’s complex business environment, HR leaders must consider how new tech will help them maximize ROI around key talent objectives such as engagement, productivity, and efficiency.  

From choosing solutions that can handle the size and complexity of your organization to establishing meaningful KPIs, these key questions will help you get started: 

  1. What is your people strategy aiming to achieve? 
  2. How are you defining and measuring success? 
  3. What is your change management plan? 
  4. Does this technology consider the impact of generative AI in HR? 

Introducing New HR Tech: A Winning Change Management Strategy 

The success of any new HR tech hinges on change management. A change management plan lays the foundation for effective tech transitions, guiding people through the phases of digital adoption. Being open and receptive to digital adoption is not easy, especially when people are comfortable with existing processes and platforms. It’s natural to experience resistance, communication breakdowns, and digital skill gaps.  

You can get in front of these challenges by listening to people’s needs and communicating the benefits of new tech early and often. How will the new technology not only advance business objectives but also make people’s lives easier and better? How can you remove barriers to adoption, promote behavioral change, and manage risk?   

Digital transformation is key to the future of HR–and a winning change management strategy will help maximize adoption rates and organization-wide benefits. 

2024 HR Technology Imperatives 

Before you embrace HR technology trends, learn how to assess if the tech is right for your business. 

If you’re short on time, our Flipbook Guide will tell you: 

  • The questions to ask before investing in new HR technology 
  • What to know about AI in HR tech 
  • How to start your HR technology assessment 


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