Human resource professionals have a front-row seat to one of the most significant forces that are shaping the global economy: a renewed focus on experience. As demonstrated in a statement signed by nearly 200 CEOs from top companies such as Amazon, Apple, GM, IBM, and SAP, business leaders are calling to put the needs of their employees, customers, suppliers, and local communities ahead of their shareholders' interests.
The ASUG Experience for Human Resources & Payroll is coming to Toronto Oct. 16–18. As the communications chair for ASUG Ontario, I look forward to welcoming you to North America’s fourth largest and fastest growing market for tech workers when you join us in Toronto this fall.
In our 2018 research on human resources highlighted in this blog post on three workplace trends, ASUG examined both strategic and specific topics related to the HR function. Technology was an obvious place to dig deeper. One technology-related topic that rose to the surface among this audience was an interest in predictive analytics and forecasting.
For the hundreds of you I've spoken to over the past several years who do not want to rebuild what already works on-premise for HR and payroll, SAP is providing a bridge solution. Right now, they are calling it a "sidecar" for SAP S/4HANA, and it's a promising option for maintaining your on-premise SAP HCM solution through 2030.
I had the good fortune to join some of the country’s most talented analysts, consultants, and knowledgeexperts in Half Moon Bay, California the week of April 17. Much of what we saw and heard was under NDA (non-disclosure). Here’s what I can talk about.You can see the tweets in my Storify, “The Perfect Blend, SAP SuccessFactors, HR, IT and Finance.”