HR Tech Europe 2014 Preview: Day One
This Thursday, the world’s fastest growing HR Event gets underway in Amsterdam. We will be at HR Tech Europe 2014 and will be covering all the key talks, discussions and events so you can hear about the important changes taking place in the HR technology market.
In this article, we preview day one of the event, Thursday 23rd October, and pick out some of the highlights from what is a rich and diverse agenda.
HRMS World’s Pick: Talking Heads 2014
Main Stage, 2.15pm - 3.15pm
The panel for Talking Heads 2014 reads like a who’s who of HR technology superpowers. With representation for Oracle, SAP and Workday, the panel is set to provide a unique insight into vendor outlook on the market. Not only are HR technology vendors well represented, the panel, moderated by Jason Averbook, also contains some of the most well-respected analysts in HR technology - Josh Bersin of Bersin by Deloitte, Holger Mueller of Constellation Research and Phil Wainwright of Diginomica. If you are looking to get a headstart on developments in the HR technology market, look no further.
“Bringing together not only some of the most knowledgeable and influential people in our industry but also people who definitely don't always agree on the topics under discussion!”
HRMS World’s Pick: Unwrapping the 17th Annual CedarCrestone HR Systems International Survey Findings: Changing the Discussion on HR Systems
Emerald Room, 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Stacey Harris, VP of Research and Analytics, shares and discusses the findings from the latest HR systems survey from Sierra-Cedar. Last year’s pearls of wisdom included a 67% growth in adoption of mobile-enabled processes and a 50% growth in adoption of social-enabled processes.
“The longest running industry research shared freely with the HR community tracks the adoption, deployment approaches, and value achieved from enterprise HR technologies.”
Future of Workforce Learning
HRMS World’s Pick: Future Innovations in Learning
Room No G104, 5.00pm - 5.30pm
David Perring, Director of Research at Elearnity takes a look at the emerging trends that will affect your learning department, from big data to augmented reality.
#HRTechEurope on Twitter: David Perring
HR Shared Services & Outsourcing
HRMS World’s Pick: The Value of HR Technology and Metrics for Service Delivery
Room No. G104., 2.45pm - 5.30pm
Fredric Svensson, Senior Global HRIS Project Leader at Sony Mobile, delves into HR Shared Services Centers. The talk discusses how Sony leveraged HR technology to drive change in this area as well as highlighting some of the metrics used to evaluate and track progress.
HRMS World’s Pick: Where Collaborative Tools are Key to Company Culture
Room No. G106., 11.40am - 12.05pm
If you are concerned about employee engagement levels, this is one for you. Dan Pontefract, Author of FLAT ARMY, explains the strategies that helped TELUS shift their employee engagement levels from 53% to 83% in half a decade.
#HRTechEurope on Twitter: Dan Pontefract
HRMS World’s Pick: From Performance Gaps to Individual Performance Improvement
Room No. 107., 5.00pm - 5.15pm
Anna Simioni, Leadership and Change Practice Leader at The Boston Consulting Group, discusses why forward looking employee development plans, rather than those based on performance appraisal systems, create the right conditions for individual performance improvement.
Labs and Executive Briefings
HRMS World’s Pick: The BIG HRMS/Talent Management Overhaul
Room No. G109. 11.15am-1.00pm
Before heading off to battle it out on the Talking Heads panel, Holger Mueller leads a discussion on the overhaul of legacy HRMS. Learning more about the when, how and why is a must for those of you out there who are disillusioned with your current HR system.
What a first day. For live coverage of these talks, the latest news from the conference and more, follow HRMS World on Twitter.
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