Technology is no longer just supporting HR; it is shaping it.
Many of the trends we have seen in HR in the last five years—rating-less performance management, evidence-based/analytical HR, transparency—have come about not so much from cultural shifts but from technological shifts.
Exponentially more data has become available through an increased dependence on automated systems, which have evolved faster than our ability to make use of their capabilities.
In this Research Brief, Brandon Hall examines five inextricably linked trends that HR must understand and adapt to in order to be an effective partner in improving business performance. We are now awash in more data than we need to answer the questions which most commonly arise in business.