Disruptive HR Technology-related Trends Highlight Innovation

Imagine software that runs on your phone, delivers on-the-job skills training via video, and integrates with a learning management system that shows a manager how well you have mastered new skills. This is just one example of the innovations emerging to help employees improve their productivity at work, according to new observations from Josh Bersin, principal, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Human resources software applications are becoming tools designed for employees first, enabling them to learn and collaborate, share feedback, set goals, steer their own careers, and even manage other people more effectively, according to Bersin.

By contrast, only a decade ago HR systems were designed primarily to help HR professionals do their jobs. In the report, Bersin underscores other key new trends, including the emergence of enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers as end-to-end HR technology providers. He also points to the development of the new HR software categories of feedback, engagement, and culture management.

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