- 08 Apr 2020 Online
Digital technology and digital business are the most powerful forces generating fast and dramatic changes in our businesses as well as our workforces today. It is imperative that proactive HR teams and practitioners understand what these changes involve, and respond to these shifts by transforming the way we lead and organise our people, the HR processes we use and the way we operate HR.
This course will therefore review the digital technologies which are currently available or are likely to impact business over the next 10 years as well as the increased use of data and analytics that technology enables. The training will also cover the different ways in which businesses are taking advantage of these new devices, systems and platforms in order to get closer to customers, develop new business models and broader ecosystems and to become more agile.
This provides a basis to review the ways in which the work companies need to do, and the workforces available to do it are both changing, as well as how companies are seeking to organise and manage these people to get work done. This will often mean changing organisation models and innovating HR processes, using digital technologies, data and analytics to get closer to employees and develop more agile approaches within HR.
Lastly, HR will often need to transform itself and the course will therefore conclude by exploring the possible shape of the HR group in a digital business as well as new digital ways to transform.
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Who Should Attend
The course will be most relevant for senior and strategic HR professionals such as:
- VPs of HR
- HR Directors
- Heads of HR/Workforce Technology
- Heads of People Analytics
- Heads of Recruiting
- Heads of Learning & Development
- Organisation Design professionals
- Future leaders
- Professionals concerned with the “Future of Work”
It will also be highly relevant for those leading and transforming the HR organisation itself.
Delegates will benefit most if their businesses are already involved in or are embarking on a digital transformation, especially if there is a real opportunity and funds available for HR to transform itself too. However, delegates will also benefit if they are further away from transformation but would like plan and prepare for this, especially as many of the techniques to be covered can have immediate application in today’s non- or low/ early-digital states as well.
Benefits of Attending
- Explore new digital technologies and transformations in businesses that have gone digital
- Review how digital technologies have changed the workforce – The rise of the gig economy
- Consider the likely impact on your own organisation, including innovation in your HR processes
- Discover opportunities for modern organisations using Jon Ingham’s Orientation Motivation Matrix, and the likely consequences on your own HR group using Jon Ingham’s ‘Beyond Ulrich’ model
- Understand the digital readiness of your HR operations and roll out a digital roadmap to successfully manage your digital HR transformation
Jon Ingham is a people and organisation strategy consultant. He helps companies innovate their management and development approaches responding to changes in the world of work and also to tie more closely to their own strategic needs. Much of his work is informed by a strong belief in the potential offered from a smarter investment in people and the consequent opportunity to create new value for a business. He is based in the UK but has worked with companies in the US, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, Asia and Australia.
Jon has been involved in several digital projects including acting as interim head of organisation development to lead the introduction of digital approaches at a leading UK retailer. This included the introduction of omnichannel support for customers, through the provision of personal/store-based tablets, new apps and an enterprise social network.
Other activities have included training and speaking at leading HR, IT and property conferences around the world. He has lectured in strategic management, change management and HR on executive MBA courses and has conducted research for the Economist Intelligence Unit. He also sat on the advisory group of the 2017 Organisation in the Digital Age survey.
Jon has written several books and articles on the future of work, which includes his new book, ‘The Social Organization’. This suggests that businesses need to focus on the relationships between people as well as the individuals themselves. He is also a co-author with Dave Ulrich on an article about the future of HR, ‘Building Better HR Departments’. He has also been posting on his blog, Strategic HCM, for the last 10 years. He is a frequent commentator on workforce issues and has been interviewed on Sky News, BBC Breakfast and Radio 4’s Today programme.
Jon has previously worked as a chemical engineer, an IT consultant, and an international HR director. He has BA in Psychology, a Master’s in Engineering and an MBA. He has frequently been recognised a leading influencer in HR and is one of HR Executive’s leading HR Tech Influencers for 2019.
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