Best-of-Breed vs. All-in-One HR Technology Solutions

When it comes to choosing an HR technology solution, there are two main options: best-of-breed and all-in-one. Each approach has its own advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to weigh the pros and cons carefully before making a decision. Best-of-Breed Solutions Best-of-breed solutions are made up of a variety of different software products, each of […]

People Systems and an Aging Workforce

Statistics from 2020 show the average working age in AU and NZ was between 37 and 40 years. Also 22% – 25% of the overall workforce is 55 years and over, with this participation rate increasing steadily over the years.   So, you may ask, what role can People Systems play in supporting an aging workforce? […]

HR Tech and Integrations – The Challenge

When wanting to integrate your HR solutions so they talk to each other, it soon becomes apparent this is by far the most challenging part.  In today’s rapidly evolving business environment, human resources management is becoming increasingly more complex.  Many companies are using a wide range of niche HR solutions to manage various HR functions […]

Robots Stole My HR Job

It was our privilege to host our inaugural annual HR Tech Korero series with Drew Williams and the University of Sydney team.  Sydney Uni kindly introduced us to their cutting edge HR bots, of which there are over 300 RPA (Robotic process automation) bots scattered throughout the University, and a dedicated AI team supporting their […]

User central

Standing alongside company aims as one of the drivers for HR tech projects will be the user experience – how and when will people engage with the technology, how it can facilitate/how they know to get involved and how they deliver.  Here are some considerations from observing and participating in HR tech project implementations. Leave […]

Position Management

What is it exactly and what role does it play in People Systems?  This is the number one topic we discuss when working with clients to identify their priorities and critical requirements when starting their People Systems journey.  Not so long-ago Position Management was a fundamental way for traditional organisations to confirm and manage their […]

The System That Nearly Was

This is the sad tale of the system that nearly was.  It is an unspoken truth seen time and time again to varying degrees due to the same fundamental flaws from the very start of any People Systems journey.  The top three being lack of understanding overall, incorrect system selection and loss of momentum.  All […]

Best of Breed Multiple Platforms vs Single Solution Platform

We are often asked by clients during discovery engagements if it is worth retaining some of their existing HR solutions and integrate into a best of breed stack of solutions or move to a single platform. Either option can work dependent on the clients’ needs but there are several pros and cons to take into […]