People Matters, 07 Jan 2014
The father of modern day innovation, Steve Jobs, once said “Innovation happens at the intersection of technology and humanities”. The development of technology for humanities or Human Resources has been no different. Its systems and technologies have evolved parallely for more than four decades now. Right from the time when technology enabled HR by automating employee records, managing employee time records and grievances, to the present day systems that facilitate in strategic planning – helping HR to be more aligned with business (armed with utilization, productivity and real-time performance data of employees and its impact on business numbers), the impact has been phenomenal.