PeopleStrong, a leading provider of human resource management technology, today announced that it has been chosen by the Thailand entity of Tata Steel, Asia’s first integrated private steel company to streamline internal HR business functions and help optimise the approach to positive employee experience through its artificial intelligence and chatbot solutions and integrated work management platform.
With this implementation Zippi platform, Tata Steel (Thailand) will be able to drive better digitalisation of HR processes, overcome challenges faced with disparate legacy systems and efficiently manage employee payroll and leave management, apart from confirmations, promotions and transfers.
Zippi, an intelligent collaborative work management platform built by PeopleStrong will help enable Tata Steel’s employees to collaborate securely on a unified platform, translating to higher employee productivity. Also, PeopleStrong’s Jinie, a personal AI Assistant and HR ChatBot, will provide instant responses to employees’ queries and allow them to carry out transactions from the same platform.
“PeopleStrong is committed to helping our customers drive stellar employee experiences through innovative digital tools that will drive deep collaboration and deliver greater visibility and transparency. Through our solutions, we hope to empower organisations such as Tata Steel’s operations in Thailand with more enriching employee experiences,” said Boonchoo Malhotra, Regional Director, PeopleStrong.
By leveraging PeopleStrong’s Human Resource Information System (HRIS), Tata Steel likewise will be able to better manage its leaves, attendance, and payroll for its 1,136 employees and 950 contractors in Thailand. The system also enables them to effectively handle transfers, confirmations and promotions for its employees.
“Employees are at the core of our organisation, critical to our continued success and we regard employee experience as a key business and cultural imperative at Tata Steel. We are happy to have PeopleStrong as our partner in delivering better performance and productivity across the HR and employee enablement function, and we are confident that employee teams will benefit from this investment and relationship,” said Sirorote Matemanosak, Vice President – Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, Tata Steel (Thailand).
PeopleStrong’s mission focuses on designing work-life for tomorrow. We create digital tools that enable companies and their employees to collaborate in the simplest, most connected, and delightful ways for optimal and impactful growth. We have enriched the experience of over 1 Million+ users and 300+ customers across the globe.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 34 million tonnes per annum. It is one of the world’s most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $19.7 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2020.
A Great Place to Work-Certified™ organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.
Tata Steel has been a part of the DJSI Emerging Markets Index since 2012 and has been consistently ranked amongst top 5 steel companies in the DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment since 2016. Besides being a member of ResponsibleSteel™ and worldsteel’s Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has won several awards and recognitions including the World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse recognition for its Kalinganagar Plant – a first in India, and Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17. The Company, ranked as India’s most valuable Metals & Mining brand by Brand Finance, received the ‘Honourable Mention’ at the National CSR Awards 2019, Steel Sustainability Champion 2019 by worldsteel, CII Greenco Star Performer Award 2019, ‘Most Ethical Company’ award 2020 from Ethisphere Institute, and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award (2020) by CNBC TV-18, among several others.
About Tata Steel (Thailand)
Tata Steel (Thailand) Plc. comprises of three subsidiaries; Tata Steel Manufacturing (Thailand) Public Company Limited located at Chonburi Province, The Siam Construction Steel Company Limited located at Rayong Province and The Siam Iron and Steel (2001) Company Limited located at Saraburi Province. The Company is the Thailand’s largest manufacturers with production capacity of 1.7 million tons of long steel products that comprises of Rebar, Wire Rods, Small Sections, Special Bars Quality and Cut and Bend. The product is distributed through a network of dealer nationwide. Moreover, the company exports Rebar and Wire Rods across the globe.
Tata Steel (Thailand) has been working to enhance its digital capability within available means. Many processes are now digitized that has greatly enhanced agility in the system and will steer the organization towards a paperless one in near future. In line with the Group mission, the company continues to be a responsible corporate citizen with care for the community. The company received recognition at various forums notable being Thailand Sustainability Investment Award from Stock Exchange of Thailand, CSR-DPIM (Department of Primary Industries and Mines) continuous awards, CSR-DIW (Department of Industrial Works) continuous awards, Green Mining awards from Ministry of Industry and Outstanding Safety Occupational Health and Working Environment award from Ministry of Labour.