Short answer to this is the BUSINESS PROCESS! Few organizations are always reluctant in investing HR technology. Irrespective of the quick evolution of HR software and technology, these companies keep halting their decision on leveraging on these technologies, as they fear over the excessive costs of implementing such solutions.
They believe, implementation of HR software could cost them a fortune. Lack of planning prior to HR software implementation will definitely result you in shelling out a massive amount of resources on this. Unnecessary cost on software implementation happens when you automate HR facets that you actually could have done manually. Discrepancies of this nature will require more cost in terms of money and man power than you originally planned to invest.
Considering such possible disputes and risks, organizations might decide to halt their decision in implementing a software for HR… and this is not a wise move!
Understanding the evolution of technology and its implications on all business processes including HR is key to ensure better HR service delivery. Better HR service delivery ultimately effects effective talent management, employee performance and thereby the success of the overall business which needs to be achieved by an efficient workforce.
What should HR leaders do, to wisely utilize resources while enhancing the quality of HR practices? Companies need to rethink the business process to realize the actual benefit of HR Tech. the business process and the HR component in it along with the IT support included in that plan needs to be thought out in better ways. The business spruces should be optimized to support the native form of HR technology so that HR technology implementation will address the exact technological requirement escalated by the HR organization. Properly drawn business strategy that outlines the exact requirement will help the implementation of HR software happen smoothly without discrepancies, thus enabling companies to utilize the resources they’ve allocated originally for software implementation. This process will ultimately streamline the HR functions and enable organizations better deliver HR services to drive employee efficiency and business success.