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Technology in HR: Scope and Expectations

By HR Tech Outlook | Monday, November 12, 2018

The core function of the HR technology is the same even in 2018, but the way the organizations have HR operations happen has changed a lot as a result of various technological advancements in the field of HR. The emergence and growth of AI, Robotics, big data, predictive analytics, virtual reality, wearable technology, and blockchain technology have also created a wave of change in the HR management function of business, as it has created various changes in other management functions.

The employees in most of the organizations expect more tech-enabled working conditions inside the company. Technological advancements in HR are expected to create an environment where the HR functions like salary, recruitment, onboarding, and training work are under a single umbrella with more technological advancements and lesser complexity in their functioning. Improving analytics programs like prescriptive analytics and predictive analytics can ensure an ability to facilitate betterments in HR functions and can show positive impacts in the training programs and employee retention.

Natural language processing like automated chatbots technology can be considered as one of the prominent AI applications in the HR functions. These highly accurate chatbots can ensure technological advancements in various functions like training, internal task automation, and communications that are performed by the HR employees inside the whole HR department.

As other business functions leveraging mobile applications, HR can also make use of it. People are highly fond of using mobile applications in their smartphones. Today, it is very common that many of the organizations are recruiting employees through various recruitment websites as well as some companies create their own recruitments websites. These strategies can reduce the complex nature of the recruitment process and provide more employee engagements through the usage of mobile applications and websites.

Virtual Reality (VR) technology creates more employee engagements in a business. The biggest opportunities of VR technology lies under onboarding, orientation, and training. Wearable technology can also be a part of HR by providing its applications. A wearable technology application like smartwatch can allow the field workers to track their location and time.

As technological advancements grow day-by-day, the future of HR is much, which means, the field of HR management is expected to become incredibly efficient with more tech-enabled functions and practices.

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