Humanizing HR: Is Technology the Answer?

July 12, 2017
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “While efficiency…is important…[the HR] function has to think of itself as "talent consultants" not "service deliverers.”” (Josh Bersin, HR evolved in Europe during the Industrial Revolution from an idea by Robert Owen and Charles Babbage to structure, organize, pay and develop the people who lead and execute on business strategy. Fast-forward. The advent of technology and the need to scale have management evaluating HR with a focus on efficiencies, more than people. Now the workforce is demanding HR put the ‘human’ back into Human Resources. The experts speak. Tim Aldrich, EY: “If I went to work in a factory, the first thing I would do is to join a union” (F.D. Roosevelt). James Sinclair, EnterpriseJungle: "Success is 1% inspiration, 98% perspiration and 2% attention to detail" (Phil Dunphy). Dr. Patti Fletcher, SAP SuccessFactors: “if it doesn’t make the world a better place, don’t do it” (Kid President). Join us for Humanizing HR: Is Technology the Answer?

Technology Revolution: The Future of Now

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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