Week2 Discussion Question

Automating HR (graded)

Share one HR function that you would automate and explain why. What value would that automation bring to the HR department as well as to the business from a strategic standpoint? Be thorough in your validation to automate.
Week 3 Discussion Question

Technology and HR Planning (graded)

HR has faced and continues to face an array of changes within the HR functions. As a result, this requires careful planning to institute changes that involve technology and automation. How might you put together a plan for an HR office that currently only has an employee database and no other automated HR functions? The HR director states that the business is simply too small (1,000 employees). Build your business case.
Week 4 Discussion Question

Performance Management and HRIS (graded)

Many of you have received performance appraisals during your professional career. Sometimes, those appraisals are late, inaccurate, or simply not provided. What value does implementing a performance management program bring to the business? How can technology impact that value?
Week 5 Discussion Question

Recruitment and HRIS (graded)

Think about how companies used to advertise for jobs. Think about how people used to apply for jobs. Recruiting for employees was often a laborious task. How has HR technology impacted how we recruit employees? How has technology changed how candidates apply for jobs? What are the pros and cons with recruitment technology?

Week 6 Discussion Question

Choosing the Right HRIS (graded)

After reviewing the RFP Tutorial from the lecture this week, share your thoughts about the steps outlined for creating an RFP. What value does an RFP bring to finding and buying the right HRIS system? What are some of the risks in using an RFP process?
Week 7 Discussion Question

Change Management (graded)

Change is a given. Explain how you would manage an HR technological change. What process might you use (cite theory as appropriate) to implement technological changes in a traditionally people-focused business? Thoroughly explain your process and decision.