HR, Social Media and Digital Transformation
Thursday, 4 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pmFree
In this substantial update to Symposium’s long running HR and Social Media course, Jon Ingham expands the agenda to cover other existing and emerging disruptive technologies and their impacts on organisations and HR.
Social media plus mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies have already had a profound effect on many people and organisations. However, we are now at the beginning of the 4th Industrial Revolution in which these and other digital technologies are predicted to change the nature of societies and economies. Business models are being increasingly disrupted and the world of working is expected to be fundamentally transformed as well. This means that the HR profession now needs to move on from evolving to revolutionising its approaches.
However, this change is not just about using new technology but also involves responding to changes in the way that people think and behave. HR will therefore need to manage changes in the workforce, including to the number and type of jobs offered as well as an increasing number of other ways of contributing to a business. It will also need to create new ways of managing and organizing these people. And it will need to innovate the employee experience responding to the new expectations of these new workers as well as the existing people in the workforce.
HR will also need to manage the disruption that digital business will bring and which will require a more people-centric, collaborative approach to change if organisations are going to navigate the revolution successfully. And HR will need to develop its own use of social and digital technologies and more social, community and network based approaches to manage and organise HR in order to achieve its own objectives.
Attend this session to get ahead of all these disruptions and develop a proactive response in your own business.
Who should attend?
- Chief Human Resource Officers
- HR Directors / Workforce Technology
- Head of Recruiting / Learning
- Future leaders and all others concerned with the future of work
- Others concerned with social media and digital transformation
|Digital technology and its impact on business and the workforce
|Developing a digital organisation
|Developing social and digital people management approaches
|Digital HR capability and transformation
Conclusions and Action Planning
This training day will run from 10:00am – 16:00 with three scheduled breaks throughout the day
Trainer: Jon Ingham
Jon Ingham is an independent strategic people management and organisation development consultant. His projects often involve helping companies innovate their HR approaches responding to changes in the world of work and also to tie more closely to their own strategic needs. His work is informed by a strong belief in the potential offered from a smarter investment in people and the consequent opportunity to create new value for a business.
He has worked with companies in UK and Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, Asia and Australia. Recent clients have included a financial services firm where HR had to sign up to providing half of the firm’s planned financial growth. Also, acting in an interim head of organisation development capacity for a leading retailer, planning for the introduction of a new digital business strategy.
Other activities include providing in-house and open training programmes. His Symposium courses have included strategic HR; digital HR, HR business partnering; people planning, measurement, analytics and reporting; HR and innovation; HR and social media; organisation design and development; process design; employee experience, change management, and specific courses on recruitment, learning, performance management and reward.
Jon also speaks at leading HR, IT/Digital and Property/Facilities conferences around the world, including Symposium’s HR Business Partnering, Talent Management and HR Analytics conferences. He has also lectured in strategic management, change management and HR on executive MBA courses.
Jon has written several books and articles on the future of work, and of the HR function, which includes his new book, ‘The Social Organization’ (2017). This suggests that businesses needs to focus on the relationships between people as well as the individuals themselves. He has recently co-authored an article with Professor Dave Ulrich, the main instigator of today’s HR model, reviewing opportunities for ‘Building Better HR Departments’ (2016). Jon also writes at a ten-year old blog, Strategic HCM.
He has a number of associate relationships including The Work Foundation and Glassdoor, for which he has conducted media interviews supporting their research into pay transparency, zero hour contracts and other issues (with appearances include BBC Breakfast and Radio 4’s Today programme). He has also conducted research for the Economist Intelligence Unit and other organisations.
Jon has BA in Psychology, a Masters in Engineering and an MBA. He has frequently been recognised a leading influencer in HR, eg he was listed as the 7th most influential UK HR Thinker in 2013. HR Examiner includes him in its list of the top 100 global HR influencers and states “Ingham is still early in his career. It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.”
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