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Buyer’s remorse with HR tech – LIVE Panel

Buyer’s remorse with HR tech – LIVE Panel

Join us for the finale of our Buyer’s remorse with HR technology series, where we’ll unpack the key takeaways from our previous sessions into a dynamic live panel discussion.

Wednesday 8th November at 6pm
Sea Containers cinema
20 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PD


Chris Horton – Director at LACE Partners (host)
Joanna MurphyPresident HCM EMEA at Rizing
Sian Beacham – Client Executive Director at LACE Partners
Rob Mooney – Head of SAP SuccessFactors – UK and Ireland
Aaron Alburey – Founder of LACE Partners


In this live panel, we will delve deeper into the insights shared by our speakers, condensing valuable knowledge into actionable strategies. Our experts will address your questions and engage in lively conversations on the following topics:

  • Understanding buyer’s remorse: Uncover the root causes of buyer’s remorse in HR technology. Is it truly the tech at fault, or are there deeper issues? Learn quick fixes and avoidance tactics for common pitfalls.
  • Boosting adoption: Explore best practices for improving user adoption of HR systems. Benefit from real client success stories on overcoming adoption challenges and discover opportunities to optimise your current investments.
  • ROI maximisation: Delve into HR tech ROI. We’ll discuss staying updated with new functionality, optimising your HR tech ecosystem, and measuring success to inform future decisions.
  • Future-proofing your investments: Get ahead in the HR marketplace by understanding new technologies. Challenge your current HR thinking and learn about emerging trends that could reshape your HR strategies.


Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with our experts, ask burning questions, and gain actionable insights to thrive in the ever-evolving HR technology landscape, while enjoying a few drinks and delicious nibbles!

Seats are limited, so register now by filling in the form below. We hope you can make it!


When is it?

Date: Wednesday 8th November 2023

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Sea Containers Hotel London

Meet the speakers:
Chris Horton | Director, LACE Partners

Chris joined LACE Partners in April 2021 as a director. He previously worked in both industry (Vodafone, Visa Europe, BP) and management consulting (Accenture). His experience brings together his two passions - people and technology, and how to get the best out of both. He has experience implementing Workday, SAP On –premise, and SuccessFactors and with setting up Shared Services, HR Operating Model, building better Employee Experience and improving decision making through Analytics. Chris loves to cook for friends and family and enjoys a good glass of wine. Every day is another day to learn.

Joanna Murphy | President HCM EMEA at Rizing

Joanna is the leader of Rizing’s HCM UK & Ireland operations. She has nearly 20 years of experience in HCM, working initially in HR in large multinational organisations before making the move to cloud-based HCM. She has invaluable experience working with project teams to achieve project objectives and ensure employee engagement. She has worked with clients such as Great West Life Europe, Allied Irish Bank, Carlsberg, McLaren and Novo Nordisk.

Sian Beacham | Client Executive Director, LACE Partners

Sian is an HR Transformation specialist and global programme director with over 25 years of experience. Before Sian joined LACE as an Executive Director in May 2022, she worked at Accenture and IBM and has held a number of senior client-side programme director roles at large global organisations. Sian has delivery execution experience across the full HR scope and lifecycle from strategy and design through to delivery, adoption and business case realisation.

Rob Mooney | Head of SAP SuccessFactors - UK and Ireland

Rob spent the last 12 years in the HR technology sector, enabling businesses to transform and drive change across their organisations. Rob and his team proudly work with many of the largest British companies and well-known brands worldwide. SAP SuccessFactors puts people at the heart of HR transformation and improves the employee experience.

Aaron Alburey | Founder of LACE Partners

Aaron Alburey is Managing Director and co-founder of LACE Partners, the specialist HR and People transformation consultancy. Prior to founding LACE, Aaron held Partner positions at Deloitte and Accenture where he became known for his ability in delivering and executing complex business change and HR and Payroll projects for global cross industry clients. Passionate about the power of HR to influence business performance and productivity, Aaron is a regular writer and speaker at events on the topic. Aaron is a Fellow of the CIPD and founding member of the Company of HR Professionals. Outside of work Aaron’s time is split between his blend of six children, his love of indoor climbing and his passion for all things sci-fi.

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