I need to digitise my workforce, delivering value and insights
Organisations want to move to the Cloud and digitise their workforce to deliver increased value and provide insights. From thinking through the experience and capabilities you need in your next generation of digital people systems, to developing your HR technology roadmap, we can support. If you are looking to build a business case, or are deciding on the right systems for you, we will help you make the right choices to maximise your investment in digital enablers and people analytics. We focus not just on the immediate product decisions, but more importantly, how the choices made will impact your broader people systems landscape, as well as how your current processes and data will evolve in the Cloud.
Case study: As-is assessment, HR technology strategy and roadmap, business case and product selection
We worked with a global technology and data organisation to build their HR technology roadmap and choose the right technology for them.
Click through the project to learn how we did it.
The client had recently undertaken two large acquisitions, resulting in more than doubling their employee population and creating a fragmented HR systems landscape.
After a recent pulse survey, it was evident that their employee experience was being impacted, potentially by tools that were no longer fit for purpose. LACE was engaged to develop an as-is state assessment, HR technology strategy and roadmap, business case and product selection to support their HR technology transformation.
LACE examined the end-to-end as-is HR technology landscape globally. By conducting HR, IT and business stakeholder interviews we were able to identify high-level system requirements and understand the capability and gaps in existing systems.
Where there were gaps, LACE developed a roadmap of potential project solutions which either:
- Fixed the foundations of HR
- Maximised the use of current systems or
- Implemented new technology
We created a tool to assess the benefits and execution of the projects to support prioritisation and identifying dependencies.
This allowed us to develop our client’s future technology roadmap, along with the associated resource profile, costs and a sustainable delivery approach.
During this project we also assessed the current Workday platform within one of the acquisitions to determine if it was fit for purpose more broadly. We also developed the Product RFP based on 1,500+ requirements and facilitated the selection of the new platform through a competitive RFP.
We like to leave our clients with something to remember us by. For this client, we left them with:
- A clear articulation of the business’ priorities and the implications these had on HR service delivery and technology, ensuring alignment of focus across the leadership team.
- A plan for how existing HR technologies and tools could be optimised (’take to makes’).
- Recommendations on potential new technologies to fulfil gaps in functional requirements based on priorities.
- A robust business case focused on operational and experience outcomes, aligned to business priorities.
- A pragmatic programme roadmap coupled with people resource requirements.
- Approval from mangement board for programme business case and product selection.
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