One of my first HR jobs involved human resources information systems (HRIS). We had a company-developed HRIS and my role was to play liaison between system users and the technology department. Users would tell me about the system features they wanted and/or needed. I would convey those to the technology department, who would add it to the system. Then I would test it, write user specifications, and help with implementation.
Human resources technology has improved (a lot!) since then, but what hasn’t changed is the necessity for organizations to have up-to-date technology. That’s what this episode of The