What Did That HR Tech Salesperson Say? Demystifying HR Technology Selection and Implementation

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session provides an overview of the typical HR technology research, evaluation, and purchase processes and offers insight into where and how you can better position yourself to make the “right” decisions for your organization.
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Applying the right technology solution to your most pressing organizational and workforce challenges can make the difference in elevating HR from administrative support function to trusted strategic business partner. As technology solutions become more powerful and complex, you can sometimes implement technology that doesn’t live up to all the promises made during the sales process. A leading HR Technology expert, and a practicing HR executive with experience selecting and implementing  advanced technology solutions, help you decipher the promises, understand the critical issues, and provide a framework for making better, more informed HR technology purchase decisions. Leave this session armed and ready to make technology work for you.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:45pm

Steve Boese


Steve brings over fifteen years of experience in the implementation of complex human resources technology solutions for global enterprise clientele. Currently, Steve is a Co-Chair, HR Technology Conference for LRP Publications.

Steve is also a leading HR blogger and hosts both “HR Happy Hour” a popular radio programs dedicated to opening the lines of communication among thought leaders, practitioners and service providers in the global human resources field. He has also been invited to speak at numerous HR and industry events like the HR Technology Conference, the HR Executive Forum, and several regional SHRM events. Steve’s blog was selected as the number one Talent Management Blog by the editors of the Fistful of Talent in February 2010.

Steve is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and resides in Rochester, NY.

Follow Steve on Twitter @SteveBoese.

Trish McFarlane


Trish is the global leader of Human Capital Management (HCM) Strategy and Product Management. She is responsible for driving the overall product strategy and plan to align with all other Infor lines of business. The HCM suite includes Global HR, Talent Management, Workforce Management, HR Service Delivery, Learning Management, Talent Science, & HR Analytics. She is also a well-known thought leader in the HCM industry, author of the HRringleader blog and co-host of the HR Happy Hour podcast.

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Business Credit
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Concurrent Session
Critical Evaluation
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