Tag: Technology

TOI leverages technology to surge ahead with its people agenda

By launching multiple initiatives for its employees, ranging from employee wellness to skilling, the Times of India Group is leveraging technology to give the...

HR of the future has to adopt robotics and accelerate technology

An analysis by Forbes and the World Economic Forum reveals that the future workplace, especially the human resources department, will have to focus on...

Indian CEOs show signs of moving towards workforce 4.0

Technology has been continuously disrupting businesses around the world. Now, Indian CEOs have also begun to understand and leverage the potential of technological advancements,...

How can technology declutter future workplaces?

A neat and clean office, in other words, a decluttered workplace helps to enhance employee productivity. After all, there are no flying papers, over-flowing...

Employees spend over 25% of their time looking for info needed...

It is a known fact that better employee experience means more productivity and business growth. The Experience of Work: The Role of Technology in...

How technology is changing our perspective on teamwork

Working in teams has been a part of our culture since the beginning of civilisation. However, the dynamics have changed dramatically over time. Technology can...

AI and talent acquisition: A marriage made in heaven

We are at the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Automation has changed the manufacturing process and the HR function is also going through...

Future systems will have to be human, simple, flexible and without...

Change, innovation, technology, progress, advancement, and cultural shift are just some of the terms that are thrown around in the corporate world today. With...

Shine.com’s tech team expected to expand by 40-50%

Following the appointment of Amardeep Vishwakarma as its new CTO, Shine.com, the Indian online job portal and search platform, is readying to enhance its...

NHRDN introduces chatbot, ‘Ati’

The National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN) has welcomed a new member to its national secretariat called Ati, a chatbot that can interact with...

Zoho people 4.0: Zoho announces update to its HR management system

Zoho announced a major update to its HR management system, Zoho People 4.0. This new version has significantly enhanced the core functionality of the...

TCS to hire in agile way based on demand

TCS has created Fresco Play - a learning platform - to enable employees to learn digital courses on the go.

Harshvendra Soin named chief people officer at Tech Mahindra

Soin is a seasoned HR professional. In the past, he was chief people officer at Aditya Birla Retail and Fortis Healthcare.

Microsoft extends returnship to women

Microsoft’s diversity initiative, Leap, is now being extended to women who want to return to work - women who had paused their careers to raise children or care for loved ones.

Employees force Google to give up Pentagon deal

Employees do not want to support or be part of any military work. 

Many Wiproites under scanner for low performance

Employees have been asked to have an open discussion with their supervisor and HR manager on how they can grow and contribute going forward. Many employees have told HRKatha that they have been asked by HR to either improve or lookout.

UOB Singapore deploys robots to perform human tasks

Amy and Eve, the two robots, have helped reduce transaction time by 50 per cent in the wholesale banking and retail businesses.

How technology is making HR a more strategic function

HR is now supporting the CEO in decision making by proactively planning workforce capabilities, making it future ready

Randstad India re-brands to strike a balance between tech and touch

Through an optimal combination of technological efficiency and human touch, the organisation is helping the stakeholders realise their true potential and move forward.

Not ‘technology’ but ‘culture’ a roadblock in digital transformation of organisations

When it comes to digital transformation of organisations, employees and the leadership are on different tangents.

THC 2.0: Can technology aid happiness among employees?

A panel at The Happiness Conclave 2.0 discussed whether technology really helps iron out the inconveniences of employee work-life or is more intrusive. 

5 ways technology enables succession planning

Learn how the right HCM system can improve succession planning.

The Digital Tsunami: Celebrating human experience in technology

An eye-opener for those witnessing the fast-paced transformations of the digitally driven world, it compels them to rethink and reinvent the way they approach work and life.

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What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

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Invest in culture to ensure employee engagement

Engaged employees are highly productive, are able to maintain great relations with the customers, and remain loyal to the organisation. Studies suggest that engaged...

Is employee voice essential for employee engagement?

What is employee voice? It is the employees’ means of communicating their opinions and views to their employers. It is the means by which...

Good mentors can ensure employee engagement

We have all had mentors at some point in life — people whom we admired or looked up to for their success, accomplishments, expertise...

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Why do organisations need a ‘connector manager’

The primary characteristic of a progressive and growing company is its learning culture. Yes, we need learning interventions, and technological advancement in the learning...

Women employees in warehouses increase productivity at Grofers

Warehouses were once dominated by men alone, but Grofers has trained its women staff in the areas of inventory, billing, audit, order picking, return...

Making organisations more effective with employee empowerment

Employee empowerment – this two-word phrase has a lot of strength and power in it. In simple words, it is a strategy and philosophy...

Funds easier to obtain than tech talent

With new technologies taking the business world by storm, the talent required to execute technology projects is in great demand. Unfortunately, the supply is...

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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...