WHAT IS DIGITAL HR LEADER?
A ‘Digital HR Leader’ is a transformation & change-oriented HR leader who can bridge the gap between digital experiences through technology and employee experience (EX) with a business-focused output.
Business leaders care more about business analytics than HR analytics; eg., the real cost of engagement, ROI of improving quality of talent, or investing more resources for skill-building.
So, HR needs to be aware of the business side of things and take into account the factors that impact revenue. The role has becomes even more critical in this context.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE LEADERS?
- Be worthy of technology assessment
- Define the strategy
- Be a consulting HR partner
- Design a practical stakeholder management experience
- Lead team transformation
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE THE LEADER?
- Business Savviness
- Strategic Focus
- Change Management
- Tech Savviness
As technology keeps advancing, the transformation aims to create an agile organization that is ready to evolve. The absence of this agility can be one of the reasons why the transformation strategy could fail.
Digital and organizational agility can prepare yourself and your team to remain engaged, be aware, and skill yourselves in this process.
As HR picks up the baton of digital transformation, being aware of the latest technology and trends can go a long way in easing into the change.
Finally, digital HR is about innovating existing HR practices as well. So to understand how HR can add value to the business, you will have to know how HR and technology works.
Thus, to cultivate digital agility, leaders need to dive deeper into understanding how HR operational processes and roll up your sleeves to know how their teams work. – People Matters