Glossary definition

What is digitalisation in HR?

Digitalisation in HR means transforming traditional HR processes using the latest technology.

Digital HR uses cloud and software as a service (SaaS) to automate HR processes and workflows.

Cloud is revolutionising HR, streamlining HR processes and allowing HR and People teams to focus on people.

Organisations buy cloud and SaaS technology on a rolling subscription basis. This digitalised approach means they avoid a fixed investment in on-premise infrastructure – the cost is spread over time and is relative to business growth and demands.

Digitalised HR also brings sophisticated, data-based decision-making power to organisations, because all their People data is stored in one place for analysis and reporting.

With a purpose-built, modern HRMS, delivered as SaaS, organisations can apply powerful analytics using cloud.

For HR and People teams, regular management reporting and real-time queries help to measure performance, predict trends and tackle challenges and issues before they arise.

Digitalisation in HR means companies can take a strategic approach to workforce planning and designing great employee experiences, so they can lead in their sectors by employing and retaining the best people.

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