HR ‘must not be swayed by hype around technology’

HR professionals must take the opportunity to reflect and think critically about the introduction of technology in the workplace, rather than being swayed by hype, according to one of the UK’s leading experts on the topic.

Speaking at the CIPD London Future of Work Conference, Dr Richard MacKinnon, insight director at the Future Work Centre, said HR departments had an opportunity to be a “critical friend” to business leaders as they consider automating elements of their operations. But that required them to think about whether new technology was being introduced for the good of the business or because of a rush to follow others or be part of a new trend.

Read full article published in People Management

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