ATS, LMS, HRIS and Everything in Between: How to Understand What HR Tech Is, and What You Need as an HR Department of One

2020 Annual Conference & Exposition
Technology is an essential element of HR, regardless of an organization’s size.

As HR professionals, we usually either fall into HR, or get into HR because we like people. Most of us do not get into HR because we love technology. But HR technology can help make your life easier as an HR Department of One! First, you need to understand it. This session, geared toward a HRDOO, focuses on defining some of the most popular HR technologies, and then on what you need to have in place as an HR Department of One.  We share some of the best technology companies for smaller companies and HR Departments of One. You will also learn from your peers, when we open up the session to the audience to share best practices and favorite technology.

Learning Objectives:

  • Definitions and explanations of the most important HR technology.
  • Learn what technology  is critical for an HR Department of One.
  • Learn what new technology has the potential of the most impact in the future.
  • Learn about some of the best technology for small to medium-sized businesses, and HR Departments of One.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 3:45pm to 5:00pm

Tracie Sponenberg, SHRM-SCP

Sponenberg, SHRM-SCP

Tracie Sponenberg is Chief People Officer at The Granite Group, a NH-based wholesaler with 45 locations and 600 team members across New England.  She has spent her entire career in Human Resources, focusing on working with CEOs to align people & business strategies. Tracie has a BA in Psychology from Holy Cross and a MA-HRM  from FSU. She is co-founder of DisruptHRNH and HRRebooted & a speaker and writer on all things HR. A bookworm, introvert and former technophobe, she started getting comfortable with being uncomfortable and embracing technology, and is on a mission to help HR professionals to do the same.

Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Business Acumen
HR Expertise
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