Over the next year Phase 3 will take you on a HR Technology project journey. Delivered via free Webinars, ‘take home’ workbooks and tons of resources our CPD accredited content will guide the HR professional through how to navigate, success and lead with HR technology project-work.
From the inception of the project and business case to the handover into BAU, these 12 significant opportunities for smooth success are explained. In each part, find practical advice and method, small tips and key questions answered. This is your toolkit to get the results that are important to HR and to the wider business.
Here is your signpost to each step – Click here to register for the full programme which starts on the 15th February. The course content will be emailed to you.
“A reflection is that smooth success is often about achieving understanding. The common secrets lie in planning and method, knowledge-share and working well with people.” Kate Wadia, Director of Insights, Phase 3
How to Navigate the 12 Steps
- We recommend you start by reading the series from the beginning, even if just for a skim – getting ahead and abreast of the project issues ahead is one clear leverage on your project success.
- After that you may wish to use this sign-posting to dip in and out of different stages as you make progress, checking back for reference.
- Offer relevant sections to your stakeholders in all directions and to your project team members responsible for delivering each part of the project. Use your internal and external advisers for more detailed guidance in the topics you spot that are proving most tricky for you.
Identify the potential benefits of HR technology, learn how to structure your business case and how to appeal to your audience.
Explore a market overview and context for choosing an HR system, appreciating your key considerations of choice.
Learn the steps involved in system selection and make sure that your process supports rather than de-rails the right choices.
Do your homework to get ready for project kick-off. Read advice on how to negotiate the optimum contract terms and get your data and business processes in good shape.
Gain a new skill-set in applying project method to your approach with HR technology, including the basics of methods and simple tactics.
Learn about the different types of expertise available to you and the context in which each will work best for you. Compose an appropriate project Board and engage with external professionals well-advisedly.
Understand how to make informed choices about configuration, design and build of the HR system during implementation. Get the best out of your consultancy time.
Differentiate between these types of testing and learn how to plan and carry out each of them well.
Engage end-users effectively with experience-led advice. Create a structured communications plan and organise effective training.
Learn what happens at the point of going live and how to reduce the technical, organisational and cultural risks of this key milestone.
Achieve optimum support in early days from your managed and hosted service providers and super-users internally. Engage in the wider user community.
Understand 4 strategies for avoiding negative impact of inattention once the project is over and the business moves into operational running.