How to Create Successful HR Tech Implementations


Companies spend tremendous amount of time and money in researching, selecting and purchasing a killer HR Tech solution. And then comes the strenuous, challenging yet most important part! The HR Technology Implementation. The success of an HR Tech implementation directly impacts how your workforce aligns with the organization’s vision, mission and strategy. So you better be fully prepared for this major change. What are the top 5 factors for successful HR Tech implementation? How should HR partner with HR tech vendor in order to have a successful implementation?

Join us while we share the platform with HR Technology experts, Analysts, HR thought leaders to talk about How to Create Successful HR Tech Implementations on March 17th, Tuesday at 8pm IST / 9.30 am CST /10.30 am EST. 

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Here are some thoughts that we will cover

  1. What are the top 5 factors for successful HR Tech implementation?
  2. Does Implementation always require some form of process redesign?
  3. Should HR use a third party vendor to manage Implementation?
  4. What’s the role of IT to have a successful implementation?
  5. Does the number of implementations that the vendor has done matter to Implementation success?
  6. Should HR use internal specialists to manage Implementation projects?
  7. How important is senior management support to Implementation success?

Meet our Guests!!

 anand-pillaiAnand Pillai


Sr. Executive Vice President & Chief Learning Officer at Reliance Industries Ltd, India

Anand Pillai is the Sr. Executive Vice President & Chief Learning Officer at Reliance Industries Ltd, He has been recently appointed to become a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership 2011, given his thought leadership in the field of Leadership & Innovation.

With more than 29 years of rich experience in the corporate world, Anand has handled challenging assignments in general management and as head of operations in companies such as TATA Group (10 years), Hughes Network Systems and Bay Networks and HCL Technologies. His passion for training and working with people led him to take on this role in developing the human capital. Anand has been involved in transformational training actively for the past 10 years and for the past 25 years as part of his management responsibilities. Anand has been a much sought after speaker in many national and international forums. He has been the distinguished speaker at the Fortune Innovation Forum in NY, USA (the only non American speaker to be invited), at the Fortune Global Forum in New Delhi, (, NASSCOM, ISTD, CIO Summit -London, Great places to work conference -Singapore, World’s most democratic work places summit- Las Vegas, World HRD Congress, CII, etc.

He is certified to conduct leadership & management courses from various international bodies and is also a Certified Behavioral Analyst. Anand has specialized in advanced applications of Psychometric instruments (like MBTI, Firo-B, TKI, DISC., etc) in areas of, Leadership, Communication, Sales & Customer relationship, negotiating for value and Team building. He has done extensive research on cross cultural relationships, Intrapreneurship & Innovation and is widely consulted on these three subjects across the globe.

william-tincupWilliam Tincup


Co-Founder at KeyInterval Research

William Tincup is a Co-founder and Principal Analyst at KeyInterval Research.

William is one of the leading thinkers on the intersection of HR and technology. William has been blogging about HR related issues since 2007. He’s a contributor to Fistful of Talent, Human Capital Institute, Human Capitalist, HRTechEurope,LinkedIn Talent Blog, and HRExaminer and also co-hosts a daily HR podcast called DriveThruHR. Connect with him via Twitter, Facebook, Instagramand LinkedIn.

William serves on the Board of Advisors for RecruitiFi, Good.Co, RolePoint, Causecast, Work4Labs, PeopleMatter, SmartRecruiters, Blackbook HR, Talent Tech Labs, The Workforce Instituteand is a 2015 Council Member for The Candidate Experience Awards. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Chequed and TDn2K.

William is a graduate of the University of Alabama of Birmingham with a BA in Art History.  He also earned a MA from the University of Arizona and a MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

AbhijitbaduriAbhijit Bhaduri


Chief Learning Officer at WiPro

Abhijit Bhaduri works as the Chief Learning Officer for the Wipro group. He lives in Bangalore, India. Prior to this he led HR teams at Microsoft, PepsiCo, Colgate and Tata Steel and worked in India, SE Asia and US. He is on the Advisory Board of  the prestigious program for Chief Learning Officers that is run by the Univ of Pennsylvania.

He is among the top HR Influencers on Social Media according to SHRM. You can join him on Twitter at or on Facebook at

His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal,   Operations Research & Management Sciences Today. His blog posts appear under the Human Capital Exchange section of The Conference Board.  He writes regularly for The Economic Times,  People Matters Magazine and blogs for Times of India.

He has been quoted in Knowledge@Wharton and journals like Organizational Dynamics.

Abhijit is an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce in Delhi University. He did his Post Graduation in Human Resources from Xavier Labor Relations Institute, Jamshedpur and an LLB from Delhi University, India.

Jeremy AmesJeremy Ames


CEO of Hive Tech HR

Jeremy Ames is a leader in the HR Technology space. He is CEO of Hive Tech HR, a Massachusetts-based consultancy that services the lifecycle of HR technology, from creating a business case for a system, to selecting, implementing and enhancing technology to meet the business needs. Hive Tech works with US Domestic as well as global companies, and also partners with select software vendors to help implement their HR systems. Prior to founding the Hive Tech, Jeremy Ames was a Team Lead at NuView Systems, Senior Software Engineer at Fidelity Investments and International Systems Consultant at Maximus. He is the former CFO on the Board of Directors of IHRIM and member of the SHRM HR Management and Technology Expertise Panel. He is co-founder of upcoming WorkSpaceNext and has run the #HRISChat Tweetchat. Jeremy Ames holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Washington University and an MBA from Clark University.

anilkmisraAnil Kumar Misra


VP and Head HR at Just Dial Limited, India

Anil has a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management with over 17 years of experience in managing human assets across sectors (Hospitality, IT, Retail, Information Services, Energy & Automobile).

Have worked with companies like I gate patni, Denso, Enercon, Oberoi Group of hotels & resorts and Tesco before joining Just Dial Limited as Vice President & Head of HR. At present accountable for driving people agenda for about 9000 colleagues across Just Dial in India. Leading a team of 60 members in HR.

Managed multiple roles like Business HR, HR Operations ,HR generalist, L&D,OD, Strategic HR etc across organizations.

Areas of interest includes Performance Management, HR Metric, Predictive Modelling, Leadership Development initiatives etc.

Join us while we discuss!

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