7 posts categorised "Chris Murray"

01 November 2019

The future of HR: “Reports of the death of the HRBP are greatly exaggerated”

By Chris Murray and Harriet Newlyn As highlighted in our recent New world. New skills report, we all know that the world of work is changing: radically and quickly. New technologies, organisational structures, and changes to how people work are all dramatically reshaping the mandate for HR. So much so,...

19 December 2018

The Future of HR: eight technologies that will reshape the HR function

By Chris Murray, Elizabeth Yates and Prasun Shah PwC’s latest Future of Work report tells us that organisations are not doing enough to prepare for the transformation of the world of work and that technology is at the heart of these changes. So how is HR responding? According to the...

30 October 2018

The Future of HR: can HR develop the skills needed to survive?

By Elizabeth Yates, US HR Transformation Leader & Chris Murray, Global HR Transformation & Technology Consulting Leader The future of work is here. Technology, demographic shifts, AI and robotics are just some of the factors changing how organisations operate and specifically how they leverage human talent and other resources to...

20 October 2017

How will blockchain technology impact HR and the world of work?

By Chris Murray, PwC partner and Leader of PwC's Global HR Technology network Blockchain is a technology that’s widely discussed but perhaps less widely understood. Technically, it’s a distributed ledger that allows value to be exchanged securely, transparently and without risk of tampering. It’s also a technology that creates decentralised...

26 September 2017

Is the case for HR systems really the case for better people management?

Posted by Chris Murray According to our new HR Technology Survey, the proportion of organisations that have at least one HR process in the cloud has increased from 68% in 2015 to 73% in 2017. What’s more, almost 40% now have their core applications in the cloud, and even more...

08 November 2016

Can technology help HR lift the masks people wear?

By Chris Murray A friend of mine told me a story recently about an organisation who had a problem. They had asked their employees what they valued in an online survey and were pleased with the results. Quality and customer satisfaction featured heavily - which was completely aligned with the...

28 September 2016

Is your organisation embracing the culture of the cloud?

By Chris Murray Two thirds of large organisations are now using cloud applications for managing people information as HR and business leaders recognise the benefits of the technology. Are you in the minority that are being left behind? PwC’s latest global HR Technology survey tells us that over 70% of...