Mary Faulkner

Mary Faulkner is a principal with IA, working with clients to help them get "unstuck" and move toward their ideal outcomes. Prior to joining IA, she spent nearly 20 years as an HR leader, gravitating toward organizations in multiple industries looking to make major changes across all areas of human resources. Having served has served as both a people manager and key project leader in tackling some of the challenges associated with complex transformations from within organizations, Mary is thrilled to have found a role that allows her to help multiple businesses through their evolution toward their ideal future state.

HR transformation in 2024: Doing more with less

Transformation is still possible, even when HR leaders are asked to do more with less, writes IA's Mary Faulkner.

Don’t let ‘technical debt’ drag down your employee experience

As HR continues to bring innovative solutions to EX, it has never been more important to ensure leadership makes sound technology investments and strategies.

Does Agile HR really work?

Given the reported success rate of Agile, it’s no wonder that HR is interested in getting in on the action.

Weighing the benefits of ChatGPT vs. the dark side of AI

AI can show you the what, but it is not very good at finding the why.

Why good governance is the key to keeping transformation alive

Just as a new house needs upkeep to avoid costly repairs, transformation can go sideways if it's not continuously managed.

Moving to the ‘ideal state’ of HR: challenges and opportunities

Designing ideal future state is consistently one of the most difficult phases of a project for teams driving transformation.

Getting started with change: the power of ‘what if?’ thinking

Preparing for as many scenarios as possible that could derail a transformation can make the process smoother and more sustainable.