Stacey Harris

Stacey Harris is the chief research officer and managing partner of Sapient Insights Group, where she oversees their industry research work, including the esteemed Annual HR Systems Survey and White Paper, now in its 25th year. Results of the survey debut exclusively at the HR Technology Conference each year.

Want to boost employees’ perception of HR? Look at your benefits strategies

Benefits strategies and their delivery can color how employees and leaders perceive HR, writes Sapient Insights Group's Stacey Harris.

How vendor partnerships can impact system implementations

A strong vendor partnership is always a win-win, writes analyst Stacey Harris. Here's where HR leaders can focus to strengthen their relationships.

Payroll compliance: Ignore it at your peril, HR

On the journey toward more strategic HR, payroll and compliance can't be overlooked. In fact, they should be at the core of the function.

Why isn’t HR doing enough about the skills gap?

Despite growing skills gaps, only 20% of companies are currently using a skills management solution, a figure that is down from last year.

To be seen as strategic, HR must laser-focus on outcomes

Before her HR Tech Conference keynote, Stacey Harris shares lessons learned about HR strategy from the HR Systems Survey.

How SMBs can use tech to make HR strategic

The right HR tech investments can enable HR teams to achieve goals, support the workforce and positively impact the business.

What’s keeping HR from being seen as a true strategic partner?

A majority of HR professionals report that their function still is not viewed as a driver of business strategy.

HRIT pros are leaving in droves; how to minimize the impact

Sapient Insights Group's Stacey Harris offers 7 ways to ensure your HRIT strategy doesn't get knocked off-course by talent losses.

Your HR data is extremely valuable—how to do more with it

Even if it's not perfect, people data is the best tool to prepare an organization for the future.

Risks and progress revealed by 25 years of continuous HR systems research

Stacey Harris takes a look back at a quarter-century of HR technology insights—and gives a sneak peek at this year's results, including a surprise about projected HR tech spending in the year ahead.