Prepping for HR Tech? Make sure you read this

Attending this year HR Technology Conference and Exposition, which starts Tuesday in Las Vegas, might well be the most important trip of your year, full of opportunities to meet and get to know leaders in the field, to demo solutions you’re considering buying and to learn from some of the giants in the industry.

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With all that coming up, you’ll want to be prepared: to recognize the leaders in the space, to discuss the most important trends in the industry and to soak up the wisdom from the speakers and panelists.

To get you started, here’s a look at our top five stories of the year related to HR technology:


No. 5: Recognizing the most influential leaders in HR tech 

Here are 100 individuals who have shaped the world of HR tech–and are helping to determine its future.



No. 4: The biggest lies HR should stop believing

Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall’s book tackles some difficult truths about human resources. And here’s a bonus, a related column from Bill Kutik.





No. 3: From Jason Averbook: Here’s how to reinvent learning management

Columnist Jason Averbook writes, “Let the bots come, thereby freeing humans to do the kind of work they are meant and best suited to perform.”


HR in 2019

No. 2: From Josh Bersin: Five HR predictions for 2019

Columnist Josh Bersin identified the trends impacting every HR organization–no matter the industry or company size.


No. 1: From John Sumser: People analytics has arrived

Columnist John Sumser writes about the two dozen or more vendors now offering different types of people analytics tools.


You’ll also find lots more HR tech content here. Don’t miss the practical tips from conference chairman Steve Boese.

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Elizabeth Clarke
Elizabeth Clarke is executive editor of Human Resource Executive. She earned a journalism degree from the University of Florida and then spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE. Elizabeth lives with her family in Palm Beach County. She can be reached at [email protected].