AI, Employee experience and Strategic workforce planning identified as key pillars for HR transformation in the Kingdom

HR & IT Leaders can greatly reduce these issues through better uses of technology and reimagining the design of work.

  
AI, Employee experience and Strategic workforce planning identified as key pillars for HR transformation in the Kingdom

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: With Saudi Vision 2030 setting digital transformation goals and with its holistic approach, every organization, every department and every leader have roles to play in creating a vibrant Society, a thriving Economy, and an Ambitious Nation. HR & IT Leaders can greatly reduce these issues through better uses of technology and reimagining the design of work. How work is structured, how people are developed, and how we use technology to support people all have a major impact on each individual’s ability to live a fulfilling and healthy life. 

According to survey analytics from Saudi Arabia conducted by KPMG, 76% of the HR executives in the Kingdom believe that technology can transform the HR industry and workforce. However, reports suggest that only 42% of HR executives have a digital work plan in place in both SMEs and MNCs. In line with this, QNA International is all set to host the 3rd Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit 2019 creating a platform to gather top HR and IT leaders from the most forward-thinking organizations in the region and global technological partners under the theme - From HR Transformation, HR Disruption to HR Reinvented. The two-day exclusive conference aims to highlight and discuss the latest HR trends, innovations, strategies and challenges that are faced in implementing technological applications in the Kingdom’s human resource sector.

The summit, supported by Human Resources Development Fund KSA and the Ministry of Civil Services Saudi Arabia will have Bill Jensen, one of the leading global speakers and thought leaders on HR transformation from the United States of America, deliver the keynote on the future of enterprises by embracing technology in the HR world and explaining opportunities for business expansion and potential efficiencies through this emerging partnership.

He will further enunciate the challenges to incorporate digital tools in the industry and how they can be overcoming. Commenting on his participating in the summit, Bill Jensen, says “Technology is playing a pivotal role in shaping the HR industry with the infusion of AI, machine learning and advanced analytics. This partnership will revolutionize HR and talent practices transforming the sector and creating better opportunities for HR executives. The HR Tech Saudi Summit gives corporates of different levels to participate, network and build relationships with their fellow industry individuals knitting the HR sector closer and stronger.”

IT organization, HR analytics and business intelligence have become popular buzz words in the HR sector. HR executives in the Kingdom consider capability/skill management, organizational and workplace culture to be top three barriers along with the primitive technology challenges posed in most organizations. According to Bersin by Deloitte, one-third of the employees in Saudi Arabia expect their jobs to become augmented by AI in the near future in which 38% of enterprises are already using AI in the workforce. In line with this, the by-invite only conference will have an exclusive discussion on the organizational transformation in the age of change with a spotlight of AI for HR. The discussion with highlight the rate of change, dynamic stability and the constraints faced by HR experts in regulating these transformations and overcoming the barriers.

Moving towards the Saudi Vision 2030, The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority has launched Fintech Saudi to initiate and develop the Kingdom as a hub for finance, technology and HR contributions. With respect to this, The HR Tech Saudi Summit continues to be a one-of-a-kind event that exclusively focuses on HR technology in line with the Kingdom’s HR vision for 2030.

The event will witness top-notch speakers including Mohammed Almukhalfi, Assistant Deputy Minister for Systems & Development, Ministry of Civil Services – KSA, Hussain Shaikh, HCM Strategy Leader – ECEMEA, Oracle, Mohannad Samhan, Operations Director, Zone, Ahmad Zamzam, Product Manager,
Zone,  Ahmad Khamis, Co-founder & CEO, BLOOVO, Ghassan Saktawi, General Manager Human Resources, Saudi Public Transport CO(SAPTCO), Khaled Ahmed Sayoti, hief Human Resources Officer, Saudi Industrial Beverages Co. (PEPSICO), Nasser Alhumaid, Chief HR Officer, Quality of Life Program – Vision 2030, Rani Abu-Shaar, General Manager, AppsPro, Lamees Siddiqui, Human Resources Director & Country Administration Leader, Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia amongst many other who will showcase their powerful case studies and some significant contributions to the industry.

Commenting on the HR transformations in line with the event, Sidh N.C, Director, QNA International says “We are extremely excited and eager to welcome top HR professionals, corporates and solution providers to discuss the challenges, share experiences and out of the box initiatives that have been successfully implemented in the industry. Through the summit we strive to ensure that people transformation is given equal focus as digital transformation. We aim to provide engaging sessions and also highlight women in HR technology who will further discuss the changing scenario and address the exceptional roles played by them to strengthen the overall sector.”

The Summit will take place on 11th & 12th November, Crowne Plaza Riyadh, RDC Hotel & Convention, KSA

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About HR Tech Saudi Summit

The Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit is a premiere HR Tech event in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In its 3rd year now, the HR Tech Saudi Summit is the only initiative that brings together HR and IT professionals from the unique business landscape of Saudi Arabia, on a singular platform, to discuss the newest trends, ideas and disruptions over a period of two days exclusively dedicated to and focused on HR Technology.

Organiser: About QnA International

QnA International creates and delivers business learning and development exchange platforms through B2B conferences, bespoke events and trainings. The company also has an expertise in outsourced sponsorship sales and key account management. www.qnainternational.com    

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