Most Innovative Use of Technology


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Judges are looking for an organisation that has used technology to move HR forward. It could be via the application of HR software and analytic systems, online recruitment, or an e-learning programme. The highest marks will go to those who demonstrate an innovative approach, fully utilising technology to bring benefit, and who provide evidence of the return on investment.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Organisation Background: Please outline the size and nature of your organisation.
  • Overview & Objectives: Outline the technology used and the objectives for adopting it.
  • Rationale: Highlight the changes that were required within the business and how the innovative use of technology facilitated this
  • Implementation: Demonstrate how implementing new technology met strategic business objectives.
  • Key Challenges: Outline any challenges faced and how the HR team overcame them.
  • Employee Engagement: Provide evidence that the new technology was embraced by the workforce
  • Outcomes & Results: Provide evidence that the new technology has provided a return on investment and benefitted employees.