In a Nutshell: Issue 64

Technology is commonly believed to have the potential to make HR more strategic. But, is this true, or is strategic HR management in fact influencing the update of HR technology? This study explores a number of theories to help us understand exactly what the relationship is between technology and human resources management.

Ed Houghton

Reviewed by:

Edward Houghton, Research Advisor, Human Capital Metrics and Standards

Edward is the CIPD's Research Advisor for Human Capital Metrics and Standards. He is responsible for leading the organisation's human capital research work stream exploring various aspects of human capital management, theory and practice; including the measurement and evaluation of the skills and knowledge of the workforce. He has a particular interest in the role of human capital in driving economic productivity, innovation and corporate social responsibility.