ASPs: The final stage of outsourcing

Though slow to catch on, application service providers deserve a look from HR
By Andrew Brown
|CHRR, Guide to HR Technology|Last Updated: 11/04/2002

Human resource professionals advise business leaders on a wide range of people issues. But when it comes to discussing technology, nobody comes knocking on the HR department’s door for advice. Being excluded from such discussions means HR can’t always do what needs to be done to ensure technologies are understood and embraced.

Because of this, HR needs to reshape its image, becoming technology-savvy and taking steps to be included in decisions and processes when it matters most.

While technology is constantly changing, there is a silent revolution on the horizon. It concerns a family of software applications that could have a significant impact on the business landscape in years to come.