Technology is quickly changing the organisation of companies and the management of HR resources. Traditionally, HRM departments in Kenya were viewed as paper intensive and non-innovative sector where salary decisions are made, team-building sessions were organized and where people were hired and fired. However, today HRM in Kenya has taken a new turn. The industry now incorporates technology in its day-to-day processes. HR leaders in Kenya have now realized that massive HR operations can be digitalized using new platforms.

Here are three technology trends in Kenya that HR Managers should not ignore.

HRM software in Kenya

HR management software dramatically improves business efficiency. Automation of workforce, payrolls, recruitments, and compliance management process makes HR executives work much more accessible. HR management software combines all these elements in a central place allowing easier accessibility by the relevant personnel. Companies need to have a collaborative hiring process. HRM software is a tool that comes in handy when it comes to employee recruitment.

Cloud computing in Kenya

Cloud computing bridges the gap between human resource management and other departments of the organisation. Cloud computing makes it easy to access information even if one is not in the organization premises. The organization’s data becomes centralised. The information flow becomes instant making data analysis and recruitment decisions easy. Cloud computing and robust security will remove barriers, and it will permit the reconfiguration of originations. Cloud computing will remove many of the back-end integration issues within and among companies.

Internet of things (IoT) in Kenya

Internet of things will significantly impact the HRM in Kenya. IoT generates a significant amount of data associated with people. This data is beneficial for HRM decision making. In other words, HRM will use the generated data to understand their workforce and create a better experience for them. Moreover, with self-service platforms, users will be able to submit transactions without any assistance.

Any HRM in Kenya that maximises these tech trends stand an opportunity of high productivity in HR departments. The workload becomes easier and efficient. Remember with the fast-growing technology a perfect HR portal and automation process is achievable.