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How HR Connects the Workforce and Transforms the Enterprise with Systems of Engagement

8/27/14 2:00 pm to 8/27/14 3:00 pm EDT
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New technologies, globalization, changing workforce demographics and skill shortages are creating huge challenges for today's Human Resource leaders. Successful organizations are addressing these challenges by adding systems of engagement and collaboration to transform their existing talent management processes. In this connected world, an engaged, motivated, empowered and talented workforce is essential, and the Human Resources team can be central in leading this strategic change.

Join this webcast to learn about:

  • Involvement of HR in developing the system of engagement within the workforce .
  • Business value of systems of engagement .
  • IBM’s HR transformation story.



     Mary Ann Johnson - World Wide Business Value Executive Consultant IBM

Mary Ann Johnson is a World Wide Business Value Executive Consultant for Smarter Workforce, Social Business and Exceptional Digital Experience solutions. She serves as a Subject Matter Expert to help companies drive a high level of employee engagement by hiring the right people into the right jobs and equipping those employees to be highly productive as quickly as possible. She has worked with customers and business partners in more than 30 countries.

     Salman Sheikh - Product Manager IBM

Salman Sheikh is one of the core Product Managers in the IBM Smarter Workforce Talent Suite team, where his primary responsibilities are to define and lead the Social Strategy for the Suite, as well as to push the Social envelop through collaboration within the individual products that make up the Suite. Prior to this he lead the Product Management team for the IBM Kenexa Learn product suite where he had spent over a decade helping drive the Learning market to new frontiers. His most passionate area of focus during this tenure was Social and Informal Learning through the use of enterprise social media, networking and collaboration. Prior to IBM Kenexa, Salman had been involved in many start-ups that brought to market innovative solutions around knowledge sharing and online communication.

     Elyse Anchell - Product Manager IBM

Ms. Anchell is leading IBM HR's transformation to a Smarter Workforce. Previously, she was the product manager for the IBM Expertise mobile app. Ms. Anchell has been responsible for IBM's implementation of its learning management system and career management systems. Ms. Anchell’s experience spans the fields of information processing and usability engineering including a variety of project management and technical roles with an emphasis on systems integration and learning solutions. Ms. Anchell has worked with clients in the banking, utilities, and insurance industries.

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