Rialto Consulting - People Solutions for Business

Strategic Digital Disruption Trends affecting future Human Capital Workforce challenges

Friday 21st September 2018 - 12pm to 2pm


The Narrative...

Not a day goes by today without news of AI taking over jobs and automation threatening to change workplaces completely. Some expect robots, drones and chatbots to completely take over from humans in the future. The pace of technological innovation is breathtaking. 

The Fantasies...

Every CEO and HRD states they are aware of these changes and preparing for them with comments such as:

  • "people come first"
  • "employee engagement and productivity is a key business driver"
  • "creating an agile workforce is a strategic imperative"

The Challenge

So, why are companies saying the obvious and yet employees feel technology hasn’t really changed or is taking them by surprise?

Because the rate of digital disruption at the workplace is fast, rapid and ferocious. This change is being no longer led by large technology companies but by nimble agile start-ups that many corporates are not aware of. Lowers costs, rapid deployment, integration with all existing HRIS and a heavy focus on predictive analytics is changing the People Tech environment at an astonishing rate . Acquiring the necessary insights & advantages to stay ahead of the pack is proving to be a challenge even to the most proactive and pioneering HR & business leaders.

Session Themes

  • Why is the people agenda going through such a digital disruption?
  • Which are the 'hot areas'?
  • What are the current and upcoming tech trends?
  • What is happening in the HR Tech start-up space in the UK?

Speaker, Devyani Vaishampayan, is the managing partner of an Investment Fund that invests in people technology start-ups. All of its investors are senior HRD's/corporate directors.  As an experienced group HRD in large multinational organisations Devyani understands the realities of corporate life and her Fund is able to make investment decisions around real/applicable solutions. 

Key takeaways

  • How can you deploy start-up solutions to accelerate change and innovation to increase employee management and productivity?
  • What role can People/ HR leaders play within this fast moving evolving world? 
  • What digital changes impacting the workforce are imminent over the next few years ?
  • What options exist to stay ahead of the game?
Who should attend?

C-Level Directors, HR Directors, Line Managers, Change Leaders, Senior HR Managers, OD Practitioners and Leadership Development Specialists

The forum is held in complete confidence (under Chatham House rules) and will assist you to further innovate, develop, enhance and transform your business.


Devyani Vaishampayan

Experienced HR Director

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12:00 arrival
12:15 session commences
14:00 session close

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