Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2008
The Twin Cities chapter of IHRIM (International Human Resources Information Management) will host a half-day event, The Future of HR Technology, on June 17, 2008. All local members of IHRIM and non-members are invited to participate to learn more about how HR can harness emerging Web 2.0 technologies including wikis, blogs, and social networking to drive success in their organizations.
The event will feature a keynote from Vice President of the Knowledge Infusion Center of Excellence, Jason Corsello, who will lead a discussion on the benefits of using new technologies in the workforce, best practices for adoption, and why it is critical to include as part of your overall HR technology strategy.
Following the keynote Jason Averbook, program director for the IHRIM Twin Cities chapter and CEO of Knowledge Infusion, will lead a panel of experts from Ameriprise, HB Fuller, Imation, Think Talent, and Workday in a discussion on how organizations are embracing new technologies.
"The local chapters of IHRIM are a great way for HR and IT leaders to become more involved in their community and build a peer network," said Dan Arndt, president of the IHRIM Twin Cities chapter and HRIS Manager at Imation. "We truly have a world-class program planned featuring innovative content from leaders in the industry, and we invite all organizations in the Twin Cities area to attend."
"HR leaders can gain tremendous knowledge from face-to-face collaboration and we are pleased to devote the time and resources to bring education to the Minneapolis community," said Knowledge Infusion Vice President of Marketing, Natalie Perdue. "We continue to see a tremendous of amount of interest in Digital HR and hope attendees will leave the event with a better understanding of steps they can take to continue to innovate and lead their organizations in next wave of technology."
The IHRIM Twin Cities Chapter event will take place at Imation Corp. Headquarters, Oakdale, MN, June 17, 2008. More information and registration can be found at: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=160809
Formed in 1980 from informal gatherings when HR and IT professionals found themselves needing mediators, IHRIM has become the world's leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry. Today, IHRIM is a community of experts - a dynamic group of practitioners, vendors, consultants, students, and faculty that continues to grow, not just in numbers, but in its scope of knowledge and information.
About Knowledge Infusion:
Knowledge Infusion is the recognized consulting authority on human resources, talent management, and emerging technology solutions that drive human capital management business value. Formed in 2004, the firm works with over 150 global clients. Services include advising and creating technology strategy and execution plans to tie HR technology to business results and transforming people, process, and technology to align with business objectives. In addition to on-site consulting services, Knowledge Infusion offers clients the Center of Excellence--a community-based platform to sustain an HR competitive advantage through ongoing intelligence, best practices, collaboration, and on-demand consulting. Complementing each other, the on-site consulting and Center of Excellence offer an unparalleled source of services and information for the HCM community with a common goal in mind--maximizing the strategic direction HR has on an organization. Knowledge Infusion was named a Top 25 HR Influencer of 2007 by HR World, and was recognized by IHRIM with the 2007 Partner Award. http://www.knowledgeinfusion.com