HR Workshop

Investing in your career
Miami, FL
HR Workshop
The Biltmore Hotel
November 30, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Presented by: Ultimate Software — Director, Insights, Rana Stanfill-Hobbs

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The HR Renaissance: AI, Machine Learning, and More

Presented by: Ultimate Software — Sr. Director Stratgic Account/Alliances , Erik Darby

Moneyball isn’t just for sports. Right now, organizations of all sizes and industries are sitting on troves of insightful data, and those invested in data analysis stand to gain a competitive advantage. At the same time, we’re witnessing a renaissance in HR, as today’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology enables organizations to decipher millions of data points with great ease and efficiency. In this presentation, Erik Darby, senior director of strategic accounts and alliances at Ultimate Software, will explain how companies can use AI, machine learning, and more to make strategic, data-driven decisions to better serve their people and their business.

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Employee Surveys: Asking the ‘Right’ Questions for Insightful Feedback

Presented by: Ultimate Software — Principal, Organizational Development, Jocelyn Tomaka, PhD

To provide the best employee experience for your people, you have to know what drives them, what they really care about, and what they want from work. The easiest way to learn more about your people is to ask them directly. But are you asking the “right” questions in your employee surveys? This presentation by industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist Jocelyn Tomaka, PhD, principal of organizational development at Ultimate Software, will cover how to construct employee surveys that garner candid, insightful responses from your people—useful feedback you can act upon to improve your companywide culture.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Networking Opportunities

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Putting People First with HCM Technology

Your people define your business, and putting them first is essential for success. Discover a people-focused HCM solution designed in every aspect to enhance the employee experience. Ultimate Software’s UltiPro® simplifies complex HR and payroll processes, features powerful business intelligence reporting for better workforce insight, and empowers people to unlock their full potential with collaborative talent management tools. During this live demo, you’ll see firsthand why more than 3,000 companies across all industries use UltiPro, and you’ll learn what it can do for your people and your business.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

How Nordstrom Achieved Actionable Results with Perception by Ultimate Software

Presented by: Nordstrom — Director, Workforce Insights, Anthony Ferreras

Perception offers a modern way for organizations to collect and understand employee feedback, with the unique ability to analyze unstructured data and detect emotions. Powered by Xander®, Ultimate’s portfolio of AI technologies, Perception provides real-time, actionable workforce insights. In this presentation—led by Anthony Ferreras, director of workforce insights at Nordstrom—you’ll learn how the luxury retail brand used Perception to survey employees and analyze workforce sentiment, and how that feedback led to positive changes in the workplace.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Legalities of Employee Surveys and People Data

Presented by: Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart — Shareholder, Christopher P. Hammon

Increased collection of and access to data bring tougher privacy laws and regulations aimed at protecting people’s rights and personal information. To remain ethical and compliant, it’s crucial for HR professionals and companies handling sensitive data to be aware of the ever-evolving legalities surrounding the use of employee information and feedback. In this presentation, Christopher P. Hammon, shareholder at Ogletree Deakins, will provide an overview of what every organization needs to know, from a legal perspective, about conducting employee surveys and managing people data.

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

The Future of AI in HR: A Panel Discussion

Presented by: Talent Think Innovations, LLC — Owner/Chief Innovations Officer, Janine N. Truitt

Presented by: Ultimate Software — Director, Insights, Rana Stanfill-Hobbs

Although still an emerging technology in the field of HR, AI has already proven to be a powerful difference maker for organizations that have embraced Big Data. What does it mean to use machine learning, natural language processing, and other smart technologies for more strategic HR and business decisions? How can organizations learn from others’ successes, and take the first steps toward data-driven HR? This panel discussion will explore several aspects of AI in HR—from noteworthy results we’re witnessing today to expert forecasts on what the future holds.

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Drawing for Giveaway