In our 12-part series, Kate Wadia – Managing Director at Phase 3 Consulting - guides the HR professional through how to navigate, succeed and lead with HR tech project-work. From the inception of the business case to the handover into BAU, we’ll follow an indicative project timeframe to explain the way and the why of a project step-by- step, to give you a full toolkit of practical points, a deciphering of definitions and the top tips to get results important to HR and the wider business.
In this 12-part series I have guided the HR professional through how to navigate, success and lead with HR technology project-work.
From the inception of the project and business case to the handover into BAU, these 12 significant opportunities for smooth success are explained. In each part, find practical advice and method, small tips and key questions answered.
This is your toolkit to get the results that are important to HR and to the wider business.
Here is your signpost to each step, with some of my favourite pieces of advice captured as each part concludes with a chosen action-point, explained within the text – ‘Take 1 Step’.
Smooth success is often about achieving understanding. The common secrets lie in planning and method, knowledge-share and working well with people.
How to Navigate the 12 Steps
I recommend you start by reading the series from the beginning, even if just for a skim – getting ahead and abreast of the project issues ahead is important to your project success.
After that you may wish to use this sign-posting to dip in and out of different stages as you make progress, checking back for reference.
Offer relevant sections to your stakeholders in all directions and to your project team members responsible for delivering each part of the project. Use your internal and external advisers for more detailed guidance in the topics you spot that are proving most tricky for you.
Kate Wadia (1977 – 2019) was Managing Director at Phase 3, the independent specialists in people technology consulting and was instrumental in helping grow the company to the position they are in today.
Her passion was to bridge the gap between technology and people at work, translating for HR professionals the language of HR systems and...