Cloud Computing and the Role of the CHRO

October 2011
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Cloud Computing and the Role of the CHRO

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Today's HR leaders are expected to deftly make strategic or enterprise-wide hires, retain top talent, and create a superlative work environment. Many have adopted cloud computing to help meet these challenges.

Today's HR leaders are expected to deftly make strategic or enterprise-wide hires, retain top talent, and create a superlative work environment.  Many have adopted cloud computing to help meet these challenges.

For example, cloud-based talent management solutions provide a comprehensive view into employee performance that empowers HR and business leaders to quickly make informed human capital decisions. They also can promote innovation and collaboration across divisions by leveraging social media and networking tools, which are critical to attracting the next generation of young workers. And the economies of scale inherent in a shared server environment contribute to a sustainable approach to IT, a corporate commitment that is increasingly vital to a company’s brand.