In today’s tech-centric HR and workforce compliance landscape, it can be easy to miss the forest for the trees—or, rather, the 3D dancing tree emoji. Companies market their products and services as lists of features (social news feeds, advanced analytics, enterprise-grade encryption, etc.), or by painting an aspirational picture of a “transformed” organization full of happy, engaged employees.
This is all quite familiar to us here at Compli. You’ll find language similar to the above throughout our website and blog. But while they may appeal to HR and compliance professionals, these kinds of feature- and soft skill-oriented pitches don’t always convince higher-ups to invest in smart workforce management technology.
A recent Society for Human Resource Management article explains why. According to executives themselves, what the C-suite really wants to hear about are the numbers: