HR Tech MENA Summit ends on a high note for its fifth annual
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 1, 2019: The 5th Annual HR TECH Summit ended on a high with over 400 HR and technology professionals attending this B2B event to discuss the latest trends and best practices discussing the role of technology in transforming HR departments across private and public sectors. In line with the current trends that rule the world of work and keeping in mind the Middle East’s hunger for innovation, the HR Tech MENA Summit in its fifth year unlocked the full potential of HR technology and how organizations can make this digital shift seamless.
A by invite only event, the Summit is supported by Oracle and SAP as Platinum Sponsors, Human Resource Development Fund from Saudi Arabia as the Government Support Partner and MetLife as the Employee Experience & Wellbeing Stream Sponsor.
Dr. Shawn DuBravac, internationally renowned futurist and top 40 under 40 leaders opened the summit with his key note sharing the latest trends on future of work and highlighted the impact of new technologies in the workplace. Focusing on increasing employee engagement and building goodwill in the organisation, Dr. DuBravac explained the importance of creating the perfect digital workforce experience. Commenting on this subject, he said “As in all sectors, growth of technological use in HR is on the horizon. HR will also drive cultural change within their organizations, helping organizations become data-centric decision makers.”
The annual summit completing half a decade since its inception, this year focused on the most important issues facing the digitalization and datafication of the HR function. Commenting on this milestone, Sidh NC, Director, QnA International said. “The global human resource management (HRM) sector is projected to reach $30 billion by 2025. Technology in HR is currently booming and has contributed immensely to attracting the right pool of candidates, retaining human capital, aligning organizational strategies with individual goals, and managing human resources in a manner that results in increased productivity and organizational growth. Digitalization can make these and other tasks easier. The discussions across the two days at the HR TECH MENA Summit saw an exchange of ideas, planning and strategies to fuel workplace innovation and transformation.”