Cloud computing, machine learning and other technologies are upending how HR works, in some cases making obsolete HR information systems, writes Erin Vaughan. "HR teams will be able to pick and choose management software that best fits their needs, then 'train' programs to read data from various sources, a possibility that argues against the usefulness of legacy suites," she writes.
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Software vendors are offering cloud-based health management tools to create personalized health benefits, wellness programs, fitness apps and insurance exchanges. Welltok, Vitality Group and Liazon are three companies profiled in this article.
The digital transformation of data is not nearly as straightforward or visible as is, say, "the use of robots in manufacturing or computers driving cars," writes Peter Cappelli. What HR and other departments will have to figure out is how to collect, analyze and act on information intelligently, he argues.
Health analytics can provide real-time data on employee health, from medical and pharmacy claims to biometric screening, that can help employers make wellness program decisions, writes Kadalyst founder Benjamin Prinzing. Data can be used to predict health care costs and specific risks, such as the need for hospitalization.
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