Technology - Virtual Roundtable

The balancing act: improving the employee experience & reducing operating costs

10th December 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am ET
How do continue to improve your employee experience while reducing operating costs to build a more sustainable business?

Companies today are under a lot of pressure to support a hybrid workforce, update servers/ systems, and improve the employee experience. But this all cannot be accomplished without investment. Given the current climate, HR leaders are faced with reduced budgets, making it difficult to update these programs to drive change. So, how do you find the funds to build a more efficient and sustainable business?

While the future remains uncertain – it is important not to panic, but to prioritize. A recent IBM Institute of Business Value global survey of more than 3,400 business leaders explored which business capabilities they are prioritizing. The study found cost management as a top concern. While executives brought cost-cutting to the forefront, they recognized the immediate need to embrace and accelerate digital transformation.

Now is the time for organizations to look at their current operating costs. By having your HR and operating teams work together, you can better understand what programs to suspend and what new projects to prioritize. How can you reduce your costs while accelerating innovation? How can you improve the employee experience and support your staff with the tools they need to thrive?

Join IBM and a select group of industry thought leaders to explore your challenges, how to drive change, and navigate the current climate. IBM will also share how they overcame similar obstacles internally, and how they can help you do the same.

Discussion Topics

How has the pandemic affected the way you invest in the employee experience?
What HR projects are being suspended versus the ones being prioritized?
How are you building a more sustainable business while reducing operating costs?
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