HR Technology Consulting

Custom Education: Onsite Workshops and Online Webinars

  • Determine current environment and reason for the workshop/webinar

  • Determine content and prepare materials (existing content or new)

  • Deliver session on-site or online

  • Post session evaluation and follow-up

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 3 – 6 DAYS
VARIABLES:

  • Scope and content of workshop or webinar

  • Duration of session

  • Location and number of times delivered

Cost Justification and Business Case Development

  • Interviews with department leaders, staff and senior management and other Subject Matter Experts representing all functional and technical requirements/scope

  • Provide “sample” client cost justification/business case presentations

  • Creative “brainstorming” sessions with Project Team to develop approach/content/style to satisfy business case preparation requirements

    DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 8 – 18 DAYS
    VARIABLES:

  • Scope of functionality

  • Complexity of project environment

  • Corporate culture

HR Technology Strategic Planning

  • Develop underlying strategic “Foundation Statements” in alignment with overall mission/vision

  • For each “Foundation Statement” development of Tactical Initiatives detailed by staffing requirements and timing of deliverables

  • Production of presentation materials orientated to gain executive sponsorship and appropriate funding

  • On-site participation in Board of Directors/Executive committee presentation

  • Prepare formal HR Technology Strategic Plan document

  • Prepare findings/solution document in response to a specific strategic issue/question

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 10 – 16 DAYS
VARIABLES:

  • Scope of functionality

  • Corporate culture and decision making

  • Required documentation to gain senior approval

Needs Analysis – Requirements Definition

  • On-site meetings to review current HR Technology Service Delivery environment

  • Determination of approach to information gathering, focus groups, presentations, face to face interviews, and use of custom developed Needs

  • Analysis questionnaires – for staff, for senior leadership etc.

  • Preparation of User (“Do-er”) and Management (“Visionary”) Questionnaires

  • On-site interviews and Questionnaire review

  • Documentation of Requirements

  • Identification and documentation of existing current environment workarounds or other “Points of Pain” as perceived by HR technology administrators and end users

  • Determine Priority of Requirements with Users and Project Team

  • Convert to HR Technology processing “Scenarios” including use of industry recognized “Best Practices”

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 6 – 10 DAYS
VARIABLES:

  • Corporate Culture and Structure

  • Number of planned for interviewees

  • Number and Types of Questionnaires developed

  • Number of Focus Groups

  • Scheduling and locations considerations

Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Information (RFI) preparation

  • Develop Request For Proposal (RFP) or Request for Information (RFI) document:

  • Reconfigure Needs Analysis findings into specific

    RFP content and format

  • Provide proven prototype questions for all basic HR, Payroll, Benefits functional requirements

  • Provide proven technical questions for all vendor provided delivery issues including Backup, Security, Privacy and Cyber Threat protection

  • Provide content to elicit vendor experience, qualifications, financial stability as well as differentiators

  • Document all procedures for vendor submission including deadlines and communications

  • Determine vendor pool and document include and exclude rationale as appropriate

  • Format the RFP or RFI ready for distribution

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 8 – 14 DAYS
VARIABLES:

  • Complexity of HR, Payroll and Benefits requirements

  • Timing considerations and any deadline concern

  • Project Team oversight, review and approval timeframes

Vendor Evaluation and Selection

  • Provide “first read” and note taking tools for Project Team members

  • Provide scoring and rating scales for consideration by Project Team

  • Facilitate Project Team discussions to determine “finalists”

  • Develop on-site demonstration procedures/agenda-coordinate with vendors

  • Facilitate Pro/Con discussions at conclusion of each presentation demo day

  • Provide Finalist Reference questions and checklists

  • Provide Project Team with list of “Final Factors” for team discussion and weighting

  • Notifications to all bidding vendors – win or lose

  • Direct contract negotiations on behalf of client

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 15 – 30 DAYS
VARIABLES:

  • Number of vendors under consideration

  • Desired scope of functionality – which influences number and duration of product demonstration days for each vendor

  • Overall project team communications and responsiveness

Contract Negotiation and Service Level Agreements

  • Initial contract review– suggested modifications based on experience

  • Prepare and document Service Level Agreement (SLAs) additions

  • Liaison with Legal representation at client and at vendor

  • Review contract drafts and proposed language

  • Final contract negotiations

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 6 – 10 DAYS
VARIABLES:

  • Scope of functionality and type of service delivery

  • Complexity of legal administration of both client and vendor

  • Complexity of submitted template contract from HRMS provider

Metrics/Analytics for HR and Executives

  • Determine types of metric sand delivery platform desired

  • Prepare list of potential metrics- prioritized based on need

  • Evaluate effectiveness of current systems to produce

  • Work with HRMS provider to integrate new metrics into delivered functionality

  • Documentation of calculation and data content needed

  • Prototype display of graphical depiction or dashboard visuals

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): 3 – 10 DAYS

VARIABLES:

  • Scope and content of metrics

  • Ability of existing HR Technology to generate specific metrics

Project Oversight — Intermediary between Vendor and Client Project team – Communications and Control During Implementation

  • On-site meetings to review current HR Technology processing environment

  • Review of all suggested Project Schedules

  • Suggest Project Team structure and organization

  • On-site Project Status meetings as needed

  • Documented Project Status reports

  • Review HRMS provider overall project plan and support

  • Participate as a member of Advisory/Steering Committee

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): T.B.D.
VARIABLES:

  • Scope of functionality

  • Complexity of internal client project environment

  • Degree of project management support requested

Webinars delivered on behalf of HRMS providers – under their banner as a guest speaker

Previous topics delivered

  • “The State of HR technology”

  • “Positioning your HR Technology to Gain Strategic Value”

  • “HR Technology Project Team Building”

  • “Best Practices and Needed Workflow of HRMS functionality”

  • “Emerging Technologies Impact on the role of Human Resources”

  • “Heroic HR”

  • “The Needed Role of HR in Instilling Workforce Cyber Threat Awareness

DAYS OF SUPPORT (ON-SITE /OFF-SITE): T.B.D.
VARIABLES:

  • Customization of topic, message, media and delivery

  • Number of participants

  • Locations