Participants Discuss the Future of Talent Management Strategy at the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center
ATLANTA, Ga. and MELBOURNE, Australia – April 29, 2012 – Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, PageUp People, today shared details of its recent “meeting of the minds” event that brought together influential talent management professionals to discuss the future of talent management. Held at the world famous Microsoft Executive Briefing Center in Redmond Washington from April 24 – April 25, 2012, the two-day interactive workshop addressed the challenges facing talent management professionals today and how the solutions offered by PageUp People and Microsoft can positively change the business landscape of the future.
As more companies turn to the global workforce to meet their business goals, talent management has emerged as a key concern for the multinational company. During this two-day meeting, top talent management professionals from leading organizations around the globe gathered together to discuss the new technologies that can help their companies align talent resources and develop a solid foundation for strategic growth. Participants also gained a wealth of knowledge and insight from high-level executives from PageUp People and Microsoft on the growing challenge of talent management.
The meeting featured several educational sessions on a wide range of topics affecting today’s talent management professionals, such as overcoming the difficulties of managing talent across borders, using cloud computing to support global expansion and leveraging global intelligence to improve strategic decisions. The event also provided participants with a rare glimpse into how technology will affect both the office and the home in the coming years, via tours of the Microsoft Envisioning Lab and Microsoft Home.
“In co-hosting this event, our goal was to provide today’s leading talent management professionals with the latest technologies and strategies that will impact talent management well into the future,” said Pamela Bartz, senior vice president of Global Marketing for PageUp People. “During this highly successful meeting, participants learned a great deal of useful and actionable information they can take back to their organizations to ensure more strategic operations as they grow beyond national, cultural and technological boundaries.”
“Our research consistently shows that talent management matters – that when companies develop talent management processes well, they actually make more money,” said Dr. Katherine Jones, Director and Principal Analyst, HCM Technology, Bersin & Associates, who attended the conference. “By sharing best practices for addressing today’s top HR challenges in the global managing of talent, industry leaders at this event provided a compelling look at the future of work. Both Microsoft and PageUp People demonstrated a future wherein technology works soundly for the betterment of organizations—and for the people who work in them.”