Ultimate Software Thought Leaders
Cecile, Alper-Leroux, VP HCM Innovation
Cecile is the Vice President of Human Capital Management (HCM) Innovation at Ultimate Software where she writes and speaks extensively on the changing worker and workforce.
Dr. Jarik Conrad, Sr. Director HCM Innovation
Dr. Conrad is the Sr. Director of Human Capital Management (HCM) Innovation at Ultimate Software where he helps organizations stay abreast of the latest workforce trends and innovative approaches to people management.
Christa Degnan Manning, Director HCM Innovation
Christa Manning is a research-driven thought-leader supporting organizations and helping individuals understand and use the latest technologies to enable workplace productivity and performance.
HCM Hot Topics
- It's the Workplace Culture: Why Wellness Programs Fail First
Companies collectively invest more than $8 billion in wellness programs, however the ROI has been extremely disappointing, with little in the way of cost savings or overall improvement in employee health and wellbeing.
- Gender Equality Initiatives Around The World
Let's take a look at a few different approaches to fostering gender parity in different parts of the world.
- Who Raised You? Toward a Multicultural AI
Can we train a multicultural Artificial Intelligence, in the same way that we can raise a multicultural child?
- Anxiety Over Ice Cream: Where Big Data and Small Data Meet
Harnessing big data can be a good thing, but it must be used as just one input into understanding the workplace environment and what employees need to be successful, personally and professionally.
- 2019 Mega Trends
Rapid advances in technology—from the IoT to AI —and increasing workforce fluidity are combining to reshape today’s corporate workplaces.
HR & Innovation - Thought Leadership Whitepapers
The future of work will force changes on us all, whether we’re ready or not. Will the Augmented Era push people over the edge—far beyond their emotional and stress capacity? Or will it enhance individual productivity and wellness, and make every individual as successful and as happy as the efficiencies it creates? Ultimately, it’s up to HR to decide.
This talent management guide will show you all the components of culture casting that reveal the current reality of your company and the actions you can take to further your corporate cultural growth.
In the News
- Taking Your Employees From Dissonance To Resonance
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- Cultural Connoisseurship: Appreciating People Like a Fine Wine
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- Webinar: Mental Health in the Workplace
- From Dissonance to Resonance: Q&A with Ultimate Software's Cecile Alper Leroux
HR Tech Insiders
Cecile Alper-Leroux's Book
From Dissonance to Resonance
How do we create a future in which people's experience at work resonates deeply with the ideas, norms, and new technologies to the great benefit of organizations and people?
All book proceeds are donated to RiseUp Globally and the Urban Institute
What's Coming Next?
If you want to reach out or have a question for Cecile, Jarik or Christa, feel free to send us an email!