Silhouettes of people on keyboard HR anticipates the biggest gains in such areas as modernizing core ERP platforms, robotic process automation, data visualization tools and virtual digital assistants/chatbots. (Image: Shutterstock)

The HR department has been undergoing a transition in recent years, repositioning itself as a key stakeholder in the broader mission and business goals of the company. But there’s still a lot of work to do as HR organizations face challenges in helping their enterprises hit objectives.

Research from the “2019 Key Issues” report from The Hackett Group, Inc., finds that most HR organizations aren’t up to snuff when it comes to some milestones essential to enterprise goals: developing executives who can lead in volatile environments, supporting enterprise digital transformation, and dealing with critical talent/skill shortages.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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