Our first ever digital festival incorporated 10 free sessions of learning. Each event was hosted and presented by one of our expert team and covered topics directly relevant to the ever changing world of HR technology.
We also incorporated our user groups into the week of events. The groups were system specific and designed to facilitate networking, knowledge and best practice exchange.
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The agenda was set by both you as the audience members and us as your hosts. This session, hosted by Louise Johnston (Customer Success Manager), Adam Ford (Head of Payroll Services) and Paul Mckeown (Consultant and Business Objects Wizard) covered:
Our online session delivered by James Proctor (Director of Consulting and Services) and Louise Johnston (Customer Success Manager) will run through each of the 12 steps, including Business case, system selection, stakeholder communications and engagement, data migration, go live, project wrap up and better business as usual – giving plenty of top tips, practical advice and access to lots of resources to help your HR and Payroll systems projects be successful.
From the inception of the business case to the handover into BAU, we provide an indicative project timeframe to explain the way and the why of a project step-by-step.
The agenda was set by both you as the audience members and us as your hosts. This session, hosted by James Proctor (Director of Consulting and Services), Mike Westwood (Lead Consultant) and Nisha Mistry (Consultant) covered:
Join Phase 3’s Head of Partner Delivery, Simon Davis and Director of Consulting and Services, James Proctor for an interactive session discussing how to conduct an annual Health Check (or MOT) of your HR systems. With practical tips and useful guidance this session is ideal for those involved in maintaining HR systems. We discussed:
Our User Groups are based on our conviction that informed clients have the best opportunity to engage with expert teams and achieve project success by getting people together and seeing the sharing of best practice at work.
Our aims are to facilitate networking, knowledge and best practice exchange in relation to Sage People.
This session was hosted by Simon Davis (Head of Partner Delivery) and Henrietta Brain (Project Manager) covered:
Explore the realities of HR systems, payroll, e-recruitment and people data reporting in a way that is meaningful for you right now. Digital people strategy is a great aspiration but few have quite got there yet!
In this session you can:
Approving the payroll is often a daunting task for both those approving and those who have to create the reports and detail for those managers who are approving!
This session hosted by Louise Johnston (Customer Success Manager) draws on the experience of Managing a payroll function and process without being a payroll professional. Marilyn Summers (Customer Success Manager), shares top tips from her audit background and discusses the practicalities of checking and approving payrolls – with Paul McKeown (Consultant) sharing top tips for creating meaningful payroll analytics to support the payroll approval process. If you are, or aren’t a payroll professional you will find this session useful.
Connect, our online People Technology resource hub, was developed by Phase 3 with the simple aim of adding value to the HR & Payroll community.
In this session Assad Ahmed, our Founding Director, talks you through the features and benefits of the various modules that make up Connect, including;
People analytics is still a mystery to many HR and Payroll professional. James Proctor (Director of Consulting and Services) and Amr Sultan (Lead Consultant) discuss:
To round off our week at the festival of Knowledge a small collection of the HR & Payroll technology experts created an expert panel to answer your questions on:
Our resident David Dimbleby (Assad Ahmed) chaired the panel.