Paul Sparkes

Paul Sparkes is a passionate yet straight-talking technology advocate who speaks honestly about how investing in innovative software can fuel business growth and success.

Wearing both a product and marketing ''hat'', he is a natural communicator who is frequently asked to contribute to industry features/event discussions, on business issues ranging from the role of a modern HR department, to future-proofing organisations with technology.

Regardless of the topic, his focus is always to hone in on actionable strategies that businesses of any size can implement realistically, and with real commercial benefit.

For the past 20 years he has held roles where he has been responsible for the growth of the high- profile technology companies he has worked with. These include Cascade, Exchequer Software, Advanced and the IRIS Software Group.

Using HR tech to realise the full potential of employees

There is widespread fear that tech is replacing the role of humans in the workplace but the right technology can actually empower employees to become more efficient, productive and reach their full potential.

Focusing specifically on HR tech, this advice-led seminar will provide practical tips for organisations of any size to action when they leave the show, regardless of whether or not they
have a dedicated Human Resources department.