In recent years innovation and transformation in Human Resources (HR) have been considerably accelerated by the availability of new, innovative solutions such as HR outsourcing and cloud-based HR technologies. ‘Cloudsourcing’ – the combination of HR outsourcing and cloud technology – will accelerate this evolution of HR towards a more strategic role even more.
In 2008 we opened our HR service center in Kochi, India with 20 employees. Today we employ almost 1,000 HR and payroll specialists who, between them, support over 3,200 clients who, between them, have global HR and payroll functions in more than 13 countries. This is a highly complex operation, made incredibly simple by the skills and commitment of the NGA HR team in Kochi.
I say for "sure", because a recent study by a major privacy consulting firm revealed that half of the 200 companies it questioned (with the majority being in the US and Europe) were not aware of the GDPR, and of those who were, 18% disagreed in the proclamation that it is "a significant change" in how data will be handled from 2018.