Ultimate Software Announces Executive Presentations at 2017 HR Technology Conference

October 3, 2017

Ultimate Software

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Ultimate Software, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today its participation at the 20th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition, held October 10-13 at The Venetian in Las Vegas.

Ultimate speakers will present at the following sessions:

Women Leaders in HR Technology—Cecile Alper-Leroux, vice president of HCM innovation at Ultimate, will join a panel of accomplished executives who will share their stories of rising to technology leadership roles, and discuss how successful organizations go about creating an environment and culture for women in technology to thrive.
Time: Tuesday, October 10, 9:30-10:20 a.m. Pacific time

Finding, Supporting, and Developing the Next Generation of Women Technology Leaders—Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate, and Yasmary Diaz, engineering team owner at Ultimate, will join a panel of senior HR executives and women who are in the early stages of their technology careers, who will share how their organizations have made specific, repeatable, and successful efforts to recruit, develop, support, and retain women in technology roles.
Time: Tuesday, October 10, 9:30-10:20 a.m. Pacific time

Multi-Year Study Results Revealed: Surprising Drivers of the Employee Experience—Adam Rogers, chief technology officer at Ultimate, and Jason Dorsey, president and co-founder of The Center for Generational Kinetics (CGK), will reveal a brand-new study’s findings on the multi-lens drivers of employee engagement and the employee experience, conducted by leading research organization CGK.
Time: Wednesday, October 11, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Pacific time

Take That for Data! Reflections on Analytics, AI, and the Devaluing of HR Pros—Armen Berjikly, senior director of workforce intelligence at Ultimate, will join a panel of HR, technology, and analytic gurus to evaluate where data and analytics can fall short within the human capital practice. They will also define how to create clear lines of accountability related to the “What do we do now?” question.
Time: Wednesday, October 11, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Pacific time

Discover the Power of “People First” Artificial Intelligence with UltiPro—Armen Berjikly, senior director of workforce intelligence at Ultimate, and Moritz Sudhof, senior director and principal data scientist at Ultimate, will demonstrate Ultimate’s “People First” artificial intelligence (AI) platform, Xander™, which powers Ultimate’s UltiPro solutions to automatically understand, predict, and prescribe personalized actions from all relevant HCM data, from text to demographics.
Time: Wednesday, October 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Pacific time

Quantifying the Financial Value of HR Transformation: Speaking C-Suite and Business Leaders’ Language—Cecile Alper-Leroux, vice president of HCM innovation at Ultimate, and Mark Simpson, vice president of human resources at Texas Roadhouse, will share the best way for HR executives to quantify and articulate the value of HR transformation initiatives to business and financial leaders in their organizations, including the elements that executive stakeholders find most compelling about HR transformation, in order to achieve buy-in for technology purchase decisions.
Time: Wednesday, October 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific time

The Third Annual HR Technology Conference Hackathon Reveal—Ultimate will participate in the third annual HR Technology Conference Hackathon, featuring teams of engineers and designers from leading HR technology solution providers. Teams have less than 48 hours to design, build, and demonstrate a brand-new solution that addresses real HR and business challenges. This event is a great way to see the latest HR technology thinking in action, and attendees can help choose the winning application at the showcase session.
Time: Thursday, October 12, 1:45-3:00 p.m. Pacific time

Ideas and Innovators in HR—Jarik Conrad, senior director of HCM innovation at Ultimate, will join a group of HR leaders, HR tech executives, and industry experts to share cutting-edge ideas about HR, technology, and the workplace.
Time: Friday, October 13, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Pacific time

To register for the HR Technology Conference & Exposition, visit www.hrtechnologyconference.com/register.html. Follow @HRTechConf and @UltimateHCM on Twitter for real-time updates from HR Tech.


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