Please conduct some independent research that will help you to address the following issues:

Detail the various challenges and concerns that human resource professionals should consider when expanding their use of technology in the workplace (hint: information security, privacy, etc.);

Include an outline (including timeline, responsible persons, etc.) of the typical process in purchasing/expanding the use of technology within human resources; and

Summarize the importance of technology for today’s human resource profession and its ability to transform a department from routine processing to becoming a strategic partner within the organization.

Your research paper should be 3-5 pages in length (not including your cover or reference pages) and include a discussion of the three issues outlined above. Use proper APA for all sources used (minimum of 5 reference sources in addition to your textbook) and include headings in the work to identify each separate area discussed. See the Rubric for assignments in the Course Materials folder for specific details.