May 16, 2019 – Volume 2 Issue 8


Members in the News: Owens Corning Earns No. 1 Ranking 
Events: Community Meeting, May 21st on Defining Your Workplace Culture
Research: The HR Business Partner is (Still) the Hottest Job in HR
New Members: Panera Bread, Diversey and Novant Health


HR2IT Insider brings you developments in the community, news about our member organizations, and timely research. We also highlight upcoming events and preview upcoming content.

Members in the News: Owens Corning Earns No. 1 Ranking on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.  

Member in the News – Owens Corning Earns No. 1 Ranking on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 134 corporate disclosure and performance factors in seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights, and stakeholders and society.

In their Difference Driven Sustainability Report its states that “Owens Corning leadership uses a framework that supports managing the company as a sustainable enterprise. “The pillars of our sustainable enterprise framework are: high-performance people, customer-inspired innovation, operational excellence, worldclass sustainability, and financial strength.” 

Congratulations HR2IT Member organization Owens Corning.

Research Center: The HR Business Partner is (Still) the Hottest Job in HR

Recognizing the HRBP as a key strategic resource and business partner, and not to mention the CIO’s new best friend, this article by Patrick Murray of i4cp – the Institute for Corporate Productivity shares their research based development model that defines six areas of HRBP performance. Continue reading…


Events: Join us for Defining Your Workplace Culture

Performance management, the process of providing direction, feedback, and recognition to employees helps define your workplace culture. Please mark your calendar for our next HR2IT Members meeting when we delve into the topic of “Performance Management” in the context of a Workforce Strategy & Framework.
When: Tuesday, May 21st, 11:00 – 11:45 AM EDT
Please contact to be added to the meeting invitation & roster.

New Members: 

The HR2IT Community welcomes new member organizations; Panera Bread, Diversey and Novant Health. We are very excited to share the professional profiles of our three new members in future issues of the HR2IT Insider. 

Pamela Morris-Thornton, Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
Janae Johnson, Director, Global HRIS & HR Service Delivery at Diversey
Andrea Hauser, HR Business Partner at Novant Health


In HR2IT’s recently published Trailblazers we profiled two amazing HR business partners, Home Depot’s Jennifer Simile and Paul Wakim who shared their expertise and story on developing software and people. 
Trailblazers features HR2IT professionals who are shaking up their practices, challenging assumptions, and transforming HR to be as dynamic and disruptive as the IT space itself. They are charting a new course for the HR profession, and we’re really excited to create a place to share ideas and discoveries. 
Enjoy Home Depot’s Trailblazer story here.

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