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Datawatch: Full Cloud Ahead?

Are HR managers charting a new technology course—or are they adrift?

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Charting a course to cloud-based and self-service human resources technology has numerous benefits, including lower total cost of ownership, mobile access and convenience for employees and managers, scalability, and automatic upgrades. So how are companies faring on the route to adoption? PwC’s 2013 HR technology survey, Disruptive Innovation in HR—Adapting to Survive and Thrive, maps out how organizations are moving full steam ahead, and what obstacles in their path are stopping them from reaching their destination.

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