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  • Prashant Karmalkar, Managing Partner, Circular Angle

    Prashant Karmalkar, Managing Partner, Circular Angle

  • Human resources (HR) play a critical role in every organization’s growth. In today’s uncertain, highly competitive and constantly evolving business environment, it is important for businesses to strike a balance between core business functions and human resources. As it is important to keep the workforce motivated, help drive company culture and fill the talent gaps in the organization, which has a direct impact on sales and revenue. Since most of the organizations lack necessary expertise, skills, resources and knowledge, they often look for a reliable partner who could help them build strategies and carve the path to success.

  • Circular Angle: Transforming Businesses Using Expertise & Technologies

Company Spotlight

Delta-i Software: Accelerating Transition to Technology

By: Mirza Areeb Baig, Chief Engineer, Delta-I Software

Odyssey Technologies: For A Hassle-Free Digital Signature Experience

By: Robert Raja, Chairman and Managing Director, Odyssey Technologies

Managing ‘Humans’ Can’t Be a Puzzle

By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

The role of an HR department within an organization has undergone sea changes over the past couple of years alone. Amidst the overall disruption the pandemic caused, the expectations from the HR division escalated to another level.

Intelligent Automation

By: Sudhir Kanvinde, Chief Information Officer, The Supreme Industries

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence are established technologies, individually proven to be revolutionizing and finding application in almost every business domain.

10 Most Recommended HR Technology - 2022

The Rise of InsurTech Ecosystem for Frictionless Consumer Journey

By: Saurabh Tiwar, Chief Technology Officer,

Insurance has traditionally functioned through various offline channels. However, it has now evolved to a great extent and the technological innovation is taking it to greater heights.


Quantum Computing & AI Revolutionizing Cryptography & Security

By: Utpal Chakraborty, Chief Digital Officer, Allied Digital Services

In his 22 years long career, Utpal has worked with multinational corporations such as IBM, Capegemini, Firmenich, L&T Infotech, and YES Bank, to name few.


Banks & Blockchain

By: Dheepak Rajoo, SVP, Head of IT, RBL Bank

Dheepak is a technology leader, passionate about improving existing business models and financial solutions using emerging technologies such as API, Blockchain, ML, Big Data, AR/VR/IoT and AI, having expertise across across banking, insurance, and financial services.


Blockchain, An Emerging Technology for Logistics & Supply Chain

By: Dr. Bright P Rayan, Head IT, ICTSI South Pacific

The modern world is constantly changing. Innovations are introduced into various fields of human activity, while orienting people to


Digital ecosystem build

By: Srivaths Varadharajan, Global Fintech & Digitech Evangelist

Digital experience defines the need for engagement with 360 degree approach cutting across all interfaces. Usually business with traditional mindsets go with offline journey.

  • 10 Most Recommended HR Technology - 2022

    Human resource is an important asset for every organization, and given the prowess of technology today, it has seeped into the HR industry as well, named as HR Technology. Boosting the HR industry, HR tech (Human Resources technology) is a broader function within an organization that refers to the software and hardware technology used to automate essential HR functions. HR tech within an organization functions as co-pilot, helping HR professionals streamline time-consuming tasks, including Filing, Communication services, Talent acquisition. In the present ever-evolving and fiercely competitive global economy, it is essentially required of the companies to have the right people at the right time for respective jobs. Stressing on the same, more so since COVID, fighting against the backdrop of war for talent and the `great resignation', organizations are prioritizing employee engagement, satisfaction, and wellbeing, so that they can hire and retain the best talent. Proficiently, the HR Tech stack, from AI-based recruitment to performance management to employee engagement, touches every employee across the organization in terms of employee management. Conclusively, as employers find new ways to cater to employees' needs in better ways, the value of HR Tech which has employee experience at its core is expected to touch $35.68 billion in 2028, rising from $24.04 billion in 2021. Engaging technology HR team within the organizations are working around the remote work culture and virtual collaboration, quite efficiently using HR tech and it is greatly helping too. Enterprise solutions is another technology leverage that helps in the company's overall growth and people management, linking up finance, CRM, human resources, payroll and manufacturing and allowing all departments to access information so they can see what is currently happening in the business. There are many HR Technology and Enterprise Solutions providers in India who are delivering their extensive services in the industry. However if it comes to choosing the best ones, it seems to be a difficult task. In this issue, CIO Insider has come up with a list of `10 Most Recommended HR Technology - 2022' who have proved their proficiency in the sector with a deep knowledge in technology. The following list is prepared closely scrutinized by a panel of judges consisting of CEOs, CIOs, CXO, analysts, and our editorial board. We believe that these platforms will help in transforming business processes through their significant expertise and knowledge.

10 Most Recommended HR Technology - 2022

Company Logo Company Name Company Management Company Description
Circular Angle: Transforming Businesses Using Expertise & Technologies Circular Angle Prashant Karmalkar , Managing Partner It offers a wide range of quality services from implementing new business strategies to optimising ultra-efficient work processes
Darwin Box Darwin Box Himanshu Kumar, Director The leading provider of cloud-based Human Resources Management Software and their SaaS platform engages and empowers employes across the entire lifecycle with a smarter, simpler & mobile-first HR Tech experience powered by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Freshteam Freshteam Girish Mathrubootham, Founder & CEO An intuitive, easy-to-use, affordable HR software for growing businesses where attract, hire and onboard new hires, offboard exiting employees, maintain employee information, and manage time off everything is available in one place
greytHR greytHR Girish Rowjee, Co-Founder & CEO The mission is to improve people-centric practices and performance in Small and Medium Enterprises through our cloud solution
Kredily Kredily Devendra Khandegar, Founder & CEO They have created a powerful and complete HRMS and Payroll Software that helps Companies automate their HR and Payroll workflows without spending a single penny
Odyssey Technologies: For A Hassle-Free Digital Signature Experience Odyssey Technologies Robert Raja, Chairman & Managing Director A leading PKI solution provider, offering a wide option of software applications based on cryptographic algorithms and protocols
SumHR SumHR Jay Thaker, CEO It is a cloud-based HR management software that can ease the burden of HR teams from administrative tasks and helps to manage hiring, onboarding, payroll, attendance, and performance management
Zimyo Zimyo Ajay Kadyan, Co-Founder Their vision is to empower thousands of organizations across the world to offer true ‘employee experience’ to their employees, helping them get the best out of their workforce, drive higher engagement, and build a differentiating human capital advantage
ZingHR ZingHR Prasad Rajappan, CEO They are India’s premier HCM Platform, emerging leaders in cuttingedge HR Tech and experts in all-round HR solutions and to empower the workforce and improve the business with better HR strategies and tools
Zoho People Zoho People Sridhar Vembu, Founder It is the one-stop-shop for everything HR and all things HR which include database management, attendance and leave management, and performance appraisals can be managed from one place