Great HR can make a huge difference at both an individual and a corporate level – but significant challenges remain as departments look to embrace transformational shifts in the way we work, the technologies we use and the workplaces we operate in. What should HR leaders and functions be doing to improve productivity and diversity, to win the war for talent, and to make sense of the ever-changing retirement agenda? How can we help shape our organisations to succeed in more demanding environments? And what role can emerging technologies play in a business centred around people?