Where oh Where—Are the HR Smartphone Apps Going?

Impressive this year is the software creator’s mantra “develop for mobile first.” Our survey of providers indicated that solutions are created and in the market for every area of talent:  learning, rewards, performance management and appraisal approval, succession and hiring management and many more.  Even core HR. Even content authoring tools. There is employee self-service […]

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Analytics takes Center Stage at Workday Rising

Workday Rising, the annual Workday conference for its customers and prospects was held in early November in San Francisco. Attendees heard from Workday executives on upcoming products, from current customers on their deployments and ensuing outcomes, and from vendors and systems integrators on the fit of their solutions with their Workday customers’ technology and implementation […]

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The Data Challenge (Big or Not)

HR already is grappling with the challenges of out of date, incomplete or potentially inaccurate about corporate employees. Analytics teams are addressing issues of data cleansing and the creation of data dictionaries to solve the linguistic and data model incompatibilities across the organization. (Note the great variation in what constitutes an “employee,” or how “attrition” […]

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Cloud Cover for the SMB Market

Small and mid-sized businesses are sometimes ignored in the data that looks at cloud adoption, as attention goes to global corporations deploying enterprise-wide ERP solutions across their widespread landscapes.  But whether they started with customer relationship management (CRM), e-business solutions that support online sales, financials or ERP, smaller companies are increasingly adding solutions – such […]

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