HR Technology Conference 2014:  HCM Roundtable

Every year we’re trying to figure out what’s next.  7 years ago, I started hearing about social HR everywhere, but the market really wasn’t ready.  Every HR organization thought that

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Is Cloud The Way To Go?

So I had to upgrade my cell phone contract.  I used to be on this thing where I had a bucket of minutes and text messages to use, and now

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Leveling the Playing Field

I’ve always wondered about the benefits of doping in professional sports.  Once, I read about a journalist who decided to dope just to find out if it really was that

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Switching Gears

A long time ago, I used to work for ADP doing pre-sales.  We had great relationships internally with services and implementation, but nonetheless it always seemed to come up that

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Fusion HCM Website is Up

Just an FYI since this appears to be about the softest launch we’ve seen in ages.  Considering we’ve been waiting for Fusion for a while.  Here’s an FYI that the

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Back to Basics

It seems to me that there has been a renewed focus on core HR.  Now I need to tell the truth, I really thought core HR was dead.  I mean,

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HR Technology Deployments

I love it when consultants come in and talk to you about all the things you need to do around an implementation.  Obviously your implementer is going to do all

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Evaluating the Demo

I’ll admit that a while back (wow – are we going on 10 years now?) I was an SC.  You know – those guys from the vendors that the salespeople

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Core HR is not a Hub

I came across this quite a few years ago as we started to tinker around with core HR systems needing to integrate with more systems than just payroll and benefits,

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Bill Kutik and the Direction of HR Technology

A recent Bill Kutik Radio Show featured Tom Keebler of Towers Watson.  Tom is the Global Practice Leader of the TW HR Service Delivery Practice, and each year they run

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Burnt to a Crisp

I have a friend who happens to have a particular way of ordering steaks. This is interesting for a number of reasons. First, I’m not sure how many Indian guys

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I’m sitting on a plane (delayed of course for 4 hours) thinking about the people around me.  I have the fabulous exit row seat on the A319 where there is

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Karen Beaman over at Jeitosa recently wrote about the unbundling of HCM systems that we’ve been seeing for many years now.  She is exactly right, that often times the unbundling

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Global HR data is tough. Often times when we’re thinking about implementing a global core HR system, or a global data warehouse, we implement these systems according to a U.S.

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Everyone wants global data.  They want it in a global HRMS, or in a data warehouse.  They want shared accessible data in communized practices and processes.  They want the ability

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I was recently getting caught up on some blog reading and noticed Josh Bersin’s post on the Talent Management Software Slump.  I’m not sure if I’m just a pessimist, but

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Perhaps the statement that we now live in a “point solution world” for HR is a bit bold.  Certainly in large and medium sized organizations, ERP deployments are still strong. 

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CedarCrestone recently updated their annual HRIT survey covering the trends in HR budgets.  It’s especially interesting right now as the economy swings down.  There is obviously much more content and

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Being that Workday is announcing their Fall 2008 update today, I figured it was a s good a time as any to get this site back up and running again. 

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The fact that the market is excited about Workday would be an understatement.  Hype around this company’s products and functionality appear to be racing quite past reality and approach mythical

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