The new HR Portal is not an HR Portal

What exactly was Web 1.0?  I honestly can’t even remember.  I barely even remember Web 2.0 other than it was the advent of user interactivity so minimally executed that today’s

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Android versus iPhones

The web is alive with comparisons of Google Android phones and Apple iPhones.  While it seemed for a long time that the iPhone was going to own the market, Android

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Meaningful Experiences in Web 2.0

I’ve complained about information overload before.  As we get into lists and networks and blogs, and microblogs, we subject ourselves to information from increasingly diverse sources.  Some of these are

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Screen Flicker and End User Annoyances

There has been so much publicity around e-readers and the Apple iPad lately. In truth, I’m totally captivated by both of these technologies, but have not jumped in the market

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Defining Web 2.0

It’s probably long past time to write some definitions.  In fact, I’ve done this before, probably every time I write a post about Web 2.0. A few years ago, I

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Karen Beaman wrote a guest post somewhere on the technology of tennis. I’ve occasionally written about cycling here, but thought I’d go into more detail on the technology of cycling

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I mean really, we have these things called portals that are mostly transactional self service engines these days.  But we at least realize there is potential for so much more. 

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I’ll be honest – I’m a bit sick of talking about the long tail.  We’re all so enamored by talking about is as if it makes us all business theorists. 

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Far be it for feeble minded me to critique HBR’s SOA article entitled “Then Next Revolution in Productivity,”  ((HBR June 2008, pg 73))  but that’s what I’ll do anyway.  While

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It’s not mystery that Oracle’s Fusion Middleware product was really only a half baked cobbling of old products when it was released a couple years ago.  Much like Bush’s “Mission

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Or are they?  Bob Dylan aside, it would seem that the past year has brought Web 2.0 to the HR desktop quickly and effectively.  The problem is that this Web

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Jason and I might have to disagree on this one. Can we please stop saying “…and the user interface is sexy”!  User interfaces should not be “sexy” nor are they! 

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The introduction of consumer driven Web 2.0 technologies into businesses is set to usher in a phase of productivity growth that could surpass that of the late 1990’s boom, says

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