In case you missed it, HRO Today recently reported the following: “A former president of national accounts at competitor ADP, Jay C. Rising, 50, has been named president of Hewitt’s

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Who’s paying attention?  Did the value of HRO deals go down in 2006?  Sure, there were much fewer $1B deals, but what was the cause of that?  Were there overall

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It’s interesting that only several vendors hold a large majority of the market share in the HRO world – almost an 80/20 rule.  If you look at the top 3

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The other day I was trying to remember what happened to a company in the benefits administration space I used to deal with quite regularly.  Of course, as been happening

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Hewitt’s very public financial difficulties continue today, days after announcing quarter-end September 30, 2006 financial results.  It is not my intention to single out Hewitt by writing about them again. 

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From time to time companies exhibit moments of organizational maturity not often enough seen in the market.  This week’s moment comes to us courtesy of Hewitt Associates’ Mike Wright, global

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In a prior post I wrote about the Total Cost of Ownership (“TCO”) in the context of risk.  Today I would like to write about techniques to measure the cost

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Last week I promised to write about measuring risk related to group benefit plans and techniques on evidence based cost avoidance (when I put it that way, it sounds so

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There’s been a lot of it lately.  Our own Donald Glade wrote about it here, and Jason did here. First off, my response to Jason Corsello:  ADP should not buy

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The rumors have been around in the market for some time now, but this past week it showed up in print:  What does surprise Pramuk and other experts, however, is

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Accenture: Accenture is like ExcellerateHRO and Hewitt. With a great HR consulting group and an ability to execute the technology, Accenture was in the market early enough to capture great

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Is ERP dead? Well, not really. At least not in the enterprise HR market. Net yet anyway. cryptic enough?) The truth is that there isn’t anyone out there looking to

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Jason also posted this about Hewitt recently. I actually don’t have a further comment other than I’ve been seeing lots of laid off Hewitt associates filtering through other organizations. Anyone

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Prior Post updated to include real links to the publisher. I had the text of the entire series, but only 4 of 6 links below. You’ll have to look for

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Somewhere in my last 100 posts I mentioned that Hewitt was in a fairly weak operational position and might be an aquisition target. I’ll have to admit that I didn’t

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While Hewitt clearly has the biggest name and the most large clients right now, I’m not so sure if they are the clear leaders as this Hewitt press release indicates.

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Here’s the link, but I’ve pasted some of the text below if you don’t have a log-in: There is a lot of proof out there that HRO and BPO are

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This is actually an Indian update on the HRO market, but it has some interesting facts and opinions. First off, I had no idea that Hewitt was creating an outsourcing

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What’s up with HRO vendors revisited. As sort of a follow-up to my last post on HR Consultancies, here’s an interesting article about HRO and the wisdom of single sourcing

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The human resource outsourcing industry may be the fastest growth segment of BPO. However, the US HRO (HR BPO) market is in complete dissaray. Nobody has the entire service offering

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