The intersection between HR strategy and HR technology

HR Strategy and Technology

The Decline of Corporate Elitism

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015

When I was a kid, I always hoped and dreamed that I would get into one of those Ivy League schools. Unfortunately, I was a disaster of a student (and a ridiculously undisciplined...

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Social and Gamification

HR, Twitter and Osama bin Laden

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013

Yeah – I’m going to write about this.  I just finished watching Zero Dark Thirty on the plane, and I’m thinking back to that day.  I remember landing in the...

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Analytics and Big Data

What the Meta?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015

In the world of HR, the ability of HR practitioners to grapple with data and glean insights has been suspect by business leaders for a long time.  There are a variety of reasons...

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Recent Posts

HR Technology Conference 2014: Global Payroll

HR Technology Conference 2014:  Global Payroll

Oct 14, 2014

If you read this blog, you know I like order and simplicity.  I want everything in one place.  My scale at home weighs me and integrates to my calorie tracker.  my calorie tracker integrates with my fitness tracker.  I know how many calories I’ve eaten, how many I’ve expended, and if my weight trend is on target or not.  It’s all in one...

HR Technology Conference 2014: Recruiting System Thoughts

HR Technology Conference 2014:  Recruiting System Thoughts

Oct 9, 2014

Overall, this year was one of the best years in a while for the vendor and show floor.  In my opinion, there were some significant areas where technology has finally started catching up with vision, and it was happening on a pretty broad level.  The smaller startup vendors from the last year have pushed the bigger players, creating a lot of positive movement....

Common Sense KPI’s Gone Wrong

Common Sense KPI’s Gone Wrong

Sep 17, 2014

I love dashboards.  I have a goals list on my phone tracking how many miles I’m supposed to run or ride on my bike.  I have a trending graph on the device that tells my how much I weigh.  The only reason I have not bought one of those fitness wristbands yet is because I just can’t stand things on my wrist!  I was just on the company call, and we...

Time for the Annual HR Technology Survey

Time for the Annual HR Technology Survey

May 27, 2014

With the web content and search developing the way it has over the last 15 years, I think we take for granted how ubiquitous information is.  We can Google just about anything and get decently reliable results every time.  At the root of all of this, somebody is creating great information and insight, and it takes time. One of the very few surveys that is just...

The Evolution of Standardization

The Evolution of Standardization

Apr 30, 2014

So my wife has been on a homemade donut kick lately.  That’s right, every weekend I get to sample another dozen donuts.  Those of you who read often know that my constant struggle to stay fit must work really well when there is a new batch of donuts sitting around the house every Saturday morning.  We’ve got the chocolate dipped, the glazed, the orange...

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