Wednesday Oct 08, 2014

Predictive Analytics: If Only I Knew Then What I Know Now

By Alka Asthana


What’s the next game-changer for businesses? Ever wondered about this? It was and will always be - the human capital! (Next is almost redundant - deserves to be crossed out)

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Monday Oct 06, 2014

Do You Understand What Makes Your Workforce Tick?

By Richard Doherty


If I was to tell you that over half of your employees would give up higher pay for the opportunity to learn new skills would you be surprised? According to the 2014 Kelly Global Workforce Index, 57% of the workforce is more interested in gaining new skills than getting more money. I’m sure that’s given many of you food for thought. Spend less money on pay rises, spend more money on skilling your workforce. 

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Wednesday Oct 01, 2014

Social Sourcing: Dive Into New Talent Pools

By Janie Smith - Originally posted on HC Online


As an HR professional, it’s one thing to promote your organisation to an existing “customer base” of potential job candidates – but how do you go about attracting a whole new base? Social sourcing is the key, according to Oracle vice president of human capital management, Aaron Green.

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Monday Sep 29, 2014

Hey Friend—Could I Catch a Lyft?

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle Midsize


San Francisco-based Lyft isn’t just one of the hottest brands in the emerging rideshare industry—it’s also an intriguing startup story in one of the most competitive talent markets in the country.

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Wednesday Sep 24, 2014

Thinking About Moving HR to the Cloud?

By Richard Doherty

wowAccording to recent Oracle/ research, up to 68% of organisations, of all sizes, do not have Cloud HCM apps. We excluded Cloud recruitment solutions given their prevalence and maturity which we felt would have skewed the results. So it’s still relatively early days for the Cloud and HCM apps with 32% of organisations with HCM apps in the Cloud or in the process of implementing them.

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Monday Sep 22, 2014

Are You Working with Robots?

By Anadi Upadhyaya

wowThis post is not about robotics but about the humans who are prisoners of patterned thinking which blinds them from leveraging the next big idea. Let’s start with a timeless tale which is very well connected to people from different walks of life.

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Wednesday Sep 17, 2014

Banishing the Unicorn

By Christine Mellon

wowWith organizational appetites for technology upgrades growing, the HR function is more frequently finding itself in the long sought position of selecting new human capital tools that will elevate talent and facilitate the achievement of business objectives.  This brings an unprecedented opportunity for HR to display strategic capabilities and dispel historic perceptions of a lack of business acumen.

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Monday Sep 15, 2014

How Modern is HR, Really?

By Richard Doherty

wowAs a technology and solution provider, it is Oracle’s responsibility to respond to emerging technology and market trends, to predict the future needs of our customers and design solutions that capitalise on the trends to deliver on those future needs. As with any new technology or solution there will be early adopters, the early majority, laggards and so on. 

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Friday Sep 12, 2014

Two Pressing Priorities for HR Executives: Social and Analytics

By Cara Capretta & Bertrand Dussert

wowIt’s not news: Social media usage worldwide has grown at a dizzying pace. Smart CHROs know that the social media phenomenon is not a trend that organizations other than their own have to contend with—it’s an essential business reality that permeates the entire business. How is it, then, that in a recent Argyle survey of top HR executives, 62 percent say they are not using social and collaboration software at work?

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Wednesday Sep 10, 2014

How Oracle’s Mark Hurd Uses Human Resources to Drive Revenue

By Joseph Stark - Originally posted on

wowMark Hurd, president of the software production giant Oracle, recently shared his views on how human resources can drive company revenue. The workplace is changing rapidly, and CEOs and their HR departments are having trouble adapting.

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Monday Sep 08, 2014

Top 10 Trends in Workforce Management

By Anke Mogannam

wowWorkforce Management (WFM) technology is gaining attention because it is so closely linked to cost savings. surveyed 124 organizations to learn where they are getting value from their WFM solutions, the challenges they faced, and their plans for the future.

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Friday Sep 05, 2014

Why More (Cloud Applications) Really Is Better

By Deborah Hamilton

wowIt doesn’t matter that I’ve done it a dozen times before. I am still amazed at how easy it is to submit a claim for out-of-network expenses through my health insurance provider. I log onto their web site, enter information from the physician’s statement, hit submit, and the money is in my bank account three days later.

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Tuesday Sep 02, 2014

While You’re On Holiday, Would You Like to Have Your Work Emails Automatically Deleted?

By Richard Doherty

wowDaimler’s recent decision to give employees the option to have all email received while on holiday automatically deleted (see story here) has generated lots of healthy discussion and debate with many for and against such a policy. Personally, I think the key take away from this initiative is the fact that it is an option.

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Friday Aug 29, 2014

Oracle HCM Cloud Set to Shine at OpenWorld 2014

By Mike Vilimek

wowAt Oracle OpenWorld 2014 all things HCM will again be a dedicated “event within an event” called HCM Central @ OpenWorld. This year’s experience promises to be even better than last year’s and we want to let you know why you should be excited and eager to attend.

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Wednesday Aug 27, 2014

New Oracle Program Eases Common Pains of Cloud Migration

By Alison Weiss - Originally posted on Profit

wowCloud computing has forever changed the economics of enterprise IT—but for many, the savings of cost and time are not being fully realized. According to Rod Johnson, group vice president, Oracle Applications and Industries Solutions Group, the rush to move to the cloud left many line-of-business managers spending IT budget on new cloud features, while the IT team still had to run and maintain (and pay for) traditional on-premises applications while also trying to integrate these systems.

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