Monday Mar 31, 2014

Seven Steps for Effective Leadership

By John Hansen - Originally posted on Brokernews


A business is a collection of people working for the same cause, and a leader is required to define that cause. Growth of a business will only come through the time and talents of others. To identify, attract, fill and retain corporate leadership talent, companies need leadership development programs focused on hiring strategies, employee development, and career and succession planning.

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Friday Mar 28, 2014

Are You "Millennial Ready"?

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle for Midsize Companies

Oracle President Mark Hurd's latest post on LinkedIn, "The CEO’s Perfect Storm: Demographics, Data, and Devices Change Everything" identifies the impending Demographics Revolution (along with the Data and Devices Revolutions) as a game changer for CEOs. I'm not surprised. The challenge of hiring and retaining the right talent comes up in EVERY conversation I have with customers and partners.

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Monday Mar 24, 2014

How Compliant is Your HR Function? Part 1

By Alka Asthana


In the initial days of GRC, while we all realized “Compliance” was important, the list of benefits it resulted in, seemed rather intangible; it wasn’t the eye-catching, mind-blowing entries we had come to expect from everything. Being compliant gave your organization flexibility, agility, reduction in fines … and so on and so forth. However, the results of non-compliance loomed larger - other than the financial burden it imposed, non-compliance could affect the very reputation of your company.

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Sunday Feb 09, 2014

Should Human Capital Management Activity Move Away from Shared Service Centers?

By Laura Schaulat - Originally posted on Profit


Over the last 15 years, many organizations have standardized processes and consolidated costs through the shared service model. This transition was enabled in part by a common global technology platform, surfaced in local languages. That platform also laid the foundation for the next development cycle of human resources (HR) process maturity: a slight swing of the pendulum back toward localization, as HR leaders realize that one size does not fit all for HR shared services.

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Monday Feb 03, 2014

What Larry Ellison Thinks About HCM—and Why I Think He’s Spot On

By Bertrand Dussert


On January 29 at Oracle CloudWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison devoted a majority of his time to discussing the tools executives need to manage talent effectively, and how these needs shaped Oracle’s Human Capital Management solutions, such as Oracle HCM Cloud. 

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Tuesday Aug 28, 2012

Is HR The New IT?

Is HR The New IT?  As recruitment, on-boarding and development head to the cloud and mobile devices put sophisticated tools into everyone’s hands, HR leaders are discovering that technology savvy and analytical skills are key to effective talent management.

In this article by Ladan Nikravan in the September edition of Talent Management magazine, Oracle's own Chris Leone, SVP of Fusion Strategy, gives his take on how Technology trends such as social, mobile, big data and the cloud are creating a fundamental change in how employees and HR create value and relationships within the networked organization.

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Tuesday Jul 24, 2012

Rethinking The Business of HR

A company’s workforce has many facets, varied abilities and diverse needs. HR must ensure their technical systems meet both their staff’s and their employer’s practical requirements to achieve objectives. In this article, Humair Ghauri of Oracle looks at the challenges faced by HR departments implementing vital developments to working processes and measuring their effectiveness. Read the full article here.

Friday May 18, 2012

Gartner: Oracle PeopleSoft HCM Product Update, 2012

Gartner recently published report titled Oracle PeopleSoft HCM Product Update, 2012.  To read this report, please click here:

Thursday May 17, 2012

Hitting the Road: Event Updates from IHRIM in Chicago and HCI in New York

Fusion HCM Apps Talk: Follow Steve Boese, Director, HCM Strategy, Oracle, as he hits the roads and speaks at two major HCM Conferences: IHRIM 2012 Annual Conference in Chicago and 2012 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in New York.

Monday May 14, 2012

IDC Names Oracle HCM and Taleo as Leaders in their latest Talent Management Vendor Assessment

Oracle HCM and Taleo named in Leaders category in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2012 Vendor Analysis.  To read the report, please visit this link.

Thursday Apr 26, 2012

Oracle Faces of Fusion -- Arin Bhowmick, Fusion Apps User Experience

Meet one of the key innovators behind Oracle Fusion Apps. Fusion Applications User Experience (UX) team member Arin Bhowmick helped design Fusion's user experience from the ground-up. Hear what customers told him about Fusion Applications when they first saw it and how Oracle integrated consumer technologies, concepts, and user expectations into the Fusion UX.

Thursday Apr 19, 2012

Webcast: Oracle and Taleo, Driving Exceptional Organizational Performance, Thurs Apr 26th

Please join Mark Hurd and Oracle and Taleo executives on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. PT for a webcast presentation on the product strategy for the combined Oracle and Taleo offering.

Together, Oracle and Taleo will:

  • Create a comprehensive cloud offering to manage Human Resources and employee careers
  • Improve the employee experience through every stage of the employee lifecycle
  • Deliver powerful intelligence and a complete social experience

Featured Presenters:

  • Mark Hurd, President, Oracle
  • Steve Miranda, Senior Vice President, Applications Development, Oracle
  • Jason Blessing, Executive Vice President, Products and Technology, Taleo
  • Neil Hudspith, Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer, Taleo

Register today

Thursday Apr 05, 2012

Fusion HCM Apps Echo Chamber Alert!

HCM Tech Talk: Meet one of the key innovators behind Oracle Fusion Apps. In this video, Marci Van Houten talks about her passion for people and career development and how that passion influenced the revolutionary Oracle Fusion Talent Review.

Friday Mar 30, 2012

Catch the Replay! Steve Miranda on The Bill Kutik Radio Show®

Steve Miranda, Senior Vice President for Oracle Fusion Development, was the guest star on this past Wednesday's The Bill Kutik Radio Show®.  Catch the replay or download to iTunes to hear Bill's hard-hitting questions and Steve's candid answers.

Produced by Knowledge Infusion and hosted by independent industry analyst Bill Kutik, the bi-weekly interview show provides leading HR business content and insight into up-to-the-minute trends.

Wednesday Mar 28, 2012

TODAY! Steve Miranda is the Next Guest on The Bill Kutik Radio Show®

Be sure to catch Steve Miranda, Senior Vice President for Oracle Fusion Development, today on The Bill Kutik Radio Show®.

Wednesday, March 28, at noon ET, 9 am PT.  Listen live, afterward to the replay, or download from iTunes.


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