Tuesday Aug 11, 2015

Three Steps to Get Big Data Ready for HR

By Melanie Hache-Barrois

Getting Big Data Right for hR

Big data will revolutionise HR practices—here is how to hit the ground running with your implementation

Big data analytics promises to deliver new insights into the workforce; these insights can help HR better predict trends and policy outcomes and thereby make the right decisions. It has the power to help HR to predict and plan organizational performance, to minimize the cost, time and risk of taking on new HR initiatives, and to understand, develop and maintain a productive workforce over a single technology platform, and much more.

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Monday Jun 08, 2015

Five Ideas: Human Capital Management


In March, Oracle hosted Oracle HCM World in Washington DC. Human resources, talent management, and business leaders heard from industry influencers, shared best practices, and learned how forward-thinking organizations are employing modern HR to transform their organizations. Here, learn more from human capital management experts.

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Thursday Jun 04, 2015

The Need to Take a Look under the Covers

By Andy Campbell


There was no debate, no disagreement, just a sea of nodding heads. ‘We know that performance management systems don’t work and most people hate then. The same usually applies to succession planning as well. That’s just a given’. It was an interesting start to a very engaging lunchtime discussion. 

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Wednesday May 13, 2015

HR Must Modernize to Meet New Employee Demands

By Rick O'Herron

wowAttracting, retaining, and promoting your best people has become more challenging than ever in the high-stakes competition for talent. The talented, high achievers on whom companies depend on to compete and win now expect any information they need to be instantly available, whenever and wherever they need it, from any device.

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Monday Apr 13, 2015

How Can Project-Driven Organizations Get the Most Out of Their Talent?

By Romain Maillart


When your tempo is set by the inflow of projects, it’s all about how your people perform. Project-driven organizations operate very differently from traditional organizations. Traditional businesses rely on a continuous stream of activity—think retail or utilities companies, whose leaders typically define global annual objectives that cascade down through the organization to align focus and drive company performance.

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Wednesday Apr 08, 2015

Investigating Talent Analytics

By Jeff Haynes

wowThe US unemployment rate is at its lowest since 2001’s 5.5 percent. There are 11 million people looking for work, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But, 5 million jobs remain unfilled because it is highly unlikely that those two unemployed external candidates for every available job will have the critical skills your company requires.

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Monday Feb 23, 2015

Employees in the Clickstream

By Bertrand Dussert


What HR leaders can learn from the analytics best practices of e-commerce

Imagine you’ve just rolled out a new employee portal designed to help your workforce manage their careers. You’re measuring click rates, so you know that 80 percent of the workforce viewed the portal in its first two weeks. Time to pat yourself on the back for another successful HR initiative? 

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Wednesday Jan 28, 2015

Big Data’s Importance to HR Field Grows

By Joel Kranc - Originally posted on EBN


HR and benefits professionals need to start using big data to move their own departments and their companies’ end goals forward. “You are not going to be a successful HR leader in 10 years if you don’t get data,” said Mike Bollinger, vice-president of HCM transformation and thought leadership with Oracle during the Human Resources Professional Association conference in Toronto this week.

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Wednesday Nov 05, 2014

Why HR Needs to Think Like the CMO

By Janie Smith - Originally posted on HC Online


The long-running discussion about HR’s need to have a seat at the table is one Aaron Green has always found interesting. The vice president of human capital management at Oracle said that HR had always had that seat. “At the heart of it, organisations are made up of people and HR is instrumental in that. But it's often been ignored and not because of a lack of understanding, it's a lack of marketing on the HR officer's part.

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Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

The New HR: Accountable, Measurable, Analytical

By Aaron Green

wowThe past decade has seen HR professionals charged with delivering ROI back to the business. With HR traditionally viewed as the softer, subjective area of an enterprise, companies need to change their approach to human resources to gain the benefits of real ROI from HR.  The ones which take a more measurable, numbers-based approach to HR are the ones which experience successful business transformation in today’s competitive environment. 

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Monday Oct 27, 2014

HR and IT Partnership: Observations from a Veteran CIO

By Rick O'Herron - Originally posted on NetSuite Magazine


Companies looking to differentiate themselves are turning to HR technology as it becomes clear that attracting and retaining skilled talent is key to providing superior employee experiences. Technology companies are delivering HR systems that make it easier to find and onboard the best employees and retain them by providing more streamlined and engaging experiences.  

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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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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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Monday Aug 18, 2014

Simplifying Human Capital Management with Mobile Applications

By Aaron Green

wowIf you're starting to think 'mobility' is a recurring theme in your reading, you'd be right. For those who haven't started to build organisational capabilities to leverage it, it's fair to say you're late to the party. The good news: better late than never. 

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Monday Jul 21, 2014

HR and Finance Agree? – Has The World Come To An End?

By Mike Bollinger & Alex Anvari


HR and finance executives agree on many people and performance-related issues according to a survey of HR and finance executives by Towers Watson and Forbes InsightThe top areas of joint activity, according to the survey were, setting annual budgets for reward programs (cited by 46 percent of finance and 62 percent of HR), determining changes to reward programs (43 percent finance and 42 percent HR), and setting reward strategy...

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