Monday Apr 06, 2015

HCM World At-a-Glance if You Didn’t Make It

By Sunita Khatri


“Cloud is the engine on how Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) customers operate”, that and many more thought-provoking, inspirational phrases were coined at Oracle’s 2nd Annual HCM World in March. A conference that congregated hundreds of HR professionals and Executives in various stages of their HR transformation journeys to one underlying string of thought, or rather question: “What is my business doing to transform?”

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Wednesday Jan 07, 2015

Standard Life Uses HR Cloud To Drive People-Powered Corporate Change

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes


UK-based insurer Standard Life has achieved cost reductions and “significantly” improved internal processes using cloud-based human capital management software, said its Chief Operating Officer Sandy Begbie. The company is growing globally, with a presence in markets from Vancouver, Canada, to Sydney, Australia, with more than 8,000 employees serving some 6 million customers.

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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: Make HR A Real-Time Application

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes


If a company’s survival hinges on the ability of its people to execute against a well-conceived strategy, then its fate depends to a huge extent on its ability to attract, retain, and motivate the best people for the job. “Talent is at the core of success,” Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told an audience of human resources executives on November 18 at a conference in London, England.

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Monday Nov 10, 2014

Oracle VP Jeff Kristick Sees Strong Uptake in Cloud-Based HCM Solutions

wowLast spring, Oracle announced the Customer 2 Cloud program, which is helping enterprises smoothly transition to modern, cloud-based solutions while continuing to accrue value from on-premises investments. Oracle also reported that it has become the second-largest software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider in the industry. We spoke with Jeff Kristick, vice president of Oracle Human Capital Management.

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Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

Can HR be an Agent of Change?

By Anu Kurian - Originally posted on people matters

wowAaron Green, VP HCM Strategy-Oracle, talks about how HR adopts change and if embracing cloud has simplified HR functions.Technology has changed the way we deal with our personal lives. From Facebook to Whatsapp to Reachout in China, we manage our personal lives in a very digital world and that means there is a shift in demand from the GenY or the millennial workforce. 

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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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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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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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Monday Aug 11, 2014

Re-Thinking HR and HR Technology

By Richard Doherty

wowThese are exciting times for HR and HR technology. The continuing rise of the Cloud for HR applications and the many benefits that the Cloud brings, are encouraging many organisations to rethink their HR technology strategies.

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Wednesday Aug 06, 2014

So, How is the Oracle HCM Cloud User Experience? In a Word, Smokin’!

By Misha Vaughan - Originally posted on VoX

wowOracle unveiled its game-changing cloud user experience strategy at Oracle OpenWorld 2013 (remember that?) with a new simplified user interface (UI) paradigm.  The Oracle HCM cloud user experience is about light-weight interaction, tailored to the task you are trying to accomplish, on the device you are comfortable working with. 

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Wednesday Jul 30, 2014

7 Questions for Tony Kender, Head of Oracle HCM Sales

Originally posted on Oracle Midsize


Tony Kender, Senior Vice President, leads Oracle’s sales operations for HCM solutions in North America, including an organization dedicated to the unique needs of midsize companies.

Q: What is the most exciting thing happening with growing midsize companies and HCM solutions?

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Friday Jul 18, 2014

CHROs: If You're Not Planning Beyond 2015, You're Already Falling Behind

By Bertrand Dussert - Originally Posted on Forbes

wowThe June 8 edition of the U.K’s Telegraph newspaper reported that for the first time ever a supercomputer has passed the Turing Test for artificial intelligence, a measure of a device’s ability display human intelligence. It did so by fooling more than 30 percent of the humans interacting with it that it was a 13-year-old boy. This is an important milestone in computing and a sign of things to come for CHROs who have struggled to leverage technology and automation to manage...

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Monday Jul 14, 2014

Oracle CIO Mark Sunday Gives an IT Perspective on HR Technology

By Mark Sunday

wowWe had a chance to sit down with Oracle CIO, Mark Sunday who is responsible for the information technology infrastructure used across the company globally. We asked Mark about his perspectives on hot topics such Cloud, Social, and IT partnering with HR.

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Wednesday Jul 02, 2014

Payroll for the People

By Anke Mogannam


Every organization has the same goal: an error-free, efficient, and effective payroll department. But ways to accomplish this goal vary, based upon industry, an organization’s internal priorities, and culture. For some, establishing strict deadlines for when employee timesheets are turned in is important for the sake of efficiency and cost control. Such organizations may have rules that, for example, forbid cutting checks in the middle of a cycle.

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Friday Jun 27, 2014

Questions You Should Ask Your Cloud Provider

By Mike Vilimek


The shift from complex and costly on-premise business software to flexible and more cost-effective cloud solutions is not only underway, it’s inevitable. The business advantages both in terms of cost and functionality are simple too great to ignore. Whether it’s HCM, ERP, or CX, businesses will continue to shift away from managing on-premise versions of these systems to cloud solutions. But are all cloud solutions the same?

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