Friday Feb 07, 2014

"It’s All About People,” says Larry Ellison at San Francisco CloudWorld

Larry Ellison delighted the audience at CloudWorld in San Francisco with an unexpected appearance to talk about How HR Leaders are Embracing the Cloud. We’ve pulled out a few of the more quotable responses to questions from the audience, such as, “Why did you choose to talk only about HCM?” Who is Oracle's competition?” “Is Oracle early or late to the cloud?” “Does the cloud make Oracle more applicable to more companies?” Ellison was entertaining and provocative, as always.

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Monday Feb 03, 2014

How One Savvy Leader Used Oracle Solutions To Transform An Organization

“A change program not a technology project.” That was one of the twelve principles that Sandy Begbie’s team used to transform Standard Life into a customer serving organization. There were sizable challenges and ingenious solutions. Influencer David Essex from Search Financials Applications interviewed Begbie about the company’s turnaround and its dependence on Oracle solutions. Begbie loves the modern look and feel of the Oracle HCM Cloud and “projects that the Oracle investment could have an internal rate of return as high as 30 percent over five years, in part from reduced HR labor and IT costs."

You will here similar success stories at Oracle HCM World, February 4-6 in Las Vegas. 

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Wednesday Apr 03, 2013

“Yes, Fusion Is Living Up To Our Expectations!”

We went live with Oracle Fusion Talent Review in late 2012. During the implementation, I blogged about Oracle’s business drivers for a new talent management process, Oracle President Mark Hurd’s position on talent management, and the benefits we were anticipating from Oracle Fusion Talent Review. Now I’m back to report on the progress of the rollout—and to let you know how excited we are that the new talent review process and technology are already making a difference in our business![Read More]

Thursday Oct 25, 2012

Oracle at HR Tech: What a Difference a Year Makes

Sounds like Chicago was the place to be two weeks ago. The HR Tech conference drew the who’s who in the industry, including our own Mark Hurd and Steve Miranda. In this article, Natalia Rachelson gives us her impressions of the conference and compiles thoughts from other industry influencers.[Read More]

Wednesday Oct 17, 2012

On The Road with the HR Community

Travel increases our knowledge and widens our perspective -- whether you’re in an art museum in Paris, on a beach in Sharm El Sheikh, or at an industry conference in Chicago. Steve Boese talks about some of his conference experiences that provide a larger sense of one’s own ideas, concerns, and challenges. This ‘mind pop’ helps sharpen strategies and solve problems.

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Thursday Oct 11, 2012

Cloud Apps News @#OOW12

All eyes were on Oracle this past week and the news cycle was in full swing. What better time to make some key announcements that were guaranteed to create buzz ... and so we did. The name of the game was Cloud!  Here are the key Cloud announcements for Apps, which included Fusion Tap that enables mobility across all Cloud Apps, Oracle HCM customer momentum in the Cloud, and our very first Oracle ERP Cloud Services customer.

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Friday Sep 21, 2012

Great Expectations - Fusion HCM Highlights at OOW

We have an impressive play list of HCM customers speaking at OpenWorld next month. Lisa Conley gives you the who, what, and where so you'll know how to make the most of your OpenWorld experience. We expect the customer sessions and the ones on Oracle HCM Cloud Services to be SRO so pass the word to arrive early.[Read More]

Thursday Aug 09, 2012

Fusion Talent Review Is A Great Fit For Oracle

Mark Hurd calls talent management the number one issue for CEOs today. Companies are motivated to understand the good talent they have so they can retain them and prepare them for the future. Dr. Kirsten Hanson writes about how Fusion Talent Review will change the game for HR professionals and the business leaders at Oracle. (Part 2 of 2) 
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Monday Jul 30, 2012

HCM and BI: It’s About Making The Right Decision

It is not always easy to make sound business decisions, is it? Well, Oracle is here to help.  Steve Boese, Director Talent Strategy, Oracle, explores how critical decisions such as ones we need to make during annual compensation process or about bringing new folks on board can be simplified by bringing in relevant data and analytics at the right time and in the right context.  Continue reading to learn more. [Read More]

Thursday Jul 12, 2012

Multi-Tenancy and Other Useless Discussions

Meg Bear, Vice President, Oracle Cloud Social Platform, knows that there are very strong opinions out there about multi-tenancy. She acknowledges that smart people with years of experience come down on both sides of the issue. However, Meg holds the opinion that the whole multi-tenancy conversation is missing the point. See if you agree.
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Friday Jun 29, 2012

Mobile HCM: It’s not the future, it is right now

According to Steve Boese, Director Product Strategy, Oracle, the question for the Human Resources leader is no longer, ‘Should HR explore ways to exploit mobile devices and their always-on nature to better support and empower the modern workforce?’, but rather ‘How can HR best take advantage of smartphone and tablet capability to provide information, enable transactions, and enhance decision making?’.  Read Steve's blog to discover more about the "How".[Read More]

Wednesday May 16, 2012

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

Follow Steve Boese, Director, HCM Strategy, Oracle, as he hits the roads to speak at the two major HCM Conferences: IHRIM 2012 Annual Conference in Chicago and 2012 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in New York.[Read More]

Thursday Apr 19, 2012

HR, The Cloud, and Flexible Options

Steve Boese, Director, Talent Strategy Oracle, shares his thoughts on the Cloud, HR, and Flexible Options[Read More]

Monday Apr 02, 2012

Field Report - Notes from IHRIM Atlanta Event

Steve Boese, Director, Talent Strategy, Oracle, recaps his talk on the subject of Mobile Technology in Human Resources at the IHRIM Atlanta/SE Chapter meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.[Read More]

Wednesday Mar 14, 2012

Beyond Record-Keeping: What Social Means for HCM

Steve Boese, Director, Talent Strategy, Oracle, explores what Social really means for HCM and shares his insights into how Social will change every angle of human resources going forward. [Read More]
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