Wednesday Jul 29, 2015

Three Steps to Get Big Data Ready for HR

A Guest Post by Melanie Hache-Barrois, Oracle HCM Strategy Director, Southern Europe

Big data analytics promises to deliver new insights into the workforce. This post by Melanie Hache-Barrois, HCM Strategy Director Southern Europe, will help you ensure that you and your data is ready for the big data revolution.

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Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

July 8th: Overhead Door Corporation HCM Cloud Customer Forum

We live in a world where personal reviews and recommendations are king. We like to know what others think of a product or service before we make our final decision. That's exactly what you get with Oracle's Customer Forums, which makes them so popular and valuable. Larry Freed, CIO at Overhead Door Corporation, will talk about his company's expectations of, and experience with, Oracle HCM Cloud on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Get the details and join us!

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Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

Preview Release 10 Oracle Applications Cloud Readiness Content!

A Guest Post by Katrine Haugerud (pictured left), Senior Director, Oracle Product Management

Do you know what’s coming in Release 10? Oracle’s Katrine Haugerud (pictured left) is here to point you to the resources that will get you release ready. There are webcasts and product demos about top-level messaging and product themes (called Spotlights). Plus you’ll find summary descriptions on each new feature and product (RCD's)—with even more to come next month. 

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The Pendulum Swings Back

A Guest Post by Andy Campbell (pictured left), Oracle HCM Cloud Sales Evangelist

Research shows a correlation between an organization's cloud maturity and the health of its growth initiatives. Companies with cloud applications are more productive, more flexible, and more decisive. So are the business users in these companies still king? Or has the CIO stepped back to the podium to lead the charge? Oracle's Campbell explains the research and gives his POV.

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Tuesday Jun 02, 2015

Embrace Diversity and Congruence in the Workplace

A Guest Post by Andy Campbell, Oracle HCM Cloud Sales Evangelist (pictured left)

In this post, Andy Campbell talks about building a healthy workforce of people from diverse backgrounds and skills who share a common set of company perspectives and values. Campbell explains how social media in the recruitment space works well for both employers and potential recruits to achieve cohesive, productive teams.

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Tuesday Apr 07, 2015

Finance and HR: A Marriage Made in Cloud Heaven

A Guest Post by Dee Houchen (pictured left), senior principal product marketing director for Oracle ERP Cloud

Finding and retaining the best finance talent is a top-of-mind issue with CFO’s. In this post, Oracle's Dee Houchen, ERP Product Marketing, (pictured left) suggests some probing questions to uncover the challenges. She also points us to a relevant Wall Street Journal Custom Studios report, which provides six recommendations on how finance leaders can improve bench strength within their own organizations.

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Wednesday Dec 03, 2014

Where Is Talent When Sizing Up The Success of a Business?

"Talent is at the core of success," Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told an audience of HR executives last month at a conference in London, England. They can no longer rely on expert strategies and prudent business plans—they need the right people at every level of the organization. An aging workforce, plus a new generation of workers with high expectations, adds a layer of urgency to getting the search for talent right.

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December 10: AXA HCM Cloud Customer Forum

AXA is a French, multinational company with 157,000 employees. It had multiple core HR systems, including PeopleSoft and SAP. It determined that a cloud solution would suit its requirements more effectively than going through an expensive upgrade and customization process. You and your prospects can hear Kwasi Boateng, Head of Group HRIS Development, talk about AXA's satisfying journey with Oracle.[Read More]

Tuesday Oct 28, 2014

5 Reasons Why You Need to Reinvent Your Recruitment Process

The best candidates for your job post are probably working for the competition. How do you attract them? You’ve just filled a position with your top candidate. Do you let outstanding candidates #2 and #3 just ride off into the sunset? Oracle’s Gessica Chies (pictured left) is an EMEA HCM Sales Consultant and believes there are plenty of recruiting opportunities in the challenging parts of talent acquisition. She urges readers to modernize the recruitment process for innovative results.  [Read More]

Monday Aug 25, 2014

Oracle HCM Cloud Primed for OpenWorld 2014

A Guest Post by Mike Vilimek, Director of Product Marketing, Oracle HCM Cloud

At Oracle OpenWorld 2014 all things HCM will again be a dedicated “event within an event” called HCM Central @ OpenWorld. Mike Vilimek from Oracle Product Marketing (pictured left) tells us why we should be excited and eager to attend. There are a number of sessions where customers will share their stories of successfully moving to Oracle HCM Cloud. Vilimek also includes details on the HCM themes, journey mapping, entertainment, and venue. Catch Vilimek's enthusiasm and plan to be in San Francisco September 28 - October 2, 2014.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Content from the OHUG Global Conference 2014

We have some great content from the Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG) conference that was held in Las Vegas June 9-13, 2014. First, there’s a digest of #ohugglobal tweets that does a nice job of recapping the event. Second, you can read four mini interviews from Oracle HCM Cloud customers (WAXIE Sanitary Supply, eVerge Group, Sonepar, and National Marrow Donor Program).
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Zach Thomas: “The 7 Rules for Selecting Global HR Technology”

Our work teams can (and often do) consist of people from all around the world. That creates challenges for an HR organization in the areas of hiring, culture, performance, and compliance. Oracle’s Zach Thomas, Vice President of HCM product strategy, says that technology can help HR overcome obstacles and effectively manage their global workforces. His article entitled “The 7 Rules for Selecting Global HR Technology” was published by Talent Management Magazine this month. Following the seven principles can give organizations a competitive advantage in terms of talent, retention, organizational processes, and collaboration.

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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]
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