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Thinking of Moving HR to the Cloud? Learn from Those Who Have.

April 9, 2014 By: Mike Vilimek

More and more, organizations are turning to the cloud for their next modern HR solution. But while the benefits of modern cloud applications are often clearly understood, many still want to see and hear how others did it before trying it themselves. Luckily, you can now hear firsthand how Newfield, an oil and gas exploration company, has optimized its Talent Management Lifecycle with Oracle HCM Cloud. Blane Kingsmore, HRIS Manager at Newfield, will talk about his company's decision to move their HR applications into the Cloud going forward and their use of mobile applications.

About Newfield Exploration Company:

Newfield Exploration Company is an Independent Energy Company Headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. They have 4 US locations and are also in China. With 1500 employees, they're focused on boosting employee engagement and HR efficiency. Newfield is currently using Oracle HCM Cloud Performance, Goal Management, and Talent Review. They have also made these accessible to their workforce anytime, anywhere through Oracle's mobile applications.

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Mike Vilimek is an experienced technology professional and an active blogger, presenter, and thought leader on topics including recruiting and HR technology. As the Director, HCM Product Marketing at Oracle, Mike is responsible for defining global positioning and messaging for Oracle HCM solutions. Prior to joining Oracle, Mike led the product marketing teams at Talemetry, a recruiting technology provider and Oracle Platinum Partner, and data analytics provider ACL Services. Mike has been a frequent presenter at HR Technology events and webinars and has most recently presented at Oracle CloudWorld 2014, Oracle Open World 2013, the OHUG Annual Conference, and Collaborate.

Mike graduated from Simon Fraser University with a business degree in Marketing and International Business and was a member of the SFU Football team. Following graduation, Mike had a 7-year professional football career in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Follow him on Twitter: @MikeVilimek

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