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Join Me Tomorrow for a WebMingle (what is that, anyway?)

Please join me tomorrow at 1pm CST when I will be the guest on the next HRchitect WebMingle event. If you need details, you can find it here.

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The ‘New’ Economy

No one can observe the turmoil in our economy without taking a good, hard look at how it impacts us personally and professionally.  I’ll spare you my version of ‘have you looked at your 401k statements lately?’ (I haven’t.) but … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Well, my fifteen minutes of fame as the headliner for the Bill Kutik radio show have ended with this week’s broadcast featuring Jim Holincheck from Gartner.  Jim never disappoints — lots of great stuff on the show, and it’s definitely … Continue reading

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HR Technology Postscript

Recovery after HR Tech is always a challenge, so I am a few days late in the promised post. The economy took center stage at this year’s conference — put perhaps not for the reasons you might have expected.  I … Continue reading

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HR Technology 2008, Day 2

Day 2 was full of action both in the session rooms and on the show floor.  Overall, the trade show events were well attended and at this point, I’d predict that if we see results worse than last year, it … Continue reading

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HR Tech 2008 Day One

The prevailing theme at the conference this year is no surprise to anyone:  the economy.  Vendors are asking customers about how their purchasing plans might change and talking to each other about possible market scenarios.  But all of the uncertainty … Continue reading

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Is All Publicity Good Publicity?

Thanks to Jason Corsello’s recent blog post, the HCM community is buzzing about some recent statements made by Harry Debes, our CEO, about the Software as a Service (SaaS) model.  First of all, I’m impressed by Jason’s reach.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Fusion, con-Fusion or What?

Kudos to Bill Kutik in his most recent column for (mostly) calling out what’s real about Oracle’s Fusion initiative – which is pretty much nothing, at least as far as HCM is concerned. I’ve worked for software companies for nearly … Continue reading

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Is Three a Trend?

I’ve been busy travelling to several customer sites to talk about new talent management projects.  I am very encouraged by what I’m hearing, especially with respect to the way HR leaders are engaging in the process of creating the right … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans….

The second full day at CUE (this year it was Wednesday) is always about showcasing new products.  And this year, it was an opportunity to introduce Strategic Human Capital Management (SHCM) to our customer base.  Let me cut to the chase … Continue reading

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