Week of 02 Dec 2013 Nokia Solutions Networks HR rejects best of breed for best of platform (ComputerWeekly.com | 06 Dec 2013)
Nokia Solutions and Networks has chosen a ‘best of platform’ approach for its global HR programme in the wake of a reduction in staff from around 80,000 to 50,000, consequent to a restructure in 2011
Top 10 financial technology stories of the year (06 Dec 2013)
As 2013 draws to a close, read our list of the year's most popular financial technology stories.
What are job candidates not telling you? Learn about the benefits of background check software.
Week of 25 Nov 2013 Three rising trends in employee development initiatives (26 Nov 2013)
Discover why corporate learning professionals at Facebook and Google are focusing on millennial employee development and peer-to-peer learning.
Week of 18 Nov 2013 The Oracle big data strategy: Weighing appliance vs. commodity (SearchOracle.com | 18 Nov 2013)
The Oracle big data strategy is about you buying a large, expensive server appliance and installing your big data platform on top. Good idea?
Cloud ERP software introduces business benefits, culture shock (SearchManufacturingERP.com | 18 Nov 2013)
Moving from in-house to cloud ERP software is a major IT decision. How are companies taking on the cloud, and is it worth it?
FAQ: A Guide to enterprise workforce management software (18 Nov 2013)
In this FAQ, learn more about recent trends in workforce management software and what that means for your business.
Ease of use was a key consideration for NorthStar in its search for new budgeting software -- for operations managers, not finance users.
How to Become a Tech-Transformed CFO (Business Finance | 18 Nov 2013)
CFOs are prioritizing technology initiatives that can drive efficiencies and revenue.
Pushing People Buttons 'til It Hertz (CFO Magazine | 18 Nov 2013)
The rental-car firm's CEO offers eye-raising views on CFOs and front-line workers.
NetSuite financials has improved data visibility at SeaChange International, but revenue-recognition capabilities leave something to be desired.
Week of 11 Nov 2013 David Steps Up Its Game Against Goliath in Workforce Management (Human Resource Executive Online | 12 Nov 2013)
Two companies' recent back-to-back user conferences in Florida revealed a lot about the challenges each faces.
Getting Committed to Social Learning (HRExaminer | 12 Nov 2013)
When it comes to social learning, people fall into one of three categories: the crowd, the community or the committed.
Excel tips: 25 Name Box techniques (AccountingWEB | 15 Nov 2013)
David H. Ringstrom explores some of the lesser known capabilities of that little rectangle at the top left of every Excel spreadsheet.
Why CFOs Must Become Chiefs of XBRL (CFO Magazine | 14 Nov 2013)
XBRL filings are a rich source of data that all departments can use to make operations more efficient and to conduct competitive analysis.
10 Signs Your Enterprise Software Vendor Will Survive (Information Week | 12 Nov 2013)
Worried about the future of your enterprise software vendor? These 10 signs indicate a vendor is in it for the long haul.
Insider predictions for Dreamforce 2013 (SearchCRM.com | 14 Nov 2013)
It's time for Dreamforce! Find out what new innovations will be announced in San Francisco this year.
Week of 04 Nov 2013 Bracing for a Higher 'Quit Rate' (Human Resource Executive Online | 04 Nov 2013)
Given the current focus on hiring experienced candidates from outside the organizations, employers would be wise to make retention practices a higher priority.
CISOs: The CFOs of IT (CFO Magazine | 08 Nov 2013)
Adding a chief information security officer to the executive-level management ranks can help protect a company from debilitating cyber threats.
Even Microsoft Needs Help Avoiding Spreadsheet Errors (CFO Magazine | 07 Nov 2013)
The cells didn't add up in a Microsoft Excel ad posted in the New York subway system. Here's why.
Centrify User Suite SaaS Edition Helps Workplace Mobile Management (eWeek | 04 Nov 2013)
The cloud-based service delivers centralized access control and visibility to SaaS app usage and integrated mobile application management.
Data Breaches: 10 Common Mistakes That Put Enterprises at Risk (eWeek | 06 Nov 2013)
A 2013 Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute study finds that nearly 40 percent of companies that experienced a breach said that they had not yet developed a formal preparedness plan.
Personal Information on Enterprise Devices Carries Security Risks (eWeek | 08 Nov 2013)
When it comes to stashing enterprise content on personal mobile devices, office workers ages 18-24 years old are the most likely culprits.
Office 365 Enterprise Gets Yammered (eWeek | 07 Nov 2013)
A licensing change helps Microsoft's enterprise social network and its cloud-enabled Office productivity suite grow even closer.
IBM applies predictive analysis to IT (Computerworld | 05 Nov 2013)
IBM says data analysis can pay off for system administrators using the new Predictive Insights product.
Week of 28 Oct 2013 Best Places to Trick or Treat Using Excel Power Map (learnmrexcel.wordpress.com | 31 Oct 2013)
Check out this great use of Excel 2013 Power Map to find the best places to trick or treat.
Fast Forward on HR Innovation (Human Resource Executive Online | 01 Nov 2013)
The rapid evolution of digital-information technology has opened the door for HR innovation to reach beyond its traditional capabilities.
Is Your HCM Tech Too Integrated? It Takes Courage to Start Over (Perceptive HR Technology blog | 30 Oct 2013)
There's a desire percolating to leave behind functionality-sapping, overly integrated human capital management technology. But what does it take to start over?
The Real Security Risks of Running Finance Apps in the Cloud (Business Finance | 01 Nov 2013)
When using sensitive accounting and financial systems in the cloud, worry less about where data lives and more about how users access it.
Why Do Big IT Projects Fail So Often? (InformationWeek.com | 29 Oct 2013)
Obamacare's website problems can teach us a lot about large-scale project management and execution.
Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business (InformationWeek.com | 01 Nov 2013)
New research highlights the concrete business benefits that can result from social collaboration.
Oracle moves aggressively to poach SAP Business ByDesign customers (Computerworld | 28 Oct 2013)
One year of subscription fees will be waived for those who sign three-year deals, but watch the fine print.
Vendors and users alike are focusing too much on points and badges instead of the larger business value of gamification, says Ovum's Adam Holtby.
Since going live in June, Dayforce HCM has helped Millard Refrigerated Services reduce paper-based processes and increase employee self-service.
Week of 21 Oct 2013 Five Threads II: Integrating Non-HR Data (HR Examiner | 24 Oct 2013)
Like most functions, organizations and people, the HR Department is buried in new somewhat relevant data.
Not All Recruitment Analytics are Equal (SmashFly blog | 23 Oct 2013)
The major problem for organizations is not determining that they need analytics but moreso how to capture and most importantly use analytics in their processes and strategy.
Do You Know How To Answer These HR Technology Questions? (In Full Bloom | 27 Oct 2013)
Some combination of these issues almost always has been the impetus for that first call/email/DM from a global HR executive, and they also permeate the online HR technology conversations.
Trends in Onboarding and Retention in 2013 (Steve Boese's HR Technology blog | 23 Oct 2013)
Highly successful onboarding programs distinguished themselves in several ways.
Get Ready for the Virtual Office (Business Finance | 25 Oct 2013)
The new virtual office model means that companies can dispense with the cost of maintaining physical offices through the power of cloud computing.
NetSuite Announces Q3 Results, Rewards Program Partners (eWeek | 25 Oct 2013)
NetSuite's revenue was up 34 percent, but cash flows were $14.6 million in the third quarter of 2013, down from $15.2 million in the same period the prior year.
Jive sharpens social collaboration suite (Computerworld | 24 Oct 2013)
Updates's expertise directory, task management. adds integration with Gmail, and overhauls its iOS app.
Lexy Martin, the CedarCrestone vice president who manages the firm's annual HR Systems Survey, combats the hype -- and has fun while doing it.
"Don't Fear The Spreadsheet" – Getting Excel Data into A Chart (learnmrexcel.wordpress.com | 21 Oct 2013)
If you've never created a Chart with Microsoft Excel then today is your lucky day! Bill shows us how to quickly create a Chart from our Data Set.
Week of 14 Oct 2013 Insurance IT firm SSP puts SAP SuccessFactors in place to streamline recruitment (ComputerWeekly.com | 16 Oct 2013)
Insurance software and IT services firm SSP implements SAP’s SuccessFactors to improve its recruitment and skills development
The challenges of using mobile devices in the public sector (ComputerWeekly.com | 17 Oct 2013)
The government is allowing the public sector to implement BYOD schemes, but the guidelines are limiting and challenges still remain
Are You Ready for Payroll Administration Under ACA? (Business Finance | 17 Oct 2013)
Several experts weigh in on how the provisions within Obamacare will affect employers in terms of the administration of benefits and payroll.
The Hidden Causes of the Obamacare Meltdown (Staffing Talk | 14 Oct 2013)
Two weeks after the heavily-publicized rollout, pretty much everyone can agree the website HealthCare.gov is not working. But why is less clear.
#HRTechConf 2013: What I learned in Vegas, Part 2 (SmashFly blog | 14 Oct 2013)
This is my 3rd straight year attending the HR Technology Conference and one of the best experiences is always the conference sessions.
Excel tip: How to find missing worksheet tabs (AccountingWEB | 18 Oct 2013)
David H. Ringstrom offers some detection tips to help you track down worksheets that appear to have gone astray.
Effective Predictive Analysis Starts with Business Questions (Business Finance | 18 Oct 2013)
The possibilities for predictive analytics are tantalizing. The path for getting there, however, is far from clear.
Disruptive Technology: Follow Fight Club Rules (InformationWeek.com | 15 Oct 2013)
Smart IT pros will apply the rules from the movie "Fight Club" to discussions with business colleagues. First rule: You do not talk about disruptive technologies.
IT strategy 2014: SDN, SDS, hybrid cloud services are top trends (SearchCIOAU.com | 16 Oct 2013)
Intelligent data centers, disruptive workforces, IT demand through the roof and other trends that'll rock your 2014 IT infrastructure and operations.
LinkedIn adds mobile app for recruiters on the go (Computerworld | 16 Oct 2013)
New LinkedIn Recruiter app can manage the hiring process from a mobile device.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 HR leaders beginning to abolish the annual employee performance review (04 Oct 2013)
Experts have long decried the downsides of the annual employee performance review model. Now it seems some HR leaders are taking heed.
At HCI's Employee Engagement Conference, speakers from two companies discussed how and why they deployed new employee recognition programs.
Week of 23 Sep 2013 Cloud financials, enterprise social networks more attractive to CFOs (25 Sep 2013)
Panel at this week's Oracle OpenWorld sees enterprise social networks as enabler of finance efficiency.
Week of 16 Sep 2013 Data visualization tools bring finance data into focus for operations (17 Sep 2013)
Data visualization tools can help bring data traditionally contained within finance to the rest of the business -- in a readily digestible format.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 Shift employee engagement measurement from snapshot to real time (28 Aug 2013)
Discover how sentiment analysis technology will help HR managers move away from survey-based approaches to measuring employee engagement.
Cloud migration strategy: Consider portability, security, overall risk (SearchCloudApplications.com | 27 Aug 2013)
In this Q&A, author Thomas Erl explains why -- and how -- companies should get smarter about portability, security and other cloud migration risks.
At the Proformative CFO Dimensions conference, attendees hijacked a session on cloud-based software with questions -- but not the ones you'd expect.
Top Financial and HR Applications Story
Massive open online courses emerge as corporate training option SearchFinancialApplications.com | 11 Oct 2013
Reinvention of learning management systems also bringing social UIs and mobility, said Bersin by Deloitte analysts.