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#hrwins Trend Report: It’s All of the Platforms vs. All of the Point Solutions in All of the Categories

  We’re well on our way to completing more than 120 briefings as a part of #hrwins.  In our first Trend Report we looked at How Work Gets Done Is Changing, and how HR Will Change With It.  The resulting barrage of solutions hitting the Human Capital Market paves the way for our second trend: […]

#hrwins: Trend Report – How Work Gets Done is Changing & HR Will Change With It

  We’re well on our way to completing more than 120 product briefings for the 2012 #hrwins   Trends are starting to take shape. Starting off we’ll look at trends in HR Tech innovation at a high level.  We’ll save getting more granular on market segments, vendors/products, and specific technologies after considering the forces driving innovation. The seemingly […]

A Favor For Innovating HR Tech Vendors and Bill Kutik

You’re welcome. If you’re an HR Tech Vendor and you’ve been paying attention to this blog, you know that I’ve been challenging the market to innovate in the wake of recent acquisition activity.  I truly believe that there is an opportunity for innovative HR Tech vendors to execute and become the next big thing in […]

#hrwins Woot! Woot!

#hrwins Woot!  Woot!

Innovation.  Lots of buzz going on these days about it.  Our economy is becoming more and more driven by knowledge discovery or new ideas.  Businesses are looking for a new breed of leaders and staffers –  there is a new type of company filled with professionals that can drive results while exponentially increasing business value […]

Measuring B2B Influence, The Challenges of Social Media ROI, and Other Fairy Tales…

Over the last 24 months, a number of tools have crept up promising to measure your influence in social media.  These tools all take some core measurements (followers, retweets, mentions, etc.) across your social networks and then attempt to tell you how influential you are in social media.  Some go as far as to assign […]

So, You Want To Be The New HCM Tech Market Leader?

If I were to summarize the feedback from HCM Tech Vendors that didn’t show up in the comments from last week’s post (basically private email and Twitter Direct Messages), it would go something like, “Sure, we understand that there is an opportunity to PUSH on sales and marketing  and differentiate while Taleo and Successfactors stare […]

As SuccessFactors and Taleo Assimilate, More Nimble Vendors Innovate

I haven’t had much to say since Oracle acquired Taleo.  It just wasn’t a surprise, or even all that interesting to me.  Even analyzing what the acquisition would mean from a product perspective was anti-climactic.  We all knew that Oracle already has competing Talent Management Platforms, Strategies, and resulting struggles internally.  We all knew that […]

Salesforce.com Rattles Its Saber in the HCM Market

On September 22 I called your attention to what seemed like an obvious move for Salesforce.com in this post Today, salesforce.com (SFDC) announced it’s intent to acquire Rypple.  Rypple is a small Ontario, Canada based performance management vendor.  This is SFDC’s first formal move in the Human Capital Management (HCM) space.  But, in my opinion, […]

The Biggest Mistake HR Could Be Making Today

There is a “new” category of technology solutions showing up in the market lately and HR leaders need to pay attention.  Unlike most technology solutions – the emergence of these products actually represents a burgeoning need in the market.  This need exists at the intersection of Onboarding, Learning, Performance Management, All Talent Related Processes, Productivity, […]

HR Tech – Great Show – Great Noise

HR Tech is over.  Most of us have traveled back to our homes and offices.  Like every other consultant/analyst/blogger attending the show, I bring you my HR Tech debrief.  Mine is written from the Vendor Marketing/Sales/Messaging perspective.  You’re not going to get product analysis here… HR Tech lived up to it’s reputation as the premier […]