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When HR Technology Loses Focus

Developing a successful technology product is hard. One of the most difficult things along the way is balancing the pull from new, and possibly bigger customers, to extend your product in ways that distract you from your original brand promise to early customers. I see it again and again. Talent acquisition offers a good example – […]

Platform or Point Solution?

Platform or point solution? It’s a dilemma shared by both those using HR technology and those creating it. For HR technology customers, the wrong decision can mean a terrible user experience, limited adoption, and myriad of issues related to that downstream in the business. For an HR technology vendor, the decision can make or break […]

Smart Money Is On SmartRecruiters

Last week I had the pleasure of spending some time with SmartRecruiters in their San Francisco Headquarters. I was there for their most recent Smartup, a series of monthly panel discussions on HR and Recruiting Innovation. I got much more than I bargained for. Before the panel started I was given an impromptu briefing by […]

#hrwins Trend Report: A Bright Future for HR Technology Users

  One of the emerging trends that presented itself through this year’s #hrwins process results from the convergence of several other, already established, trends.  As Cloud Computing has been accelerating toward the eclipse of OnPremise software in overall market share, Application development has been described more and more as becoming almost an art form or […]

#hrwins Trend Report: HR Tech Innovators Target Middle Sized Businesses

One of the most interesting trends to unveil itself through this year’s #hrwins process has been the number of HR Technology companies that are now getting real traction for their solutions at companies with under 5,000 employees – or what is traditionally called the Small and Medium Business segment (SMB).  For the sake of this […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: Small Improvements

  Performance Management.  If you’re like me, you thought just about everything that could currently be done in terms of tech in this category has been. Well, what about Performance Management for the SMB?  It’s generally accepted that the SMB doesn’t adopt cumbersome, process oriented software.  Classically, even the most usable performance management software is […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: iMomentous

  Mobile.  It’s more than a trend.  When you look at the statistics on Mobile adoption and usage it’s staggering.  It looks like mobile is the future.  When you look globally, even more so. You’ve probably heard many of the stats about mobile becoming the computing platform of the future.  It gets summed up nicely […]

#hrwins 2012 HR Companies To Watch!

The results of the 2012 #hrwins program are in.   The first ever complete look at truly innovative HR Technology products across all categories. The program spanned 9 months, and consisted of comprehensive HR Technology briefings, where more than 120 vendors were evaluated on their solution’s innovation, the value their technology delivers to the Human […]

#hrwins Trend Report: Will HR Become the Business of Getting Work Done?

Looking at more than 120 technology vendors in a short time frame provides an interesting perspective.  There are a lot of vendors working with their blinders on, developing solutions across several categories, that they compartmentalized into the classic HR Tech segments (talent acquisition, learning, performance, etc.).  What these vendors seemingly don’t realize is that they […]

#hrwins – Trend Report: The Match Game. Fit, Engagement, and Culture

We’re well on our way to completing more than 120 briefings as a part of #hrwins.  This Trend Report is focused on the innovation and focus we’re seeing in, what we’ll call, the broad HR Technology category of “matching”. Human Resources spends a considerable amount of time attempting to make matches via a variety of data […]