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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 […]

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 […]