Oracle Gains Momentum in the HR Software Market – A Story of Patience and Focus

Josh Bersin

For more than 35 years Oracle has been a force in the software market. Founded in 1977 as a database and technology company, Oracle is now one of the largest players in applications software, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HRMS Human Resources LMS, LCMS ADP ibm Oracle PeopleSoft SAP taleo

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Oracle Recognized as a Leader for Talent Management Suites

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

The Talent Management Suite market continues to grow at a rapid pace, and just like last year , Oracle Talent Management Cloud has once again been named a leader in Gartner’s recently released 2015 Magic Quadrant. Oracle Talent Management Cloud solutions are part of the broader Oracle HCM Cloud suite and are designed to help organizations easily source, recruit, develop, and retain their top talent with an engaging, social, and data-rich set of solutions.

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The Top 27 Talent Management Resources


UPDATE 8/20/2015: This list of resources has been updated with even more great places to keep up with and learn about talent management based on feedback since publication. Fistful of Talent. Capterra Talent Management Blog. Talent Management Magazine.

Flexibility Is Key in Talent Management

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

I've learned there is no one right way organizations approach their talent management. Talent Management change influencers certainly include technology such as the rapid proliferation of mobile devices we all carry around. Integrated Talent Management Suite talent

Top Five Reasons to Attend Oracle HCM World 2015

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Scheduled for March 25 to 27 in Washington DC, this year’s Oracle HCM World offers valuable insights for human resources, talent management, and business leaders on how forward-thinking organizations are employing modern HR technology to transform their organizations.

Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You


Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations. He joined HRchitect in March 2015.

How to Achieve Talent Management Excellence in Your Organization

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Following a few key HCM best practices can help organizations attract and retain talent effectively. Talent management excellence, or the practice of successfully attracting and retaining talent, is a key priority for business leaders worldwide. By Madhur Chaturvedi.

Excitement Builds for HCM Central @ OpenWorld 2015

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

OpenWorld, Oracle’s flagship customer event, is fast approaching, and with so many organizations moving their HR systems to the cloud, HCM Central @ OpenWorld is sure to draw significant interest from attendees. At HCM World in March 2015, Oracle introduced Oracle Learning Cloud.

Update on Saba: Turnaround In The Making?

Josh Bersin

Last month Saba, a pioneer in the market for enterprise learning and talent management systems, held its annual customer conference (more than 700 learning and HR professionals attended). Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning HR Systems Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Talent Management CornerstoneOnDemand Oracle Plateau Saba SAP skillsoft successfactors sumtotal systems

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Oracle Work Life Solutions Improve Employee Motivation and Connection

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

With the unemployment rate dropping, there’s a more limited talent pool of skilled employees,” says Gretchen Alarcon, group vice president, applications strategy, at Oracle. “It’s It’s critical for managers to help employees feel more connected. By Alison Weiss.

Data alignment in an Analytical world


These items include: How does our business model align with our data and talent management needs? Is the data sufficient to support the incorporation of other Talent modules? SME for Talent Management Systems implementations with proven written and oral communication skills.

Oracle Headed to HRTech Conference: Activities-at-a-Glance

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Oracle HCM team will be setting up shop at the upcoming HR Tech Conference on Oct 18-21 in Las Vegas and we wanted to give a quick list of ways you can learn more about Oracle HCM during your visit. Wendy Cottrell , Global HRIS Manager, National Instruments.

Too Much Information? Ways to keep your Talent Acquisition System effective and efficient


Whether looking at implementing a new talent acquisition system or upgrading the one you already have, it’s important to strike a balance between making sure you’re getting the information you need, without scaring off the very people you want to use the system. Written by: Elisabeth Jordan.

Oracle’s Top 5 Forbes HCM Thought Leadership Articles from 2015

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Reviewing all the articles on human capital management that we wrote for Forbes in 2015, I realized they have the common theme of digital disruption. This is especially true when there is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing, recruiting, or engaging millennials.

Oracle HCM Cloud Release 9 UX highlights: ‘Glance, Scan, Commit’ design philosophy at work for Hiring

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

As Oracle Applications Cloud Release 9 gets under way, the simplified UI continues to improve the Oracle user experience. Here’s how Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud moves the Oracle user experience forward. The Oracle HCM Cloud dashboard.

Big League Talent: Every Business Needs It

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

By Jim Lein - Orginally posted on Oracle Midsize. Also, there is a looming dread associated with the anticipated exodus of talent at many key positions. When it comes to acquiring, retaining, and managing talent, much can be learned from the major leagues.

Harnessing the Power of Talent Pools

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

I am fortunate enough to get to speak with a lot of customers about their strategic talent management practices. And one of the trends I’ve seen is a shift in the way companies are thinking about their succession management process. By Marcie Van Houten.

How Can Project-Driven Organizations Get the Most Out of Their Talent?

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

The success of the projects is directly tied to the potential of the people—researchers, managers, architects, software engineers—and their actual performance. Staffing: Who is able and available for the project within my talent pool? By Romain Maillart.

Five Ideas: Human Capital Management

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

In March, Oracle hosted Oracle HCM World in Washington DC. Human resources, talent management, and business leaders heard from industry influencers, shared best practices, and learned how forward-thinking organizations are employing modern HR to transform their organizations.

Namely Partners with Sequoia and Raises $45M Series C Round


Our goal at Namely has always been to create the future of HR—the easy and intuitive management of a company’s most valuable asset: its people. Sequoia has helped Apple, Google, Oracle, and so many more to do just that. We started Namely in 2012 believing that great teams deserved great tools to manage their talent, and we would be nowhere today if not for our amazing clients. It’s been such an exciting year for Namely.

Productivity Means Knowing Your Employees

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

We all know bad people management is a problem, but we’re only now becoming aware just how big a problem. Andre Spicer, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Cass Business School, provided some insight into how this can be achieved when he spoke at a recent Oracle event.

Digital natives: Performance windfall, or HR's worst nightmare?

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Millennials lack the corporate loyalty of their predecessors—most will hold jobs for somewhere between three and five years and they will have between 17 and 22 jobs throughout their career, Oracle APAC senior director, HCM strategy and transformation, Andrew Lafontaine told HR Daily.

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HCM World At-a-Glance if You Didn’t Make It

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Cloud is the engine on how Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) customers operate” , that and many more thought-provoking, inspirational phrases were coined at Oracle’s 2nd Annual HCM World in March. Focus on Talent. Oracle Learning Unveiled. By Sunita Khatri.

Google Shakes up Search Again. Don’t Worry HR, You’ve Still Got Time.

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Check out Oracle Solutions and how it can help. Sunita is Product Marketing Director for Oracle’s HCM Talent Management Cloud solution. Prior to joining Oracle, she brought products to life for Monster Worldwide’s recruitment & consumer advertising business.

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Rising expectations

HR Times

How the cloud is helping to elevate talent needs in HR Shared Services. Posted by Gautam Shah on September 9, 2015. Are you responsible for managing talent in your HR organization? Recognize your talent and market your HRSS organization.

Smart HR IT Brings New Insights to Age-Old HR Challenges

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

For Joyce Westerdahl, CHRO at Oracle, the key is keeping her eye on the business. Here, Westerdahl talks to Profit about how she assesses her department’s technology needs, how she approaches new IT trends, and what HR managers should be paying attention to in order to succeed.

Prepare Your Questions For #HRTechWorld and #HRTechConf

In Full Bloom HR

For 2015, I’ve done a thorough update and added more of my own thoughts on the answers to these questions. Can we afford/manage the integration of separate talent management applications? support talent management at the level we need?

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR


These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. How can a CEO, manager, or even HR team keep up with everything everyone needs? This is the approach seasoned HR managers take with any investigation.).

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Andy Campbell on HCM, Data Analytics and Performance Management

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

We had a chance to catch up with Andy Campbell, HCM Strategy Director at Oracle, to get his views on what is happening in the field of HCM. First, getting to grips with the mega-trends such as mobile enablement, social collaboration, how to handle millenials, top talent etc.

Top 3 Reasons to Integrate Social into Your Employee Referral Engine

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Your employees, the ones you so carefully chose to invest in, represent a vast network of reach to other talented professionals outside of the organization. Sourcing talent via existing talent can be effective if companies harness where employees spend most of their time – the digital space.

HR Must Modernize to Meet New Employee Demands

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Attracting, retaining, and promoting your best people has become more challenging than ever in the high-stakes competition for talent. Successful companies are increasingly turning to data analytics to recruit talent from the outside or develop people from within. By Rick O'Herron.

New IT Infrastructure Helps HR Team at National Instruments Support Global Expansion

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

And management has an ambitious target for the future: to reach US$2 billion in global revenue. According to Wendy Cottrell, global HRIS manager at NI, maintaining the company’s original culture will be essential to hitting that revenue target. By Tara Swords.

Raising the Stakes: LinkedIn Acquires

Brandon Hall

Not only does it strengthen LinkedIn’s presence in talent acquisition but it also helps the social media giant flex its muscle in other areas of talent management. Just to but this in perspective: SAP acquired SuccessFactors for over $3 billion, Oracle acquired Taleo for $1.9

Economist / KMPG Evidence Based HR

Strategic HCM

For example, the worst research report I've ever read in terms conclusions being extrapolated from the data was this one on big data conducted by the CIPD for Oracle.) First of all, you need trust in the data; without that trust, you can’t create senior management belief and sponsorship.”

7 Reasons Why Not All Global Payroll Solutions Are Created Equally

NGA Human Resources

It should be about recycling the platforms that are mature and stable; extending the payroll outsourcing service to include workforce administration, organisation management and talent management outsourcing or leveraging the Tier 1 telephone support and help desk tools across all HR services.