Oracle HCM Cloud—Spring 2019 Product Update

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Written By: Chris Leone, SVP and GM, Oracle HCM Cloud. As I’m returning from the first-ever Modern Business Experience (MBX) event in Las Vegas, I’m more pumped than ever about the momentum and the future of Oracle Cloud. Given all of the transformational stories from MBX, I want to recap the product highlights that the Oracle HCM Cloud team has promised to deliver to our customers in the first half of 2019, as a part of our Spring 2019 Product Update.

The 7 Secrets of a Successful & Social Change Management Strategy

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Changing people’s habits is always a tricky deal. You think you are a flexible person, open-minded, ready to change to get the best results, right? Talking about business, in which cases do we really find a matter of Change Management? How can organizations manage collective changes in order to get to specific business targets and improve step by step? Let’s summarize the Best Practices in approaching Change Management!


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Vote for Your 2020 Oracle HCM Cloud Rubies Awards Winners!

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Who are the Gems that will take home a 2020 Oracle HCM Cloud Rubies Award ? Express Lane exemplifies how a well-considered deployment plan and a commitment to speed helps deliver meaningful results with Oracle HCM Cloud in months, not years. Face that Change / Blue Award : Vote Now.

5 Things I Learned at Oracle MBX Last Week

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Hopping around HCM customer sessions at Oracle MBX last week was fascinating. Both Penn National Insurance and Veterinary Health Group moved to Oracle HCM Cloud and Oracle ERP Cloud together. Without proper communication and change management, people may be reluctant to support the hard work that goes into an implementation. Oracle Cloud offers modern best-practice business processes out of the box. People are talking about Oracle Recruiting Cloud (ORC).

The 7 Secrets of a Successful Change Management Strategy

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Changing people's habits is always tricky. You think you're a flexible person, open minded, ready to change to get the best results, right? When you go home tonight to your wife or husband, try to change the side of the bed on which you sleep. Now think about change in business. How can organizations manage change in order to improve and reach specific business targets? Let's summarize the best practices for change management.

Oracle Invites HR Leaders To Discuss Changing Roles, New Challenges Due To COVID-19

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By Tracy Martin, VP—HCM Cloud Strategy, Oracle. And HR leaders across all industries are turning to the Oracle customer community for advice about how best manage their workforce and keep their employees safe.

Oracle Invites HR Leaders to Discuss Changing Roles, New Challenges Due To COVID-19: Adapting.

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With a sudden change in HR operations from several months ago and an end not quite yet in sight, short-term strategic approaches, a focus on agile business, and operational resilience have come to the forefront of leadership conversations.

Oracle Invites HR Leaders to Discuss Implementing Business Change in the New Normal

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Leaders face new issues , including how to manage workforces, navigate risk, and negotiate workplace safety. On one hand, businesses need to understand that the office has changed and employees require a level of safety and cleanliness to feel safe.

Nominate a Gem for the 2020 Oracle HCM Cloud Rubies Awards

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In particular, we want to recognize those who have made significant contributions to their current businesses using Oracle HCM Cloud. Tell us how Oracle HCM Cloud helped you: Minimize disruption to HR and other operations. Improving mobile HR experiences for staff and managers.

The Importance of Documentation


I work with many clients who have been through a full Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) implementation and they need to reevaluate current processes to stay current with the software or new business process changes. Many times the original project Stakeholders are no longer involved, or there was change over with the original project team. There may have been changes, but never documented. Written by: Steve Glaser.

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Oracle Invites HR Leaders to Discuss Strategies for Redeploying the Economy

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If your company is going through these challenges, Oracle partner Baker Tilly understands and has partnered with us to offer a webcast to guide HR leaders through the process of implementing new recruiting and onboarding tools—even remotely.

Oracle Invites Leaders to Discuss Strategic Workforce Planning Strategies in the Face of COVID-19

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At the same time, HR has also taken on a new role, moving beyond traditional recruiting, talent, and performance management into areas such as contact tracing, mental health, and workplace safety. Sign up for the webinar.

Oracle Invites HR Leaders to Discuss Changing Roles, New Challenges Due to COVID-19: Workforce.

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Many anticipated these changes, integrating remote work programs and streamlining collaboration tools, occurring within the next decade. With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, brainstorming has quickly turned to action as HR leaders have been forced to react to sudden changes.

How to Use Culture for Successful Change Management

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This first installment explores HR’s leadership role in facilitating change by tapping into company culture. The second entry will lay out a roadmap for successfully navigating large-scale change initiatives. Change is a fact of life. Change is all about people and culture. Major organizational shifts are most effective when employees fully embrace change. Senior executives often turn to HR to help facilitate change. Change Is a Continuous Process.

Oracle Invites HR Leaders to Discuss Perspectives on Return to Work Considerations

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These new roles ultimately require the development of new workplace policies, managing hybrid remote and on-site models, enforcing a staggered office entry/exit, and leveraging contact tracers—all of which are key to maintaining business continuity. Sign up for the webinar here.

Down Time – a Good Time to Get Busy


Plan ahead and start to communicate any of the big changes to your users so nobody is caught off guard when it gets rolled out. We can provide you with services to create an HCM Technology Strategy, expert evaluation and selection services, change management, implementation, and project management for all your HR technology solutions. Tech Trends Down Time HCM HR Technology Implementation Oracle Peoplesoft Talent Management Taleo

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ERP/EPM and HCM Together: Why Tackle Them at Once?

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Written By: Robert Churchyard, Global Oracle Leader, IBM. You’re moving up from an individual contributor to a management position, which impacts your purchasing authority, approval workflows, travel allowances, and pay structure. The key is a shared data model and repository across three functional domains: enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise performance management (EPM), and human capital management (HCM). Visit to learn more.

Wearable Technology And Work, Hiring New Managers, Building a Change Management Framework And New Engagement Stats #FridayFinds

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Touching on HR technology, leadership, change management and employee engagement statistics, these are this week’s most popular articles: Pic Reports: Wearable Technology And Work. As the enterprise wearables market is expected to reach 18Bn by 2019, current HR applications vary from stress management and monitoring to productivity and employee management. How to Know If Someone Is Ready to Be a Manager. What do you look for when hiring a new manager?

Celebrating You! 2019 HR Award Winners

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We are so proud to be celebrating you, our 2019 Oracle HCM Cloud Rubies award winner! To Karen, Roger, Eric, and Maureen: it was our pleasure to announce you as our 2019 Oracle HCM Cloud Rubies award winners* in Las Vegas this year at MBX. You are changing the game and we are so excited to see you excelling in your careers and inspiring the HR community. Karen led the integration of the Veterinary Health Group (VHG) transition to Oracle HCM Cloud.

Transformative Innovation: First it was Blue Turf, now it’s Human Capital Management

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In any major people, process, and technology transformation, strong project management and end to end change management are critical for success. All organizations, regardless of industry, must consider these keys to transformation – but in higher education, one thing is certain – change comes about slowly! Managing that change appropriately is critical to the desired business outcomes.” TrueBlue Unifies HR and Finance with Oracle.

Ending 'Upgrades' Once and For All

Steve Boese

About a hundred years ago (ok, it was not actually that long, just feels like it some days), I participated in my first, real 'Enterprise' technology project - helping to implement an Oracle E-Business Suite solution for a foreign division of a massive US-based telecommunications company. We needed Programmers to develop custom data loader programs and custom interfaces to other systems that the Oracle Apps needed to feed, or to be fed data by. Learn more at Oracle Soar.

Stallion Gallops Full-Speed to the Cloud

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By Rudy Lukez, Director, ERP Product Marketing, Oracle. With guidance from their implementation partner, Perficient , Stallion chose Oracle from an exhaustive list of SaaS providers (including Workday, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and SAP HANA).

Moving to the Cloud: 10 Lessons Learned from XL Catlin Executive

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Now you have to consider not only motivating your team to establish process, but also lay out a plan for change management. Margaret Patrick , VP and IT Executive at XL Catlin , took stage at Oracle HCM World last month in Dallas, to share her team’s success story and lessons learned during their move to the cloud. Here are the ten lessons learned Margaret graciously shared with the Oracle HCM World audience last month. People change, they move on, be ready.

Research Shows How Leading Marketers Deliver Digital Transformation

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According to a 2013 study by Oracle, 89% of customers surveyed said they switched brands because of a bad customer experience. For marketers who are looking to lead change within their organization, where do they start? The first step to successful digital transformation starts with establishing a new perspective to drive meaningful change. Successful transformation involves defining and assigning roles within each workgroup to avoid confusion and to drive change efficiently.

The Power of Identifying and Engaging Your Hidden Influencers


After ten acquisitive years at Oracle, I realized how accurate this axiom was. In my role as the Director of Talent Development at Oracle, I had the privilege of working with Dr. Rob Cross from the University of Virginia. In fact, in McKinsey’s efforts to identify informal influencers as part of their change management initiatives, they have found that executives are most often incorrect in their initial assumptions.

On the 9th Day of Giving HR Gave to Me, Nine Analytics Dashboards

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Oracle Analytics for HR dashboards may be the next-best-thing to a crystal ball. Graphical displays of various what/if scenarios help HR leaders model and plan workforce changes. Reimagining workflows —Implement change management quickly using a simple and intuitive workflow tool.

5 Signs it’s Time for an HCM Cloud Makeover

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Do your candidates, managers and employees say things like: “Your career site looks so… 2012.” ” “I know Oracle has updated this thing several times, why does our system never change for the better?” Many organizations fail to reap the benefits of the billions of dollars of R&D that have gone into Oracle HCM Cloud over the last few years.

Considering Cloud-Based HCM Applications? Start With a Transformational Journey

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Guest post written by Cognizant & KBACE , Oracle Cloud partners and sponsors of Oracle HCM World 2017. How will the Cloud change how your people work and how your business operates? Are you ready for those changes, or do you need to understand how to prepare? ” Cognizant Transformation services partners with Oracle to help customers step over potential landmines of change along the path to Cloud adoption.

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

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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. In a conference focused on modernizing end-to-end HCM, we continued to touch on the heart of talent management. Oracle Learning Unveiled. Sunita is Product Marketing Director for Oracle’s HCM Talent Management Cloud solution. By Sunita Khatri.

What HR Executives Are Prioritizing in 2020

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Managers encourage associates to enter information about their work interests and goals directly into the system and update it frequently. First, she asked store managers and other Co-op leaders to join an effort called “What Great Looks Like.” Artificial intelligence embedded in the recruiting software helps hiring managers find the “best-fit” applicants. Read more on Forbes , where you always get the latest insights about Oracle and Oracle customers.

Thinking About Moving HR to the Cloud?

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According to recent Oracle/ research , up to 68% of organisations, of all sizes, do not have Cloud HCM apps. Change management in the Cloud, what’s different? How can you best manage upgrades? Richard brings more than 14 years of cloud based HCM solution experience to his role as HCM Strategy Director at Oracle, based in the UK. By Richard Doherty.

HotSchedules & PeopleMatter Partner to Create Workforce Management Platform


8, 2016 – HotSchedules ® and PeopleMatter today announced a multiphase partnership to create the restaurant industry’s top workforce management platform. Today, the company’s workforce management solutions are used in more than 47,000 individual store locations across more than 7,000 businesses to build employee engagement, increase worker retention and lower operational costs.

How Ansell Ditched Spreadsheets and Deployed Best Practices

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Ansell Healthcare began its Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud implementation in December 2014 and went live in July 2015. This blog post is based on a Q&A with Vikrant Rajput, Ansell’s director of global HRIS and workforce analytics, at the recent Oracle CloudWorld event in New York City. A: The cloud implementation is working well with our on-premises [Oracle E-Business Suite] system.

The HR Opportunity for 2021

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Nobody really believed that turning the calendar page to January 1, 2021 would bring significant and immediate change to the world we found ourselves in for most of last year.

Get Set for HR in the Cloud. Are You Ready?

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The demand for fast innovation from an increasingly digital workforce is fueling a significant move to cloud-based human capital management, according to industry experts. “It’s clearly where the HCM market is going,” says Keith Burr, a principal at Deloitte who spoke at a general session on the future of HCM at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. What is your cultural appetite for change? Does your company have strong change management processes?