April, 2006

Knowledge-at-work: Deconstructing KM

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Steve Barth will be taking KM to task next month in an interesting KnowledgeBoard presentation. Steve levels these charges: Right information, to right people at the right time - is the wrong focus; The quest to 'know what we know' or

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Managing motivation

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We’ve all experienced it. The loss of motivation at work. Sometimes it comes in waves. Sometimes in perpetuity. But why? What are the factors that influence motivation? This is the question posed (and answered) by this article by David Sirota, recently reprinted in HBS’s Working Knowledge. It’s often said that employees leave jobs because of […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Employee Performance Management Thinking About HR Workforce Performance Management

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Knowledge-at-work: Talking up KM

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recently there have been blog posts looking at how we can best explain and present knowledge management. this is a difficult subject as the domain is fuzzy, there is no agreement on the nature of knowledge itself, and we continue to

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Knowledge-at-work: Collaborative tagging

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what is the role, place and benefits of emergent bottom-up classification? tagging is taking hold, if we like it or not. del.icio.us, flick'r, technorati and other applications are leading the way, showing how user-applied tags can be

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Knowledge-at-work: Conversation & knowledge

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in a world of information and knowledge, the key process for business is conversation. serving customers, forming alliances and partnerships, dealing with suppliers, discovering new opportunities, informing markets - all are

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A break in the action

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That’s right. A break. I’m off on vacation for a week. A whole week. But don’t worry. I’m not going to leave you without things to think about. In my absence, I refer you to the following blogs to keep the mind moving and the ideas coming. SystematicHR – A comprehensive and compelling blog centered on HR technology but […]. Uncategorized Analysts SaaS

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People tools for people people

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Here’s an article at Baseline that talks about some of the ins and outs of talent management applications by showcasing some of the companies that have chosen to implement them. We’re mentioned in there, as are competitors Authoria and Vurv. My most favorite bit includes a quote from (our customer) Gary Short of Kimberly-Clark: Human-resources […]. Talent Management Employee Performance Management Workforce Performance Management

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Pay for performance doesn’t apply – to the boss

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Over the weekend, the NYT (again) tackled the subject of top executive compensation. But this time, they added some cool charts and graphs to illustrate how utterly out of synch pay has become with corporate results. My favorite is this one which contrasts some of the worst offending companies (where pay went up when a company’s […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Thinking About HR

From Our Research: Teamwork is a good thing. Sometimes.

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Note: This post was written by SuccessFactors’ Director of Customer Results, Erik Berggren. Erik is leading a team focused on understanding - through detailed, data-driven analysis - how specific talent management behaviors drive business results – and then working to build those learnings into our product for the benefit of our customers. I’m excited to host his thoughts here, and I look forward to sharing […]. Strategic HR SuccessFactors Research Thinking About HR

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Catch the wave

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Jason Corsello of The Yankee Group (who writes a blog in his spare time and has a nice looking dog called Larry) in his growth forecast for the talent management market says: “”As the workforce becomes increasingly mobile and global, companies that invest in talent management solutions and examine it from a worldwide perspective will reap tremendous […]. Talent Management performance management Workforce Performance Management

Guest Post – Your Best Talent: Not Just an Asset, But a Machine

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A Note: this post was written by a guest writer, and does not necessarily represent my opinion. That said, I think it’s important to host a variety of thoughts and perspectives on the blog and thus, I give you the following article written by David Harper, Principal Member and Directing Manager of The Advisory Alliance. As […]. Strategic HR Thinking About HR

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Stress this!

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Guess what? Senior executives and managers are stressed at work. No, seriously. This is an obvious conclusion for many of us, but nevertheless the result of a nationwide survey from last month. The top three sources of stress were “deadlines (52%), interruptions (42%) and conflicting responsibilities (37%)” according to this ground-breaking research. The last one is the […]. Strategic HR Goal Alignment Thinking About HR

The “people” buzzword

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Don’t know if you’ve caught any of Microsoft’s spiffy, new $500 million business-targeted campaign. Themed “People-Ready” it asks businesses to consider whether they embody that ideal. Or, in other words, whether they have the tools in place to enable their most important resource – their people. Here’s a press release and an article in AdWeek. The TV […]. Strategic HR Thinking About HR

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.