October, 2005

Knowledge-at-work: More on podcasting

Knowledge-at-work

what exactly is the role of podcasting in knowledge work? to be honest - i'm not sure - the place, value and importance of podcasting is still emerging within pkm and corporate km. photo credit. here are some areas where podcasting can

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HR's Relationship With Employees

Nobscot

I came across an exit interview recently that said, "Please have someone from corporate come to this office and really listen to the employees. I do not mean HR. HR has made it very clear that they are friends with the managers here and are not willing to listen to our concerns."Another Another one said, "This relationship between workers and company would benefit from a liaison that should act as an

SuccessFactors Professional Edition Interview: Andy Cohen and Ligia Zamora

SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors last week released "Professional Edition" a version of our workforce peformance management application for small and medium sized businesses. The idea is that by embedding the best practices we’ve learned from our 300+ implementations, we can help smaller companies get off the ground faster and get to results quicker. I had a chance to […]. Talent Management Workforce Performance Management

Knowledge-at-work: KM - those first steps

Knowledge-at-work

where to start a km project? in my experience things, are different from firm to firm when starting km. for a number of clients, the quick win is discovering "what they have!", it subtle ways this is often very different from "what they

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: Shallow vs. deep KM

Knowledge-at-work

how do you get top management to appreciate that real km takes time, requires cultural change and needs continual executive support? no easy answers here. many articles and consultants recommend finding some quick hits then building the

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Knowledge-at-work: New knowledge formation in community

Knowledge-at-work

seems there are a number of avenues to explore here. let's start by looking at what we mean by 'new knowledge'. for me this takes us beyond information sharing, (although this may result in new knowing for individuals) knowledge is

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Knowledge-at-work: Podcasting for knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

reflecting on the role and potential of podcasting for knowledge work - will it deliver jit knowledge? listen to tom davenport's thoughts on km. will this genre really promote our sense-making, awareness, understanding and learning

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Poor Succession Planning Hurts

SuccessFactors

This article at Management Issues brings home the fact that poor succession planning can really hurt a company. According to the article, when a top executive leaves a public company, stock prices tend to fall. But when the company has no succession plan in place, they fare much worse in terms of stock price than […]. Strategic HR Succession Planning

SaaS Fixes Bugs Faster

SuccessFactors

Further justification for the on-demand model: get bug fixes faster. If anybody tells you software doesn’t break – they’re lying. Software is fallible. Sometimes the best QA misses the most tiny error that only one person in a billion will ever come across. But with SaaS it gets fixed fast, and it gets fixed for […]. Uncategorized SaaS Software as a Service

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.

I’m Interviewed at IF

SuccessFactors

IF (a blog for brand planners and creative thinkers) published an interview with me today. We spoke about the nature of corporate blogging and some of the thinking that goes into producing this blog

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Proof that Elvis Lives (at HR Tech)

SuccessFactors

I was telling the truth. Our CEO, Lars Dalgaard really did dress up like Elvis at the HR Tech show in Chicago last week. And here are the pictures to prove it. Click the thumbnail for a bigger version

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Configuration vs. Customization

SuccessFactors

At the HR Tech show last week, I was confronted with a classic question. "If "If I want X, can your software be configured to do it, or will I need customization?" " According to Frank, our RFP Guy, “customization” has become a dirty word in RFPs, with many companies stating upfront that they want to avoid […

HR Tech Conference Evaluation

SuccessFactors

Thought you might be curious to see what I thought of the HR Tech Conference in black and white. So here’s a scan of the evaluation form I filled out. In general, I thought the conference was worthwhile but I was dissappointed with the quality of some of the break-out sessions. Did any of you […

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.

Jake Adger Guest Posts: Employee ROI

SuccessFactors

Please forgive a newbie to blogging, but here I go… A really interesting article from Veritude recently brought to my attention to the idea of measuring Employee ROI. The article puts forward the following issue – “Executives rank productivity as the most important labor-related metric for their companies to track. Curiously, though, productivity isn’t the […

FastCompany Feedback

SuccessFactors

This month, FastCompany is printing the feedback to its cover story last month entitiled "Why We Love to Hate HR." " Apparently there was a huge volume of responses (43% for and 57% against the article). My favorites: For The fundamental problem with HR is that the service work such as payroll, benefits and compliance is […]. Strategic HR Talent Management performance management Succession Planning

HR Tech: PeopleSoft founder Dave Duffield

SuccessFactors

It’s early in Chicago. But it’s even earlier for me (I’m on California time). Excuse whatever follows. I sat in this morning on a conversation with Dave Duffield, founder of PeopleSoft. There was some time spent on the history of PeopleSoft and the impact it was able to have on the industry. Dave attributed […]. Uncategorized HCM

HR Tech: Pay for Performance Session

SuccessFactors

This was, by far, the worst session I sat in on at the show – and I’m not just saying that becuase Authoria* was the co-presenter. The title of the session had to do with Pay for Performance ("Delivering Pay for Performance Success"), but the session itself was just a recounting of the issues the […]. Talent Management HCM performance management

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

HR Tech: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz’s Closing Keynote

SuccessFactors

I actually had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Jac briefly at our exhibit booth and I was really glad to see that he was the closing keynote at the show. I certainly didn’t see every speech or every session, but I felt the "big thinking" was somehow missing from the show. Dr. Jac fixed that […]. Strategic HR Thinking About HR

HR Tech: Elvis Lives!

SuccessFactors

I’m sitting in the “Industry’s First Integrated Performance Management & Compensation Shootout" at HR Tech. There are hundreds of people here. My CEO just walked in in an Elvis costume. This should be interesting. I’m going to try to bring you the results as they come in so you can feel like you were there. […]. Talent Management performance management

Performance Management in Healthcare

SuccessFactors

Some interesting discussion today with booth visitors in the healthcare space. It’s a very unique environment, especially when you are talking about M.D’s. ’s. Because of their code of ethics, Doctors are very hesitant to really review each other. But, as the healthcare industry becomes more of a performance based environment, managing the performance of Doctors […]. Talent Management performance management Workforce Performance Management

The All New SuccessFactors.com

SuccessFactors

In case you thought our website was, ahem, in need of some work, you should know we agreed with you. We’re really proud to announce the release of the new successfactors.com. Curious to know what you guys think of the new site. Check it out and let me know. Oh, and it’s got a blog […

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

HR Tech: Levi Strauss and Accenture Presentation

SuccessFactors

I spent today at HR Tech in Chicago. Generally some very favorable impressions. It’s a small world we operate in, I tell you. You see the same faces over and over, but there’s definately a sense that what’s happening in this space is really exciting. In any event, I sat in on a couple of […

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HR Tech: Critical Requirements for Performance Management Software

SuccessFactors

So this is interesting. Sitting in on a session with the title of the above, one would think that it would be delivered by an impartial individual from someplace like Gartner or the like. Alas, not. It was delivered by Mark Albrecht, a clearly knowledgable chap from Salary.com. But this seems to me to be […]. Talent Management performance management

Worstreview.com

SuccessFactors

Check it out. We’re soft-launching worstreview.com tomorrow. Tell us stories about your worst performance review (given or gotten). Win cool prizes. Fun, fun, fun. There’s still a little work to do, so don’t judge us too harshly. Let me know what you think

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Workforce Analytics: What HR Needs to Know to Drive Business Results

SuccessFactors

I’m on my way to the HR Technology show in Chicago, and I’m doing a little reading on the plane. This new Gartner report called "Exploit the Next Generation of Workforce Analytics to Manage Human Capital" from Jim Holincheck on workforce analytics is intense, but inspiring. The gist of it goes like this: valuing investments […]. Talent Management Workforce Performance Management

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.