Splunk, a company that uses BigData technology to analyze huge amounts of customer and transaction data, just went public with a valuation at 28X revenue ($3.2 billion). This valuation trumps the hot companies in social networking: Jive trades at 20X revenue, Google trades at 5X revenue, and Facebook, … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
By the year 2014, 47% of US workers will be under the age of 35. And these younger workers are just as smart and hard-working as we baby-boomers are.
Yet today entry level positions are very hard to find. … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
The conference theme was “Building Business Agility” – and throughout the conference more than 450 HR and L&D executives attended sessions on how to build global programs, drive employee engagement, create continuous learning programs, … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 1 so far )
Senior Vice President, Global Talent Management and Chief Learning Officer
First Data Corporation
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First, the company introduced a bold new product offering, Saba PeopleCloud, an integrated new “work environment” which pulls together corporate social networking, knowledge sharing, real-time collaboration, web conferencing, and all of Saba’s formal learning technology in a brand new platform.
Saba essentially invented the market for corporate learning … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
We are all getting excited about our upcoming research conference IMPACT 2012: The Business of Talent®.
There are seats left, but the conference will likely sell out (as it has in prior years), so let me give a few big reasons to take a few days of your valuable time and come to the … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
An SMB Play
As Cornerstone described the acquisition to us today, this is all about SMB (Small and Mid-sized Business). Cornerstone defines the SMB market as companies with less than 500 … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
This week SuccessFactors and SAP announced their integration plans. Simply stated, the combined companies plan to move all their strategic talent management investments from SAP HCM and Business ByDesign into SuccessFactors, and build Employee Central (SuccessFactors’ central directory product) into its core cloud-based HRMS offering.
This is a bold and somewhat risky strategy. Let … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
In the last 90 days we have seen SAP’s acquisition of SuccessFactors, followed by Oracle’s acquisition of Taleo, and then the smaller Kenexa acquisition of Outstart and PeopleFluent acquisition of Strategia.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
Last week LinkedIn reported amazing financials (stock jumped almost 20% in one day). The company reported 105% YTY growth in quarterly revenues to $167.7 Million, putting the company on a 2012 plan of $860 Million.
But the real story is the huge jump in revenues from LinkedIn’s recruiting services (“Hiring Solutions”). Revenues in this segment … Read more»Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
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