Tagged: hr

AI, Robotics, and Cognitive Computing Are Changing Business Faster Than You Thought

The digital world of work is here, and organizations are struggling to adapt. JPMorgan Chase & Co now uses software to perform the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loans, reducing 360,000 hours of lawyer time each year.  AI software can now identify leukemia in photos and X-rays, learning faster than technicians. Amazon.com reduced new ... Read more»

Five Talent Management Strategies for a Business Downturn

We are clearly entering some form of economic slowdown.  Our most recent index of talent management executives (January of 2008) showed some significant changes from May of 2007:  21% greater interest in cost-reduction, 18% lower focus on product introductions, and a significant increase in focus on building new leadership (18% increase).  So let’s assume your ... Read more»

*SuccessFactors Files for Public Offering (*updated)

(This post was recently updated after conversations with
SuccessFactors VP of Product Marketing.)

Recently SuccessFactors Inc. filed their “S-1” statement, a prospectus to file for public offering.   SuccessFactors is one of the most interesting and fast-growing software companies in the talent management market.  Looking at the S-1 filing helps us understand many things about this ... Read more»