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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»

Video Predictions for HR in the Coming Year:  #1-5

Video Predictions for HR in the Coming Year: #1-5

These predictions were recorded in the summer of 2014 and discuss our top 10 predictions for HR, talent, and learning in the coming year. For more details please download our 2014 Predictions Report.  Thanks to SuccessFactors for producing these videos.

 

Prediction 1:  Global Skills Gaps and Talent Networks Will Reshape HR

Prediction 2:  ... Read more»

Five Talent Management Strategies for a Business Downturn

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»

An Economic Slowdown – What does it mean to HR?

An Economic Slowdown – What does it mean to HR?

As we look ahead to 2008, many pundits are trying to predict the direction of the US and world economy.  Today we see that the US unemployment rate ticked up to 5% and the job creation rate (18,000 for December) was at its lowest level in four years.  The unemployment rate is affected by many ... Read more»

Aligning HR with the Business:  What to do

Aligning HR with the Business: What to do

We recently conducted focus groups with our research members and one of the topics which comes up frequently is the question:  how can we better align with our business leaders?    Let me discuss a few important comments here (we have much more coming on this topic), and give you a “short guide to becoming aligned ... Read more»

*SuccessFactors Files for Public Offering (*updated)

*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»

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