Category: Performance Management
Today Salesforce.com announced plans to acquire Rypple, a small but growing provider of social performance management software. In addition, the company announced plans to build out a set of human capital management products called SuccessForce (quite a stab in the eye to SuccessFactors), built on the “social enterprise” which Marc Benioff (CEO of Salesforce.com) has ... Read more»
But ultimately it isn’t software that drives business results: it’s the practices of talent management that matters. Our research shows that companies which ... Read more»
Over the last five years the business of software development has been totally transformed by the concepts of agile development. So is the business of Management and Human Resources.
What is the Agile model of software development? Instead of using the traditional “waterfall” approach to building software (which involves a step-by-step process of requirements ... Read more»
SuccessFactors just announced another stellar quarter (48% YTY growth in revenues, 42% YTY growth in billings), and the CEO Lars Dalgaard talked extensively about the company’s progress with the acquisitions of Infohrm, Cubetree, Jambok, and Plateau.
First, from a financial standpoint SuccessFactors continues to grow at an amazing rate. The talent management software market is ... Read more»
Next week we launch IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our fourth annual research conference.
For those of you who follow our blogs and our research, the conference is sold out. But if you would like the excitement of attending the conference virtually, our marketing team has put together a wonderful opportunity for you ... Read more»
On April 26-28, in beautiful St. Petersburg Florida, we will be holding our fourth annual research conference, IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent. I would really encourage you to join us.
Here is why.
1. This is the only conference in the talent management, training, and systems marketplace which is 100% focused on providing you ... Read more»
Talent management has now become one of the most talked-about topics in business and HR.
Companies around the world are reorganizing their human resources teams to create Chief Talent Officers, Vice-Presidents of Talent Management, and Senior Talent Executives. And the software industry supporting this space continues to explode: Successfactors and Taleo are rated among the ... Read more»
I spent this week in Europe (nice Siberian snowstorm here), attending a client meeting in the UK and the Online Educa Berlin (OEB), the largest e-learning conference in the world.
This conference, which has more than 1,000 attendees, brings together learning and academic professionals from businesses, educational institutions, and governments throughout Europe. The event is ... Read more»
The talent management systems market continues to grow and consolidate at the same time. With a busy summer and lots of time spent on Learning Culture and other topics, I have not had time to talk about the talent management software space. (I’m attaching our recently introduced “New” Talent Management Framework to help you understand ... Read more»
The concept of “Integrated Talent Management” became popular around five years ago – and since then organizations have used this phrase to describe an integrated approach to recruiting, development, performance management, compensation, development planning, and learning. The goal here is not only to make the Human Resources function operate more efficiently, but more importantly to ... Read more»
If you interview most top business leaders, you’ll find that they spend an inordinate amount of their time on people issues: ... Read more»
The top issue on the minds of HR leaders today is the need to “rebuild a culture of performance” in their organizations. (From the 2009 Talent Management Factbook®, n=780 organizations). This is a clear result of the slow economy, restructuring and layoffs, and stock market drop we have experienced this year.
In response to ... Read more»
In today’s new green (and red ink) economy, businesses all over the world are working hard to reduce operational expenses, restructure their workforce, and transform themselves into sustainable business models. I think one of the most exciting examples of a company going through this transition is Vestas Wind Systems, the global leader in wind ... Read more»