SMAC2016

SMAC Your Way Through 2016

Have you seen the movie Up in The Air (2009)? If not, put it on your list. If you did, you were probably a bit shocked by the virtual approach to firing people. I certainly was. Seven years later, in 2016, we’re there. The first time people got fired by text it was headline news. Today, not so much. More…

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Adopt an App mindset for the HR Cloud!

This summer I attended a Workday partnership event where I had the pleasure of meeting Petros Dermetzis, Executive Vice-President of Development at Workday. He spoke to us about the birth of ERP applications, how they evolved over the years, and what happens when vendors can start over in the cloud. On the topic of updates, Petros mentioned that in the…

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How LinkedIn Can Raise Its Value

Take a wild guess: How many people in your company are on LinkedIn? My best guess: almost all of them. I’m fairly certain your employees and recruiters are avid LinkedIn users. Imagine what would happen if LinkedIn decides to capitalize on their popularity in matching jobs and profiles by taking it one step further: develop a Workforce Admin module and…

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On shopping, innovation and design thinking

I never liked grocery shopping. It’ s a weekly occurrence where you take a cart, load it up with groceries and then stress out waiting for checkout, because all the other lines are moving so much faster. By the time you get home, all groceries  have gone through your hands 4 times: set them in your cart, transfer them to the  belt, bag…

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Disrupting HCM

Everyone is getting ready for HRTech Conference in Las Vegas and HRTech World in Paris and that means nice materials are landing in my Inbox every day! Today’s infographic is from Oracle and it contains some interesting numbers on HCM in the cloud.

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What if… Tinder was your Appraisal tool?

I had the pleasure of presenting at SAP’s HR Innovation Day about the Future of Work. We had a lively panel discussion on the role of HR, the wisdom of abolishing performance ratings, diversity and 360-degree feedback, after which Mark Raben (@markraben) from SAP challenged me to blog about the use of Tinder as your HR system. So here goes…

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What if… PowerBI was your HR Analytics tool?

If you’ve been following HR Trends, you know there’s a lot of focus on Analytics – not only to analyze what is happening to the workforce, but also to predict future consequences of strategy changes and run “what if” scenarios. We’ve seen a lot of articles emphasizing the need to hire data scientists in HR. Fortunately, you have the opportunity…

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What if… your HR System would continuously update?

I am going a bit off track from the Social HR Summer this week, because I attended a Workday partnership event where I had the pleasure of meeting Petros Dermetzis, Executive Vice-President of Development at Workday. He spoke to us about the birth of ERP applications, how they evolved over the years, and what is happening now vendors can start…

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What if…Salesforce was your HR system?

Not social media and not exactly free but we’re thinking out of the box this summer and so I am including Salesforce in the line-up. The reason is, that you might actually be able to switch to SFDC for HR in the future. Remember a few years ago, when everyone was talking about Employee Relationship Management? Well, Salesforce does exactly…

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What if… Twitter was your HR Helpdesk?

I have a confession to make – at the start of my Social HR Summer I asked you to think out of the box. Using Twitter as your HR Helpdesk is not so outlandish as it seems. I have experimented with Twitter for regular employee questions. Why? Because it is quick and easy to set up a private Twitter account,…

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What if…LinkedIn was your HR system?

Chances are your employees and recruiters are avid LinkedIn users. Imagine what would happen if LinkedIn decides to capitalize on their popularity matching job opportunities with profiles and takes it one step further:  by developing a Workforce Admin module and becoming a cloud-based HR and talent solution. It would not be the easiest module to add, but it would make…