Category: HR Tech

HRTechEurope: less US, more Europe please

Two weeks ago, I attended HRTechEurope. Marc Coleman and his team have done a wonderful job getting this event off the ground and I enjoyed myself tremendously. Interesting seminars, lots of new technology and eminent speakers. But just like last year, some of the sessions left me feeling a bit, well, disappointed, especially when I listen to US analysts discussing…

Keep Calm and HR On

It’s been a bit quiet on my blog lately. I am keynoting the HR Change & Transformation Conference in London next week and I’ve been working on a new presentation. The topic is HR Tech Trends. While I was reviewing trends in all shapes and forms from all parts of live to get ready for my keynote, I started thinking…

The changing face of HR

Last year’s white paper “The consumerization of HR” led to a number of invitations from customers and others to share my ideas during keynotes and workshops. It’s been great being able to hear what others think of it. The accompanying presentation is called “The changing face of HR”. I uploaded a short version of this presentation to SlideShare. Please feel…

The Google Experiment: Day Six

I was all set to write a daily blog post about my switch to Google Apps also knows as #theGoogleExperience. Turns out, there’s nothing more to say. And since I don’t like reading blogs about ‘nothing’ I won’t continue with the daily updates as I don’t intend to bore my readers. I have completely switched to Google for all of…

Cloud is Good, ERP is Bad

That’s the conclusion you might arrive at if you’ve followed HR Technology publications in the last year or so. Ever since Workday came onto the market, SAP bought Successfactors, Oracle acquired Taleo and SalesForce introduced Work.com, there’s been a lot of emphasis on the fact that HR in the 21st century must be build on cloud – and HR ERP…

A Social Carnival of HR

Welcome to this month’s carnival of HR. I invited everyone to reflect on the topic: How Social is Your HR? And I am happy to say that most of you share the thought that there is a place for Social in HR. At the same time, you feel we are not there yet: we have some way to go before…