Category: Technology

The Google Experiment

Every time I’m away from the office for a longer period, I’m amazed at how much I can achieve using only my iPhone and iPad. I spent two weeks in Portugal this June, and while I was there my web site went down. I do use the WordPress App on my iPad to post while on the road, but when…

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…

Run Your HR For Free

During a recent #HRTechChat, we were discussing how social media influences HR. One question led to another, until finally we talked about free HR services, which led me to ask: can you run HR on free technology? As this was not the topic, we didn’t discuss it any further, but now that we need a fun post for the upcoming…

Let’s make HR invisible

2012 was a big year for HR. It was so big, that several serious magazines used the phrase:”HR is hot”. Who would have thought HR could be one of the cool kids? But now that all the excitement is gone, it is time to focus on what really matters: how to make HR work. Because acquisitions and new technologies are…

HR Self Service Portals

The focus of enterprise information systems is shifting from information access to information delivery. A new technology – the enterprise portal – now allows companies to do what only full-scale system integration previously permitted: deliver information, in context, from a diverse range of sources to a diverse range of user groups. Portals are capable of doing this at a lower…