Tag: cloud

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…

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…

The Day the Cloud Went Bust

If you are on Twitter, I am sure you recognize the illustration: the Twitter whale signals that the system is not working as it should. Unless you are in the middle of a tweet-up, Twitter being out of service is unlikely to be more than annoying. But what about other cloud applications we have come to rely on? Do you…

Up in the Air: Why I Bring the Cloud to Work

This week’s edition of BusinessWeek contains an interesting cover story titled “The Cloud: Battle of the Tech Titans“. The author gives an overview of the tech companies that have embraced the cloud as the only way forward (Amazon, Google, Microsoft), and contrasts them with companies that view the cloud as part of the overall enterprise architecture, the so-called hybrid cloud…