SilkRoad Technologies’ Life Suite is a talent management software portfolio which includes the modules of OpenHire, RedCarpet, WingSpan, GreenLight, Eprise, and Point. These HR software applications are delivered from one of the industry’s most innovative and up-and-coming vendors. Here we examine Silkroad Technologies with regard to capabilities, limitations, strengths, weaknesses and viability.
Like other analysts, pundits, and business leaders offering up their 2013 predictions for what will happen in the HR technology industry, this post is our speculative take on what we think will come to pass over the coming year. Based on what we’ve heard from organizations over the past year, mobility, Big Data, and HR headcount are top issues in the year ahead.
This past year marked a milestone in the HR and Payroll technology industries; with many analysts, pundits, and vendors referring to 2012 as an “inflexion point”. While impossible to discuss each significant event that marked this year, this year-end review looks at the highlights; including the cloud, M&A activity, and the push for more mobile, social, and analytics.
Social HR technologies run the gamut in terms of benefits and business processes, such as recruitment, onboarding, learning, policy creation, performance management, and recognition. Still, many HR and business leaders appear to be more concerned with social policing rather than utilization. Here, we identify the most salient and high impact areas where Social HR can be put to use.
Acquisitions within the HR, payroll, and related technology landscapes are still in full force, with the latest purchases happening in recruitment and social networking. Here, we take a look at what the industry implications are for the latest acquisitions by Bullhorn of MaxHire and Sendouts, as well as Jive Software’s recent all-in buyout of Producteev and Meetings.io.
Although the process of on-boarding has largely been separated from orientation; and an ever-increasing number of providers are coming to market with on-boarding applications, user adoption remains low. Here, we examine some of the benefits that business leaders should be cognizant of when weighing whether or not to pursue an automated on-boarding application.
Social HR technologies have been flying under the radar as of late and greatly expanding their scope of utility. This broad placement of social applications at the heart of multiple infusion points in the employee lifecycle though has created a sizeable amount of confusion about where and when social HR should be leveraged. This post highlights those 4 infusion points.
The long awaited mass exodus of baby boomers from the workforce may not have happened yet, but employee populations are changing; in large part due to the influx of Millennials. More commonly known as Gen Y, this group has impacted Social HCM more than any generation prior; and in a range of ways. This infographic points out why you should be paying attention.
With the benefits of low acquisition costs and the utmost extensibility, open source has made major advances in the HR software industry. Here we identify the top 5 open-source Learning Management Software solutions along with our list of the positives and negatives. Read more ....
Workday is a clear leader in HRMS Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). With its growing revenue base, coveted technology, and global reach, this young company is poised to become a top HR software competitor. In this Workday HRMS review we examine strengths, weaknesses, capabilities, and whether this industry leader is a fit for your organization.
Oracle's penchant for following rather than leading when it comes to software innovation has been a detriment in the past. However, the company's latest software offering, Oracle Fusion HCM, may well be a turn in the right direction and possibly a game-changer for the HR software industry. Here we examine this HCM software in depth, and look to answer whether the product lives up to the hype.
SAP has a sizeable global footprint, a robust on-premise HR solution, and is still striving for innovation after 40+ years in the business. Our review of SAP's ERP HCM software asks and answers questions such as what are the relative strengths and weaknesses, who are the primary competitors and is this on-premise HCM software solution still on top or in decline?
Following the acquisition by Infor, many thought that Lawson's days of innovative HCM software solutions were over. Yet, Infor has proven to be an ally; injecting new life into Lawson HCM and bolstering a battle-tested solution. What our HCM review seeks to find out though, is what this new older solution really has in terms of strengths, weaknesses, and competitive advantage.
Ultimate Software has achieved one of the most successful transitions from traditional "on-premise" HR and payroll software to Software-as-a-Service and cloud HR, payroll and talent management solutions. Here we examine Ultimate's UltiPro Enterprise product to see if the solution hits your organization's "sweet spot", and to dive deeper into the software's strengths, weaknesses, and viability.
Human Resource Special Reports
Two Special Reports Offering HRMS Software Selection Insight
SaaS HRMS: A Risk/Reward Analysis
Top 7 Strategies To Boost Employee Engagement
With insights drawn from Deloitte, Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research, Grant Thornton, and more, this paper analyzes the risks and rewards of opting for the Software-as-a-Service HR delivery model Read the SaaS HRMS Review and Analysis »
This report examines how 7 specific software solutions can drive employee engagement and successful efforts to increase productivity, improve performance, lower turnover costs and win more battles for the best available talent. Read 7 Software Strategies for Booting Engagement »
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