HR Technology Conference 2010 – Still about the Tweeps

Oct 4, 2010 | 13 Comments

Tweet Last year at this time, I was eagerly preparing for the 2009 HR Technology conference as an attendee.  I was excited to finally meet many of the people I had been conversing with on Twitter.  In fact my first blog post after the conference was about the tweeps instead of about the conference.  Boy […]

Come See Me Live At The HR Technology Conference

Sep 13, 2010 | No Comments

Tweet Are you coming to the 13th annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition?  Maybe you are still on the fence?  If you have not decided, time is running out as the conference is only 2 weeks away (September 29 – October 1).  I have attended the show for the last couple of years and this […]

Ignore Your SaaS Vendor’s Technology At Your Own Risk

Sep 5, 2010 | 4 Comments

Tweet I read the tweets coming from the Workday Technology Summit on August 23 and was surprised. A couple of the analysts seemed to suggest that Workday should stop talking about its SaaS Multi-Tenant technology approach and focus instead on the business value of the Workday application when they are talking to customers.  While that […]

Is HR Technology Conference Co-Chair Bill Kutik The Old Spice Guy?

Jul 19, 2010 | 14 Comments

Tweet Laurie Ruettimann thinks HR Technology Conference co-chair Bill Kutik is no Old Spice guy.  Or is he? “Hello HR Professionals, look at your HR Technology, now back at me, now back at your HR Technology, now back at me. Sadly, your HR Technology isn’t state of the art like me, but if you stopped […]

HR Business Intelligence Apps-Don’t do the kitchen sink method

Jul 11, 2010 | No Comments

Tweet I have read a number of articles and blog posts recently that implore HR leaders to forgo traditional HR Metrics reporting and jump right into providing HR metrics data that tie directly into the metrics and dashboards of the business itself and not just HR.  This is a great recommendation for companies who have […]

HRevolution 2010 – What happened to the Tech Talk?

Jun 21, 2010 | 10 Comments

Tweet Yes I know I am very late in blogging about my thoughts on HR Technology at HRevolution 2010.  I have been staring at this blog post for weeks trying to figure out what to say.  The problem is that I am trying to write about something that well…didn’t happen so I’m giving up and […]

HRevolution 2010 – Dirty Martinis and iPads

Jun 2, 2010 | 5 Comments

Tweet I’m currently sitting on a plane heading from Portland to Denver. The person in front of me has reclined their seat leaving me no room to use my laptop.  Being a good tech guy, I pulled out the iPad I won at HRevolution and am typing this out using the iPad WordPress App. Okay, […]

Still Living In A Flat File Interface World

Apr 20, 2010 | 14 Comments

Tweet Guess what?  The rumor on the street is that HR leads the industry in using the Software As A Service (SaaS) delivery model.  Surveys say that customers still prefer best-of-breed solutions over integrated solutions so that means more HR applications instead of less.  Guess what also is true about many of these SaaS applications?  […]

Psst Customers – Some Software Demo Tips For You

Apr 7, 2010 | 11 Comments

Tweet In a previous post I gave out some software demo tips for vendors. Since then I have participated in another round of software demos and this time I have some tips for all you customers out there.  Yes, you read that correctly. Customers also needs some tips to get the most out of software […]

SaaS does not require just as much IT support

Mar 17, 2010 | 10 Comments

Tweet On episode 45 of the Bill Kutik Radio show, Bill Kutik interviewed Jason Averbook and Jason Corsello regarding the HR year past and coming up.  During the show the topic turned technical and Bill Kutik brought up the topic of whether SaaS will become the dominant delivery method for HR applications.  In answering the […]