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 […]

My 2010 Predictions

Dec 31, 2009 | No Comments

Tweet Since @williamtincup over at Starr Tincup did not ask for my predictions for 2010, I guess I will have to blog about them right here on my shiny new WordPress Blog.  Since it is New Years Eve and my brain is now official mush for 2009, I could only come up with 5 (really […]

Is HR afraid of Technology?

Oct 27, 2009 | 16 Comments

Tweet I have had a nagging feeling for awhile that HR people are actually afraid of technology. I thought back on my last year of twitter conversations with my HR tweeps and could not think of any significant evidence of HR people talking about technology. In fact, many times during the monthly #HR_Tech chats, the […]

Oracle OpenWorld Fusion Apps Blogger Extravaganza

Oct 25, 2009 | 2 Comments

Tweet So I realize this post is VERY late but I had a couple of conversations this week about Oracle Fusion Applications where I ended up pointing people to the blog posts I could remember off the top of my head. Since it is cold morning, I though I would trudge over to the local […]

The project that must not be named

Jun 29, 2009 | 2 Comments

Tweet Well, that got your attention!! My blogging brain appears to be on extended leave but I didn’t want you all to think I had abandoned you so I thought I would give a shout out to Meg Bear over at Talented Apps for her great post last week: For those of you waiting […]

Oracle Acquisition of Sun: Everyone just Chillax

Apr 27, 2009 | No Comments

Tweet Obviously I am taking the same chillax approach to updating my blog (sorry everyone) but I had a couple of minutes to spare this morning and while I eat my cereal and stare out the window at snow lightly falling wondering if my Mini Cooper with no snow tires will get into work without […]

How HR SaaS Vendors can conquer the world

Mar 1, 2009 | 3 Comments

Tweet One of the biggest limitations preventing companies with an in-house HCM system (e.g. Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Lawson) from moving to a SaaS HCM system is customizations. Many companies have made significant customizations to their HR system and are not willing to let go of these customizations. I don’t want to get into a discussion […]

Streamline My Upgrade Please

Feb 8, 2009 | 3 Comments

Tweet Having participated on many HCM and Talent Management upgrade projects in various roles such as Developer, Business Analyst, Architect and Project Manager I am dismayed at the amount of time, resources and money the traditional upgrades consume. Prior to the Oracle acquisition, PeopleSoft correctly determined that ERP upgrades were consuming the budgets of their […]