I colleague asked me an interesting question a few days ago. “If you had unlimited funds what would you recommend to a medium sized organisation (3000-5000 people) as an HR/Payroll platform where today there are many different tactical tools in place and a trend towards an ERP platform in other portions of the business? WouldContinue reading “Unlimited money?”
The Age had an item yesterday on the possible reason for the failure of Labour at the recent election. While I am not sure I completely agree with the complete item it does raise in interesting perspective that we all need to face over the next 5 – 10 years. That is the make upContinue reading “Trade unions and Gen X & Y”
Hmm, not sure what to make of this. Found this article on Information Week about Microsoft partnering with ADP in the Us to delivery payroll services to small business. (Via eHRMS) I am sure this is going to raise some eyebrows in the SME payroll market place, especially in the Australian marketplace if they decideContinue reading “Microsoft to do payroll in Office?”
Ross Mayfield has a good summary on the productivity of far flung teams. He pointed me to an article (and another) from Fast Company, reading it just made me think of my time at Nortel Networks, the last team I had there was of 20 people spread over 8-10 countries across more timezones than IContinue reading “Dispelling the myths of global teams”
I have been thinking about employee engagement and the different aspects of business that either increase or decrease engagement and if technology solutions can have any impact on this. I see engagement covering 4 areas motivation, advocacy, commitment and satisfaction. If an employee has a high level of these four areas then they are moreContinue reading “Employee engagement and technology”
In the continued battle to have HR departments produce workable acceptable use guidelines for the internet, I stumbled across this old items from Ray Ozzie.
Here are a couple of photos from the exhibition, they are not very good sorry. Update:- Sorry for the double post, just learning about Flickr.
Today was day 1 of the People in Business conference, while I will not give you a complete run down of the first day I want to share a couple of things. The first key note was very good, I must say I was skeptical, based on reading the brochure. The topic was “Energy, trustContinue reading “Ikea, Volvo and HR?”
Tomorrow and Wednesday I am off to AHRI‘s second major conference for the year “People in Business : Making HR Happen” at Star City. It will be interesting to see the conference from a participants point of view, it has been 5 years since last time, usually I am attending as an exhibitor, sometimes aContinue reading “People in Business : Making HR Happen conference”
During one of my meetings yesterday we were discussing what the next really big thing would be in the HRIS space. The list below was some of the items that we were looking at, the question is which ones, if any will be the next big thing? HR CRM Workforce planning Workforce analytics Collaborative toolsContinue reading “The next big thing?”