An interesting piece of research from AMR Research on the pros and cons of regional ERP instances, thanks to the ZDNet Blog. As Bill Swanton mentions regional instances were all the rage, and now they seem to be consolidating. This is good news to HR practitioners, why? One of the biggest challenges faced to effectiveContinue reading “Consolidation of ERP instances”
The Electronic Recruiting Exchange has an article by Kevin Wheeler on Recruiting technology decisions, while focused on recruitment software all of his point are relevant to any technology decision. Human Resources Magazine has several items this issue of interest. Firstly on next generation measurement systems, while it does not provide a lot of detail itContinue reading “Technology decisions and other items”
I am continually looking for access points at a reasonable price, while there are lots of access points at this stage they are a bit on the pricey side. Nicole Manktelow from Icon had this great intro into hot spots and Sydney in the SMH in Jan 2004. In here you can find example pricingContinue reading “Wireless hotspots”
Ok, maybe I am bit slow or maybe I just don’t have the time to learn all of the shortcuts in Yahoo & Google. However this one I will use. The Future of Google has shown me how to get Google to define a word, fantastic.
There is discussion going on at the moment about the Perfect Search, referring to the results provided by search engines such as Google, Yahoo and others. Most of this seems to have steemed from John Battelle asking the question “What is the Perfect Search” as he pens the final chapter in his new book. JeremyContinue reading “The perfect HR search”
After a few hours of working with WebWorks Publisher is seems to do everything I need, whew I feel better now!
I do not often write on the weekends however today is different. As all software vendors we need to produce documentation for our users, and today I have been looking at how we can convert our Microsoft Word based documents into something more “online and real time”. My requirements for a tool/process are fairly straightContinue reading “Creating help files”
Slashdot has found another article on RFID chips and people. This following the previous Legoland and the tagging of Japanese kids. What or where will be next? Will employers want there employees tagged to ensure they turn up on time, or that they are where they same they are. Or where a suspicious spouse tracksContinue reading “Another RFID”
I was just searching Google and found this old but relevant article on blogs in the workplace. Worth a read.
An interesting article appeared today on Computerworld about the success of the Department of Defence’s PeopleSoft implementation. I feel it is great to see HR/Payroll implementations making the mainstream IT press, however items that are more positive would be nice. This one along with review on the Federal Government’s success both seem to leave meContinue reading “More articles on software success”