I published in July a listing of trends from 2001, here is my first recap. This trend is certainly becoming reality, and is the most requested feature from our HR clients and the most miss understood. We all know the pain it is to remember multiple passwords, and we have all probably forgotten our farContinue reading “Single Sign On (SSO)”
An article in the Asia Media states that the Japanese government is looking to introduce a tax on WiFi applicances. I am not an expert of WiFi, but my understanding was that the spectrum used was designed for unregulated, ie free to use? May be I am missing the point. If this was to go aheadContinue reading “Paying for WiFi accessing”
Over the last several weeks I have been researching the different alternate communication methods that are available for us to integrate into our HR product. By alternate I am referring to any communication method that is not traditional email or voice; such as 3G, GPRS, instant messaging, SMS, RSS feeds etc. Currently our product allowsContinue reading “Alternate workforce communications”
The BBC has a really intriguing article about an “average Joe” who is fighting back at those spamers who promise us riches for “helping” them they will help you out with a few million. The average Job in question is Mike and so far is up $80 on the scammers!
The time and attendance market has seen a recent revival in interest. Where vendors are integrating the latest biometrics with their existing products, it is good to Workbrain also looking into adding some intelligence into their scheduling engines.
In 2001 I noted a number of trends that I felt would begin to take shape over the next few years. They were publish on my Web Site at the time, which has now been disbanded. Anyway I thought I would re-publish them here, not that they are correct and nor do I still seeContinue reading “HRIS trends”
Found this interesting article on InternetNews last week Adobe Launches PDF Platform For Web Services when reading it inconjuction with this article from Joel on Software. I began to wonder….. Is Adobe trying to put too much into their products? Are they trying the commercialise or control the web? Or are they providing a supplementaryContinue reading “Adobe Launches PDF Platform For Web Services”
This might be late but, I firmly believe better late than never. If you are interested in Nigritude Ultramarine have a read. There is a whole lot going on about the pros and cons fo Google and other search engine. You can find more info about the challenge at DarkBlue. Ok, not relevant to HRContinue reading “My effort in the SOE Challenge”
Now I wrote briefly about this yesterday but here is another interesting article on the whole “let’s buy PeopleSoft” issue from Oracle. From all of the press and thoughts of people in the marketplace we really do seem to have four major players SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft and Microsoft. Even SAP’s VP of operations Richard KnowlesContinue reading “Oracle vs PeopleSoft vs SAP vs Microsoft”
I have just been reading an article on the Great Plains 8.0 release with mixed emotions. While it is good to see a new player in the ERP space, is Microsoft the right player? And what about the impact in Australia? To date there are the major player or tier 1 vendors (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle,Continue reading “Microsoft in Australia”