Articles By Marylka Empey

Wanted: Visionary IT leaders

The only constant is change, and that is the reality for most organizations and individuals. It used to be that change was an event, but now it’s part of our daily fabric. Change

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Marylka Empey

Cisco building a Gold Medal legacy with the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

As we celebrate the achievement and dedication of the athletes who competed in the Toronto Pan Am Games, and those who will be competing in the Parapan Am Games this month, it's worth

Published on: August 10th, 2015 Marylka Empey

Get social – Pet Wearables are taking woof to a whole new level

As we all know, “Dogs are a man’s/woman’s best friend!” so it should not be any surprise that humans’ interest and embrace of wearables is quickly migrating to Fido. A pet wearable event held

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 Marylka Empey

How Influitive uses IT resources to powerfully boost employee engagement

There is a lot of interest in apps, and new ones are being continuously developed to make things easier, more efficient, and accessible. From apps to summon taxis, to doing personal banking, to

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Marylka Empey

New service from NetSuite and TribeHR builds on human capital management success

NetSuite’s 2013 acquisition of Waterloo, Ont.-based TribeHR provided an established human capital management (HCM) solution to add to NetSuite’s existing platform. It is no surprise that NetSuite has further developed its HCM product

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Marylka Empey

Secret to future business success? Think about two things at once while juggling four devices

Organizations are set to compete to recruit four-device carrying, high-productivity Super-taskers that will be the leaders in the decade ahead, according to the Cisco Connected World Technology Report. Cisco Systems Inc. surveyed 3,700

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Marylka Empey

Working remotely works well at Telus

It’s exciting to see how technology is being leveraged to drive leading edge HR management practices and significantly change work structure options. Faced with millennial’s desire for greater flexibility in work hours/location and

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Klenzoid gets operations flowing with NetSuite CRM

Although I personally am not familiar with issues of water scaling, I have learned that it is really important for large-scale institutions that depend on water for operating their HVAC systems. Keeping the

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Marylka Empey

TribeHR demos integration with NetSuite six months after acquisition

It has been approximately six months since NetSuite acquired Waterloo based TribeHR. Joseph Fung, TribeHR founder and CEO, held a media scrum at SuiteWorld 2014 to update on TribeHR’s integration progress into the

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Marylka Empey

NetSuite builds on cloud legacy with 3 key business development planks

SAN JOSE -- My first cloud computing conference, and the anticipation of the crowd is palpable as people from around the globe have gathered at SuiteWorld 2014. The Commonwealth is well represented –

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Employee training: Is this as good as it gets?

A recent Conference Board of Canada release, Learning and Development Outlook, indicates that Canadian organizations have increased their spending on employee training by $17 per employee, modestly reversing a downward trend of the

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Should you join the HR tribe?

TribeHR’s recent acquisition by NetSuite is a high commendation for the Waterloo based software company.  Providing an human resources management (HRM0 product that delivers more than the typical database of employee information, TribeHR

Published on: November 29th, 2013 Marylka Empey

Wake up call: your IT staff is probably unhappy

Hay’s Canada, an IT recruitment consultancy, and its recently released salary survey provides interesting results and insights into the needs and expressed preferences of IT professionals. Unlike traditional salary surveys that exclusively focus

Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Marylka Empey

Apple loses its shine as greed tarnishes legacy

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently requested his bonus compensation be tied to the rise or fall of Apple’s stock price and its position on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.  In demonstrating anything

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Marylka Empey

Software founder drives ‘Ferrari’ of human resources solutions

Michael Nicula is the Founder & CEO “HCM Soft”, a SAP HR based software, the creator of Wi-Py.com, an online payment application similar to Paypal, only free of charge, the founder and leader

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Marylka Empey