How the makers of Gorilla Glass used SuccessFactors to modernize their HR operations

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Chances are you haven't heard of Corning Inc. But you're definitely familiar with their products. The Corning, N.Y.-based industrial glass and ceramic manufacturer's best-known product, Gorilla Glass, is incorporated

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Workday makes sure its ERP platform stays ahead of the pack

TORONTO - Chat with Workday Inc. CTO Stan Swete for any length of time and it becomes obvious why his firm's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a favourite of more than 1500

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How a GTA-based call centre used Workday to scale from 1200 employees to 2000

TORONTO - The call centre business may have a low bar of entry, but that ease of participation also has a negative impact on its profit margins - and makes expansion all the

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sage releases cloud-based human capital management solution for SMBs

Accounting software firm the Sage Group plc is making it easier for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to manage their workforce. This week the company released Sage People, a cloud-based human capital management

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

SAP showcases new feedback system by inviting three customers to air complaints

LAS VEGAS - Showing off your shortcomings isn’t typically considered a smart advertising move, but to emphasize how closely it will listen to comments collected by its new feedback service, German enterprise software

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How SAP applies its HR solutions to its own search for millennial talent

LAS VEGAS - Janet Wood knows the value of workplace feedback and professional development firsthand. Before she became SAP SE’s global head of talent and leadership, the majority of Wood's 30-year career was

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Automated payroll, bias reduction among 4 new features announced by SAP at SuccessConnect

LAS VEGAS - Mike Ettling, the president of German enterprise software firm SAP SE’s SuccessFactors product line, might have called his first appearance at the company's two-day SuccessConnect 2016 conference an "un-keynote," but

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

SAP customers seeking visual data, file management receive Canadian help at SuccessConnect

LAS VEGAS - Canada might not be lighting the show floor of enterprise software firm SAP SE's SuccessConnect 2016 on fire, but customers looking to visualize their data or organize their documents on

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Oracle acquires cloud vendor NetSuite for $9.3 billion

Redwood Shores, Calif. enterprise software vendor Oracle Corp. is acquiring the cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software firm NetSuite Inc. for $9.3 billion in cash, it announced on Thursday morning. In a press

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

LinkedIn acquisition could help Microsoft – if its CEO knows what he’s doing

Experts are divided over whether Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion USD acquisition of LinkedIn Corp., which the companies announced on June 13, is a good thing, with at least one Silicon Valley analyst saying

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Latest victim of app disruption: your performance review

Employees of tomorrow may never experience the night-before-the-annual-performance-review jitters as workers wait in agitated anticipation of discovering whether they rate as good, bad, or adequate. For workers of present, when the day arrives,

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

SuccessFactors’ new Intelligent Services aim to help smooth over staffing changes

LAS VEGAS - Have you seen a new hire come in on their first day only to discover they don't have a place to sit, a phone to use, or any inkling of

Published on: August 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

HR leaders overburdened in rapidly changing role: survey

Human resources leaders are feeling overburdened by new expectations that they build a workplace brand and are increasingly looking to outsource their tasks as a result, according to a new study from ADP

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SAP SuccessFactors offers Canadian data centre to address customer privacy concerns

Canadian customers of human capital management software as a service (SaaS) SuccessFactors will now have the option of storing their data on native soil, according to SAP Canada Inc. A data centre in

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson