To demonstrate SAP's new feedback service, senior creative director Jon Leiberman invited (from left) customers Dorell Michalowski from Advocate Health Care, Kristi Johnston from AT&T, and Kimberly Ratliff and Jennifer Price from Carolinas HealthCare System to present their biggest complaints with the company's HCM platform.
To demonstrate SAP's new feedback service, senior creative director Jon Leiberman invited (from left) customers Dorell Michalowski from Advocate Health Care, Kristi Johnston from AT&T, and Kimberly Ratliff and Jennifer Price from Carolinas HealthCare System to present their biggest complaints with the company's HCM platform.

Published: September 1st, 2016


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

Salesforce for HR a new solution with no new software

San Francisco-based Salesforce Inc. launched a new solution on Thursday, Salesforce for HR, that takes the cloud software companies would normally use to serve their customers and instead use it to serve their

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

How Oracle’s Mark Hurd uses human resources to drive revenue

Mark Hurd, president of the software production giant Oracle, recently shared his views on how human resources can drive company revenue. The workplace is changing rapidly, and CEOs and their HR departments are

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Joseph Stark

When migrating away from cloud is the right thing to do

Sometimes it can pay to buck the trend. That's what Evanston, Ill.-based Presbyterian Homes found when it decided to move away from a cloud services set up for its HR department and to

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson