Technology will make businesses more 'human' Costas Markides, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the London Business School, predicts that technology will make organisations less hierarchical, more decentralised and more democratic – in other words more human.
A CW buyer’s guide to Human Capital Management Computer Weekly looks at what steps the industry has taken to improve talent management; bridging the gap between the cost savings promised by cloud technologies and the value they deliver.
Download: Sap and SuccessFactors Break Adoption Silos More than a full year after SAP acquired SuccessFactors, the mid-year analyst briefing finds the company at a crossroads. SuccessFactors customers are clearly seeking to adopt an “all-in-one” cloud-based solution while the SAP customers remain comfortable with their on-premise investments.
Download: CW Buyers Guide: Human Resource Management The number of human resources management systems coming to market is rapidly increasing, offering a broader set of functions than ever before. In this 10-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at the technologies available and what they can offer to organisations planning to implement such a system.
Download: Technology value matrix: Human Resources solutions Most small and medium businesses (SMBs) and all large enterprises employ human resources (HR) functionality to manage their employees. Even though many vendors offer HR solutions, these solutions may require integration with other HR software or with enterprise resource planning (ERP) to cover the functionality companies need.
Some vendors differentiate themselves from their competitors by providing HR solutions built on new technologies, often times delivered in the cloud, and which can also be accessed on mobile devices. Others decide to keep their core HR modules, add extra functionality, and make everything available either on premises or in the cloud.
Nucleus Research believes that both approaches have advantages and disadvantages that customers should take into consideration when choosing and implementing an HR solution.