Deb Card

About Deb Card

Partner. As Partner at ISG, Debora brings more than 25 years of experience in designing, operating and sourcing HR and other business support services. To this rich experience, she adds current firsthand knowledge of emerging trends in HR and global business services and the quickly evolving marketplace for HR/finance SaaS technologies and automation.
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Big Fish, Little Fish—What Does HR Tech Consolidation Mean for Workday Clients?

Aggressor, Omnipoint, Jeitosa, Kloud, Meteorix, CPSG, DayNine, Appirio. One-by-one these boutique Workday implementers have been picked off and swallowed up by the big fish: Deloitte, Aon, Mercer, IBM, Accenture and Wipro, the first India-heritage company to acquire its way back into the ecosystem.…

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What’s New in HR Tech This Year?

Did you miss the HR Tech Conference last week in Chicago? If so, here are the highlights from our team on the ground:

Diversity in the workforce translate into measurable benefits. The first-ever “Women in HR Technology” pre-conference session assembled female CHROs, CEOs and founders of high-growth HR tech companies to discuss their approaches to leadership.…

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An Inside View of the Growing Market for HR/Finance SaaS Technologies

Human Resource and Finance leaders looking for new technology solutions are increasingly casting their eyes to the cloud. According to the most recent ISG HR Technology and Service Delivery Survey, more than half of all new HR tech purchases will be cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.…

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What to Do When Your ERP Doesn’t Measure Up

When an organizational leader begins to realize the ERP system he or she has grown to rely on is no longer meeting the company’s needs, it’s more than just a gut feeling. The warning signs can become painfully obvious, pointing to the fact that a rigid system can’t keep up with rapid business evolution, especially during a reorganization or integration following a merger or acquisition.…

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Cleaning Up the HR House before Moving In New Technology

Co-authored by Patti Boggi-Gibbons

More and more enterprises know that upgrading their Human Resource (HR) technology is a smart way to get ahead in today’s competitive market, but it isn’t as simple as plugging in a new system and pressing the big red “that was easy” button.…

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Latest ISG Research Shows HR Organizations Are Heading to the Cloud

The promise of the cloud continues to win over the hearts and wallets of today’s human resource (HR) organizations. This was among the key findings of the ISG 2015 Industry Trends in Human Resources Technology and Service Delivery Survey, our second annual poll of what is on the minds of HR and IT leaders in companies around the world.…

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A Big Move for HR Software as a Service: Aon Hewitt Doubles Down on Workday

Aon Hewitt continues to bet big on Workday, the cloud-based HR software provider.

In the latest industry consolidation move, Aon Hewitt announced this week that it completed its acquisition of Kloud, Europe’s largest dedicated Workday consultancy. The acquisition significantly improves Aon Hewitt’s position compared to other niche Workday consultancies, including DayNine and Appirio, and the other top human resource (HR) consultancies, including Towers Watson and Mercer, in terms of total Workday resources and regional coverage.…

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Another Human Resource Consultancy Places Its Bet on Workday

When the human resource consulting giant Mercer announced its planned acquisition of Jeitosa earlier this week, it joined two other HR consulting powerhouses, Aon Hewitt and Towers Watson, in offering Workday deployment services as part of its broader HR technology and transformation offerings.…

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Lessons from HR Tech 2014: How to Engage HR with Data Analytics

This year’s Human Resource (HR) Technology conference was jam-packed with more than 300 exhibitors and 60 breakout sessions. Almost every general session focused on data: collecting data through social media, integrating data across the enterprise, data-driven decision-making, big data, data analytics, predictive data analytics, and on and on.…

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Prepare for a Successful HR SaaS Transformation

Top_5You’ve done the hard work: selected your new software as a service (SaaS) platform, signed the contract and even begun the configuration work. You’re ready to enter the brave new world of fully integrated data, intuitive self-service and automatic functionality updates, but that voice in your head keeps asking, “What am I missing?”

Though HR SaaS systems have many benefits, buyers need to be aware that successful human resource (HR) delivery requires more than plugging in the latest human capital management (HCM) platform.

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