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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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Building a Better Business Case: Insights from Ferguson Enterprises

ISG-SmartalksOrganizations like ours certainly understand and appreciate the promise of new HR technology. We already depend on good data, and we value tools that can help us improve and leverage that data to help us take advantage of best practices for recruiting, engaging and managing a global workforce efficiently.…

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Leveraging Analytics to Optimize the Value of the Talent Suite

Talent management is big business within HR. And more and more, unified talent solutions are seen as strategic to achieving long-term enterprise goals. Organizations working with disconnected or outdated systems find they are doing very little to engage their employees or solve real talent problems.…

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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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Ferguson Enterprises Builds a Case for Better Human Capital Management

This blog was co-authored by Mark Bray, Principal Consultant.

ISG-SmartalksThe pace of change is accelerating. With a shifting workforce, mergers and acquisitions at all-time highs, and continued growth into new geographies, today’s businesses require agility and speed. For HR leaders, trying to stay ahead of organizational change with outdated and poorly integrated systems is like trying to ride your bicycle to the moon—you can work up a sweat, but you aren’t going to get there.…

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Getting Your Hands Dirty: Why It’s Important to Assess User Experience in the Sandbox

There is no question. Improved user experience is driving HR technology selection. In ISG’s Industry Trends in HR Technology and Service Delivery Survey, 90 percent of organizations rated “ease of use” as a must have. In fact, “ease of use” came before what have traditionally been seen as more important factors, including “configurability,” “depth of functionality,” and “modern look/feel,” as well as “mobile and social features” and “predictive analytics.”

So how does one go about evaluating user experience?…

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Building a Winning Business Case for HCM SaaS

One constant in today’s Human Resources (HR) organizations is change. Not only is the human component of HR constantly changing—there are always new hires and promotions, new skill requirements, new professional development goals and new reporting protocols—but the larger dynamics of the field are also constantly evolving.…

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While Xerox Changes Shape, It’s BAU for Benefits Administration

This blog was co-authored by Debora Card, Partner.

Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns recently announced the company’s plans to split into two market-leading companies by the end of 2016. For the company’s business process outsourcing (BPO) business, significant influence and three board seats will go to activist investor Carl Icahn.…

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