Oracle torques human resource management applications

Using IT to find and keep staff is increasingly important today, the proof being the number of large software companies to invest big in human resource-related products and services. Oracle Corp., which this

Published on: February 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Client-centric IT: The roles that matter (Part 1)

For the past 15 to 20 years, the IT organization’s fundamental role was to be operationally efficient. It started with the reduction in portfolios brought about by ERP implementation, passed through getting control

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Bruce Stewart

Attitudes toward telecommuting

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Ganesh

IBM to buy cloud HR provider

Human resource software has become hot. Late last year Salesforce.com bought Toronto's Rypple, SAP bought SuccessFactors and earlier this year Oracle bought Taleo. On Monday, IBM said it will buy Kenexa, a maker

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Howard Solomon

IT’s most powerful women

It seems like we'll see fewer and fewer of these stories in the future. One day, in fact, it will seem like a novelty that news outlets even bothered to write specifically about

Published on: August 23rd, 2012 brian bloom

Be the manager no one wants to leave

The idea that employees who quit their jobs are more likely to be running away from their managers than they are to be bailing out on their companies, was first popularized by two

Published on: June 21st, 2012 bob kantor

Me and my shadows

TORONTO -- It wasn’t through an obscure astronomical phenomenon that Nitin Kawale had more than one shadow at yesterday’s Cisco Plus conference.The president of Cisco Systems Canada Co. is part of an executive

Published on: May 17th, 2012 Dave Webb

How to tame a bad boss: Eight practical techniques

If you're one of the many unfortunate souls who reports to a bad boss, you may think your only options are to find a new job or continue to take crap from your

Published on: December 7th, 2011 Merideth Levinson

IT tier-level support, chargebacks, called wasteful

With their budgets seeing little increase, IT managers are being urged by Gartner Inc. to reexamine many of their long-followed IT practices and then, quite simply, kill them .Among the practices that can

Published on: October 20th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau