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Saba’s Emerging Vision of Talent Management in an Unsettled World

How does Saba combine three major products and turn the world of talent management around without blowing it all up?

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The Present of Work at #HRTechConf

Forget getting replaced by AI and robots. The future starts today and companies who forget that are already expendable.

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Four Steps for Simplifying Your Digital Life

“Reversing years of negligence will take a bit of time.” That’s what I told myself a year ago. I was woefully unprepared for what I needed to do in order to actually clean up the mess I had made. For the past five years, I was responsible for keeping two dozen websites up and running, including […]

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O.C. Tanner and The Long Shift

O.C. Tanner, one of the oldest HR providers, invited me to their first ever analyst day and told me I would have fun and maybe learn something. They were mostly right. First, let’s back up a bit. Imagine being Microsoft over the last five years. Incremental revenue from new computer sales continues to drop. Your […]

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Embracing Incremental Progress at #HRTechConf

There’s a good chance that the next phone you’re going to buy is going to be a lot like the phone you currently have, regardless of how long you plan to keep it. The same is true for the solutions you see if you go to the conference for all things HCM and tech next […]

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Breaking Tech’s Glass Ceiling with @InFullBloomUS

Somebody you care about is a woman. You should care about the opportunities she has, and technology is still one of the hardest industries to break into the upper echelons. Take five minutes out of your day to watch this great interview with Naomi Bloom. Outside of being a Fortune 500 CEO or an economic […]

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Inbox by Google Changed My Life

Update September 2018: Google announced that it will be discontinuing Inbox in March 2019. I am incredibly bummed by this. While Gmail has adopted some of the features, the apps aren’t as good. I would like an alternative but right now, I am waiting out the end of Inbox. Inbox by Google has been one […]

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Every 2016 Prediction for HR Will Be Wrong

Every year, around this time, people look back at what happened in the past year and ahead to the next. In human resources, it’s no different. Anybody who’s written for public consumption for a couple of years has done it. This past year, I spent a lot of time listening. Way more time listening than […]

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My Personal Technology Stack

I’ve used a variety of personal technologies over the past few years. Everything from Apple, Windows, and Chromebooks for laptops, to Android and iOS for my phone and tablet. Usually, I’ve had multiples of all of these things at once but for the past year or so, I’ve been pretty consistent with what I’ve used […]

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Apple Watch and the Enterprise: Oh, God. This is Kinda Dumb.

I’ve been reading a lot about the new Apple Watch. As a consumer, it is an interesting device. Not one I’m going to get anytime soon but interesting, okay? I’ve done the smartwatch thing with the crowdfunded Pebble. It was cool. I liked having RunKeeper on my wrist, for instance. But the novelty of getting […]