Category Archives: Social Networking

Frankly, Malcolm Frank… Part 2

Frankly, Malcolm Frank… Part 2

Now to the real meat of our discussion with Cognizant's strategy lead, Malcolm Frank, where we discuss the future of the CIO's role and the IT function, the SMAC Stack and the Internet of Things

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Are you really working for an energized enterprise?

Are you really working for an energized enterprise?

HfS is asking YOU - the individual worker - what it will take to empower and energize YOU in your business. Your candid, unbiased insights are extremely important to this unique research study, whether you work in sales, marketing, finance, IT... or any other business function

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Is it time to de-social our lives?

Is it time to de-social our lives?

I would argue that it's actually time to "de-social" our behavior to regain the effectiveness and quality of our interactions and relationships.

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Replay of "Outsourcing is DEAD! Long Live Outsourcing..."

Replay of "Outsourcing is DEAD! Long Live Outsourcing..."

Click here for the replay & Click here for the slides. Enjoy!

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156 billion reasons why Lars and SAP were never meant to be

156 billion reasons why Lars and SAP were never meant to be

Lars leaving so quickly symbolizes SAP's struggle, in my mind, to change its culture and approach to disruptive business models. The economics of the cloud cannot print anywhere near as much money for our German friends as the current legacy ecosystem of clunky enterprises, whose IT managers simply do not want to invite change or disruption. If your clients don't want to change, why should you?

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Corsello OnDemand... on talent management, modern marketing and a little bit more

Corsello OnDemand... on talent management, modern marketing and a little bit more

Jason Corsello didn't just turn out to be a great analyst and one of the original HR bloggers, but he's now honing his knowledge to be a real strategist in modern marketing plying his trade leading strategy and marketing for Cornerstone OnDemand, one of the hottest Cloud-based HR tech firms on the Nasdaq today, specializing in talent management.

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Marketing’s Holy Grail in the modern age: Getting actionable insights from an integrated marketing optimization platform

Marketing’s Holy Grail in the modern age: Getting actionable insights from an integrated marketing optimization platform

The role of the CMO is probably the most thankless job in the modern organization: company's executives expect great branding and messaging to be propelled through all the optimal channels to market to maximize awareness and, ultimately, increase sales.

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If SAP is like "pouring concrete into a company", isn't it time to reinvent business processes?

If SAP is like "pouring concrete into a company", isn't it time to reinvent business processes?

I wanted to introduce a spectacular new personality into the HfS family, Susan Scrupski, a legendary figure in the worlds of disruptive technology and social business - and Fast Company’s “Most Influential Women in Technology” in 2010 - who's embarked on a pivotal new project with us entitled "Business Process Reinvention"

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HfS rated in the top right-hand-corner of analyst firms for influencing buyers and journalists

HfS rated in the top right-hand-corner of analyst firms for influencing buyers and journalists

HFS Research was an outstanding performer in the Analyst Value Survey. Buyers of analysts' services rate HFS Research as one of the most valuable providers, and one of a handful of firms whose influence grew most impressively in 2012

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Why middle management is often as influential as the C-Suite when it comes to outsourcing

Why middle management is often as influential as the C-Suite when it comes to outsourcing

The official definition of insanity in sourcing: recounting how many times a service provider has said to you, "We've got to get to the C-suite to pitch innovative ideas because middle management is too risk adverse."

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