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2014 HR Trends

As we all plan for 2014 and wrap up the budgeting process, have you checked the latest HR trends and measured yourself and the organization against the best of the

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OpenWorld 2013 – Key Announcements

I had the opportunity to attend the Oracle OpenWorld 2013 and would like to share some of what I learned. Oracle made the following announcements during OpenWorld 2013: Availability of

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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Tips

Business processes are heavily dependent on deployed technologies. Any prolonged system downtime can be costly in terms of productivity and revenue. To ensure continuous system availability, organizations invest in robust

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The Characteristics of Metrics that Matter: Timely and Time-trackable

The last blog posting on “The Characteristics of Metrics that Matter: Actionable“, focused on a key metric usability question – What good is a clearly defined metric if you cannot

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Is Technology Making You Healthier?

My first experience with technology tracking my workout and results was at the Dallas YMCA some 10 years ago.  It sparked a little competition between the lunch workout group, then

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Why Mentor High School Students?

Why is mentoring disadvantaged high school students important? The simple answer is that these students represent future generations of entrepreneurs and community leaders. Sometimes just a little time and help

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Do You Have A Plan to Achieve Your Dream?

We all have a vision and desire that burns within us.  The building of a career, an old car, learning to fly, overcoming a fear, having a “healthy” body, and

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The Characteristics of Metrics that Matter: Actionable

The last blog posting on” The Characteristics of Metrics that Matter” discussed two key characteristics of an effective metric that determine its trustworthiness: accuracy and reliability. You wouldn’t want to make decisions

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You Can’t See the Big Organizational Picture? Reframe it!

Most corporate executives would agree that people are their most valuable asset. People manage (do things right), lead (do the right things), and follow (execute). Projects are often on a

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A Quandary When Compensation does not want to Use Salary Grades

The Animato team was asked to find a way to implement a 6-tier salary range, in addition to their existing 3-tier salary range, by jobcode and stay close to PeopleSoft

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