September, 2007

What the Heck?

Sep 27, 2007 Posted by

Today I received a Google Alert directing me to a website where you can hire recognized “speakers, celebrities and entertainers”.  The site is actually very interesting.  You can see what various people charge for appearances and speaking engagements.  Tony Robbins is “$1o0K and above”.   Tom Lasorda is slumming it at $30-50K while that dude from The Apprentice, […]


Has Fusion Interest Finally Arrived?

Sep 25, 2007 Posted by

This week, the Oracle HCM User Group (OHUG) is conducting their annual conference in Las Vegas.  Unfortunately I am unable to attend this year (although I will be in Vegas later this week presenting at the HR-XML Conference).  Word from those on the conference floor suggest the turnout is incredible.  A significant different from last […]


Is ERP "Grossly Overpriced"?

Sep 24, 2007 Posted by

Instead of creating debate, I thought I would share some insight from a recent interaction among myself and some of my Enterprise Irregular friends.  This is large of a much longer discussion but thought you would enjoy these responses most… Response 1: “…SAP is grossly overpriced?  SAP knows it, you know, they know we know […]


The Future of HR "Platforms"

Sep 19, 2007 Posted by

If you haven’t been reading Marc Andreessen’s blog start now.  It is a great read.  In his most recent post, “The three kinds of platforms you meet on the Internet”, Marc defines what it means to be an Internet platform today.  Specifically.. “…a “platform” is a system that can be programmed and therefore customized by outside developers […]


Capital Still Flowing into Talent Management – Cornerstone OnDemand Raises $32M

Sep 17, 2007 Posted by

Today, Cornerstone OnDemand announced raising $32 million in new venture capital.  The capital will be used  primarily to add staff, build out sales and marketing, and grow internationally.  Cornerstone OnDemand is a vendor that has gone mostly under-the-radar in talent management but has probably done one of the best jobs of all the pure-play learning management vendor to become a “talent […]