August, 2008

SaaS Model to "Collapse" According to Lawson CEO

Aug 28, 2008 Posted by

  My friend Anshu Sharma (formerly of Oracle, now with sent me a provocative article last night in which Harry Debes, Lawson Software CEO, boldly predicts that companies built in a SaaS-only business model “will collapse”.  He goes on to say… “…it’s pretty much the same thing. And my prediction is that it’ll go […]


Consolidation of the HCM and Talent Management Space

Aug 26, 2008 Posted by

Did you know there have been over 50 “financial events” in the HCM and talent management space since 2005?  As many of you know, I have been a keen observer of many of those events on this blog (here…here…here).  Financial events are considered… Mergers/Acquisitions (M&A) Initial Public Offerings (IPO) Venture Capital/Equity Investments Common Stock Offerings […]


Do You Have a "Culture Committee"?

Aug 22, 2008 Posted by

A few months ago (on one of my weekly Southwest flights) I read an article from Colleen Barrett, President of Southwest Airlines titled, “Talking Southwest Culture“.  As many of you know, I am a huge fan of Southwest and have recently switched to them as my preferred airline of choice.  Part of what makes Southwest […]


Man, I Love The Bill Kutik Radio Show

Aug 20, 2008 Posted by

Sure…I’m a little biased as the defacto “producer” of the show but every other week I truly look forward to listening to Bill’s l atest guest on The Bill Kutik Radio Show.  Every show provides a useful nugget of information whether from a leading vendor executive, practitioner or industry thought leader.  For those that have […]


Facebook Status Update of the Day

Aug 18, 2008 Posted by

  Nice work Frankie!  Definitely should add that one to your talent profile… Technorati Tags: Michael phelps, frankie delisle, facebook