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Big Data to Leverage HR

Big Data to Leverage HR

The growing responsibility of HR to be a strategic partner in the organization along with the amount of customer demand easily allows HR to leverage Big Data. There are patterns and trends in HR that can be found to make faster, evidence based decisions. Utilizing the data, creating metrics, providing analytics, along with insight and application give way to increasing…
Why Position Control is Crucial for Human Services Organizations

Why Position Control is Crucial for Human Services Organizations

Position control is not well known or understood by many. Most HRIS systems are employee based systems rather than position control based systems. Position control differs greatly from position management and position tracking, which enable a fraction of functionality and benefits.  This begs the question, why is Position Control so important? Conceptually position control abstracts the employee from the organization…
Disruptive Technologies: The Changing Role of the CIO

Disruptive Technologies: The Changing Role of the CIO

Today’s CIOs are standing at a crossroads. Disruptive technologies are changing the landscape with “Big Data,” “Cloud Computing,” “Elastic Cloud” and many others. Disruptive innovations are pervasive throughout history: Automobiles, Telephones, Email, Smartphones, Tablets and Cloud Computing. The term disruptive technologies was coined by Clayton M. Christensen and introduced in his 1995 article Disruptive Technologies: Catching the Wave. Christensen replaced…
Why Cloud Applications are a Better Strategy?

Why Cloud Applications are a Better Strategy?

Let’s start with well-known household names in the consumer sector: Adobe, Apple, Google, and Microsoft. All of these companies are actively promoting their cloud-based solutions over installed products. Almost every consumer uses email in the cloud, such as Gmail, Yahoo, and similar products. Why do consumers pick this route? First, most consumers do not have the time or expertise to…
Neglected Technology in Human Services Organizations

Neglected Technology in Human Services Organizations

Recently there has been a lot of discussion about technology investments in health and human services organizations. The changing delivery models and healthcare reform are driving investment in EHR/EMR systems, telehealth, remote monitoring and many more technologies that must be considered for sustainable business models. One technology investment that is most neglected is one that drives bottom line results: Human…