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Lawson Defections: Corporate Coup or Business as Usual?

February 9, 2012
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When business software vendor Infor announced the acquisition of Lawson Software in July, many Lawson customers and analysts were concerned about the future of the company's product lines. Infor executives have dismissed the concerns.
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Lawson and Infor HR Software

February 9, 2012
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Updated: Oracle to Buy HR Software Firm Taleo for $1.9 Billion

February 9, 2012
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The deal signals more momentum for the cloud computing model, where customers rent applications over the Internet instead of paying for a software license and installing the programs on internal machines.
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Infor heads to the Big Apple

February 9, 2012
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Double digit growth in 2011 is driving the move, says CEO Charles Phillips.
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Facebook: The New Recruit in the Recruiting Game

December 9, 2011
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Watch out LinkedIn: a raft of new recruiting apps help companies better scout for talent from inside Facebook, the 800 million member social network.
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TOOL Six Tips for Establishing Successful Corporate Social Networks

March 11, 2010
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Research firm Gartner warns that more than 70 percent of IT-dominated social media initiatives will fail by 2012. Here, social media veterans provide tips for launching effective social networks.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Shore Up a Failing Competency Framework for Line Managers?

March 7, 2008
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Our company has identified a skills deficit among line managers. Specifically, they are not doing as good a job as necessary of developing strong relationships with those they supervise. How could we develop a "competency framework" to deepen their learning—especially emphasizing the growing importance of building an engaged workforce? What role-playing or other exercises are proving most effective?
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