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. Read More
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.Read More
Double digit growth in 2011 is driving the move, says CEO Charles Phillips.Read More
Watch out LinkedIn: a raft of new recruiting apps help companies better scout for talent from inside Facebook, the 800 million member social network. Read More
The weekend announcement triggered a spike in stock prices for Taleo, Kenexa and other HR software companies.
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.Read More
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?