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Tool Do Homework Before Shopping for Sales Incentive Software

March 6, 2008
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Before buying such software, you need to know what’s broken in your existing sales incentive process, how you want it fixed, what IT resources you’ve got and how much vendor support you need.
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Homegrown HR Technology

July 15, 2006
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Using an internally produced Web portal called MySource, Qualcomm's HR systems cover a variety of functions. The home-brewed approach makes the San Diego specialist in wireless communications an oddity among large firms.
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Virtual Work Spaces Ease Collaboration, Debate Among Scattered Employees

May 25, 2006
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The technology, in which workers enter shared “rooms” to discuss and complete projects, can help organizations make the most of their intellectual capital; but some may balk at the new way of working.
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An Appetite For Acquisition

December 6, 2004
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Michael Mullarkey, the gung-ho 36-year-old CEO of Workstream Inc., is used to the nickname that his burgeoning firm has acquired: Frankenstream. It’s an allusion to the strategy Mullarkey has used to build his company, creating one human-capital management system by buying up and stitching together niche firms including 6FigureJobs.com, Kadiri and ResumeXpress. The big test for Workstream, which has revenue growth but isn’t yet profitable, is how well it can take all those different pieces and use them to expand its client base. One observer says: "Like anything, the question is: How well do they execute?"
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A Few Years Late, Portals Gain Ground

September 3, 2004
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Web portals stalled in the cooled-down economy, but there's been a surge in spending lately as human resources leaders see portals as key to managing their workforce. Employees also are driving portal growth. They expect their companies' sites to be as easy to use as Amazon and Yahoo.
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New Internal Hiring Systems Reduce Cost and Boost Morale

February 27, 2004
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A Web-based software system at Whirlpool is making in-house hiring easier and more employee-friendly.
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Technology Evolution--Not Revolution

October 3, 2003
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The 2003 Workforce Management /Findley Davies HR Technology Survey shows that some companies are making progress toward a conversion to eHR, but there's still a heavy reliance on paper and forms. The transformation is proceeding at a "very deliberate pace."
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Self-Service Causes Call Volume to Drop 75 Percent

September 18, 2003
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Tally Defense has reduced the size of the HR department without falling behind on HR obligations.
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