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Employers Turn to Biometric Technology to Track Attendance

March 5, 2013
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Companies are implementing biometric time clocks using facial recognition, fingerprint tracking or vein-pattern scanning to make it harder for hourly workers to steal company time. Still, some question whether Big Brother might be watching a little too closely.
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How Cloud Software Could Rain on Your Parade

January 30, 2013
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For all its benefits, software as a service isn't a panacea. A successful switch takes planning, organization and lots of training and communications.
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HR Tech Vendors' Push to Go Global

November 12, 2012
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People management software vendors are courting multinationals and other clients looking to evolve to a single, cloud-based system to replace a crazy quilt of existing local and regional programs.
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The IBM-Kenexa Deal Further Shows Talent Management Is Dead

August 27, 2012
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Big Blue doesn't see talent management as big. Or at least not as big as data mining and social networking. And I'd say IBM is right.
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It's About Time—and Money

May 3, 2012
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Workforce management technology has come a long way from time clocks. Today's tools can save—or cost—companies millions. And thanks to a new group, the once-frumpy field is coming into fashion.
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The CYA Report: The Great Apple Debate

March 13, 2012
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The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Managing Editor Rick Bell and Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim debate Apple Inc. and the working conditions in China.
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Warriors Show a Bit of Workforce Wisdom

March 7, 2012
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The Golden State Warriors pro basketball team is about the last place you'd expect to find lessons about smart workforce management. But despite years of lackluster performance and a losing record so far this season, the franchise has some surprising insights to offer.
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