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Lawson Defections: Corporate Coup or Business as Usual?

February 09, 2012
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.

HCM Vendor Scene Heats Up

January 11, 2012
Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.

2012 HR Technology Forecast

January 11, 2012
The new year will usher in more cloud-based apps, 'bring your own device' policies and merger and acquisition deals for tech vendors.

Software as Service

January 20, 2006
Applications that are accessed via the Internet are taking hold in several workforce management areas, including core HRMS, recruitment and performance management. This “on-demand” software carries lower upfront costs than licensed software and allows for frequent upgrades. Sector heavyweights such as Oracle and SAP are developing strategies, keen to make sure they don't get left behind. But for all the allure the delivery model holds, providers are keenly aware of a key issue: Top-notch customer service can make or break their business, and not every software company is used to providing superior support.

1999 Service Optimas Award Profile The Valspar Corporation

March 01, 1999
HR has created 12 job families that embrace the company's 3,830 different jobs. By focusing on core behaviors that cut across jobs, HR created aptitude tests, interview guides, and performance appraisal forms for its 12 job families.