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Aragon Research Blog

  • Box Gets 500M from KKR and New Chairman from Siris Capital
    by Jim Lundy Box announced this week that it plans to take 500,000,000 in investment from KKR in a move designed to thwart an activist investor Starboard Value LP. Starboard was pushing for a sale. The deal is a win for Starboard as it gets a favored…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 8:39pm -
  • The Future of Work Is Remote, Collaborative, and Intelligent
    By Amy Townsend The COVID-19 pandemic forced many employees to perform their jobs remotely. This, in turn, forced teams to collaborate virtually. Legacy applications did not serve this use case well. Thus, many vendors made multiple enhancements to t…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 5:08pm -
  • Crownpeak Buys e-Spirit—The Consolidation Era of Content Experience Platforms Begins
    by Jim Lundy Crownpeak announced it was buying its competitor e-Spirit in a deal that was announced on March 19th. This blog discusses the implications of the new content experience category and the reason it will force a consolidation of traditional…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 3:33pm -

Constellation Research Blog

  • Event Report: Google Cloud Industries Analyst Day
    By R "Ray" WangGoogle Cloud Has Hired A Brain Trust Of Industry Vertical LeadersOn March 31st, 2021, Google Cloud hosted an Vertical Analyst Roundtable.  Google Cloud CEO, Thomas Kurian, opened up the day with a warm introduction on the role…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Apr 21, 12:03pm -
  • What Enterprises Need to Plan for In 2021 When It Comes to Endpoint Security
    By Louis ColumbusBottom Line: Today’s largely-distributed enterprises need to make sure they are putting endpoint security first in 2021– which includes closely managing every stage of the device lifecycle, from deployment to decommission, and e…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Mar 21, 11:00pm -
  • The Pandemic Is Teaching Enterprises How To Mind The Cybersecurity Gap
    By Louis Columbus30% of US and UK remote workers say their organizations don't require them to use a secure access tool, including VPN, to log into corporate databases and systems, according to Ivanti's 2021 Secure Consumer Cyber Report.Plus, 25…
    - 23 days ago, 22 Mar 21, 7:29pm -

Aberdeen HCM Blog

  • Transformative Data Intelligence: Strengthening Business Reporting to Drive Performance
    In the wake of COVID-19, companies have had to find creative ways to accelerate their digital transformation efforts. Those that have fortified their data environment and improved business reporting have seen improvements in their workforce performan…
    - 57 days ago, 16 Feb 21, 5:19pm -
  • Will Virtual Reality Transform the Future of Collaboration?
    The cost and complexity of most VR headsets has kept this technology mainly in the hands of avid gamers and hardcore technologists; until now. Check out Aberdeen Analyst Jim Rapoza's take on Arthur's VR collaboration technology.The post Will Virtual…
    - 22 Dec 20, 4:54pm -
  • M&A Activities in the CX Space Abound: Twilio Buys Segment
    As business leaders pursue implementing these data-centric capabilities, technology providers are pushed to increase M&A activities to bring these capabilities to end-users. Twilio’s acquisition of Segment in November 2020 is one of these instances…
    - 18 Dec 20, 6:53pm -

Ventana Research

  • Tableau Prepares for Future with Data Preparation and Collaboration
    More than 13,000 self-described “data and visualization nerds” gathered in Austin, TX, recently for Tableau Software’s annual customer conference. In his inaugural keynote, Tableau’s new CEO, Adam Selipsky, said that nearly 9,000 were first-t…
    - 10 Dec 16, 2:14pm -
  • Verint Advances Voice of the Customer
    Verint is an established vendor of contact center systems. Its portfolio of products includes digital customer engagement, knowledge management, agent desktop, workforce optimization (for which it was recently rated the top vendor in the Ventana Res…
    - 10 Dec 16, 1:41pm -
  • Taking Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin and Payments
    To the extent that they know anything about blockchain distributed ledgers, people associate it with bitcoin, banking or payment systems in general. However, as I mentioned in an earlier research note, blockchains have a range of potential use cases.…
    - 10 Dec 16, 1:10pm -

Brandon Hall

  • Finding the Silver Lining of Remote Work
    By Claude Werder, Senior Vice President and Principal HCM Analyst, Brandon Hall Group COVID-19 has catapulted us head-first to the beginning of the future of work. While the situation is challenging, there are silver linings and hints of a brighter…
    - 7 May 20, 7:12pm -
  • Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, April 27-May 1, 2020
    A new edition of the Managing Remotely During Disruption playbook was published, along with the latest COVID-19 research data and new resources on diversity and inclusion. Other new resources focus on employee engagement, talent risks, the future of…
    - 4 May 20, 9:14pm -
  • L&D Looks Beyond the Coronavirus
    By David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group Now that organizations have had enough time to come to grips with their own immediate Covid-19 realities, many have begun to look beyond the next few months and what they will mean fo…
    - 29 Apr 20, 3:42pm -

In Full Bloom - Naomi Bloom

  • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories And Relationships In Coping With The Loss Of My Life Partner
    IntroductionSome of you may know that I wrote this widely read blog from November 2009 until my last post in August 2019. It wasn’t retirement that stopped me from blogging but rather the need to focus 200% on getting Ron through his second bout w…
    - 93 days ago, 11 Jan 21, 10:25pm -
  • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
    My 55th Birthday Celebration WeekendMy father passed away in 1995 just before my 50th birthday, and we buried him on my birthday. At his funeral, there was quite a crowd, not because of his prominence but because of all he had done for others in the…
    - 9 Aug 19, 8:33pm -
  • Passover Memories: Family, Food, And Immigration Policy
    Passover Seder At The Obama White HouseI’ve been feeling a little weepy this Passover, awash in memories of the epic Seders of my orthodox Jewish childhood. They were epic, not just in the number of people participating, nor in the abundance of wo…
    - 22 Apr 19, 6:36pm -

Potential Park Blog


  • newWhere to Locate Your Shared Services Center
    Locating a shared services center involves trade-offs related to cost, operating environment and talent. Shared services leaders need a rigorous approach to gauge those trade-offs and identify potential locations before making a final decision.Resea…
    - 21 hours ago, 14 Apr 21, 5:00am -
  • newDevelop a Security Strategy for Cyber-Physical Systems
    In early February, an unknown hacker remotely accessed a computer system at a water treatment plant in Florida and attempted to increase the amount of sodium hydroxide in the water supply to potentially dangerous levels.An operator noticed the intru…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Apr 21, 5:00am -
  • newA Blueprint for a Successful First 100 Days as a CSO
    Stop and slow down. That’s the No. 1 piece of advice from chief sales officers (CSOs) to their newly minted peers. And it’s the hardest thing to do in a world reeling from pandemic impact and tectonic shifts in buying behaviors.“We heard that…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Apr 21, 11:00pm -

Universum Global Blog

  • Virtual Candidate Experience with a Data-Driven Approach
    With the challenges in employment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, those candidates that thrive in uncertainty and are willing to forge ahead with new career transitions can find new opportunities in the chaos. Young talent, who are accustomed to…
    - 14 days ago, 31 Mar 21, 5:59pm -
  • Searching for Diverse Talent in the Age of Data Privacy
    Over the past several years, there has been a significant shift in desire for Diversity and Inclusion in both Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing strategies. Universum has worked with many companies looking for diverse talent in groups such a…
    - 47 days ago, 26 Feb 21, 1:41pm -
  • 2021 Talent Acquisition strategy: 5 reasons to add data
    Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding strategies are called upon to adapt to a rapidly changing world in 2021. How to know what to prioritize? What to focus on? What to adapt from previous strategies?The answer is data. The po…
    - 48 days ago, 25 Feb 21, 9:42pm -

Steve Bose HCM Blog

Bill Kutik HRE Column

  • The Year in Review
    By David Shadovitz HRE 's editor selects the winners and losers of the past 12 months, from the Trump administration's impact on regulations and policies affecting the HR community to the plethora of sexual-harassment cases that have recently come t…
    - 22 Dec 17, 8:38am -
  • Preparing Millennials to Lead
    By Danielle Westermann King Within the next few years, millennials will hold the majority of leadership roles in organizations. A new survey suggests most employers may not be taking the right steps to prepare them.
    - 20 Dec 17, 10:14am -
  • Training Harassment's First Responders
    By Phillippe Weiss The near-daily headlines of sexual misconduct and harassment have shaken the nation's biggest companies. Here are a few strategies organizations can adopt to avoid becoming unwitting harassment enablers of bad behavior.
    - 13 Dec 17, 12:58pm -

Starr Conspiracy Blog

  • 3 Analyst Tips to Avoid Being Left Behind
    Analysts are important to closing deals. Some big buyers want their validations before pulling the trigger. Some buyers use analysts during the research or active evaluation phase of the buyer’s journey. And some buyers look to analysts…
    - 27 Mar 20, 6:01pm -
  • In Search of a New Organizing Principle for Work Technology
    Every now and then, something happens that changes the way we think about everything. Like, oh, I don’t, what’s a good example — how about a global pandemic?  Major events like COVID-19 cause us to take things apart, examine the p…
    - 26 Mar 20, 8:23pm -
  • Sequoia Capital Is Wrong (and They Don’t Get Work Tech)
    On March 5, Sequoia Capital sent a memo providing guidance to founders and CEOs about how to manage through the coronavirus pandemic.
    - 17 Mar 20, 9:44pm -

Nucleus Research Blog

  • Why workforce initiatives should be your New Year’s resolution
    Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you employees are their most valuable asset. That may be benevolence on the part […]The post Why workforce initiatives should be your New Year’s resolution appeared first on Nucleus Research.
    - 1 Jan 21, 6:27pm -
  • What Is An Office?
    Nucleus grew up in the age of the cloud and we’ve embraced its benefits.  From our phone system, to our […]The post What Is An Office? appeared first on Nucleus Research.
    - 24 Nov 20, 6:20pm -
  • The 3 economic principles we use to predict the future
    Economic downturns are natural.  They come in waves and rebalance runaway exuberance.  They need a spark—in this case a pandemic— […]The post The 3 economic principles we use to predict the future appeared first on Nucleus Research.
    - 7 Jul 20, 1:04pm -