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Aragon Research Blog

  • newThe Race to Guided Selling: Buys ClosePlan
    by Jim Lundy On October 20th, announced its acquisition of ClosePlan, a provider of customer revenue optimization solutions otherwise known as guided selling. This blog discusses some of the aspects of the deal and why the CRO market is hea…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 20, 7:00pm -
  • Why the Apple M1 Chip Just Changed the Game in Computing
    by Jim Lundy  Apple’s new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro come with no built-in fan. This is due to a new M1 processor that is very thin and consumes minimal power. This blog discusses the implications of the new M1 processor built into the new Apple…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Nov 20, 5:48pm -
  • Meet Aragon Transform 2020 Sponsor HelloSign
    by Nga Pham HelloSign, a Dropbox company, is on a mission to power the future of intelligent business. HelloSign’s digital workflow platform, which includes eSignature, digital workflow, and electronic fax solutions, helps over 80,000 customers and…
    - 12 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 12:05am -

Constellation Research Blog

  • Adobe Acquires Workfront, Focusing Squarely on the Work of Marketing and Customer Engagement
    By Liz MillerOn Monday, November 9, Adobe announced that the company had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Workfront, the enterprise work management platform, for $1.5 billion.According to the press release, Workfront CEO Alex Shootman wil…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Nov 20, 8:45am -
  • The Return of the CIO Prerogative: A Best-of-Breed IT Landscape
    By Dion HinchcliffeWhen it comes to technology industry trends, the pendulums swing back and forth with steady frequency. Numerous examples abound but two will suffice here: a) the shift from on-premesis to cloud and then a good bit back to edge…
    - 63 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 5:49pm -
  • News Analysis: Oracle Allegedly Wins Bid For TikTok
    By R "Ray" WangWhy This Makes Sense On Three CountsIf the Wall Street Journal's article is correct, Oracle has emerged as the winner over Microsoft and Walmart for the acquisition of ByteDance's US operations as TikTok's "trusted tech partn…
    - 71 days ago, 14 Sep 20, 12:58am -

Aberdeen HCM Blog

  • Fully Automated Contact Center: Myth or Reality?
    Aberdeen’s June 2020 The Intelligent Contact Center survey revealed that automation is the second top technology contact center and service leaders plan to incorporate within their activities. But can a contact center every be fully automated?The…
    - 35 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 2:13pm -
  • Playbook for the Contact Center: 5 Steps to Ensure Business Continuity
    The circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic are unprecedented. The good news is that leading contact centers share a common set of competencies that serve as a roadmap for all firms to ensure business continuity and survive the effects of the…
    - 63 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 12:38pm -
  • Augmented Reality: A Revolutionary Tool for Manufacturers to Manage Change
    Best-in-Class manufacturers already have already implemented AR in their manufacturing operations. Read on learn more about the benefits of AR for change management.The post Augmented Reality: A Revolutionary Tool for Manufacturers to Manage Change…
    - 89 days ago, 26 Aug 20, 5:56pm -

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
    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 -
  • A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management
    Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast. And when your Jewish family’s economic…
    - 24 Dec 18, 2:42am -

Potential Park Blog


  • new5 Ways to Stay Customer-Centric in Uncertain Times
    Some organizations may engage with customers just once or twice per year. Others might reach out occasionally or never at all. Organizations that fail to put the customer at the heart of the organization — especially during uncertain times — risk…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Nov 20, 7:00am -
  • Benefits and Risks of Supply Chain Finance for CFOs
    Supply chain finance looks increasingly attractive to large businesses and their liquidity-constrained suppliers as a way to optimize working capital. An estimated 23% of organizations in a Gartner 2020 poll relied on supply chain finance to increase…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 20, 6:00am -
  • Make a Compelling Case for Your Digital Supply Chain Transformation
    Supply chain disruption during the global pandemic offers chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) a prime opportunity to get leadership backing for supply chain digital transformation.Gartner research shows that the pandemic has only increased the urgen…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Nov 20, 6:00am -

Universum Global Blog

  • A letter from our CEO: A response to the current pandemic
    Dear reader, At Universum, our policy and way forward have been one of keeping our employees safe and finding smart ways of keeping in close contact with our clients. Being a global company, we are used to collaborating cross-borders remotely,…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Nov 20, 8:26am -
  • Universum is now a corporate member of ESOMAR
    Universum joins the global voice and community for market research STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, November 12th, 2020 – Today, Universum is delighted to announce that it has become a corporate member of ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion and Market Rese…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 9:03am -
  • Data-driven Employer Branding: The Benefits of Using Data
    Why you need a data-driven approach to your Employer Branding Over 30 years ago, Universum introduced data-driven employer branding in order for companies to better attract, recruit, and retain talent. Today, a data-driven approach to business effort…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Nov 20, 12:00pm -

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

  • 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 -
  • Apple iOS 14 – Tell me there’s more.
    If you’ve followed our blog over the years you know we’re not big fans of Apple.  From an ROI standpoint, […]The post Apple iOS 14 – Tell me there’s more. appeared first on Nucleus Research.
    - 25 Jun 20, 7:50pm -
  • The business case against Boston
    We’re in the second phase of Governor Baker’s four-stage plan for Massachusetts’ re-opening. Right now, I’m leaning toward Phase 5: […]The post The business case against Boston appeared first on Nucleus Research.
    - 24 Jun 20, 5:53pm -