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Aragon Research Blog

  • newThinking of “Herding Cats” Can Lead to Negative Business Engagement
    by Betsy Burton I’ve been reading a few posts recently from CIOs and enterprise architects regarding their role in their organization. A few have commented that they equate their role as business or technology leaders to that of “herding cats,”…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 9:07pm -
  • newFacebook Takes Steps Towards User Privacy
    by Samra Anees This week, Facebook announced its intent to start rolling out a new privacy feature called Off-Facebook Activity that allows users to view and turn off their off-Facebook activity, which would no longer allow Facebook to link users’…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 10:59pm -
  • newIntermedia Acquires Cloud Contact Center Provider Telax
    by Jim Lundy The demand for collaboration and contact center technologies is only growing. Last week, on August 12th, 2019, unified communications as a service and business cloud email provider Intermedia announced the acquisition of Telax, a cloud c…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 7:15pm -

Constellation Research Blog

  • newNew Release: Week Two Q3 2019 Constellation ShortList™ Portfolio Updates
    By Aubrey CogginsAs promised last week, we published an additional 24 lists from the Constellation ShortList portfolio today. These lists highlight the key players when considering investments across all of our coverage areas, including AI, com…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 19, 7:01am -
  • 2019 SuperNova Award Finalists Announced
    By Sharon LeeThe judges' votes are in. We are excited to announce the finalists for our ninth annual SuperNova Awards! This year had some of the stiffest competition to date. After reviewing hundreds of submissions, we’ve narrowed it down to s…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 9:00pm -
  • New Release: Q3 2019 Constellation ShortList™ Portfolio Updates
    By Sharon LeeWe are excited to unveil the latest updates to the Constellation ShortList™ portfolio.Digital change continues to dominate the agenda of the global C-Suite, and organizations across all industries and geographies must make deeper in…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 7:00am -

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

  • HCMx Radio 127: The Employee Experience and the Future of Work
    Guests: Debbie Gower and David Wentworth Debbie Gower is a Director who manages service delivery and special projects at Conduent with over 25 years addressing clients’ human capital needs, most recently focused on learning and employee experienc…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 2:54pm -
  • HCMx Radio 126: Unlocking the Value of Inclusion & Diversity
    Guest: Taa Grays; Vice President & Associate General Counsel – Information Governance, MetLife. As the lead of Information Governance, Taa is responsible for the strategic management of MetLife’s Information Lifecycle Management Program. She lead…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 2:43pm -
  • Begin the Learner Experience at the End
    By David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group In the ongoing conversation about the learner experience, organizations are getting better at identifying the many facets of the experience: content, technology, strategy, relevance,…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Aug 19, 6:56pm -

In Full Bloom - Naomi Bloom

  • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
    My 55th Birthday Celebration Weekend My 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…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 8:33pm -
  • Passover Memories: Family, Food, And Immigration Policy
    Passover Seder At The Obama White House I’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 1950 There 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


  • newWhat Type of Manager Are You?
    The coaching mandate for managers is clear: Enable others to develop skills, attitudes or behaviors to help them maximize their performance in their current roles or future careers. Gartner research shows, however, that neither managers nor employees…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 5:00am -
  • new3 Major Trends Drive the Gartner Hype Cycle for Midsize Enterprises, 2019
    Cloud. Machine learning. Edge computing. Internet of Things (IoT). The reality of being a CIO is dealing with the constant influx of new, shiny technologies. About 68% of midsize CIOs expect to increase investment in information technology in 2019…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 19, 5:30am -
  • newPrioritize CX When Outsourcing Customer Service
    Faced with tightening budgets, customer service and support (CSS) leaders need to reduce costs and, therefore, consider outsourcing. But what activities are best suited to be outsourced? And what impact does that outsourcing service provider (OSP) ha…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 19, 5:00am -

Steve Bose HCM Blog

  • newPODCAST: #HRHappyHour 386 - Leadership Lessons from the Apollo Program
    HR Happy Hour 386 - Leadership Lessons from the Apollo ProgramHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Dick RichardsonSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competitive advantage. Your employee data tells yo…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 385 - The State of Recruiting in 2019
    HR Happy Hour 385 - The State of Recruiting in 2019Host: Steve BoeseGuest: Jim Stroud, Talent Acquisition Thought LeaderSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competitive advantage. Your employee data tells y…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 384 - The Critical Role of Managers in Employee Engagement
    HR Happy Hour 384 - The Critical Role of Managers in Employee EngagementHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Jim Harter, Chief Workplace Scientist, GallupSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competi…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 1:00pm -

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

  • Workplace Roundup: Thank You, Gusto! Crisis Averted.
    The Starr Conspiracy is well known for our expertise in workplace technology. We love nerding out on this stuff — it’s kind of our thing. In an effort to share the nerdy intellectual wealth, we are launching a monthly news roundup to…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Aug 19, 9:39pm -
  • Q2 2019 Investment Recap: The Best Quarter Ever for Work Software
    How are things going so far in investment this year? Q2 looked like it was going to be a blockbuster, and it delivered to the tune of almost $2.1 billion in investment, bringing the total investment for the year to a little under $3.8 bil…
    - 22 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 2:30pm -
  • Nerding Out With Numbers: Work Software Edition
    Looking back at July, there were lots of big names, big dollars and big news in headlines. Here’s our attempt at making sense of the all the big numbers.
    - 27 days ago, 26 Jul 19, 3:30pm -

Nucleus Research Blog

  • Blockchain for the Supply Chain: Are we there yet?
    Earlier this month, IBM announced its latest Blockchain pilot, the clumsily-named “Trust Your Supplier.”  IBM has both lofty and modest goals for the program. First, shooting for the stars: Trust Your Supplier will “improve supplier qualificat…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 3:57pm -
  • Apple’s Fading Glory, Boring Products and Enterprise Indifference
    Looking at its past few quarters, it’s clear Apple’s stratospheric trajectory has flattened. Admittedly, most companies would kill to have results like these, but clearly, Apple isn’t most companies. Is Apple still the “it” company? No, and…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 8:35pm -
  • CES and our Obsession with Shiny Objects
    [IanInsights] – The Consumer Electronics Show or CES has become an annual ritual for tech geeks and gadget aficionados to kick off the New Year. Starting as a spin-off from the Chicago Music Show in 1967, the massive trade conference has grown, in…
    - 9 Jan 19, 6:43pm -