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Aragon Research Blog

  • newCisco Doubles Down on AI with Cognitive Collaboration
    by Jim Lundy For many, it came as a surprise last year when Chuck Robbins hired Cisco Board Member Amy Chang to run the Collaboration group. While Amy had been a Cisco Board member, she also had a small start-up called Accompany that Cisco acquired i…
    - 11 hours ago, 10 Jul 19, 12:24am -
  • newWhich Is Growing Faster: Customer Support Systems or Our Expectations?
    by Kalyn Stockman I can think of many unpleasant experiences I, an everyday customer, have had with customer support systems. You know, the ones where you’re on hold for thirty minutes, receiving automated messages that aren’t context-appropriate…
    - 2 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 3:18pm -
  • Digital Transformation In Financial Services: Putting Customers First
    Today, customers want an interactive digital experience that is quick and seamless from beginning to end. That experience in the financial services sector should be no exception. by Emily Tran Enterprises have shifted their focus from just the produc…
    - 5 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 10:37pm -

Constellation Research Blog

  • newDisrupTV: Rewards Surge for Leaders Who Go with the Flow
    By Joe Yuke“Slow is smooth, smooth is fast, fast is deadly.” In the fast-paced business world, leaders need to remember to stay in touch with their overall businesses and with themselves.Recently on DisrupTV, our hosts Vala Afshar and R “Ray…
    - 18 hours ago, 9 Jul 19, 5:36pm -
  • Oracle Reasserts Itself In BI and Analytics
    By Doug HenschenOracle has simplified its analytics product lineup and pricing and gone public with its roadmap. Here’s what’s coming and why Oracle customers will take a second look.The Oracle Analytics Summit, held June 24-25, gave the compa…
    - 8 days ago, 2 Jul 19, 3:00pm -
  • IoT, FoW, Sex, Drug Alternatives and Rock & Roll – and Podcasting
    By Dr. Janice PresserI guested on DisrupTV a few weeks ago, with the always amazing Ray Wang – @rwang0 to his zillions of Twitter fans, and the equally futuristic Vala Afshar, aka @ValaAfshar. Their podcasts live here.This wasn't our first pony…
    - 9 days ago, 1 Jul 19, 12:54pm -

Aberdeen HCM Blog

  • newIntent Data Industry News: ABM Innovation, Politics, Acquisitions, and More
    This week, we’re looking at headlines related to intent data from the month of June. Our roundup includes stories that discuss major acquisitions, political campaigns, digital advertising changes, and innovation in ABM technology.The post Intent D…
    - 22 hours ago, 9 Jul 19, 1:32pm -
  • new3 Keys to Acing Your Next Product Demo
    In a marketing world dominated by self-serve digital channels, social media, and minimal human contact with customers, field marketing can seem old-fashioned. But for B2B companies, this kind of direct selling is an essential piece of the buyer's jou…
    - 2 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 5:59pm -
  • Solving 3 Brand Awareness Challenges with Intent Data
    The path to brand awareness is often a mystery to B2B organizations, but the most common brand awareness challenges can be solved with a strong foundation of intent data.The post Solving 3 Brand Awareness Challenges with Intent Data appeared first o…
    - 7 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 2:36pm -

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

  • newNews of Note: Intelligence for Women Leaders
    To keep you informed about relevant and important issues that may not receive wide media attention, we present this collection of links to several recent articles of interest. Car insurance roulette: You could pay more because you’re a woman regard…
    - 2 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 10:03pm -
  • Managers Are the Key to Learning and Development
    By David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group For as much time as we spend talking about learning management, companies do not seem to spend a lot of time thinking about learning and managers. This creates huge blind spots within…
    - 27 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 5:34pm -
  • Betting on the Future with Virtual Reality
    By Cliff Stevenson, Principal Analyst, Talent Management and Workforce Managemen This week I attended Convergence, Cornerstone’s annual user conference. As someone who attends many events of this type, one of my favorite activities is to wander th…
    - 30 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 8:55pm -

In Full Bloom - Naomi Bloom

  • 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…
    - 79 days ago, 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 -
  • The Cavalry Isn’t Coming: “We The People” Are Our Only Defense
    There was always the moment, in those old Westerns, when the settler families, perhaps led by John Wayne, realized that the Cavalry weren’t going to get there in time to save them from the outlaw gang which was intent on raping their women, stealin…
    - 11 Jul 18, 11:43pm -

Potential Park Blog


  • newDon’t Compromise on Talent Even in Uncertain Times
    The uncertainty that pervades business today doesn’t just relate to macroeconomic conditions, although threats such as recession obviously loom large in the minds of many. Uncertainty also stems from any number of strategic, operational or other mi…
    - 6 hours ago, 10 Jul 19, 5:00am -
  • newWhat Government CIOs Should Know About Digital IDs
    Noémi lives in France. She needs to file her income tax return and — since she’s already doing “admin stuff” — she also checks the status of her healthcare reimbursements and signs up on the local electoral list. FranceConnect allows Noém…
    - 1 day ago, 9 Jul 19, 5:00am -
  • newKeep Your Job After a Cyberattack
    The theft of private data on 143 million Americans made the Equifax cyberattack one of the biggest in history. The company’s handling of the breach came under intense scrutiny, resulting in the resignation of CEO Richard Smith in September 2017 ami…
    - 2 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 5:30am -

Steve Bose HCM Blog

  • newPODCAST: #HRHappyHour 381 - Building a Culture First Organization
    HR Happy Hour 381 - Building a Culture First OrganizationHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Damon Klotz, Work Culture Evangelist, CultureAmpSponsored by CultureAmp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competitive advantage…
    - 22 hours ago, 9 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • REPRISE: The Best Introduction You Will Hear All Year
    NOTE: Today is July 4th Independence Day in the USA and that means only one thing - The Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest! Back in 2016, I was watching the annual contest and witnessed not only some unreal feats of eating but also became more ap…
    - 6 days ago, 4 Jul 19, 11:20am -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 380 - Modern Approaches to Learning and Finding Knowledge
    HR Happy Hour 380 - Modern Approaches to Learning and Finding Knowledge Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Sam Crumley, VP of Employee Experience, PanoptoSponsored by Panopto, or businesses and universities, Panopto is everything YouTube…
    - 9 days ago, 1 Jul 19, 9:19pm -

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

Nucleus Research Blog

  • 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 -
  • The Incredible Shrinking Productivity Benefits of Slack
    [IanInsights] – Slack has got to be the single worst brand name I’ve ever heard, especially for a productivity app. Or so I thought when I first heard about the collaboration tool. Finding out that Slack is an acronym for ‘Searchable Log of Al…
    - 3 Dec 18, 6:43pm -
  • The ROI of Philanthropy: The 6% Bump
    [IanInsights] – We all know it’s good for companies to give back to their communities and help worthy causes, but who knew social responsibility and philanthropic efforts could be so good for business? I mean, I’ve heard many marketers make th…
    - 19 Nov 18, 6:45pm -