Articles in category: Recruitment
The past two decades have radically altered the way skills are acquired and developed. Skills are no longer “front-end loaded” onto a career. Rather, they are characterized by lifelong development and renewal. Most skill-sets have a finite life and employees know this.(Read Full Article)
In a global mobile environment, organisations are looking for ERP systems that do more than integrate with a legacy system. But with so many solutions available, how do you choose the software that's right for your enterprise? IT executives and ERP experts offer 11 tips to get a return on your software investment.(Read Full Article)
Business analytics has evolved dramatically from its humble beginnings in core data warehousing more than 30 years ago. It’s evolved from simple, decision support solutions to advancements in business intelligence (BI), enterprise performance management (EPM), and, most recently, intelligent data concepts and predictive analytic applications.(Read Full Article)
Training and communication are each integral parts of an organisational change management initiative undertaken in conjunction with ERP implementation. While many organisations like to distinguish between these two components, they naturally overlap. Training can even be thought of as a communication tactic in itself.(Read Full Article)
Using learning programmes to bridge the gap between knowing and doing. Most organisations have an understanding of what risk management is and why it is important. Some have expended considerable effort in developing and fine-tuning their risk management and governance infrastructure and programmes. However, many organisations are still struggling to realise the tangible benefits...(Read Full Article)
The Mobilisation Opportunity is Bigger Than Ever. Mobile technology is transforming business—way beyond company email on our smartphones. Mobile’s next phase promises new and exciting business opportunities that challenge our notions of what’s possible.(Read Full Article)
The Accenture Adventure—two intense but rewarding days during winter vacation—is an incubator for impressive talent. A small group of graduate students will be selected to participate in this dynamic work experience, where these top performers will have the opportunity to showcase their innovative thinking, can-do attitude, team spirit and leadership skills.
The closing date for applications is 31 May 2013.(Read Full Article)
Software packages designed for rapid deployment implementations are perfectly designed to deliver everything you need – from soup to nuts. They will meet your business needs and get you up and running quickly. What makes the concept of packaged solutions designed for rapid deployment so awesome? Here are three key features you should look for...(Read Full Article)
Companies that don't take advantage of content accelerators when deploying SAP Solution Manager software are missing out, writes Tony de Thomasis.(Read Full Article)
Cloud ERP software is not necessarily easier to implement or easier to use than on-premise systems but one thing is certain: when implemented properly, cloud ERP software can save organisations money in many cases. Cost savings in the form of reduced IT staffing and reduced hardware expenditures are just two of the benefits.(Read Full Article)
Employees increasingly have input into tools they deem to be right for the job. The consequence is that employees gain an implicit vote how enterprise IT is run - and in the case of mobile enterprise apps, this vote determines whether a mobile app will be a success or failure...(Read Full Article)
When a coach chooses players for a winning team, he or she has very specific criteria in mind. When ERP project managers choose team members they too should be looking for specific traits and skills. Although coaches and project managers have very different goals, they do have one thing in common: they both want to win.(Read Full Article)
Mobile devices have come a long way from the brick phones of the 70s and 80s. The brick phones existed for a single task - to make calls. You can think of them as a butter knife. It’s great for spreading butter or the occasional cheese dip, but not much else.(Read Full Article)
The kerfuffle over Yahoo’s ban on telecommuting misses the point about business today. Savvy companies know that the networked economy demands anywhere, anytime information.
For the sake of argument, let’s assume that the majority of employees at a company are motivated, dedicated professionals committed to work together for the success of customers and the business. The question becomes: how to make telecommuting work and what’s really possible?(Read Full Article)
SAP Co-CEOs Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe took second place in the list of “50 Highest Rated CEOs” put out by Glassdoor.com, nearly tying with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for the top spot.(Read Full Article)
Unemployment among young professionals in Europe is at an all-time high. Still, companies in the IT sector can’t find the skilled workers they need. Enter Academy Cube, an e-learning platform designed to fill the skill gap by up-skilling the unemployed, and matching young professionals with IT jobs. The post Academy Cube Filling The Skills Gap appeared first on Innovation.(Read Full Article)
Executive buy-in and support is one of the key success factors for any ERP implementation. Without it, your ERP project has very little chance of success. With it, your initiative has the ability to completely transform your business.(Read Full Article)
California recently fired SAP from its role as contractor on a $373M project, which is hoped to unify public employee payroll systems. It may not be "feasible" to complete a gigantic SAP software project meant to unify California's many public employee payroll systems, according to a report issued this week by the state's Legislative Analyst's office.(Read Full Article)
The workplace is changing. While there are many factors that influence this change—including economic conditions, an aging workforce, and changing worker attitudes—the workplace has become unpredictable for businesses and workers alike. As a result, businesses need flexible talent to fill gaps..(Read Full Article)
CIOs that imbed analytics in their companies generate 1.6% more revenue (source: IBM) than industry peers. This significant value creation is possible because these leading companies are able to exploit the large volumes of data their employees require to make smarter, timely decisions.(Read Full Article)
Running an ERP implementation can be like taming a monster. Options for configuration are typically in the hundreds or thousands, data migration is often a nightmare, and customization and integration can quickly derail any project. These are just a few contributing root causes of summary data outlined in our 2012 ERP Report.(Read Full Article)
Thirty interns have completed Wipro's internship programme and have been employed to work on live IT projects by Wipro South Africa.
Shailendra Singh, Business Director of Africa Region, said: “We recognise that enhancing employability of engineering and science graduates is a top priority for both industry and government in South Africa. The programme is a mix of classroom and practical training and will allow students to capitalise on Wipro’s global expertise and proven track record in training and development.”(Read Full Article)
The future of work is changing dramatically. As companies continue to streamline their operations, low-skill jobs are increasingly going offshore, to robots, or being outsourced in some way.
According to a new report by McKinsey, we are moving full-force into a knowledge economy, where high-skilled workers will be valued more than ever before. Tech companies are accelerating this trend.(Read Full Article)