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This past week, SuccessFactors, a business execution software company, acquired Inform, a leader in HR, Talent Analytics, and Workforce Planning. In the same week, Accenture released a report ( based upon a survey of senior managers at blue chip organizations that stated: “Weak analytics capabilities – ranging from siloed data, outdated technology and lack of… Read more »

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I got to participate in a virtual meeting this week with two people from a leading executive recruiting firm. They shared their perspective on what firms were looking for in relation to Chief Learning Officer positions. While there were a number of interesting insights and perspectives about CLOs based upon their recruiting experience. The one… Read more »

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In the book “Organization of the Future 2” (Edited by well known leadership developers Frances Hesselbein and Marshall Goldsmith), a chapter authored by Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood discusses whether organizations are about structure or capabilities. The authors claim that companies like GE, Disney, Google, and Apple are known for their capabilities and not their… Read more »

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Organizations are under constant pressure to succeed in a global business environment that is fraught with uncertainty, complexity and dynamic change. Companies that are successful in this environment are able to do so because of developing strategic human capital capabilities that create agility and adaptability in the workforce. In IBM’s 2008 survey of senior HR… Read more »

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2010 is here! A new year with new opportunities for the development of strategic human capital capabilities that enable business success. For Human Capital Development (HCD) consultants to be successful in 2010, it will require a different approach than what presented itself during the current economic crisis that started in 2008. During the economic crisis,… Read more »