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Best HCM software: Comparing 7 human capital management platforms

Human capital management applications cover a lot of ground — from benefits administration to talent acquisition. This report summary will help you get started in your evaluation process, with user reviews based on product features...

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Should you let IT teams choose their own collaboration tools?

CIOs should give IT departments the freedom to choose the collaboration tools that work best for them — without losing sight of security and compliance.

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Workplace announcements at F8 2018 show Facebook is serious about the enterprise

Workplace announcements at the F8 conference around integrations show business decision-makers that Facebook is serious about enterprise collaboration.

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Best free data analytics tools, 2018

Data analytics software doesn’t have to cost a lot to be effective. These free tools can help businesses uncover new insights and draw valuable predictions from various data sources.

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7 ways to embrace shadow IT and win

Shining a light on shadow IT can reveal potentially useful and productive technologies. Here's how to meet employees' hidden needs — reliably and securely.

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Why customer service needs artificial intelligence

Success in the digital transformation era starts with providing the best customer experience. CIOs should use AI to redefine how businesses interact with customers.

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AI in the supply chain: Logistics gets smart

Interest in machine learning and AI for SCM is increasing as companies envision a more predictable, automated future for logistics and distribution.

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RPA is poised for a big business break-out

Robotic process automation is driving efficiency at enterprises such as Walmart, American Express Global Business Travel and others, as CIOs turn to RPA to tackle repetitive business tasks.

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Why CIOs should care about the evolution of collaboration technology

At Cisco's latest Collaboration Summit, the company provided a view into how different collaboration technology is today and where it’s going.

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A CEO’s blockchain guide 2018

A new report from IDG Connect looks at blockchain in 2018

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What technology risks can cause software outsourcing to fail?

Looking at what risks technology can pose to software development outsourcing.

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The secrets to beating an applicant tracking system (ATS)

Error-prone applicant tracking systems kill 75 percent of job seekers' chances of landing a job as soon as they submit their resumes. Here’s how to get yours past the system.

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The ultimate way to effective software evaluation

Ensuring the quality of a software product is more than bug fixing. Today, it is about detecting technical and business pains. Following this ultimate way of software evaluation, you can cure your product pains before they turn into...

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Indirect access: SAP offers a new way to pay

SAP is inviting customers to pay for its software per record created when they access it indirectly through third-party apps and services, and not per named user as it does today.

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6 reasons to pump the brakes on AI

Artificial intelligence is wending its way into business processes. But CIOs should pause and research the potential business impact of AI tools — both good and bad.

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Building a customer community: 13 critical questions to get started

Salesforce, WordPress, Simplemachines, BB engines…they all have demos for community-building tools that will daze and amaze. But which one’s for you? Don’t go shopping until you’ve answered these questions.

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How to select the right ERP system solution

With any large software purchase, it's important to understand the steps involved to ensure the procurement processes runs as smoothly as possible.

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What management risks can cause software outsourcing to fail?

Looking at what risks management can pose to software development outsourcing.

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What is the best CRM software? Key features to look for

Many businesses undervalue the planning that must go into CRM selection and overlook the importance of defining the capabilities and results that will matter most to their organization. Don't be one of them.

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Should software developers have a code of ethics?

With great power comes great responsibility. As the details of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal reveal, the IT industry is still grappling with the question of how to deal with ethical dilemmas.

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