Does HR Need A More Artful Approach?
Succeed brings best practices to the industry, and we do not believe in systems for systems sake. Over the last decade, there has been strong focus on automation and analytics in HR, squeezing the relationships and meaning to the side. Instead, systems should be seeking how to complement the art of HR with science, and give HR the information to ‘do the art better’.
Legislative Update for PeopleSoft HCM Global Payroll UK
The April 2015 submission requirement changes have been announced by HMRC, and these changes will be incorporated into Peoplesoft accordingly. Succeed will be attending the PeopleSoft Payroll event hosted by Oracle in order to discuss these new features and legislation changes. Stay tuned to learn more!
Top Lessons From First Generation Cloud Computing
The realised goals for Cloud computing were dramatically shorter compared to the promised goals. Oracle lists the lessons learned from the first generation of Cloud implementations and Succeed is taking heed. We believe in meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and this includes our delivery of applications in the cloud.
Top 10 Strategic CIO Issues for 2014
As Oracle’s Chief Communications Office, Bob Evans must stay ahead of the game and identify key trends to help the business stay competitive and relevant. Here, he lists out the 10 key strategic issues that the CIOs will face in 2014, with the main message: create opportunities and drive change for yourself and your team. Aye aye, sir.
Recruiting staff: how to find the right person for the job
Surveys show increase in recruitment activity - we are expecting to see the same things. Mutual fit is so important because the cost of recruit and labour turnover can soon add up and poor hires can damage productivity and credibility. In our experience of implementing recruiting systems we’ve long been in favour of first truly understanding what makes a good hire and how do you best predict future performance - only then can you ensure you get the right ROI from your technology.
M&S Tanith Dodge: 10 tips on how to innovate
Innovation is important for business growth. In this article, M&S’s HR Director Tanith Dodge shares her top ten tips on how to achieve this, with examples from M&S (“Change Your Environment” by opening a new M&S creative space at British School of Fashion – yes please!). Have a read through these simple, yet effective, ideas and see how you can encourage more innovation in your business! Succeed is certainly taking notes.
Most CEOs see HR as 'least strategically important' function
As a long term implementer of HCM systems, Succeed recognises the power of HR and People. Unfortunately, this does not translate into strategic value, as a large proportion of CEOs and board-level executives see HR as “reactionary” or “partners” with business, and not as “anticipators”. How can HR change this perception? Tune in and find out!
End of an Era: Larry Ellison Steps Down as Oracle's CEO
Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison has announced that he is stepping down as CEO of Oracle, the largest database software company and one of the largest business software makers in the world. This declaration was made on Thursday 18th Sept 2014 and the press release states that Ellison will remain with Oracle as chairman of the board and take on the mantle of CTO. What will this bring for Fusion, Peoplesoft and the like, Succeed waits with baited breath!
The Cold, Hard Facts About Paper Processes
How often do you hit that ‘Print’ button on your computer? Are you contributing significantly to the 15% of company annual revenue spending on paper document related processes? Well, it may be time to curb back and help your organisation to stop wasting money, time and resources. Succeed has helped many clients to minimise on paper waste through system tools like dashboard reporting. So read on for more incentives on why you should reduce paper usage, and how to get started!
How To Build A Business Case For Cloud-based Talent Management
Recruiting, developing and maintaining talent is important. 67% of CFOs and CEOs agree that a lack of talent is financially harmful. A good talent management system goes a long way to help, but it’s not always easy to justify the investment. Read on to find out why cloud-based talent management is the best solution and why it’s worth the cost!