Venkataraman Mahadevan

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10 Disruptive HR Technology Trends for 2016

×<p><i>The transformational changes taking place across the HR technology landscape have the potential to provide CIOs with better tools for managing the people side of their IT organizations.</i><p>Imagine a human resources application that runs on employees’ smartphones, recommends nearby people with whom …

Human Resources

Psychologists Say There Are Six Kinds of Boss. Which Are You? | Inc.com

Four years into his career, "Fabian," the general manager of the Hong Kong office at a European toy company, took a leadership survey. It was conducted by the Hay Group, an international human resources firm, and it compared how he saw himself as a boss with the way his two direct bosses, two …

Leadership

Plugged in and stressed out: Technology is killing the work-life balance

Being digitally tied to their desks is ruining workers’ productivity — and sometimes their lives<p>In February 2015, YouTube user "Where’s Stu" posted an eye-opening look into his life as a Tokyo salaryman. The British-born office worker documented a week of his life through short clips showing him …

5 Ways Remote Teams Can Create a Culture of Accountability — SitePoint

Every contractor or employee needs to be accountable for their responsibilities. It’s common courtesy to let everybody in your team (or boss, if you …

5 Management Practices Needed for Flawless Service Delivery | Inc.com

In the past, I've written other articles on the subject of strategy and competition. To summarize the messages from earlier articles, it is my belief that every business competes across only three main dimensions--product, price and service. Certainly, strategies to cover all three elements are …

Customer Experience

3 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Human Resources

For many Human Resources (HR) organizations, the move to cloud-based software delivery is inevitable. Cloud is already living up to its promise at many companies, empowering HR to be more strategic and employees to be more productive. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean everyone fully …

Employee Engagement

Bitcoin May Not Survive, But The Technology Behind It Will Live On

In an article I wrote two years ago about the future of money, I explained that despite the libertarian fantasies that were being bandied about at the time, Bitcoin was unlikely to ever be a mainstream currency. News in January suggested that Bitcoin may be collapsing and key figures in the …

Blockchain

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

8 Great Tricks For Reading People's Body Language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

Maistro Welcomes Two New Senior Hires - Maistro

Sandra Chavasse | May 16, 2018 |<p>Maistro is pleased to announce two new senior hires in Q2, echoing strong growth over the past six months. Ian …

GDPR

Reduce costs and improve spending with e-procurement tools

PayStream Advisors<p>Follow:<p>E-procurement tools include features for creating and managing requisitions, hosted catalogs and supplier-maintained …

A billion to one: The crowd gets personal

Article<p>A billion to one: The crowd gets personal Deloitte Review Issue 16<p>January 26, 2015<p>The creation of products and services derived from …

Customer Experience

Cognitive technologies: The real opportunities for business

Article<p>Cognitive technologies: The real opportunities for business Deloitte Review Issue 16<p>January 26, 2015<p>Because cognitive technologies extend the …

Why data storytelling is so important—and why we’re so bad at it

Article<p>January 22, 2015<p>Five reasons why data and analytics-based stories are important to organizations, and four reasons why so many people and …

Big Data

13 creative ways to differentiate your business from competitors

5 realistic ways to work less but get more done

When 8 p.m. rolls around, you slam your head against the keyboard because you're still not done.<p>Sound familiar?<p>It's no shocker that Americans are overworked. 53% claim to be overworked and approaching the burnt-out phase (if they're not already there).<p>But what if you could do <i>more</i> work in <i>less</i> time, …

5 Books That Will Help You Achieve Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

I am a huge advocate for reading. I think it is a lost art, and yet when we find a book we love, we advocate for it and tell everyone about it because of the impact it has had on our lives.<p>The truth is, we don't read enough anymore.<p>No matter what your goals are in life, or what you are striving to …

Work-life Balance

Use These 6 Little Steps to Make Really Big Things Happen | Inc.com

Even though I don't really follow basketball I've been a super fan of John Wooden for a number of years. Wooden was the legendary coach of UCLA's men's team, who led them to ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period (including a record seven in a row!).<p>A big part of Coach Wooden's …

Motivation

Connectors: Robotic process automation

Robotic process automation may sound like it’s from the distant future, but for many organizations, it’s already arrived. What does it really offer, and how should you be thinking about it? Learn how robotics process automation plays a role in global business services, shared services, and …

How Siemens transitioned to global business services - Michel de Zeeuw, CEO Global Shared Services

The new normal of global business services: digital disruptors drive an "as-a-service" capability

Today’s enterprises are moving to a higher level of value and performance for the delivery of their business services.<p>They are still looking for …

Customers