Mark Smith's Analyst Perspectives

A Decade of Research at Ventana Research

Posted by Mark Smith on Nov 16, 2012 1:47:44 PM

I’m happy to say that Ventana Research celebrated its tenth anniversary at our recent Business Technology Innovation Summit in San Jose at the Tech Museum. This location was fitting, since at the event we introduced and presented our first-ever Technology Innovation Awards and seventh annual Leadership Awards. If you did not get a chance to attend, we have the live webstream available for replay at no cost; thanks to Splunk for sponsoring this to let everyone enjoy the sessions.

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Topics: Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Business Mobility, Business Performance Management (BPM), Ceridian, CFO, CIO, Cloud Computing, CMO, COO, Customer Performance Management (CPM), Datawatch, Financial Performance Management (FPM), IBM, Information Applications (IA), Information Management (IM), IT Performance Management (ITPM), Location Intelligence, Operational Intelligence, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Peoplefluent, Planview, Research, Saba, Sales Performance Management (SPM), SAP, Social Media, Splunk, Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Technology, Workforce Performance Management (WPM), Business Intelligence

Ceridian’s Ambitious Agenda in Human Capital Management

Posted by Mark Smith on Mar 9, 2012 11:15:52 AM

I attended the Ceridian analyst summit (Twitter #CENAday) in Boston to see how the company  is expanding its business in HR-related software and services into human capital management (HCM). Ceridian derives $1.5 billion in revenue from more than 130,000 customers with 25 million employees at organizations ranging from small and midsize business to two-thirds of the Fortune 500. CEO Stuart Harvey has been expanding the company’s management team, with key additions in heads of marketing and finance and promotions of internal management, all of whom were front and center for the analyst summit. Ceridian’s focus on human capital management meshes with our 2012 research agenda in this field as it tries to exploit the potential value of an entire workforce to meet the needs of the business.

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Topics: Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Business Mobility, Business Performance Management (BPM), Ceridian, Cloud Computing, Compensation, dayforce, Financial Performance Management (FPM), HR, HRMS, Human Capital Management, LMS, Mobility, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Performance, Recruiting, Research, Talent Management, Workforce Analytics, Workforce Performance Management (WPM)