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Sneak Preview and Analysis: Oracle Fusion Applications for Human Capital Management

Posted by Mark Smith on Nov 28, 2010 3:13:02 PM

At Oracle OpenWorld this week the company announced its next generation of business applications call Oracle Fusion Applications ,  which Larry Ellison touted in his closing day keynote at last year's conference, as I noted then. Oracle's head of strategy, Gretchen Alarcon, and head of development, Clive Swan, presented the introduction to one of the seven Fusion families, Human Capital Management, and afterward many sessions provided depth on the product. Though this application suite is not ready for sale to the public yet, Oracle Fusion Applications for HCM has many new capabilities that will be welcomed not just by HR professionals but by line-of-business managers and employees. After all, human capital management (HCM) or what many in the industry call talent management matters as much to people whose career it affects as it does to those who use it in HR.

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Topics: Human Capital Management, Business Performance Management (BPM), Financial Performance Management (FPM), Talent Management, Workforce Performance Management, Workforce Performance Management (WPM)