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In 2006, Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS) was about to open a new hospital in Colorado (US). PVHS’s human resources (HR) department saw the need to change some existing processes, including the method of referencing job candidates. After one year of using a new HR hiring process solution, PVHS was able to predict supervisor evaluations of new hires and had the potential to save over $850,000 (USD). Learn more.

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What are the prospects of SSA GT, now that the revived ERP vendor has recently acquired interBiz with its plethora of application products from its long archrival as a Computer Associates' division? Will the "two to one is odds" adage prove to be true in this merger of two veterans?

background investigation  still currently paying maintenance. Background - InterBiz at CA On the other hand, by acquiring interBiz, SSA GT has inherited the application products that CA had acquired during the 1990''s. CA did little with these products, other than trying to wrap them up in its proprietary piece of technology named BizWorks , what the company prefers to refer to as its e-Business Process Management Suite, as opposed to a mere data-level enterprise application integration (EAI) suite. BizWorks was devised to layer Read More

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