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Talent Management

Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning. 

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Vana Workforce Unveils Version 8 for the Social Workforce


Meet another cloud human capital management (HCM) alternative. Vana Workforce was founded in 2008 by a seasoned human resources (HR) expert and consultant David Vanheukelom, who had previously spent several years at PeopleSoft, Oracle, and former SSA Global (now Infor). At first, he developed a comprehensive HR suite on another cloud platform, but soon after, he switched to Salesforce.com’s Force

vana workforce  capital management (HCM) alternative. Vana Workforce was founded in 2008 by a seasoned human resources (HR) expert and consultant David Vanheukelom, who had previously spent several years at PeopleSoft, Oracle, and former SSA Global (now Infor). At first, he developed a comprehensive HR suite on another cloud platform, but soon after, he switched to Salesforce.com’s Force.com platform for its inherent social platform Chatter, mobility platform Touch, and other out-of-the-box development services. Vana W Read More

Vana Workforce Launches Vana HCM Release Update 9


Today, Vana Workforce introduced Vana HCM Release Update 9, developed on the Force.com platform. Available stand-alone or through integration with salesforce.com, Version 9 includes new human resources and talent management features delivered in the cloud and accessible via mobile devices. Key features include new Candidate Search, Offer Builder, and Onboarding modules, which can be

vana workforce  Release Update 9 Today,  Vana Workforce introduced Vana HCM Release Update 9 , developed on the Force.com platform. Available stand-alone or through integration with salesforce.com, Version 9 includes new human resources and talent management features delivered in the cloud and accessible via mobile devices. Key features include new Candidate Search, Offer Builder, and Onboarding modules, which can be used by organizations to manage the recruitment lifecycle—from sourcing and recruiting, through hiri Read More

FinancialForce ERP—New Player in Cloud ERP Market


With recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software announced during the Dreamforce 2013 conference, which resulted in the addition of FinancialForce HCM and FinancialForce SCM to FinancialForce.com's product portfolio, FinancialForce.com has not surprisingly set its eyes on becoming a leading cloud ERP provider, using the Salesforce1 Platform. Senior analyst PJ Jakovljevic gives an overview of the new FinancialForce ERP application and what is has to offer adopters.

vana workforce  With recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software announced during the Dreamforce 2013 conference, which resulted in the addition of FinancialForce Human Capital Management (HCM) and FinancialForce Supply Chain Management (SCM) to FinancialForce.com ''s product portfolio, FinancialForce.com has not surprisingly set its eyes on becoming a leading cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider, using the Salesforce1 Platform (see Figure 1). Founded in 2009, FinancialForce.com is the combined ef Read More

FinancialForce.com Expands into a Much Broader Cloud Suite


Founded in 2009 as a joint venture between UNIT4 and salesforce.com and built on the Salesforce Platform, FinancialForce.com’s accounting, billing, professional services automation (PSA), and revenue recognition apps have been eliminating barriers and inefficiencies between the front- and back-office to help companies grow their top and bottom line.  During the Dreamforce 2013 conference, the

vana workforce  that it has  acquired Vana Workforce , a human capital management (HCM) software provider on the Salesforce Platform. FinancialForce.com has also  acquired Less Software ’s business and assets  to add significant supply chin management (SCM) capabilities to its back-office solutions. Those SCM solutions include configure, price, quote (CPQ), order fulfillment, service contracts, inventory management, and supplier and spend management. Less Software’s suite of SCM products will be rebranded as Fina Read More

FinancialForce.com Rolls Out FinancialForce ERP


FinancialForce.com, provider of cloud-based solutions on the Salesforce1 platform, has introduced FinancialForce ERP. FinancialForce.com’s move into providing a broader set of ERP capabilities is not surprising, but the speed at which it has made the move and the approach it has taken is surprising.

vana workforce  company’s recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software. The two strategic acquisitions in 2013 extended FinancialForce.com’s footprint into human capital management (HCM) and supply chain management (SCM), enabling FinancialForce to provide a broad range of solutions for managing back-office operations and take on the mantle of an “ERP” solution provider. FinancialForce’s new tagline is “ERP at Customer Speed” which symbolizes its vision for ERP where businesses are winning and re Read More

Workforce Scheduling and Optimization: The Missing Link on the Shop Floor?


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vana workforce  Scheduling and Optimization: The Missing Link on the Shop Floor? Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) recently produced an in-depth series of blog posts on workforce management (WFM) platforms ( Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Fiction)  discussing the importance of flexibly managing labor based on fluctuating demand and seasonal requirements. And last year, TEC published Labor Management Systems: Optimizing Worker Productivity While Reducing Labor Costs , which looked at Read More

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vana workforce  & Workforce Intelligence e-Guide for HR With the right reporting and business intelligence tools, HR can help provide visibility into the company’s workforce, leading to improved financial results and sound, fact-based human capital management decisions. By looking beyond soft measures, you can identify what factors contribute to the company’s success, as well as areas that may be negatively impacting long-term goals, and even begin to forecast future workforce trends. This e-guide outlines Read More

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vana workforce  Your Wireless Workforce Mobile data security is most effective when implemented in layers: installing smart firewalls, deploying antivirus software, and using encrypted connections. True mobile security relies just as much on the actions of end users. This means companies must instill a culture of security within their organizations. Learn how well–considered policies and procedures encourage and enforce smart and safe business practices. Read More

Kronos Simplifies Workforce Big Data with Self-service Visualization


One of the major announcements at the KronosWorks 2013 conference was about the transformative change coming to Kronos Workforce Analytics at the end of 2013. By leveraging Microstrategy Visual Insight, Kronos intends to put the power of workforce data analytics into the hands of the managers who can immediately act on it by leveraging data visualization and exploration tools. The introduction

vana workforce  Simplifies Workforce Big Data with Self-service Visualization One of the major announcements at the KronosWorks 2013 conference was about the  transformative change coming to Kronos Workforce Analytics at the end of 2013. By leveraging Microstrategy Visual Insight , Kronos intends to put the power of workforce data analytics into the hands of the managers who can immediately act on it by leveraging data visualization and exploration tools. The introduction of data visualization and exploration capab Read More

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Workforce planning—systematically aligning business strategy, human capital strategy, and budgets to ensure that talent with the right skills is in place to support anticipated and unanticipated business scenarios— is a hot topic for companies today. This report outlines the strategies processes, tools, and capabilities that organizations are putting in place to achieve the greatest returns on workforce planning efforts.

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Kronos and Axsium Tackle Retail Workforce Big Data


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vana workforce  Management: “Scheduling to the Opportunity” The true indicator of a store’s potential is accurate incoming traffic data. But opportunities to act on that data and improve performance occur before shoppers ever reach the cash register. To achieve their true sales potential, retailers must schedule to shopper traffic. Find out how combining accurate traffic data with workforce scheduling tools can help retailers increase revenue and sharpen their competitive edge. Read More

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