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Special Report: Human Capital Management

October 2014

Human capital management (HCM) was a major focus at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, which took place in San Francisco from September 28 to October 2. At HCM Central @ OpenWorld, attendees learned how Oracle and its partners are helping world-class companies create a modern HR organization to drive better peer-to-peer communication.


Here, watch on-demand presentations from Chris Leone, Senior Vice President of Development for Oracle HCM Cloud, Gretchen Alarcon, group vice president, Oracle HCM Strategy and more . Plus, get more expert advice, and learn how trends such as cloud and the Internet of Things are changing HCM today and in the future.

CHROs: If You're Not Planning Beyond 2015, You're Already Falling Behind
The evolving business models that ensure future success should be driving the talent acquisition choices CHROs make today. In short, if you want to deliver value to your enterprise beyond next year, focus on steps you can take today to ensure long-term growth and success.

Inside Track
New Oracle program enables Oracle Customer Relationship Management and Oracle Human Capital Management customers with on-premises instances of Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle’s PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications to convert existing support spend to Oracle Cloud applications.

Why We Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Millennials
The Experiential Employee is operating more as a free agent than a long term player, and their commitment will essentially last as long as meaningful organizational culture and personal/professional opportunities keep their interest.

The Internet of Things Is Really the Internet of People
“CEOs must demonstrate a commitment to employees by becoming champions for HR systems that empower every employee to fully understand his or her job, how it ties into the corporate framework, what’s expected of them, what training is available, and how they can use an embedded social network to communicate, collaborate and excel,” writes Oracle President Mark Hurd.

5 Ways Chief HR Officers Can Impact The Bottom Line
CHROs must help their company increase sales and create new sources of revenue—now and forever.

Oracle's Larry Ellison: How to Manage Your Most Precious Assets
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says HCM has emerged as one of the two most important functions in business—the other being customer service.

Movin' On Up
Career expert Karen Armon answers Profit readers' questions about jobs in the tech sector: “The single best way to find a job is through your network, which represents 80 percent of how individuals find work today.”

HR Should Hire 'Scary' Data People
“Known as data scientists or quants, these whizzes can be scary to more-traditional CHROs and HR leadership teams, because they don't think or speak in traditional HR terms,” says Bertrand Dussert, vice president of HCM Transformation and Thought Leadership, Oracle.

Good Work
“The Good Jobs Strategy begins with a different philosophy of doing business. And that philosophy is not to see employees as costs to be minimized, but rather see them as engines as growth and profit,” says Zeynep Ton, a professor of operations management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the author of The Good Jobs Strategy.

Staying Flexible
“Now, instead of being seen as a perk, a mobile and flexible work style is being more broadly accepted as the optimal way to work—whether that's a home office, a flexible workspace, headquarters, or traveling on business,” says Emily Klein, an author of Workshift: Future-Proof Your Organization for the 21st Century.

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