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Coming (Back) to America
While the concept of offshoring processes to lower-cost areas of the world was all the rage just a few short years ago, experts say that factors such as a narrowing wage gap and automation are now causing companies to "re-shore" their operations.
Innovating Beyond Outsourcing
Next-generation technologies will gain popularity by responding to a workforce that is more distributed, independent and less affiliated with a single employer. The outcome is that, through "worksourcing," both employees and employers will be more empowered than ever before.
Innovations in Mobile Learning
Having an effective mobile learning strategy does not include simply repurposing existing content, say experts.
Addressing 'Egregious' Online Behavior
While examples have been plentiful of National Labor Relations Board decisions erring on the side of free-speech protections in social-media posts, a new board ruling shows some worker discussions on online platforms may be explicit enough to justify action on an employer's part.
Tech Changes Coming
The Sierra-Cedar Survey unveiled at the HR Technology® Conference shows HR-tech spending on the rise, mobile adoptions moving forward and cloud deployments overtaking licensed ones next year.
Where Has HR Gone?
HR departments today have an uphill battle just getting replacements for team members who leave, yet a new study finds that, despite anticipated growth, companies are expecting to reduce their HR staff.
Leading the Way
The editors of Human Resource Executive® announce their choices for the top 10 HR products of 2014.
Banning Wearable Tech at Work?
Wearable technology holds both great promise and great peril in the workplace of the future. Here's what HR leaders need to know to get ahead of this latest tech curve.
Improving the Mobile-Application Process
Almost half of all respondents in a recent survey of job seekers point to problems when applying for a job via a mobile device. How can HR help streamline the process to keep talent moving through the pipeline?
Rise of the HR Apps
Experts say the vast potential of HR-focused mobile apps may lie beyond benefits communication and recruiting, with many now designed to speed up organizational processes and reinforce desired behaviors.
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HR Technology Column

When a big company buys big HCM software, it never works out of the box. The vendor's consultants, or more often a separate system integrator, have to be engaged to implement it. But is that SI really independent and working just for you? It's complicated, and history matters.