Naomi Lee Bloom, the Managing Partner of Bloom & Wallace, is a renowned consultant and thought leader throughout the HRM delivery system (HRMDS) industry. Her specialty is the application of information technology and innovative service delivery models to achieve breakthroughs in organizational business outcomes. Leveraging a considerable body of intellectual property, Ms. Bloom works as a change agent and HRMDS planning coach for large corporate clients, as an advisor on business strategy and product/service design to HRM software vendors and outsourcing providers, and as a provider of competitive insight and due diligence services to the investment community.
Ms. Bloom current research interests include: (1) the delivery system enablers for the full range of human resource and enterprise performance-enhancing practices; (2) comprehensive and point solution HRM software and business process outsourcing; (2) business outcomes-focused, competency-centric, strategic human resource management practices; (4) Web services, SOA, and XML standards for HRM; and (5) putting automated intelligence everywhere in the HRM delivery system. A frequent speaker, author, and advisory board member, Ms. Bloom has been a monthly columnist and feature article author for HRO Today and HRO Europe since the magazine's inception in 2003, and is the author of Human Resources Management and Information Technology: Achieving a Strategic Partnership, published in 1994.
In 1995, Ms. Bloom's contributions to the industry were recognized with IHRIM's Summit Award, and in each of 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 (every year since its inception), she has been named an HRO Superstar by HRO Today Magazine. Ms. Bloom's undergraduate degree is from the University of Pennsylvania; she holds an MBA from Boston University. Bloom & Wallace is Ms. Bloom's solo consultancy, founded in 1987, before which, beginning in 1977, she was a senior principal with American Management Systems (now owned by CGI).