Succession planning

Succession Planning is no longer a buzz word

While discussing software enablement for the succession planning process, typical audience reaction can range from skepticism, to passivity to even a passionate denial of its need. Indeed the process is far more intricate than the rubric of contemporary IT. No Internet of ‘things’ in Succession Planning, which is usually a process used to identify people within the organization for positions… Succession planning, uncannily, reminds leaders...
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Sourcing/Procurement – Social Collaboration

In this post, I have made an attempt to present an ideation on the concept of using social media to run e-procurement related queries, campaigns and RFx’s cycles. This thereby will render a channel of Sourcing Social Collaboration integrated with Enterprise ERP suites to fulfil all sourcing business function requirements. The below PDF connotes the feasibility to access and utilise professional social networks for facilitating Key sourcing...
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Payroll

Looking for someone twice as fast as Captain America to process your expenses?

67% of companies feel the need to outsource their payroll so that their time can be better spent focusing on strategies impacting business growth. Knowing the fact that one cannot afford errors in payroll calculation, why would companies want their payroll processes to be managed by someone else? A question to ponder over. Payroll being delivered as a managed service is already hewn into our history. A rock steady industry for the last 70+...
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ERP taxation now gets multi country flavor

ERP Taxation now gets Multi country Flavor

Asia Pacific is known for its history and culturally rich heritage. Post the World Wars, APAC has shown tremendous growth and proved itself as the emerging economic strength in Global business scenario. Most of the MNCs make it a priority to do business in this area and have set up regional hubs to make the best use out of the market. However, the biggest challenge or bottleneck these multinational organizations face are the complexities in the...
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Accelerating Efficient Airplane Utilization – Keep ‘em Flying

“Decrease AOG and arrest revenue leakage” – That’s the strategy that has been driving investors in the aviation industry and airliners for years. Aircraft Utilization is the most significant measure of aircraft productivity. Aircraft Utilization is typically presented in block hours per day. ‘Block hours’ is the industry standard measure for aircraft utilization and ‘day’ refers to aircraft days assigned for service on air...
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Stop chasing the score

Stop chasing the score. It’s time you change the Game

All eyes and ears stood frozen on him. It was the penalty round. This way or that way, he debated in his mind. One wrong stroke would mean the next player will decide the fate. But one right stroke would mean his team would snatch the trophy, right there. As Joe Smith watched a nail-biting Football face-off, his brain forked into a play-off too. As the CIO of a leading IT Services company, he was torn in a tug-of-war for the last two days. He...
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ERP implementation blog

Why do some ERP Implementation Projects under-deliver value or fail ?

Over the past few years in ERP implementations across the Globe, I curiously browsed through a couple of case studies to understand why more than 50% of the ERP Projects either under-deliver value, take longer than expected or costs exceedingly more than the budget. I read articles on what makes ERP solution really successful and during the course of the study tried identifying what really causes projects to fail. By ducking each of these...
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Cut the crap! Talk sense

In our last blog we discussed about the importance of strategic HR and the need of HR getting the Board seat. Taking the discussion forward, if we look at the other Board seat holders, quite a few of them are measured one, on hard numbers such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Sales Officer, Chief Financial officer and second, these numbers are judged by external stakeholders. For example, a CEO is rated on two parameters, one is top line growth...
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