Issue #24 – 15th November 2013
News and Latest Developments
Swedbank, one of the leading Nordic banks, has chosen Oracle HCM Cloud. They selected Fusion over several competitors and are taking a strong portfolio of modules, including Core HCM, Goal Management, Performance Management, Talent Review and Workforce Compensation.
An article by Christopher Sowa (VP, Oracle Customer Strategy and Insight) in Profit Magazine covers the questions that you need to ask before moving your HR System to the cloud.
Richard Bingham has a new post on the Fusion Apps Developer Relations blog about the impressive new Simplified UI for Fusion(aka ‘Fuse’). Even in the first release it’s possible to rebrand elements of it. Richard has embedded a YouTube video showing how. Certus’s Tim Warner also has a post about Fuse here.
Also on the Fusion Apps Developer Relations blog is this post by Vik Kumar on the different schemas created for Fusion, what their functions are, and how this helps maintain a secure application.
We’ve mentioned before that Oracle won the Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award for HCM, however this article provides some of the reasons why. The announcements of the Taleo Social Sourcing Cloud (enabling recruiters to use social media channels and social networks to market open positions) and Workforce Reputation Management (enabling managers to track key social metrics about employees such as influence and clout and to provide behavioural incentives via gamification to improve online reputations). There’s also a Big Data add-on for Taleo allowing you to benchmark your recruiting against that of Oracle Taleo’s huge dataset.
Tweeted by Chris Leone (SVP, Development for Fusion HCM), this video of Newfield Exploration talking about Fusion Tap is the slickest customer video we’ve seen yet. The off-camera comments are the best bits.