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2019 FuelWork HR Tech Expo

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Sierra-Cedar 2018–2019 HR Systems Survey Results Webinar

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HR Technology® Conference & Exposition

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The Change-Culture Connection – Where to Start?

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Oracle PeopleSoft Fluid is better than sliced bread. Really.

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PeopleSoft Commitment – Indefinitely, That’s Definite!

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Hosting PeopleSoft in the Cloud

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HR Technology® Conference & Exposition

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WEBINAR: How "Fit" is Your Human Capital Management?

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HR Tech Insights | The HR Tech Landscape Asia: Survey Launch: Sierra Cedar

April 27, 2018 – The longest running and most comprehensive HR systems research effort in the industry looks at the roadmaps organizations navigate and decisions they make regarding HR technology adoption, integration, processes, and people. It provides practical data on emerging as well as innovative technology trends and helps organizations understand how they can capitalize on those trends. The research assists organizations with developing their HR systems strategy, devising a plan, justifying investments, and ultimately executing on their HR technology vision. A look at the findings of the first-ever study findings for the HR Tech Landscape in Asia.

intrepidHR – Successful Launch at HR Tech Conference

October 19, 2015 – Joining the other popular channels at intrepidNOW, intrepidHR was officially launched at the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exhibition with live interviews at their booth in the expo hall. Rayanne Thorn and Todd Schnick conducted 31 interviews at this year’s Conference, and our own Stacey Harris can be found at #28, talking about the Survey highlights and her HR research with Sierra-Cedar.

Critical Decision Making for Human Capital Management

In this installment of our HCM webinar series, we will address questions such as the following:

  1. What are the most significant considerations when evaluating your HCM technology?
  2. What business events most often trigger the need to change?
  3. What are the leading practices in HR Systems Strategies?
  4. What do employees expect from your HCM Technology?
  5. How should you compare total cost of solution alternatives based on your strategy?

Game-Changing HR Leaders

Erin Spencer joins a Special Edition of Coffee Break with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on Game-Changing HR Leaders. We’ll explore how Human Resources executives are creating the next generation of leaders, and shaping corporate culture to adapt to increasingly rapid technology and social changes. Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation.

Exploring the Top 10 Trends in HR Technology

Technology is revolutionizing human resources management like we have never seen before. But with an abundance of choices in the market, how can an HR leaders choose what’s best for their organization and its employee? During this Spotlight webinar, Sierra-Cedar’s Stacey Harris, Vice President of Research & Analytics, and Erin Spencer, Research Consultant, will share findings and trends from the Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey, the longest running industry research that tracks the adoption, deployment approaches and value achieved from enterprise HR technologies.

Recruiters Go Tech: Why Surveys Matter with Analyst Stacey Harris

Stacey Harris joins the Latest HR Latte Conversation: Recruiters Go Tech

HR Latte chats with Stacey Harris, VP of Research and Analytics at Sierra-Cedar, about the importance of surveys and maintaining analyst relations. Stacey will address what practitioners and vendors alike should know about the value of survey results, as well as her expectations for the 18th edition of Sierra-Cedar 2015–2016 HR Systems Survey.

Human Capital Management Mapping a Blueprint to the Cloud

June 25, 2015

The Quantified Organization: Secrets to Building a Data-Driven HR Function

May 20, 2015 – PEHRS Webinar Panel

Top 6 Healthcare HR Technology Trends for Strategic Decision Making

Sierra-Cedar 2014–2015 HR Systems Survey White Paper, Healthcare Edition

Stacey Harris and Ricky Arrendondo present solid research data, along with their experience, on considerations that are influencing technology and organizational decisions across the healthcare industry.

Digital Road Warriors: Managing Top Talent on the Move

The buzz: On the Road Again – or Still

Hear why our VP of Research & Analytics, Stacey Harris, says, “The worst thing an organization can do is to try to ‘keep’ their talent.”

The Bill Kutik Radio Show®

Sierra-Cedar Articles & Press

Blockchain: The Future of HR?

HR Reboots Its Personnel Roots

People Analytics: Here With A Vengeance

Disruptive Technologies – is HR up for the Challenge?

Understand and Capitalize on Learning and Performance Technologies

Understanding the Global Individual in our Changing Workforce

Rethinking your workforce management solution – what the data says

The Continuing Quest to Prove the Value of HR Technologies Adoption

Proving the Value of HR Technologies IHRIM

2014 HR Technology Predictions, Prognostications, and Possibilities

Vendor Solutions in Use and Planned from the 16th Annual CedarCrestone HR Systems Survey

What is happening with HCM Business Intelligence and Analytics Technologies’ Adoption?

Referenced Articles & Press

Few HR Tech Platforms Untouched by Mobile Trend

How Technology Is Reinventing the HR-IT Relationship

How Oracle HCM Cloud is Delivering the HR User Experience of the Future

A Web of Devices Will Reshape the Workforce

As Wearables Become More Popular, What Is HR’s Responsibility?

8 workplace trends to watch this year: Equal pay, higher wages, expanded leave and more

Five important questions to ask your cloud software provider

Personnel Today – January 28, 2016

Build an engagement strategy, not just a survey

Talent Lab – January 28, 2016

Study: ‘Device Mesh’ Among 2016’s Strategic Tech Trends

Trends And Themes Dominating The HR Landscape In 2016

HR Technology: What to Expect in 2016

Why Freemium HR Tech Services Are Still a Good Idea – November 30, 2015

SaaS, cloud computing have hit ‘tipping point’ for HR

Checking Benchmarks: 18th Annual HR Systems Survey White Paper Released

HCM Gets More Innovative in the Cloud

Annual HR Systems Survey Analysis Is Here!

Sierra-Cedar Releases new HR Systems Survey

Namely’s 3 Favorite Sessions from the 2015 HR Technology Conference


Modern HR faces “multiple challenges” from new Tech-savvy workforce

Back Stretch of the HCM Horse Race

Predict (Still in) the Future

Why Cloud Talent Management Fits Midsize Business Needs

The Power of HR Technology in the Quantified Organization: Perspectives and Trends From Today’s HR Thought Leaders

How tech can help African firms transform HR, payroll functions

Life On The Road: Why Businesses Need To Do A Better Job Of Managing High-Potential Expats

Selling Tech to the C-Suite? Using Business Cases May Help Gain Approvals

The Secrets to Hiring the Best People Hidden in Sports Analytics

The way HR works needs to change—here’s how

Why Integrating HR Tech Delivers the Greatest Value: Q&A with Lexy Martin

If you are a HR Exec or in HRIS – you better read this!

CedarCrestone Survey: Top Tech Tools for HR Means New Strategy and More Data

Handicapping the HCM Horse Race, By Bill Kutik/Technology Columnist

CedarCrestone HR Technology Survey: Create a Winning HR Function