Unifying Your Enterprise Through a Global HR Portal

This post could be considered (in the Internet world) from many moons ago. I just found it. Yes, I’m very progressive that way. It’s an absolutely wonderfully written article filled with great information on unifying an enterprise with an HR portal. Originally published in HR Magazine back in 2006, I found it to still resonate in 2010 and even beyond. The points explored by Drew Robb are THAT good. I’ve reposted it below for your reading pleasure.

I encourage you to share it with your HR colleagues.

HR Magazine cover, Vol. 51, No. 3By Drew Robb, Volume Number: 51; Issue Number: 3

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Transforming Organizations Through Social Media

Original post: Emerging Expectations from Shifting Workplace Demographics , HRM Today

This is an excerpt from the recently released book The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media, by Tony Bingham, President and CEO of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), and Marcia Conner, Partner with Altimeter Group.

Think back to the year you joined the workforce. Then reflect on how things were about six months into that job. Did you think you should be given the opportunity to make big splashes and reap rich rewards? Did you consider your off hours your own, reserved to pursue your passions? Many of us did. Yet we forget that when we label newcomers to the workforce as unrealistic about advancement or uninterested in working hard.

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Android Apps that Penetrate the Enterprise

Original source: 15+ Enterprise Apps for Android, ReadWriteEnterprise

Android has seen astounding growth in both the consumer and enterprise markets, but the iPhone and BlackBerry have dominated enterprise-specific app development. That may be starting to change. Today Box.net released its cloud storage app for Android, and other enterprise-focused apps have been released recently as well. Given the enterprise interest in the iPad and the fact that several Android tablets are supposedly just around the corner, we could start seeing more enterprise Android development. Here are a few apps that are available now.

The popular SaaS help desk Zendesk has released a Android app.

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