Automation

The benefits of automation you didn’t see coming

Automation pays out, and relatively quickly too. But some of the benefits come from less obvious places. The recent Forrester Total Economic Impact study looked at the impact — costs and benefits — of automation in the world of application management, based on in-depth interviews with IBM clients. For many organizations, the catalyst for considering […]

Automation

GDPR and protecting data privacy with cryptographic pseudonyms

Within two years, most of today’s cybersecurity technologies will be obsolete. Since the beginning of 2016, hackers have stolen more than 8 billion records — more than double the two previous years combined — and that doesn’t account for unreported intrusions. The current system of patches, firewalls and blacklists isn’t working. It’s no match for […]

Automation

The progress of automation in the financial services industry

Working across a range of industries as I do, I’m always interested to get the perspective of a peer group on the way automation is impacting their own particular industry. So when I gave the keynote speech at the recent Millennium Alliance FSI event in Palm Beach, FL, I relished the opportunity to meet with […]

C-suite executives are ready to double-down on cloud computing

At a time when the hype around emerging technologies such as autonomous cars and augmented reality seems to be sky-high, C-suite executives are keeping their feet firmly on the ground when it comes to investing in a core area: cloud computing. While it might not seem surprising that a majority of CxOs would prioritize such […]

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Four steps can help your organization close the gender gap in leadership

Despite abundant evidence that gender equality in leadership is good for business, an overwhelming majority of organizations say advancing women into leadership roles is not a formal business priority, according to a new study from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). In fact, women hold only 18 percent of senior leadership positions among 2,300 organizations surveyed […]

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In the Spotlight: Damian Brown

What is your current role for IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization? I am leading go-to-market sales efforts across Middle East and Africa for TAO, a role which has broadened across our Talent and Engagement (T&E) offering over the last six months.

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Transforming Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences, Part 3

Hiring manager engagement is critical to transforming talent acquisition. Occasionally, a new vacancy comes to the attention of the perfect candidate at the very moment he or she is looking for their next career move.

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Transforming Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences, Part 2

Succeeding as a talent leader has never been more important.

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Nurture Candidate Relationships Through Lead Manager Automation

One of the most efficient ways you can nurture relationships with talent is by using the automation capabilities of a candidate relationship management (CRM) tool. IBM Kenexa® Lead Manager, a marketing and relationship-building CRM that integrates with the IBM Kenexa BrassRing applicant tracking system, offers a number of automation settings, such as automatically creating a […]

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Transforming Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences, Part 1

Pricing pressures and increased public scrutiny are compelling life sciences organizations to demonstrate value through the effectiveness of patient outcomes.

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CHROs: It’s time to reinvent HR

Executives say they feel constant pressure to evolve their organizations. Chief human resources officers (CHROs) have one of the most crucial roles in this ongoing thrust toward rapid transformation: they must find, develop and keep the right talent to overcome organizational inertia and keep the company moving forward. The IBM Institute for Business Value interviewed […]

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Demystifying Digital Transformation, Part 3

This blog series began by discussing how digital transformation is forcing enterprises to rethink what talent and skills they require.

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Recruiters Unplugged: Why a CRM Tool Is So Useful

“Hi, John. It’s been a few months since our last conversation. I hope John Jr. is acclimating well at college. I bet you’re experiencing empty nest syndrome. “Well, the reason for my call is, remember when you said you were open to the right opportunity? I have something amazing for you. Let me share with […]

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Streamline Your Talent Acquisition Processes With a CRM

What makes a candidate relationship management (CRM) tool an essential piece of your talent acquisition tech toolbox?

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Social Security Scotland develops new hosting platforms on AWS Cloud in partnership with IBM Services

Repeatable infrastructure Automated infrastructure provisioning using a DevOps approach DevOps-based operations management Improved configuration management using pipeline-based image and patch management Cost-effective and elastic infrastructure Improved run and manage costs with automation and elastic scaling provided by AWS Cloud About the customer As part of the devolution of more powers arising from the Smith Commission, […]

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