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Oracle buys Taleo

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Oracle announced plans to acquire Taleo, the largest provider of recruitment software, for $1.9 The company positions this as part of Oracle's strategy to build a "comprehensive, cloud offering to help companies manage their HR operations and employee careers." Oracle now has a powerhouse set of products for HR and talent management. billion. Register Here

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

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Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

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Six Steps to Innovation : This infographic (from Oracle) is a brilliant illustration of the six successful strategies that influence innovation within the workforce. The illustration is based on the findings of a global survey that Oracle conducted with the Economic Intelligence Unit to explore the characteristics of companies that promote innovation. What are the results? Videos.

Social Sourcing Sealed: Oracle Buys SelectMinds

Learning on the Leading Edge

SelectMinds , however, has been integrated with the Taleo ATS solutions – now Oracle Cloud Recruiting —for some time. With this acquisition, Oracle seals the marriage, formalizing the permanence of the relationship and adding an established social sourcing tool with support for referrals and mobile recruiting to its rapidly-growing Cloud stronghold. According to Oracle, the SelectMinds solution is already integrated with Oracle Cloud Recruiting, Performance Management and Human Capital Management. And those alums are often sources of great referrals.

Oracle Buys Acme Packet

CLO Magazine

The combination of Oracle and Acme Packet is expected to accelerate the migration to all-IP networks by enabling secure and reliable communications from any device, across any network. Oracle announced it has acquired Acme Packet, a provider of session border control technology, for $29.25 per share, or roughly $1.7 The combination of Oracle and Acme Packet is expected to accelerate the migration to all-IP networks by enabling secure and reliable communications from any device, across any network. Source: OracleRedwood Shores, Calif. — Feb. billion.

LMSs, TMs and HCMs

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Oracle then followed suit by acquiring SuccessFactors who had acquired Plateau in the past. Oracle in short fashion soon made an announcement that employee recruitment, training and management tools would merge with Fusion, which is a Human Capital management software.  I’m sure the people who had purchased Plateau or even SuccessFactors Learning system were delighted to hear the news. And now a brief announcement: Shocking news! SumTotal is calling their product a Human Capital Management system. Oh wait, others were starting the trend. The Taleo Spin. Call to Arms.

Oracle buys Taleo - Cloud Tech is Important! Are you Still Avoiding Cloud Services?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Interesting news this morning comes in the form of an acquisition by Oracle. Here is the press release from Taleo regarding being purchased by Oracle. Joining forces with Oracle gives us the opportunity to better serve our customers." The big news here is that Oracle rival SAP recently acquired SuccessFactors which is a rival of Taleo.

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Workday files IPO as Oracle Fusion Builds Momentum

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week Workday released its S-1 (IPO filing) and we also had a detailed briefing from Oracle on the company's progress with Fusion and Taleo. Oracle's Progress. That said, Oracle, SAP, and other vendors are not sitting still. We sat down with Oracle this week and walked away very impressed with the company's progress in the Cloud HRMS and ERP area.

Oracle Buys Taleo by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Oracle plans to add Taleo’s Talent Management cloud offering to the Oracle Public Cloud. Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies

Oracle Transformed - It's All about the Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle , the world's biggest enterprise software company, just finished its annual OpenWorld conference in sunny San Francisco, and if there's one message you hear loud and clear its this: Oracle Gets the Cloud. And, by the way, Oracle sees this transition as its next major growth opportunity - telling analysts that the big acquisitions will slow going forward.

Oracle Transformed - It's All about the Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle , the world's biggest enterprise software company, just finished its annual OpenWorld conference in sunny San Francisco, and if there's one message you hear loud and clear its this: Oracle Gets the Cloud. And, by the way, Oracle sees this transition as its next major growth opportunity - telling analysts that the big acquisitions will slow going forward.

Oracle OpenWorld - It's All about the Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle , the world's biggest enterprise software company, is just finishing its annual OpenWorld conference in sunny San Francisco, and if there's one message you hear loud and clear its this: Oracle Gets the Cloud. Fig 1: Oracle is Serious about the Cloud. Fusion: Oracle's Cloud Strategy. Fig 2: Oracle Exadata. Databases are Alive and Well.

Best Beginner ELearning Software

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Namely, my experience (to varying degrees) has been with Articulate Studio, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Oracle UPK, and iSpring. By way of example, if interactive software demonstrations are needed then Captivate and Oracle UPK both shine. Quite often I am asked for an opinion on which rapid elearning development program I think is best for beginners to use. elearning

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

Oracle HCM World Revolves Around The Cloud

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle has launched Oracle HCM World, a new event for HCM professionals that gathered approximately 1500 customers and prospects together to focus on the business that is HR. Core HR and talent, analytics and global deployments were presentation topics by both Oracle executives and current customers. All the software solutions under discussion at Oracle HCM World were part of full-blown ERPs: how they solve problems in that totality would have been worth discovering. 2. Oracle has made strides on the analytics available across the HCM solutions. Finance?

America's Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation required to successfully pull off an endeavor of this scope.). Integrating Oracle Talent Cloud, EBS, or PeopleSoft with Oracle HCM Cloud requires planning and Oracle has created tools, templates and, in some cases, packaged connectors to ease that process.

America's Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation required to successfully pull off an endeavor of this scope.). Integrating Oracle Talent Cloud, EBS, or PeopleSoft with Oracle HCM Cloud requires planning and Oracle has created tools, templates and, in some cases, packaged connectors to ease that process.

Social Sourcing Sealed: Oracle Buys SelectMinds

Learning on the Leading Edge

SelectMinds , however, has been integrated with the Taleo ATS solutions – now Oracle Cloud Recruiting —for some time. With this acquisition, Oracle seals the marriage, formalizing the permanence of the relationship and adding an established social sourcing tool with support for referrals and mobile recruiting to its rapidly-growing Cloud stronghold. According to Oracle, the SelectMinds solution is already integrated with Oracle Cloud Recruiting, Performance Management and Human Capital Management. And those alums are often sources of great referrals.

Social Sourcing Sealed: Oracle Buys SelectMinds

Learning on the Leading Edge

SelectMinds , however, has been integrated with the Taleo ATS solutions – now Oracle Cloud Recruiting —for some time. With this acquisition, Oracle seals the marriage, formalizing the permanence of the relationship and adding an established social sourcing tool with support for referrals and mobile recruiting to its rapidly-growing Cloud stronghold. According to Oracle, the SelectMinds solution is already integrated with Oracle Cloud Recruiting, Performance Management and Human Capital Management. And those alums are often sources of great referrals.

6 Ways To Create Meaningful eLearning Assessments

PulseLearning

How To Create Meaningful eLearning Assessments Your eLearning assessments are the oracle of your eLearning course. In this article, we share 6 ways to create meaningful eLearning assessments. The results can tell you if your training efforts have been successful, whether your audience learned and retained the information you set out to impart, and where […].

Workday files IPO as Oracle Fusion Builds Momentum

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week Workday released its S-1 (IPO filing) and we also had a detailed briefing from Oracle on the company's progress with Fusion and Taleo. Oracle's Progress. That said, Oracle, SAP, and other vendors are not sitting still. We sat down with Oracle this week and walked away very impressed with the company's progress in the Cloud HRMS and ERP area.

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Workday files IPO as Oracle Fusion Builds Momentum

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week Workday released its S-1 (IPO filing) and we also had a detailed briefing from Oracle on the company's progress with Fusion and Taleo. Oracle's Progress. That said, Oracle, SAP, and other vendors are not sitting still. We sat down with Oracle this week and walked away very impressed with the company's progress in the Cloud HRMS and ERP area.

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America"s Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld2013

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation required to successfully pull off an endeavor of this scope.). Integrating Taleo, EBS, or PeopleSoft with Fusion requires planning and Oracle has created tools, templates and, in some cases, packaged connectors to ease that process.

America"s Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld2013

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation required to successfully pull off an endeavor of this scope.). Integrating Taleo, EBS, or PeopleSoft with Fusion requires planning and Oracle has created tools, templates and, in some cases, packaged connectors to ease that process.

America"s Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld2013

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation required to successfully pull off an endeavor of this scope.). Integrating Taleo, EBS, or PeopleSoft with Fusion requires planning and Oracle has created tools, templates and, in some cases, packaged connectors to ease that process.

America's Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Learning on the Leading Edge

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation required to successfully pull off an endeavor of this scope.). Integrating Taleo, EBS, or PeopleSoft with Fusion requires planning and Oracle has created tools, templates and, in some cases, packaged connectors to ease that process.

eLearning: Designing for Color Blindness

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The first is a download for Windows or Mac called  Color Oracle that will show you in real time how what you're designing will look for someone with color blindness. While the Etre color simulator requires you to upload a picture of something you've already designed, Color Oracle purports to do this as you work. by AJ Walther. I've previously written a pretty wide array of articles on using color in eLearning design. Part of that series covered designing for color blindness and compliance. eLearning mLearning

Profile of a learning architect: Bill Sawyer

Clive on Learning

Bill Sawyer, who works in curriculum development within the highly-technical and fast-moving environment of Oracle. Bill is currently Senior Manager of Applications Technology Curriculum for Oracle, based in Orlando, Florida. The work of Bill’s team results in some $12m of course sales for Oracle. Oracle University delivers instructor-led courses designed by Bill’s team.

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Social Learning

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. In a recent blog post Using Storytelling to Add the [.]

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

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For example, when it comes to software simulations, I am a big fan of User Productivity Kit by Oracle. If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. 1. Not as common as the first two, but still quite a popular option. 4.

Elephants of HR Software Enter the Talent Management Market

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Last week I met with 30+ of the major providers of talent management at the HR Technology Conference, and I also had the opportunity to spend time at OracleWorld in San Francisco - and want to mention a few of the big elephants entering the space: ADP and Oracle in particular, and then say a word about Silkroad. Oracle Fusion HCM : Flexible and Finally Here.

Encouraging Rookie Smarts

Web Courseworks

The book was inspired by the author’s early experiences at Oracle Corporation, where, barely out of college, she was tasked with building Oracle’s human resource development program from the ground up. She continued to lead Oracle University for the next fifteen years. Rookie Smarts is essentially an argument for and celebration of lifelong learning. highly recommend it.

3 Ways to Earn More Money as an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

remember being on a project where we were creating training for Oracle PeopleSoft (an ERP software).  We hired a third-party consultant who had 30 years (yes, 30 years) of instructional design experience for PeopleSoft. Recently I received an email from someone on LinkedIn who was curious to know more about instructional design, and how to break into the industry. instructional design

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

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identify the Big Dogs as SumTotal by Skillsoft (yes, that is the actual name),  Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, SucessFactors and Oracle Taleo (although, I ask myself who is using this and if you still are why?). Oracle Taleo – Seriously, either overhaul this thing or dump it and torch it.   I feel bad for the folks who were learn.com, then thought Taleo would improve it, then Oracle.   And BTW, nearly every LMS can interface with Oracle products. It’s nearly here.  In a little over two months, my 2016 Top 50 LMS Report will be available for purchase.  

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

Application Experience – If your developing training for a new system, such as an ERP like SAP or Oracle, then make sure your ID has experience with similar projects. In the past, employers often had a difficult time defining the roles for instructional designers. This is big business. So let’s assume that you have a project that needs an instructional designer.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

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Oracle Taleo. If you are an Oracle customer, you can interface or API with many LMS vendors in the market.  I say this because I surmise there are Oracle customers who decided to go with the learning system because it was also Oracle.  . Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five. To those who have been constant readers, I give a high five with a low five to boot. And to those who are constant readers from all over the world and training, L&D and other professions, I give two high fives, four low fives and a bucket of joy.

Why I’m adopting Tin Can

Stoatly Different

With players like Oracle acquiring talent management companies like Taleo , we’re seeing a clear appetite for data companies to take this challenge on. I’m backing Tin Can to help us take our next smallest steps towards this future. I’ve never been a big fan of SCORM as a standard. Enter Tin Can. Let me give you an insight into the power of Statement Generation. eLearning

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LMS State of Affairs

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Many people are only aware of the bigger names such as Cornerstone, Saba, SuccessFactors, Oracle Learn, Infor and Sum Total. They are all soft HCMS (human capital management systems), albeit SuccessFactors can be more than that i.e. HRIS platform and Oracle Learn can be too – heck even as an ERP if you go with the Oracle offering as a whole. . 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close. Global markets. United States – Biggest player. Latin America – Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico.

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part1 notes from #xApi workshop #LearningAnalytics

Ignatia Webs

In the past I wrote posts on the xAPI (first one in 2011 launching brainstorm , an update on the project in 2012 , and one where the project is getting up to speed in 2013 ) which is in continued development and seems promising for learner analytics, especially the mobile options. The project started at the centre of ADL, and you can find many resources at the Experience API (xAPI) page here.

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HR Technology For 2016: Ten Disruptions On The Horizon

Learning on the Leading Edge

These new HRMS systems are cloud based, and they are coming from vendors (Oracle, SAP, Workday, ADP, Ceridian, Ultimate Software, and others) that have mostly built-out talent management suites. It's HR Technology season, and once again vendors are introducing amazing and disruptive new technologies in all areas of HR. And the market for new performance management systems is emerging.

High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

In others (Oracle for example), the entire process is done in-house, so the talent acquisition team is essentially an end-to-end staffing agency. Ann-Marie O'Donnell, the head of recruitment for Oracle in EMEA, for example, talked extensively about how Oracle does all its sourcing and recruiting in-house, and elevates the role of the recruiter to a very high level. smile).