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Mystifying figures and reported risks

  Over the last five years, the learning management system (LMS)/ talent management vendor, Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD), has reported net losses of US$8.39M (2009); $48.37M (2010); $63.9M (2011); $31.39M (2012), and $40.43M (2013). Of course, times have been tough for everyone over those years but, for one of the acknowledged market leaders in the LMS/ [...]

Hope springs eternal – but time could be running out for HR

In his keynote speech at Plateau Insights, Plateau Systems’ European user conference, held in Rome and the end of March, Thomas Otter, Research Vice President at the market analyst firm Gartner, Inc, revealed that he and his team receive a wide range of queries about ‘talent management’, ranging from the extremely general to the highly [...]

Former Bob Little Press & PR client floats

Former Bob Little Press & PR client, the talent management software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, Cornerstone OnDemand, has gone public – floating on the Nasdaq. Moreover, it saw its share price rise from $13 on opening to $19.03 at the close – a rise of 47 per cent. Earlier in the day, they had risen 59 per [...]

And now, the news you’ve known all along

A recent study by IBM and the Human Capital Institute (HCI) shows that while 84 per cent of organisations know workforce effectiveness is important to achieving business results, only 42 per cent of those surveyed say managers devote sufficient time to people management. The study, ‘Integrated Talent Management’, was based on research with 1,900 individuals [...]