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Big data can tell you who to hire, fire and promote

Talent management software company Cornerstone OnDemand unveiled Tuesday its latest solution, Cornerstone Insights, for corporate employee management. The newest suite of predictive analytics dashboards will help business managers make sense of business data, according to the company's press release.

Visier's new release offers real-time workforce analytics

Visier's new release includes succession planning, employee recognition, talent flow analytics, automated personalized reporting, and even a one-of-a-kind interactive talent flow visualization that enables` real-time analysis of how people have developed in their careers and moved over time.

News Scan: Net neutrality critics fear new taxes; IT security experts weigh in on data breach lessons; more

The top news stories for Nov. 17, 2014.

The emerging practice of 'people analytics' in HR

Look for big data fueled changes in the workplace very soon. If you're an employer, start looking for ways to offset bias in the raw data so that your final analysis is accurate and useful.

News Scan: HR to embrace mobility; Africa's slow start with enterprise mobility; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/28 including: HR departments' embrace of mobility in 2014, a slow but hopeful adoption of mobility in Africa, what Verizon and Vodafone shareholders have agreed to in the Verizon Wireless deal, Android's stake in the embedded device market and what the Dell'Oro group predicts for the future of the microwave transmission gear market.

News Scan: HR embraces tech; CFOs cozy up to IT; more

Top news stories for Jan. 23, 2014.

A strong MDM strategy begins with HR

Mobile devices in the workplace are reaching critical mass and companies that fail to proactively define a management strategy will soon find themselves in the unfortunate position of playing catch-up. Although a CIO's first instinct is to call a meeting with the IT department to hammer out details for acceptable use policies, don't forget to include another branch of corporate governance: Human Resources.

A CIO's plan for his first three months

When Denis Edwards took the job of CIO at Edelman, a global public relations company, he jumped in with a 90-day plan. A similar blueprint can be used by CIOs to to re-evaluate or re-energize an IT team, writes Chris Murphy at  InformationWeek.

Insurance firm accidentally fires 1,300 employees via email

The greatest misuse of technology here was not in accidentally sending an email intended for one individual to an entire department, but in using email to fire someone.