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Coverage of the 2014 HR Technology Conference

Introduction

The HR Technology Conference returns to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for the second year in a row on Oct. 7-10. Panels and keynotes at the 17th annual conference are geared to the sweeping cloud, social, big data and analytics trends that are transforming stodgy HRIS and human capital management (HCM) systems, and causing HR managers and senior executives to rethink how they recruit, develop, retain and manage talent.

Companies on the leading edge of HR technology will present their case studies, including ConAgra, which says it has used workforce analytics to make decision making more fact-based; and Lockheed Martin, which installed a new recruitment marketing platform to unify recruitment efforts and make them more data-driven. Expert panelists will debate such issues as the emerging role of the chief human resources officer, or CHRO, and the best ways to manage global HR services. CNN analyst and former presidential advisor David Gergen will moderate a panel on how data and analytics might shape the workplace.

SearchFinancialApplications Executive Editor David Essex will be on-site sharing success stories and best practices from users, and interviewing industry experts about challenges and trends in using technology to improve HR processes.

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Top stories from the HR Technology Conference

Read reports on the top sessions, trends and vendor news, and get the editor's takeaway from the conference.

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Conference shows HR analytics moving closer to mainstream

The 2014 HR Technology Conference was dominated by talk of the data-driven organization and workforce analytics, with social recruiting and mobile also in strong evidence. Continue Reading

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Integrated talent management demands deep rethink of processes, technologies

Previewing his 2014 HR Technology Conference presentation, analyst Josh Bersin explains how analytics and social media can support a holistic talent management strategy. Continue Reading

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Five cool products from the HR Technology Conference

The HR Technology Conference showcased new tools in burgeoning categories like HR analytics and social and mobile recruiting. Continue Reading

Opinion

What kinds of HR technology are companies buying?

Sierra Cedar's annual HR Systems Survey sheds light on HR technology buying trends, and provides insight into best practices for choosing the right software. Continue Reading

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A tool that motivates employees to get healthy

One company that attended the HR Technology Conference is using social wellness software from ShapeUp to gamify fitness goals and motivate employees to be healthier -- and the potential benefits don’t end there. Continue Reading

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Interviews about the 2014 HR Technology Conference

Watch coverage of the show's most-talked-about case studies, new research, expert advice and analysis from HR consultants.

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HR analytics among top trends at conferences

In this episode of BizApps Today, find out about the trends and product rollouts at the 2014 HR Technology Conference, and more.

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HR Technology Conference on Twitter

Industry experts tweet their observations about daily events.

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