Deploying e-Applications
Benefits and Compensation Buyer’s Guide
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Susan Leszczewicz, ADP Enterprise Payroll Services
Guest Editor

In My Opinion
The Oracle/PeopleSoft Merger and the Hidden Opportunities for PeopleSoft Customers
By Tod Loofbourrow, Authoria

Function Focus
Millennials, Brands, and Businesses
By Joseph Benson, Benson Consulting

Private Eye
Electronic Monitoring: How to Prevent Computer Abuse Without Becoming a Peeping Tom
By Lewis L. Maltby, National Workrights Institute

HRIS in the Small to Midsize Market
Human Resource Outsourcing Evolves: Once an Enterprise Solution, Outsourcing Now Transforms the Middle Market
By Ruth Ladner, Genesys

Tech Notes
Alternatives to a High Cost HRIS
By Paul Meixler, Employee Online Inc.

The Back Page
Softer Than Software
By Elliott Witkin, Ultimate Software
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Sound Portal Governance for an Effective Employee Portal
By Michael Rudnick, Watson Wyatt Worldwide
Moving toward a perfect employee portal isn’t easy. By revising content, technology, design and development processes, companies can eliminate the competing priorities and chaotic workflow that have kept employee portals from attaining the same success as their external Internet brethren.

Change Management: Using the Right Techniques and Technologies to Ensure Success
By Bonnie Correll, The Cedar Group
Change management and communication have never been as important as they are now with the rising transformation of HR service delivery. Organizations are investing more in technology than ever before – but the investment will be useless if employees and managers don’t take advantage of the functionality provided.

Power Your Knowledge with Web-Based Financial Calculators
By Bruce Harrington, MFS Investment Management
Designed both to help investors create new planning strategies, and to confirm existing plans, e-applications such as calculators have become popular tools for college savings, retirement planning, and applying appropriate asset allocation models. Planning calculators are not intended to replace investment advice from tax professionals or financial planners, but they are useful tools for the investor.

Onboarding Employees in the 21st Century
By Michael Beniaminovich, Towers Perrin
Historically, onboarding has been a lengthy and paper-intensive process, a necessary burden no one enjoyed. Through technology, employers are now viewing onboarding as an opportunity to reinforce an employee’s decision to join the firm and engage them before they walk in the door – a significant opportunity to reduce costs, save time, and engage the new workforce.

Is it getting warm around here? Changing the perception of increased expectations keeps employees and employers out of “hot water.”
By Bob Garner, Motivative and Communicative Concepts
The predominant change that many employees have been asked to accept in the past few years deals with putting in longer hours and taking on additional responsibilities. Getting employees to see the benefits of taking on more responsibility is not easy and neither is getting your company to understand that employees need encouragement and guidance, in addition to money.

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