Pitchers and Catchers Report

Pitchers and Catchers Report

For those that are still “Romantic About Baseball”, February is a very special time.  The day the Pitchers and Catchers report is released signifies the start of America’s greatest pastime.  (Well, at least it use to be…eh hem…football…)  I digress.  Nonetheless, it is still a special time for many and lets the rest know that winter is coming to an end and spring is almost upon us. As Baseball GMs prepare their rosters for the new year, I am reminded…

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Fusion Reporting – A Third Eye to an ERP

Fusion Reporting – A Third Eye to an ERP

The acronym “RICE” stands for reports, interfaces, conversions, and enhancements. The first letter in RICE (reports) acts as a third eye to an ERP system, and allows the business to stay up to date on the status of their company if done effectively. Oracle Cloud Fusion includes a few powerful options for this purpose. Before discussing the report tools, it is important to note that Data comes in to the systemin various ways: Conversions – Data from Legacy System Interfaces…

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Tailored Integration for Best of Breeds: Taleo, Oracle HR

Tailored Integration for Best of Breeds: Taleo, Oracle HR

Organizations are not only required to recruit, but to manage and retain people in an increasingly complex and competitive employment market. In this context, talent management and employee engagement have reached the top of many management agendas and the mission-critical priority is to connect these disparate applications (cloud and on premise) and leverage application collaboration across the enterprise. Integration:   Taleo <——> Oracle HR   Why Taleo? Lot of companies like and use Taleo, not just because of the cloud based solution…

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A lesson in business from the modern day Greeks

A lesson in business from the modern day Greeks

I recently returned from a 2-week Mediterranean cruise to celebrate my youngest daughter’s graduation from high school.  It was an amazing cruise that allowed us to visit Italy, Greece and Turkey.  Each one was more beautiful than the last and I am hopeful that we made memories that will last a lifetime.

Customizing TBE to plug-in the world

Customizing TBE to plug-in the world

In general, every job requires two kinds of skills. There are skills pertaining to the job, such as education, technology, tools, and past experiences, as well as soft or transferable skills, including communication, presentation ability, teamwork, planning, time management,supervisory, and problem solving skills. Majority of screenings and interviews end up comparing all these skills to find the ideal candidate for the position.