Don’t Miss Friday’s WebMingle with Henry Griendling and Joanne Bintliff-Ritchie of DoubleStar

May 7, 2009

 

Our weekly WebMingle is designed to give you some insight into the puzzling world of HR technology, discuss news from around the world that we find interesting, talk about upcoming events in our industry, and provide insightful interviews with people of our industry – who they are, what they do and why you should care. The WebMingle has become the most popular live Internet show in the HR technology industry!

This week’s guests will be Henry Griendling, Founder and CEO, and Joanne Bintliff-Ritchie, Chief Strategist, with DoubleStar.

DoubleStar helps its clients build sustainable, best-in-class recruitment and talent management solutions to drive business outcomes. We are expert at enabling our clients to minimize their talent acquisition costs; improve their staffing speed and selection accuracy, measure the business impact of talent decisions, and increase their returns on their talent investments.

As a recognized thought leader and visionary in recruiting, talent management, and workforce analytics, Harry Griendling has been at the forefront of modernizing his clients’ approaches to attracting, engaging, and optimizing talent since founding DoubleStar in 1993. Under Harry’s leadership, DoubleStar has designed and delivered over 700 high-volume recruiting projects for over 300 clients. Harry has authored over 100 articles on Recruitment, Talent Management, and related topics and has delivered hundreds of presentations at leading industry events.

Joanne Bintliff-Ritchie has a strong background as an HR executive as well as extensive experience in HR transformation, organizational effectiveness, m&a/ divestitures/ joint ventures, change management, and talent management.

Visit www.HRchitect.com/Knowledge/WebMingle to listen live on Friday, May 8th at 1pm CST to the 21st show in our WebMingle series. If you missed any of our previous WebMingles, you can also access them from that page.

Below is a list of some of our upcoming guests:

May 15 – Tim Clifford, President and CEO of Workscape, a compensation, benefits and talent management vendor

May 22 – Jerome Ternynck, CEO of MrTed, a talent acquisition systems vendor

May 29 – Sybll Romley, President & CEO of Spectrum, an HRIS vendor

June 5 – Larry Dunivan, SVP, HCM Global Products with Lawson, a leading ERP vendor

June 12 – No WebMingle due to theHRshow 2009 Virtual Event

June 19 – Dave Watkins, CEO of Softscape, a talent management systems vendor

June 26 – Ron Hanscome, VP of Product Strategy with Kenexa, a talent management systems vendor

July 3 – No WebMingle due to holiday

July 10 – Chuck Ros, President of Emerald Software Group, a workforce management and onboarding vendor

July 17 – Chris Forman, President of AIRS, a company of The RightThing

July 24 – Jeff Whitney, VP of Marketing with OutStart, a learning management systems vendor

Aug 14 – A.G. Lambert, VP of Marketing with Saba, a learning and talent management systems vendor

Aug 28 – Fidel Baca, Principal with ExponentHR, an HR systems and payroll provider

Sep 4 – Dimitri Boylan, Founder & CEO of Avature, a Talent Sourcing vendor

Sep 11 – Peter Brasket, co-Founder and SVP with Jobs2Web, a Web 2.0 Recruitment Marketing Provider

Sep 18 – Samantha Hanson, EVP of Products and People for Verifications, Inc., Onboarding and background screening specialists

Sep 25 – Barbara Levin, Sr. VP of Marketing & Customer Community with Onboarding specialists, Enwisen

We look forward to welcoming Henry Griendling and Joanne Bintliff-Ritchie from DoubleStar to the WebMingle this Friday and hope to have you join us as well.

 

Matt Lafata, HRchitect


May 1 WebMingle Featured SumTotal Systems, Next up is DoubleStar

May 2, 2009

 

Our weekly web mingle is designed to give you some insight into the puzzling world of HR technology, discuss news from around the world that we find interesting, talk about upcoming events in our industry, and provide insightful interviews with people of our industry – who they are, what they do and why you should care. The WebMingle has become the most popular live Internet show in the HR technology industry!

The 50-minute WebMingle on May 1, the milestone 20th in our WebMingle series, featured both Kimberley Kasper, VP of Marketing, and Jon Ciampi, VP of Product Management with SumTotal Systems. It was another fascinating WebMingle and we touched on a number of issues related to talent management and learning management including:

 

  • The recently announced proposed acquisition of SumTotal Systems
  • Some exiting new customer wins and customer case studies
  • The learning market and SumTotal’s leadership – i.e. highest ranking company in Gartner’s LMS Magic Quadrant, leader per Bersin & Associates, previous HRchitect Employee Performance Management Beauty Pageant winner
  • Social Networking’s impact on Learning
  • The performance management market and SumTotal’s leadership position
  • SumTotal’s upcoming user conference (TotalConnection)
  • Why tying learning to performance is critical
  • …and more

About SumTotal Systems

SumTotal Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUMT) is the market leader and a global provider of talent development solutions. SumTotal deploys mission-critical solutions designed to align goals, develop skills, assess performance, plan for succession and set compensation. SumTotal’s solutions aim to accelerate performance and profits for more than 1,500 companies and governments of all sizes, including six of the world’s 10 biggest pharmaceutical makers, six of the 10 largest automotive companies in the world, four of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, three of the world’s top five airlines, five of the six largest U.S. commercial banks and two of the world’s top five specialty retailers. Mountain View, Calif.-based SumTotal has offices across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. For more information about SumTotal’s products and services, visit www.sumtotalsystems.com.

About Kimberley Kasper, VP of Marketing with SumTotal Systems

Kimberley Kasper joined SumTotal in March 2008 as vice president of Marketing. She is responsible for all aspects of corporate marketing, including branding, messaging, corporate communications and demand generation. Additionally, she guides marketing initiatives and strategies for online and customer channels.

About Jon Ciampi, VP of Product Management with SumTotal Systems

Jon Ciampi is the vice president of Product Management for SumTotal Systems. In this role, he oversees activities for all of the company’s product marketing and management organizations, while driving the ongoing development of corporate product strategy.

If you missed this past week’s WebMingle, or any of our past WebMingles, please visit our web site at www.HRWebMingle.com. You will see a complete list of upcoming guests and will be able to listen to past shows.

Our next WebMingle will take place on May 8 with Henry Griendling, Founder and Managing Partner, and Joanne Bintliff-Ritchie, Chief Strategist, from DoubleStar. We look forward to welcoming Henry and Joanne to the WebMingle and hope to have you join us as well.

We hope to have you join us!

 

Matt Lafata, HRchitect


Don’t Miss Friday’s WebMingle with Jim Ray from SkillSurvey

February 26, 2009

 

 

As we hope you know by now, our weekly WebMingle is designed to give you some insight into the puzzling world of HR technology, discuss news from around the world that we find interesting, talk about upcoming events in our industry, and provide insightful interviews with people of our industry – who they are, what they do and why you should care.

 

This week’s guest will be Jim Ray, Vice President with SkillSurvey, Inc., the recognized leader in online reference checks.  SkillSurvey’s PreHire 360 was named a Top 10 HR Product of the Year by HR Executive based on the long overdue improvements provided for reference checks. Jim is also a frequent speaker and author on the topic of leveraging third-party performance feedback to enhance the accuracy of hiring decisions. 

 

Visit www.HRchitect.com/Knowledge/WebMingle to listen live on Friday, February 27 at 1pm CST. If you missed any of our previous WebMingles, you can also access them from that page. Below is a list of some of our upcoming guests:

 

March 6 – Doug Coull, President and CEO with SmartSearch/Advanced Personnel Systems, a Talent Acquisition Systems vendor

 

March 13 – Mike Carden, Co-Founder and Head of Product with Sonar6, a Performance Management vendor

 

March 20 – Brian Platz, EVP and COO of SilkRoad, a Talent Management Systems vendor

 

March 27 – TBD

 

April 3 – Jeff Kristick, Sr. VP of Marketing with Plateau Systems, a talent management vendor

 

April 10 – Ian Alexander, VP of Marketing with SonicRecruit, a Talent Acquisition Systems vendor

 

April 17 – TBD

 

April 24 – TBD

 

May 1 – Kimberley Kasper, VP of Marketing with SumTotal Systems, a talent management vendor

 

May 8 – Henry Griendling, Founder and Managing Partner, and Joanne Bintliff-Ritchie, Chief Strategist, from DoubleStar

 

May 15 – Tim Clifford, President and CEO of Workscape, a compensation, benefits and talent management vendor

 

We look forward to welcoming Jim Ray from SkillSurvey to the WebMingle this Friday and hope to have you join us as well.

 

Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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