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Predicting the nuclear vacuum cleaner

Published on June 14th, 2012 | by Allan Boroughs

Name the single technological advance you believe has had the greatest impact in the last 100 years.  What did you pick?  The personal computer, the internet, the iPhone, Angry Birds?  Chances are it was something that... Read More


Big Data

Published on June 6th, 2012 | by Orion Partners

“Big Data” (datasets that are too large to be stored in traditional databases) is the latest buzzword to infiltrate our HR community and as the debate gathers pace around how business can gain fresh insight from... Read More


May the 4th be with you

Published on May 4th, 2012 | by Allan Boroughs

To celebrate the second International Star Wars day in Toronto and because it was more fun than working, here is the Orion guide to the five things I learned about talent management from watching Star Wars... Read More


If HR technology vendors made cars…

Published on March 9th, 2012 | by Allan Boroughs

Leaving aside the old joke about the car crashing every time you open the windows it is interesting to consider whether we would tolerate the idiosyncrasies of the technology market in any other walk of life... Read More

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