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  • SAP buys Fieldglass for temp worker management

    SAP is boosting its human resources software portfolio with the acquisition of Fieldglass, maker of a system for finding and managing temporary workers and services. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter, were not disclosed.

  • Workday rolls out revamped, HTML5-powered user experience

    Workday is launching a reworked user interface for its cloud-based HCM (human capital management) and financial software that it believes will appeal to employees of all ages, from millennials to workers who remember the days of green-screen terminals.

  • SaaS predictions for 2014

    While the bulk of enterprise software is still deployed on-premises, SaaS (software as a service) continues to undergo rapid growth. Gartner has said the total market will top $22 billion through 2015, up from more than $14 billion in 2012.

  • Workday rolls out Big Data Analytics module

    Workday has unveiled a new software module for its cloud-based HCM (human capital management) application that allows customers to analyze data from both Workday and third-party sources.

  • Many companies are negligent about SAP security, researchers say

    SAP has significantly improved the security of its products over the past few years but many of its customers are negligent with their deployments, which exposes them to potential attacks that could cripple their businesses, according to security researchers.

  • Charting the Novopay debacle

    The Novopay saga began in 2005 when Australian human resources and outsourcing provider Talent2 outbid 10 other potential providers to win a deal to replace the Ministry of Education's payroll system.