Part 1 of this blog series introduced and analyzed some mixed feelings and doubts that we might still have about the noble concepts of talent management and human capital management (HCM), while Part 2 provided some definitions of these two software categories' respective scopes.
No Laughing Matter, Indeed
The discussion so far has ascertained that talent management, as a strategy, requires
, Ultimate Software , Agresso , or Authoria , since in this field, the recruiting of players and coaches follows different paths (certainly not via resumes on Monster.com or LinkedIn , but rather via a close-knit network of agents, scouts, etc.). Still, there might be some connection between sports and enterprise applications, since, prior to going public , NetSuite added Beane to its board of directors. Curiously, NetSuite's on-demand software is used in the A's sales and marketing department (after