My Top 10 Posts from 2014

December 1st, 2014

Wow, December really came quickly this year! So I figured that I would post my most popular blogs from 2014 now, before people are devoting all of their online time to holiday shopping!   Cloud Is The New Normal for … Continue reading

A New Way to Work: IBM Design Thinking Creates Verse Via Storify

November 26th, 2014

My Storify recap of key takeaways from #NewWaytoWork launch of IBM Verse. lauriemccabe@lauriemccabe Fascinating and fun! In my first @IBM design camp!#NewWayToWork @Payne_Michele · 9 DAYS AGO  Last week, I participated in an IBM Design Thinking boot camp, and the … Continue reading

IBM Reimagines the Email Story With IBM Verse

November 18th, 2014

You’ve got mail! It’s been a long time since most of us have experienced the surge of pleasurable anticipation that Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan enjoyed in the 1998 classic, “You’ve Got Mail.” Instead, if you’re like me and many … Continue reading

Using ATS and Assessments for an Automated, Uniform Recruitment Process

September 22nd, 2014

Whether a business is large or small, identifying, qualifying and hiring the right employees is critical to innovation and growth. But, as the recession wanes and the economy picks up, more companies are hiring, and competition—especially for top talent is … Continue reading

What Is Workforce Science, and How Can It Help Your Business?

August 4th, 2014

  Engaged, motivated employees can be an organization’s greatest asset. When employees are fully involved in, committed to, and passionate about their work, productivity rises, and more employees are likely to become brand advocates who can help you grow the … Continue reading

International Game Technology: Winning At The Talent Recruitment Game

July 9th, 2014

Whether a business is large or small, identifying, qualifying and hiring the right employees is critical to innovation and growth. But, as the recession wanes and the economy picks up, more companies are hiring, and competition—especially for top talent—is intensifying. … Continue reading

How The Cloud Can Help SMBs: A Conversation

June 30th, 2014

Last week, I had the opportunity to be a panelist on IBM’s first virtual influencer event on Spreecast, (a great new platform that connects you with people through video conversation) about how the cloud can help small and medium businesses (SMBs) to build their businesses … Continue reading

New Patterns Emerge: IBM PureApplication Service Takes to the Cloud

March 4th, 2014

Earlier this week, I attended IBM Pulse along with a crowd of about 11,000 other customer, partner, press, influencer and analyst attendees. Historically, Pulse has been the IBM event that focuses on service management and infrastructure. This year, the vendor … Continue reading

Can IBM Make the Collaboration Connection With SMBs?

February 5th, 2014

Last week, I made my annual pilgrimage to IBM Connect to learn about the latest and greatest developments in the company’s collaboration and talent solutions. Over the years, IBM has transformed its former Lotusphere conference to Connect, grown a portfolio … Continue reading

SMB Spotlight: IBM’s New Midmarket GM Talks About the SoftLayer Acquisition

October 29th, 2013

Laurie: Hi, this Laurie McCabe from the SMB Group, and in today’s SMB Spotlight I’m speaking with John Mason, who is IBM’s new General Manager and VP for Midmarket. Hi John. Thanks for joining me on this two-part discussion about … Continue reading