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Maksim is an executive in the areas of product management, product strategy and product marketing. He is a thought leader in the areas of business execution and business productivity software and an innovative product evangelist in the software industry. Maksim’s interests include making social software business-relevant and building beautiful SaaS tools for the purposes of improving productivity in key areas of enterprise operations - human resources, CRM and mobile. He blogs at Get Maksimized.
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on July 19, 2011
The “awesome triangle” that builds products consists of engineers, product managers and product designers. Here is a view of how each of the corners sees the other. Your comments, please…
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on June 20, 2011
Hello to everyone who considers themselves to be 2.0 – I suspect that many of you are descending on Boston this week with the one and only one goal in mind – to showcase and to absorb as much of the new and shiny 2.0 world as possible. I am doing exactly the same. If [...]
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on May 17, 2011
We have to admit it – the modern world loves profiles. Every major service that “sticks” has a profile component that is meant to describe us. HR technology isn’t an exception. Every major vendor has made at least some attempts to position their profile components as truly central elements of their suite. So why is [...]
Posted in Application Software, Enterprise, Featured Posts | Tagged employment, google apps, HCM, hr, Human resources, management, performance, Performance appraisal, Performance Management, profile, silicon valley
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on April 25, 2011
Oracle HCM Fusion vs. Oracle HCM (con)Fusion – which one is it? Years of waiting, years of speculation – does the wait equal innovation? Is it real or is it still somewhat an imagination? I ask three simple, direct, important questions. Will Oracle an…
Posted in Application Software, Enterprise, Featured Posts | Tagged cloud computing, fusion, fusion apps, HCM, hr, Oracle, oracle fusion, saas, software as a service, successfactors, workday | 1 Response
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on April 7, 2011
Amazing companies, great founders, powerful investors and driven CEOs – all in one (in my case two) influence maps. Definitely take a close look and draw your own conclusions!
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on March 31, 2011
Gartner’s 2011 Magic Quadrant for Employee Performance Management is here! The most influential of all analyst reports in the HCM arena, Gartner ranks SuccessFactos as an absolute leader, moves Taleo into the Leaders Quadrant and leaves Workday off …
By Maksim Ovsyannikov on March 30, 2011
Data has value, right? Well, be careful! Social web offers many data points that are nothing but “puke”. Basing decisions on data puke can only cause nausea for your business. Tune in, and let me know what you think.