Salesforce’s Bold Journey into HR


Salesforce is getting into the world of HR. On the surface, this may seem like an odd move for a company so dedicated to CRM that their stock symbol is “CRM.” But there are two ways to look at this move. First of all, Salesforce is a platform at heart. Sales Cloud and Service Cloud… Read More

John Gorup     @appiriojohn

Better Insurance Company Operations with Workday Financial Management


Insurance isn’t exactly synonymous with innovation. But the industry is fiercely competitive, particularly in recent years. Insurance companies face expensive challenges in an evolving market: rate increases, high operating costs, more window-shoppers than buyers, and perhaps the biggest cost — advertising. Think of all the money spent to boost consumer awareness surrounding Progressive's Flo, State… Read More

Jiordan Castle  

$35 Million in Funding to Help Customers Win in the Cloud Economy

Today we announced that we have raised an additional $35 million in funding led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. The technology industry is rife with new rounds of funding - from the $200 million Series D announced this week by our friends at Domo to the $2.8 billion Series E that Uber raised earlier… Read More

Chris Barbin     @c_barbin

Employee Spotlight: A Q&A with Financial Analyst, Joshua Fleischer, Recognized as One of Indiana’s Top 25 Tech Builders


Indianapolis, IN is home to one of Appirio’s most prosperous offices as well as some of the company’s greatest leaders. TechPoint, deemed the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, recently recognized some of those great leaders and contributors to the state’s thriving tech sector in their inaugural list of Indiana’s “Tech25.” This list designates… Read More

Appirio     @appirio

6 Keys to a Successful Cornerstone OnDemand Deployment


By Brian Sabin While working with clients on a daily basis implementing Cornerstone OnDemand, I’ve had many opportunities to see what worked well, and what might have worked better if we had the chance to do it over again. Clients that have taken steps to thoroughly plan their project, stick to their planned scope, and… Read More

Appirio     @appirio

Workday Financial Management: Click, Click, You’re There


What’s the first thing you do when an idea pops into your head? For example, if you’re thinking about going to Yosemite this weekend, flying to Las Vegas, or even just going out to dinner, what’s the first thing you do? Do you get out a phone book? No. Do you look around your house… Read More


Why Nobody Uses Your Employee Portal


Traditional employee portals exist for 2 chief functions: IT and HR services. Need to put in a Help Desk ticket? Go to the portal. Want to request PTO? The portal’s your answer. But we expect today’s employee portal to do much more. Say your employees want to get crowdsourced solutions from colleagues or remote access… Read More

Jiordan Castle  

Doing The Right Thing

RFRA in Indiana

I’ve been the CEO of Appirio since the company was founded in 2006, and this is my first blog on a political topic. My parents told me growing up that nothing good comes from mixing politics and business. This week they were proven wrong. Late last week the Indiana state legislature and Governor Pence put… Read More

Chris Barbin     @c_barbin

How Software Can Increase Employee Engagement


Let’s just get something out of the way first: technology can’t make a bad company culture good. In other words, if you work for jerks, and they put in place a new social and mobile platform, employees will still be miserable. But, if you work with good people and have a product or service that… Read More

John Gorup     @appiriojohn

5 Things Every CFO Should Know About Workday Financial Management


You know Workday as a one-stop shop for your employees’ human resource data. But beyond benefits, payroll, and other HR functions, Workday also offers a simpler way to manage your company’s finances. Here are 5 key things you should know about Workday Financial Management, and how it’s transforming traditional Finance functions. Access all your financials… Read More

Jiordan Castle  
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