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Are U.S. companies overpaying to attract new talent?

While compensation remains a top driver to attract and retain talent in the U.S., employees only expect about a 10% salary increase to switch employers, while companies are offering average compensation increases around 15%, according to a recent survey by Gartner. While many U.S. employers continue to extend lucrative compensation offers to persuade workers to switch companies, the premiums to attract talent might not be as high as employers think. “Not only are U.S. employers … More

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Significant trends are beginning to develop in the Government ID market

The worldwide installed base of both smart and legacy credentials will grow from 9.8 billion in 2018 to 11.5 billion in 2023, according to ABI Research. With increased rates of international travel and government focus shifting to border control and security of citizen’s data, significant regional and innovation trends are beginning to develop in the Government ID market. “When it comes to regions, identifiable trends are emerging as it pertains to the objectives that credential … More

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Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased to $19.8 billion in Q1 2019

Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 4.4% year over year to $19.8 billion during the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19). Worldwide server shipments declined 5.1% year over year to just under 2.6 million units in 1Q19, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker. The overall server market slowed in 1Q19 after experiencing six consecutive quarters of double-digit revenue growth although pockets of robust growth remain. Volume server revenue increased by 4.2% to … More

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How much do you know about your invisible workforce?

The way work gets done is changing. To tap into specialized talent, organizations increasingly rely on the external workforce, which includes contingent workers such as freelancers and independent contractors, and services providers such as IT consultancies and marketing agencies. In fact, according to new research conducted by SAP Fieldglass in collaboration with Oxford Economics, some 42% of workforce spend is on the external workforce. Yet, the study also found that many companies are not managing … More

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