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About Mollie Lombardi

Mollie Lombardi is cofounder and CEO of Aptitude Research Partners, an independent, research-based analyst and advisory firm, focused on the new conversation required by changes in how technology is delivered and utilized by today’s organizations. Mollie has surveyed and interviewed thousands of organizations to understand how human capital management technology is enabling organizational success by improving efficiency, effectiveness and employee engagement. She has spoken around the globe to HR audiences on topics across the HCM spectrum, including learning and leadership development, employee engagement, assessments, workforce management, workforce planning and analytics, and the future of HR technology. She has authored over 100 research reports and papers, and her research has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, eLearning Magazine, CIO Magazine and other trade publications. Prior to Aptitude Research Partners Mollie was Vice President, Workforce Management at Brandon Hall Group and Vice President and Principle Analyst, Human Capital Management at Aberdeen Group.

HR Stuff You Should Know – Midsummer Edition

How is it August? Talking about how fast time goes by is something I always thought old people did, yet I seem to do it all the time now. That doesn’t mean… nah, couldn’t possibly… Before any more time slips away, here’s what’s been going on in [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Today’s Benefits Offerings Eclipse the Past

Few, if any of us, get training in evaluation of insurance and financial products before we enter the work world. But I just spent two days at Eclipse17, hosted by PlanSource, attended by HR and Benefits leaders, brokers, and HR technology providers committed to closing that critical [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Meet the New Robots of HCM

When I entered the world of HR, no one ever told me how much I’d talk about robots. Across several meetings and events, robots and Artificial Intelligence, or AI, have emerged as key themes. I’m both fascinated and terrified of robots and AI. At its best, AI [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Payroll Index – You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea

Phew. That was hard. I usually say I’m lucky that I only have to research and write about HR topics, and not actually execute on them every day. But when it comes to payroll, even writing about it is hard. I have newfound admiration and respect for [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Payroll and Benefits|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – Clickbait Edition

Conference season is in full swing, the weather is warming, and the runway construction projects are booming. Which is my way of saying; I’ve been traveling a lot and sweating. But as always, I do it all for you! And this week you get to come along [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Mean People Suck

I have a confession to make. I travel all the time, and go to meetings, and conferences, and lunches and dinners. I meet all kinds of people. I’m lucky enough to invited into organizations and the analyst community. I’ve something of a platform to say things to [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – Potpourri for $1000, Alex

It has been too long, my friends! But here is the latest Stuff You Should Know that I’ve been tracking in my travels these past few weeks. Fresh Data! Get it while it’s hot! We’re winding down our data collection on this year’s "Hire, Engage, Retain" study, [...]

Hello Again – On the Road with Skillsoft/SumTotal and SAP SuccessFactors

  I’ve been on the road the past two weeks, visiting with two – or is it four? – companies that have undergone significant change, including major acquisition, in recent years. And for both, it was an important chance to get to know these players all over [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – Read to the End for Puppies and Beer!

Spring seems to be rushing to arrive here in New England, and everything else seems to be in a rush as well. The work is flying in the door and we are running hard. So, this episode of HRSYSK is chock full! Enjoy! Saba acquires Halogen. The [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Stuff You Should Know Vol. 2 – War, Thievery, George Clooney, and the Power of We

A couple of weeks ago, I gave a glimpse into how my hyperactive mind works (you lucky souls) with the first edition of Stuff You Should Know. With many thanks to those of you who reached out with positive feedback, I figured we’d try it again. So, [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments