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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.

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

Thoughtful Analysis of Emerging HCM… Squirrel!

Life has been a little bit like that lately. Every time I try to sit down and blog, or do anything really, there’s some other thought that runs through my head and suddenly, like Doug the dog from Up, I’m all… SQUIRREL! The good news is, this [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Into the Woods

I’m sitting in the scenic woods of Vermont, a few hours before the first team offsite for Aptitude Research Partners. We are a small team, but mighty. We’ve been told we “punch above our weight” which I take as a huge compliment. But like any team or [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Places to Go, People to Meet – The Aptitude Interview

One of the best things about my job is the places I get to go and the people I get to meet. And I don’t just mean the hotels and occasional celebrity keynote speaker. I mean the companies and organizations I get a chance to peek inside [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Getting the Full Benefit

I had a conversation recently about the way you view benefits, and how it changes as you age. When you first start out, usually it’s the big number at the end of the year that you are concerned about. Yeah, you know going to the doctor is [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

The Aptitude Agenda

As we enter our second year here at Aptitude Research Partners, I’m so incredibly proud of the work we’ve done thus far. And I can’t wait to share what we have in store next. So, without further ado, here is our planned Agenda for 2017.   Surveys. [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments