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Coverage of vendors, analysts, deals and other topics of interest to the HCM Technology Community.

 

Lattice Engagement

Lattice Links Engagement Surveys to Performance Management

San Francisco-based Lattice, a three-year-old provider of continuous performance management software, has launched its second product, called Engagement. With it, the company said it’s become the first HCM technology vendor to combine performance management and engagement into a single system. Connecting Engagement’s survey functionality to Lattice’s performance management suite provides customers with the obvious convenience […]

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HCM Technology People Moves

People: New Leaders at Monster, Oracle AUG, Rocketrip and Mercer

New hires, promotions and other people moves throughout the HCM technology community of customers, vendors and analysts. Monster named Steve DeLisle as chief technology officer. DeLisle, who will join the company on October 22, will be responsible for all aspects of the global technology organization, including infrastructure, business applications, security, product engineering and architecture. The Oracle Applications Users Group […]

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Global Investment

Pymetrics’ $40 Million Series B to Fund Expansion, Product Development

Pymetrics, which combines neuroscience and AI to identify the traits that contribute to success in a role and applies them to incoming job applications, closed a $40 million Series B funding round. Led by General Atlantic, the round also includes new investors Salesforce Ventures and Workday Ventures, plus existing investors Khosla Ventures and Jazz Venture […]

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HCM Technology Report News Roundup

Roundup: Workday Buys RallyTeam, Pathgather Joins Degreed, and More

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Workday acquired the “talent agility platform” RallyTeam, calling the deal “another step in Workday’s efforts to continually invest in machine learning.” In a blog post, Workday Vice President of HCM Products Cristina Goldt wrote that with RallyTeam, Workday will gain “deep […]

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Workday Adaptive Insights

Workday’s Adaptive Deal is All About the Enterprise

Workday’s $1.6 billion acquisition of Adaptive Insights is drawing scrutiny from a number of quarters as the HCM technology community tries to interpret the drivers behind it. It’s not a cheap deal. As TheStreet noted, Workday is paying about 13 times Adaptive Insights estimated 2018 billings for the company. Noting that the firms have limited […]

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The Exhibit Hall at UNLEASH America 2018

UNLEASH America Shows Promising 1st Performance

The HCM technology conference formerly known as HR Tech World reintroduced itself as UNLEASH America last week, bringing to Las Vegas a “less-is-more” dynamic that both attendees and exhibitors said emphasized discussions over product demos and offered buyers the opportunity to spend more time exploring solutions that might interest them. This was the type of […]

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HCM Technology People Moves

People: Comings, Goings at Namely, Monster, Cornerstone and More

New hires, promotions and other personnel moves throughout the HCM technology community. Matt Straz was ousted as New York-based Namely’s CEO after the company’s board decidied “his actions were inconsistent with that which is expected of Namely leadership.” Until a successor is found, board member Elisa Steele will lead the Office of the CEO, which […]

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HCM Technology Report News Roundup

Roundup: WTW Updates Comp Software, Workforce Names Top HR Companies

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Willis Towers Watson said an updated version of its compensation planning software is available for implementation. The new release includes a custom compensation field that expands their ability to configure complex expressions to satisfy different types of business use cases, and […]

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CultureIQ Vets on Team Launching Training Platform

Jeremy Hamel, CultureIQ’s former head of product, and Savina Perez, the company’s ex-vice president of marketing, have joined with fantasy-sports platform FanDuel’s co-founder Tom Griffiths to launch Hone, a management training solution that combines live facilitators and artificial intelligence. In announcing the service, Griffiths said companies today are “struggling to find the right way to […]

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