New Benefits, Engagement Products Launched at SHRM

Trade Show Floor

Many an HCM technology vendor planned to launch new products and services this week while nearly 20,000 attendees roamed the exhibit floor at SHRM’s 2019 Annual Conference and Exposition. Among them: Namely, My Ally and TrenData.

Namely showed off updates designed to simplify benefits administration and provide ready access to support information for employees. The enhancements will make it easier for employers to select benefits packages and for employees to enroll, said Nick Christman, the company’s senior vice president of strategy and markets.

Many an HCM technology vendor launched products as nearly 20,000 attendees roamed SHRM's exhibit floor. Among them: @NamelyHR, @Meet_MyAlly and @TrenDataInc. #HR #HRTech Click To Tweet

Available immediately, Namely’s new features include a simplified configuration, new insurance plans offered in conjunction with Cigna, Guardian, Transamerica and The Hartford, and mobile access to payroll and benefits on an employee’s first day. In addition, Namely’s updated app provides access to W-2s or 1099s to ease year-end tax filings.

Meanwhile, talent-engagement software company My Ally spotlighted its AI-powered onboarding solution for enterprise organizations. The product reduces new employee churn, improves experience and automates a number of tasks required of hiring managers, the company said.

TrenData, a people analytics solutions provider, demonstrated version 4.0 of its enterprise software, which is available immediately. The new version includes voice navigation with a visual assistant, expanded chart types, side-by-side employee comparisons, real-time data feeds and out-of-the box predictive turnover models.

Safety and compliance firm J.J. Keller and Associates launched its second skill for Amazon’s Alexa. The HR daily insight skill provides information on benefits, wages, discrimination, FMLA, terminations, employee relations and wellness.

HALO Recognition planned to showcase new offerings that help create custom company stores, workwear apparel and branded merchandise, as well as more accessible solutions for SMBs and high-growth organizations.

AMGtime planned to present its updated suite of time, labor management and scheduling software, which includes biometric devices, mobile apps, specialized industry solutions and seamless HR and payroll integrations. The company’s mobile apps have been updated to simplify tracking remote and mobile employees and include timecard approvals and interactive notifications.

HR Cloud and LoanBuddy have partnered to offer a student loan wellness app, which comes with a free first-year subscription. The app is designed to help employers incorporate “student loan financial wellness” into their wellness programs.

Parsifal Corporation began presenting additions to its relocation support services with a special focus on its PAS (for Parsifal Audit System) Technology. The company’s newest tool, ReloSnap, provides real-time weight and volume approvals so that every shipment can be verified for weight or volume within a few hours of being loaded. Parsifal provides relocation auditing services and procurement technology covering more than 120 countries.

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