Points of View

Our guest columns feature the insights and observations of leading members of the HCM technology community, who write about everything from product design and implementation to using tech solutions to their fullest extent.

A guest column from Brent Skinner, principal in the Global Thought Leadership and Advisory Services division of Cornerstone OnDemand. Employers in retail and similar industries may be tempted to automate customer-facing jobs and otherwise replace staff with increasingly capable robots. That’s their prerogative, but they must make sure they’re...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Chief People Officer Vivian Maza, details why "cultures of giving" are good for your company's workers, talent pipeline-- and business. As we approach a new year, volunteering and other acts of giving are top of mind for...
Transcript I’m Mark Feffer and this is PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. This edition is brought to you by our friends at Ultimate Software, a leading innovator in cloud-based HR technology. They’re dedicated to...
In this guest column, SilkRoad Technology’s Senior Vice President Asif Malik looks at best practices for optimizing current HR technologies while preparing to leverage them for your company’s future business needs.   Businesses face unparalleled change and challenge stemming from an uncertain global marketplace, a tight...
In this guest column, Amanda Wright of the web site Better Buys, details five tactics that, while simple, can go a long way toward establishing gender equality in your company. Today, many people believe the gender gap is shrinking due to the number of companies touting their...
In this Point of View, Adam Rogers, co-CEO and chief technology officer at Ultimate Software, shows why unstructured data can drive game-changing use of advanced technologies. Decision makers love data. But until recently, organizations have primarily relied on structured data—highly organized data...
In this guest column, Tom English looks at five HCM technology implementation issues that often leave HR professionals, company executives and the workforce as a whole with a less-than-happy experience. Human Capital Management is, for many, what HR used to be. Think of it...
Building a workplace where people want to spend their entire careers takes commitment and a long-term investment, says Ultimate Software's Chief People Officer Vivian Maza. But the results will be well worth the time and effort. For many organizations, employee retention is an...
In this Point of View, Adam Rogers, co-CEO and chief technology officer at Ultimate Software, shows us how organizations can use lessons learned by others to put technology to its best use. In today’s world, every successful company is a tech company. It’s become impossible to separate...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software's Co-CEO Adam Rogers looks at how emerging systems will revolutionize the way organizations make hiring, firing and compensation decisions. Despite the intrinsic contradiction, it’s clear that artificial intelligence and machine learning are primed to play a...