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.

In this point of view, Cecile Alper-Leroux, vice president of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, explains how managers can use communications to guide their teams through times of crisis. A lot of what my team and I do here at Ultimate Software involves predictions, albeit...
A sponsored guest column from Jennifer Thomas, a member of Phenom People’s marketing team. Personalization—it’s everywhere. From what we buy on Amazon to what we watch on Netflix, our activities of daily living are filled with experiences that are instantly personalized to our preferences....
A sponsored guest column from Devin Foster, a member of Phenom People's product marketing team. Investing in new HR technology is exciting—but driving adoption among team members can quickly take the wind out of the sails of even its biggest supporters. Luckily, this doesn’t...
It’s pretty much a rule that come the turn of the year analysts, bloggers and journalists should look ahead and prognosticate about HCM Technology’s Next Big Thing. But, as I said last year, you can’t predict what’s coming up without considering today’s realities.
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...