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.

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In this Point of View, Adam Rogers, Chief Technology Officer at Ultimate software, describes how HR can provide meaningful insights into the overall health of an organization. Companies are drowning in data. Every organization uses data in some way to glean relevant, actionable insights and guide corporate strategy...
In this Point of View Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software, looks at how cultural fit helps ensure new hires will be long-lasting, valuable members of your organization. Hiring is one of the most important — and challenging — roles of HR,...
In this guest column, HCM consultant Victor Lindsay looks at why HR technology isn't the panacea some claim it is. The World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs 2018 report predicts that “by 2025, machines will perform more tasks than humans in the workplace.” Even...
In this Point of View, YouDecide CEO Peter Marcia looks at technology's developing role in open enrollment. Most benefits managers in the industry are exhaling a collective sigh of relief now that open enrollment is complete and the first deductions with the new benefit amounts have been applied without a...
In this Point of View, Cecile Alper-Leroux, vice president of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, describes why HR's transition from administrative function to strategic business unit is picking up speed. The role of HR continues to be dynamic and ever-changing, with major economic, sociological, technological and cultural trends impacting the...
In this guest column, Armen Berjikly, senior director of strategy at Ultimate Software, explains why it's crucial for businesses to consider whether their benefits actually meet their employees’ needs, and deliver the impact intended.  Employee benefits are complex and expensive, typically one of the top three expenses for employers. Yet, companies often...
In this guest column, Adam Rogers, Chief Technology Officer at Ultimate software, describes effective ways to use data in recognizing and retaining your best talent.  Finding, retaining and engaging top talent is one of the most difficult challenges organizations face. Developing high-potential employees is crucial for priming future leaders and improving...
  In this guest column, Armen Berjikly, senior director of strategy at Ultimate software, discusses why HR professionals should reskill themselves now for technologies just beginning to emerge.  Think back to how you felt when you accepted your first job in HR. What did you expect your day-to-day life to look...
In this guest column, Ultimate Software Vice President of Human Resources  Kathleen Pai explains why body language counts--even for remote workers and their managers. When we’re getting to know new team members, we might take note of how firm their handshakes are, whether they make eye contact, how they say hello...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.