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 Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software, explains why effective benefits programs require constant care and feeding. Each company’s open enrollment is a major annual milestone. For employees, it’s the crucial time to choose the best benefits for themselves and their families. It’s also crucial for HR to...
In this Point of View, Covalence Consulting CEO Raymond Nunn details the key elements HR departments should be aware of when tackling a cloud-based HCM software effort. Human Resources teams are often tasked with spearheading project success when organizations gear up to move to a cloud-based HCM solution. This may seem like...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Chief Services Officer Julie Dodd explains why HR technologies play such a critical role in a company's retention efforts. Attracting and retaining the best talent is a top priority for all organizations, which is why the best companies invest in advanced HR technologies...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Vice President of Human Resources Kathleen Pai shows how culture and smart management help employers leverage remote workers--without sacrificing engagement. Shifts in workplace culture and connective technologies have created an influx of remote workers. In fact, 25 percent of the workforce works...
In this guest column Ian Cook, vice president of people solutions at Visier, discusses why AI’s success depends on people and technology working hand-in-hand. We live in an age that will be looked back on as one of the single most transformative eras in human history. Similar to the Industrial Age and the Information...
In this guest column, Mitrefinch Sales Manager Peter Bellotti details why HCM technology plays such a vital role in developing the modern workforce. For any company to be successful, bringing in the right talent is an absolute necessity. Hiring the best people, however, is only half the challenge. Finding strategies to...
A guest column by Piers Lea, chief strategy officer at Learning Technologies Group, plc In a recent article on the critical role of L&D in business success, HCM Technology Report Editor Mark Feffer stopped short of declaring 2019 “the Year of Learning.” But naturally, as someone who’s devoted their career to...
In this guest column, Armen Berjikly, senior director of strategy at Ultimate Software, explains why ethics and a code of conduct is critical to the success or failure of your AI systems. Artificial intelligence in the workplace is rapidly progressing from fantasy to a pervasive reality that impacts the entire employee journey, from hire...
CHAD: Welcome to the HCM Technology Report’s Weekly PODCAST… It’s HR Tech, a blast of Rock N Roll and not safe for work, all provided by the brains of The Chad & Cheese – HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast – I’m Chad Sowash – yes that Chad… The Chad who...
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 and decisions. But when you're constantly...