Industry News

Coverage of business deals, partnerships, new products, people moves, marketing strategies, regulatory issues and other developments that HCM solutions providers, HR leaders, financial executives and investors need to know.

Cornerstone OnDemand is offering small businesses a free 14-day trial of its learning management system, PiiQ. The trial provides access to a library of some 1,500 courses covering subjects from compliance to technical and soft skills, the company said. Cloud-based PiiQ is designed to...
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...
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...
Still struggling to find talent, more than half of employers plan to revamp their talent acquisition strategy within the next two years. At the same time, a surprisingly low number use workforce analytics in their TA efforts. According to a study by Kronos, How High-performing Organizations Compete...
More than 60 percent of companies using HR SaaS have achieved significant savings in their people operations, according to researcher ISG. But when it comes to contributing measurable value to the business, progress lags. ISG’s 2019 report on HR technology and service delivery trends found...
IAC unit BlueCrew, an on-demand platform for W-2 workers, expects to be available in U.S. markets this year, including Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis and Phoenix. The expansion follows a year that saw sharply higher revenues because of “accelerated adoption from employers,” the company said. BlueCrew now...
Ceridian’s been buying assets this week. The company purchased nearly all the assets of the Richmond, Va., analytics firm Clearview Logix, and certain intellectual property from Paysa, an AI-powered personal career advisor. Among those assets are Paysa.com. The acquisitions are rooted in Ceridian’s intention to aggressively invest...
Wipro Limited will sell its Workday and Cornerstone OnDemand business to Alight Solutions for about $110 million in cash. As a result of the agreement, approximately 350 employees of Wipro’s Workday and Cornerstone teams will move to Alight. The companies...
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...
This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Facebook, Google and Microsoft are moving deeper into the HR technology market, reports SHRM. The results could include faster consumerization of HR tech and increased competition as HR leaders find themselves with more solutions to...

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