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As technology advances, so does the opportunity for vendors to serve business of all sizes. But HCM technology is constantly changing as new companies emerge, old vendors plan for market changes and new generations of employees demand more from their tools. Here’s our coverage.

Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Workday will acquire Scout RFP, a cloud-based sourcing and supplier engagement platform, in an all-cash transaction of about $540 million. Workday said Scout RFP will allow it to provide customers a comprehensive source-to-pay solution that reduces...
Cornerstone OnDemand is spending a lot of time talking about content and taking steps to help employers better communicate with their younger employees. During this week’s third-quarter earnings call, company executives said a continued emphasis on content and data will set the company apart from its competitors and...
Symphony Talent acquired SmashFly Technologies, melding its employer-branding and creative services with its new unit’s recruitment marketing and CRM tools. The company said the resulting package will offer talent acquisition teams with “the most strategic and comprehensive suite of solutions on the market.” In...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. EBI and Sterling unveiled integrations with LinkedIn’s Talent Hub ATS. With the integrations, customers will be able to sign on through LinkedIn to request background checks, track their status and receive completed final reports.
Workforce management platform provider Workforce Logiq has acquired ENGAGE Talent, which delivers predictive analytics and AI software. Through the acquisition, Workforce Logiq customers will gain access to proprietary benchmarks and real-time intelligence to use in their recruiting efforts. Workforce Logiq CEO Jim Burke said ENGAGE’s products will give...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SilkRoad Technology announced CHRO Essentials, a consulting program to help HR leaders define their organization’s vision and build a transformative talent strategy and roadmap to achieve it. CHRO Essentials also baselines current HR domains, compares those...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SMBs are making more use of recruiting software, according to a survey from JazzHR and Verified First. However, vendors have a ways to go if they want to satisfy the market. While 60 percent of SMBs...
For all the talk we hear about the importance of culture and balance, a new report’s found the majority of employees will remain in place under less-than-ideal circumstances. iHire’s 2019 Talent Retention Report says that while candidates and employees highly value culture and engagement, money carries...
Performance management platform Lattice closed a Series C round of $25 million, just after wrapping up what the company said was its strongest-ever quarter. It’s the second multi-million round for Lattice, which received $15 million in Series B dollars in April. The latest round was led by...
While the idea of engagement has permeated HR discussions—and a wave of HCM tech products—for the last several years, many employers approach their efforts with a tactical mindset rather than a strategic one, often limiting the positive impact engagement can have on business results.