Business

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.

Phenom announced its acquisition of Endouble, an Amsterdam-based firm focused on candidate experience solutions. The company said the deal expands its presence in EMEA and adds technical expertise while encouraging further adoption of its Talent Experience Management platform. It already has offices in the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, France and...
Listen to a podcast of this episode. Slack, perhaps the most visible of organization-wide communications platforms, will be acquired by Salesforce for approximately $27.7 billion. The company positioned the merger as creating an “operating system for the new way to work.” The news is sure to heat up discussions about how...
The coronavirus and the economic breakers that came with it has forced employers to rethink their technology spending and priorities, with many of them resetting their budgets to focus only on critical projects. As a result, transformation and growth initiatives, which were expected to gain both attention and money...
Job-matching platform Vettery acquired Hired, a job board focused on technology talent. The companies will be combined to position themselves as a comprehensive talent marketplace for technology, marketing, sales and finance roles. Hired vets candidates using its platform as a way to ensure their intentions and boost response rates. That...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. ServiceNow and Workplace from Facebook implemented new integrations that enhance the capabilities of ServiceNow Virtual Agent. The integrations allow companies to distribute content through Workplace, and to create new integrations based on...
Transcript Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by UKG. Combining the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos. Together, they’re committed to inspiring workforces and businesses around the world. Learn more at www.ukg.com. It was busy...
UKG’s total revenue increased by 9% during fiscal 2020, hitting nearly $3 billion. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) rose 10%, to almost $770 million. The results were the first announced since Ultimate Software and Kronos merged to form UKG earlier this year. “The story of UKG has...
Paylocity acquired the collaboration platform Samepage, expanding its functionality into task management, screen-sharing, file-sharing and real-time document co-editing. The merger comes less than two months after Paylocity added video-messaging capabilities throughout its suite, and indicates a concerted effort to offer employers a more dynamic solution tailored to the needs of...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of this week's roundup. Udacity reached profitability and signed a $75 million debt facility. Growth has been driven by business and government need for advanced technology skills, the company said. It also announced third-quarter total...
New Year’s is just seven weeks away, but already HR technology analysts, essayists and pundits are making predictions for 2021. Forecasting may be a particularly dicey proposition this year, given the uncertainty hovering over most every aspect of life, from public health to politics, the job market to the...