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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.

New hires, promotions and other personnel moves throughout the HCM technology community. Mercer named Julie Humphries to be leader of Mercer Digital in the U.S. She'll lead Mercer’s business helping clients develop and implement digital strategies to engage their employees and streamline HR processes. She reports to Susan Haberman, senior partner and U.S....
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. First Advantage and iCIMS announced the deployment of iCIMS’ next-generation integration product for background screening, Prime Connector. The product integrates First Advantage’s background screening solution into iCIMS’ recruiting platform with a one-click activation process, so employers...
Hiring platform Montage has merged with Shaker International, a provider of of predictive talent intelligence and assessment solutions. Terms weren’t disclosed, and the combined entity doesn’t have a name yet. The new organization will help its combined client base to embed predictive intelligence into automated hiring workflows....
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...
Koch Equity Development will acquire Golden Gate Capital’s equity stake in Infor, making the company a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries. Current management will stay on and its headquarters will remain in New York City. The transaction is reported to be worth some $13 billion. KED invested...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Namely introduced Managed Benefits Pro, a service meant to simplify benefits administration for mid-sized employers. The service includes carrier invoice reconciliation services, Affordable Care Act Consulting and a healthcare concierge. Fuel50 launched...
Listen to a podcast of this story. Pandemic or no, most HR departments expect their budgets to increase this year, with much of the money going toward technology rather than benefits, recruitment or engagement. Specifically, technology...
Welcome to the HCM Technology Report, where we explore issues related to the technology used by organizations to attract, hire and manage their workforce, as well as to plot their workforce strategy. As technology continues to change the way companies operate, it also impacts the role played by HR. Executives...
Backed by an investment from Vista Equity Partners, Austin, Texas-based YouEarnedIt acquired fledgling semi-competitor HighGround. In announcing the deal, the companies emphasized the addition of HighGround’s performance management focus to YouEarnedIt’s reputation in employee experience technology. Autumn Manning, YouEarnedIT’s co-founder and CEO, positioned the move is part of her company’s...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. iCIMS will integrate InfoMart’s background-screening tools into its Talent Platform. The companies said their partnership offers employers “a unified workflow” of screening results from InfoMart into iCIMS, allowing them to maintain control of the hiring process. PeopleFluent’s...