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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.

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. O.C. Tanner unveiled Align, a tool that helps develop leadership through one-on-ones, goals and integrated recognition, and Culture Cloud, an evolution of the company’s culture-building platform. Vice President of Product Steve Fairbanks said Align was designed...
Pymetrics, which combines neuroscience and AI to identify the traits that contribute to success in a role and applies them to incoming job applications, closed a $40 million Series B funding round. Led by General Atlantic, the round also includes new investors Salesforce Ventures and Workday Ventures, plus existing investors...
Cornerstone OnDemand’s announcement of Cornerstone Frontline and its acquisition of service-employee marketplace Workpop are new indications the company sees growth potential for both recruiting and HCM technology tools in markets beyond the traditional large-business space. Frontline is a recruiting solution designed for users seeking to hire local, entry-level and customer-facing...
By now, most everyone involved in HCM technology has been involved in some kind of discussion about “digital transformation” and “digital business,” not to mention the pressure from employees to have access to simpler, consumer-like self-service tools. However, according to the process-automation company Nintex, HR isn’t even among the...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. The 2018 HR Technology Conference & Exhibition wrapped up in Las Vegas Friday, after a week of product announcements, startup pitches and talks on everything from AI to women in HR tech and HR systems surveys....
HCM technology customers are done with sales and marketing pitches that tout machine learning, artificial intelligence and the intricacies of other advanced technologies. Instead, they expect vendors to make the case for workable, reasonably priced solutions to the challenges they face in nearly every corner of HR. Conversations with HCM...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. HCM Business Kronos launched a “Workforce Dimensions Technology Partner Program” to assist partner companies leverage the Kronos D5 platform. The business said the program “will enhance the ability of employees and managers to work their way, completing...
HCM technology provider HRnext announced a strategic partnership that will allow it to integrate the time and attendance application PrimeTime into its software suite. The company said PrimeTime will provide its customers, most of them small and mid-sized companies, with a better solution for time tracking through most devices. The...
The organizers of the U.S.-based HR Technology Conference & Exposition and the workforce-management event HR Summit & Expo Asia have teamed to produce a new HR Festival Asia in May 2019. The two-day conference will focus on the convergence of HR and technology and how it will influence the future...
HR organizations who successfully transition to a digital work environment spend 26 percent less on HR than their peers and operate with 32 percent less staff, according to benchmark-data analysis by The Hackett Group. At the same time, these HR departments operate at "dramatically higher levels of effectiveness," the...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.