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.

Ceridian CEO David Ossip told financial analysts that his company encountered more obstacles than barriers during 2020’s first quarter, and there may be some hints the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact are touching bottom. The company reported revenue of $168.8 million during the three months ending...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Ultimate Software released UltiPro Giving, a solution that facilitates corporate and employee giving. Available to UltiPro customers at no charge, the module both formal campaigns and one-off donations through automatic deductions from...
What if they reopened a workplace and nobody clocked in? That seems to be a question worth pondering for many employers as more data reveals that employees and consumers are putting their personal safety at the top of their list of things to worry about.
Don’t look for HR technology vendors to make dramatic new product announcements anytime soon, say industry leaders and executives. First, they’re focused on supporting employers grappling with the pandemic and its fallout. Second, customers prefer stability over any kind of change during a recession—including...
Namely, an HR platform focused on the needs of mid-sized employers, laid off just over 100 employees, or 25 percent of its workforce. In an interview with the HCM Technology Report, CEO Larry Dunivan said the company had little choice but to cut back...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Salesforce announced Work.com, a suite of tech solutions and resources designed to help businesses reopen safely, and re-skill their workforce. Work.com includes solutions for both the private and public sectors, including employee...
CFOs seem to be more cautious about reopening their businesses than many governors are about reopening their states. As some jurisdictions contemplate lifting stay-at home orders and encourage companies to open their doors, corporate leaders see the path to recovery as being increasingly complex, lengthy and expensive. The...
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...
The Conference Board rolled out a collection of checklists intended to help HR leaders prepare a new approach to workplaces as companies plot their approach to beginning new-normal operations. HR departments face “a daunting task,” as they plan for the gradual reopening of the economy, the business...
Mark Feffer: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. Today, I’m talking with Cecile Alper-Leroux, Vice President of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software. She’s an economic anthropologist by training...