Culture & Engagement

It seems ironic that so many companies seek to engage their employees through the use of technology platforms that may, for one reason or another, put more distance between organizations and employees. Technology doesn’t eliminate the need for thought, planning and leadership. The articles here result from our quest to find the right balance.

Providers of performance management solutions are muddying their market’s waters by creating new terms for what they do, confusing customers as they develop new approaches and, at the same time, attempt to reposition PM’s role within the HCM world. As a result, says a...
In this guest column, APPrise Mobile CEO Jeff Corbin offers three questions that will ensure your employees receive the information they need. Employee communications and employee engagement are one and the same, right? Wrong. While there’s no...
Cornerstone OnDemand launched several products focused on internal communications and employee learning. They're all designed with an eye toward increasing engagement by helping companies develop learning-heavy cultures. Leading the list is Cornerstone Conversations, which will be added to Cornerstone Performance suite this fall. Conversations...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Chief Services Officer Julie Dodd explains why HR technologies play such a critical role in a company's retention efforts. Attracting and retaining the best talent is a top priority for all organizations, which is why the best...
Qualtrics' impact on SAP's roadmap was evident at this year's SapphireNow conference, as the company introduced 10 products based on its acquisition's approach to using data to measure experience. Three of these are “Employee Experience Management” solutions that can be built directly into existing HR systems such as,...
Brightfox, a new “talent experience platform,” launched with several customers already signed up. Brightfox said it’s designed to ease the frustration employees feel when using multiple systems. Its platform is designed to streamline business technology’s use by unifying solutions into an “intuitive talent experience.”...
Employee experience management firms Qualtrics launched “the Employee Benefits Optimizer,” a tool that leverages employee feedback and models trade-offs to help companies create compensation and benefits packages that align with their culture and budget. Qualtrics said the tool is the first of its kind. Built on the...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Vice President of Human Resources Kathleen Pai shows how culture and smart management help employers leverage remote workers--without sacrificing engagement. Shifts in workplace culture and connective technologies have created an influx of remote workers. In fact,...
Bill Docherty is managing director and general manager of Deloitte’s ConnectMe, a cloud-based HR and engagement platform. We discussed the growing use of such technology as organizations seek to enhance the employee experience. What are “interactional platforms,” and how can they improve on today’s engagement and communications technology?
In this guest column Ian Cook, vice president of people solutions at Visier, discusses why AI’s success depends on people and technology working hand-in-hand. We live in an age that will be looked back on as one of the single most transformative eras in human history. Similar...

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