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.

SAP unveiled a new solution to help organizations drive cultural change and digital transformation by combining RISE with SAP and the company’s Human Experience Management tools. Companies face an challenging change management scenarios as they try to simultaneously address the consequences of hybrid work, a simmering talent shortage and the...
Listen to a podcast of this story. Zoom fatigue has gotten the attention of Big Tech. Companies like Microsoft, Adobe and Google are tweaking their products in an effort to dilute the effects of too much digital time that’s being experienced by workers who’ve spent more than a year laboring...
SAP SuccessFactors launched new features to help employers return employees to the office after 12 months of remote work. In addition, its 2021 first half release included new tools to optimize workforce planning and improve the employee experience. The update’s primary feature is a free health and vaccination monitoring portlet,...
Oracle NetSuite added a number of features to its overall suite with an eye toward improving efficiency and insights capabilities. For HR, the platform’s SuitePeople module added eight interactive charts to provide HR with information on the performance of groups or individual employees. In addition, performance have been made more...
Oracle extended its approach to guided employee actions within Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM with the launch of Journeys, a platform HR can use to create and deliver customized workflows to address personal and workplace tasks. By using Oracle Journeys, HR teams can help employees access resources and tasks across the...
ServiceNow and Qualtrics teamed up to combine ServiceNow’s digital workflows with Qualtrics’ experience-management technology on a single platform. With the resulting solutions, customers will be able to bring sentiment data from Qualtrics into ServiceNow Customer and IT workflows. “Empathy at mass scale is the business differentiator of the 21st century,”...
Paycor today launched Paycor Career Management, a module HR and business leaders can use to design and implement succession plans. The announcement comes three weeks after Paycor introduced Talent Development to facilitate performance management and employee development. Career Management is meant to help employers create career strategies, facilitate internal movement and...
A technology firm focused on well-being and a Midwestern health organization have launched a platform designed to help organizations address “social determinants of health,” the social and economic challenges that can be the root causes of employee health issues, lost productivity and reduced engagement. Called Resourceful, the solution is powered...
TalentGuard introduced the Intelligent Role Studio, a solution that combines subject matter expertise with algorithmic intelligence to help employers maintain job and skills data and use it to make workforce-related decisions. Previously, global organizations required between 9 and 18 months to update their job roles and competencies, TalentGuard said. The...
Transcript Mark Feffer: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Jarik Conrad, vice president of human insights and HCM advisory at UKG, and executive director of The Equity at Work Council, a group of business and academic people focused on...