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New product announcements, coverage of trends, strategies and customer demand and experiences from around the industry.

Employers should be aware that over half—53 percent—of their deskless workers are using their messaging apps and social networks to communicate about work-related matters, an indication that the notion of “Bring Your Own Device” has expanded to include “Bring Your Own Messaging.” Although that’s not surprising in this day and...
In this Point of View, Cecile Alper-Leroux, vice president of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, describes why HR's transition from administrative function to strategic business unit is picking up speed. The role of HR continues to be dynamic and ever-changing, with major economic, sociological, technological and cultural trends impacting the...
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This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Paychex Flex announced several enhancements to its platform including performance management, workflow approvals, real-time analytics and a configurable events. All are available to employees and administrators through self-service. Paychex said these features are in addition...
Namely announced a benchmarking package for mid-sized companies. The platform uses machine learning to search real-world scenarios that could impact workforce decisions, giving mid-sized firms some of the capabilities often used by enterprise firms. Called HR Benchmarking, the platform looks at workforce and business scenarios that could impact employment dynamics...
More businesses are considering technology when deciding about whether—and which—PEO to engage. However, employers that overemphasize tech platforms may put themselves at risk of engaging a firm that can’t address the true needs of its workforce. “You need to start with HR,” said Michael Mendenhall, senior vice president and chief...
Ceridian showed off new Dayforce features for retailers during the NRF Retail Big Show, including a planned on-demand pay module and a virtual assistant. “The future of work for retail and hospitality companies has never been more reliant on tech innovation,” commented John Orr, Ceridian’s senior vice president of retail....
This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. ClearanceJobs, DHI Group’s site for jobs requiring security clearances, launched ClearanceJobs Next Generation. The new platform includes improvements to customer workflows, a re-designed messenger app that offers live chat and a deeper integration of the...
Talk about deskless workers: The maritime industry must future-proof and upskill its workforce as the industry increases its reliance on technology. That means shipping companies of all sorts face growing pressure to train employees to keep pace. That was the conclusion of Technology in Maritime: Dehumanising the Industry or Creating...
SAP SuccessFactors announced an agreement to resell Kronos Workforce Dimensions under the name “SAP Time Management by Kronos.” In a blog post, SAP SuccessFactors Director of Solution Management Paul Meredith indicated the partnership represents the most effective way for SuccessFactors to deliver on its time and attendance strategy. That strategy,...

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