Workforce Management

New products and methodologies that help companies manage both full-time employees and independent contractors, and why they may need to meld the often-competing concerns of HR and Procurement as contingent workers take on a greater role in executing business strategy. Here’s where we also look at trends related to workforce dynamics and the products that address them.

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,...
Ceridian announced enhancements to its flagship product, Dayforce. The new features are designed to improve the Dayforce cloud platform’s functionality and expand its breadth.  Among the features are Dayforce Benefits Decision Support, Dayforce Assistant and Dayforce On-Demand Pay. Spurred on by users, “our...
Ultimate Software unveiled a series of products and features focused on the user experience at its Connections conference in Las Vegas. Even discussion of Xander, the company’s AI platform, led to a look at how advanced technology can contribute to improved performance, engagement and retention. Notably,...
Oracle launched new features for Oracle HCM Cloud in a bid to make both the employee and candidate experiences simpler, more personal and more mobile. The company’s starting point is the idea that workers today want fast, easy-to-use systems, personalized content and anywhere/anytime access....
Qualtrics had a busy week. At its X4 Experience Summit, the company unveiled new features and changed the name of its Employee Experience product to Qualtrics EmployeeXM. It also launched a developer platform and added Korn Ferry to its partner network. The company said EmployeeXM’s new capabilities...
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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...
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...
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....
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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