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.

ADP introduced enhancements to its DataCloud platform to help employers address some of the more complex issues they face. Among other things, customers now have the ability to benchmark their organization’s data against broader information that’s gathered anonymously from some 740,000 companies. The database, ADP said, provides users with information...
WorkJam released a new module that aggregates data from its platform and combines it with a customer’s internal and external data. Called WorkJam Studio, the module provides increased visibility into the productivity of front-line workforces at a granular level. Businesses are challenged to combine, correlate and use the flood of...
UKG’s total revenue increased by 9% during fiscal 2020, hitting nearly $3 billion. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) rose 10%, to almost $770 million. The results were the first announced since Ultimate Software and Kronos merged to form UKG earlier this year. “The story of UKG has...
Hibob added a compensation management module to its HRIS platform, called bob, as a way to help growing businesses evaluate and allocate their compensation budgets. The module simplifies and automates pay allocation, including bonuses and equity awards, the company said. CEO Ronni Zehavi called it “a one-stop solution” for managing...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. LinkedIn launched new jobs and hiring features including a new Recruiter and Jobs platform, which makes it more efficient for managers to hire candidates. The launch brings LinkedIn Jobs, Recruiter and Pipeline...
Listen to a podcast of this week's roundup. Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Paychex launched integrations with the Apple Watch and Google Assistant. The connections allow employees to access their HR information easily without having to log in from a mobile device or desktop....
SAP SuccessFactors continues to hone its approach to “Human Experience Management,” the idea that experience is central to the implementation of successful HCM and recruiting strategies. When rolling out HXM at 2019’s SuccessConnect, the company said that the focus on employee experience was the most meaningful trend it saw in...
Oracle Cloud HCM added new products and features with an emphasis on personalized “journeys” for employees and enhanced data for use by HR teams. The updates came along with new capabilities added to a number of its cloud applications, including Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Performance Management and Supply Chain Management. “After...
Workday announced new products to help employers develop and implement effective D&I initiatives. They’re built around the idea of “Value Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity,” or “VIBE,” which the company uses in its own approach to diversity and belonging. The first product, VIBE Central, offers content on best practices, as well...
Workday and IBM announced a joint solution that combines their technologies to help businesses plan and monitor workplace reopenings. Their approach combines planning capabilities with employee, health and workplace data, the companies said.  At the core of the package is Workday Adaptive Planning, which offers planning and modeling capabilities, and...