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.

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...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast version of our roundup. Employee background screening continues to become increasingly common and is used across a wider range of workers than ever before seen. According to HR.com’s Research Institute, 90% of all organizations screen...
Infor’s made two product announcements in two days: One’s new payroll module for its Global Human Resources suite, the other a set of contactless applications for the hospitality industry. Infor Payroll provides in-house processing capabilities with along multiple that options service partners can use to help manage back-end payroll processes...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to our update via podcast. Betterworks announced an integration with Microsoft Teams. The company said the integration makes sense because “communication is key to achieving team alignment and enterprise success,” according to Betterworks CEO Doug Dennerline. DHI Group and...
Paylocity launched a set of features intended to help employers streamline the process of recalling workers and reopening facilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The future of the workplace looks vastly different than it did a few months ago, and it’s crucial that organizations rethink the way they recruit, rehire...
A number of HR technology vendors have launched products to help businesses reopen, even as coronavirus cases spike around the world. While that might slow the adoption of these solutions, vendors are jockeying for position in a new area of workforce technology: platforms that support safe practices and safe...
SAP SuccessFactors believes its experience-focused approach to HCM technology is becoming increasingly important as businesses reimagine their approach to workforce management and engagement as they adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic’s new realities. Amidst the turmoil generated by the virus, “the transition to the future of work has undoubtedly accelerated,” wrote...
Equipping employers for the reopened workspace is becoming a specialty unto itself. Technology firms, including a number of HR solutions providers, as well as consultants and business-service firms are offering tools that do everything from track health status to plan for physical distancing. According to the New York Times, some...
Background-check provider HireRight will offer post-hire, continuous monitoring services through an agreement with data solutions firm Appriss Insights. HireRight released introduced its Arrest Record Monitoring solution, which draws from Appriss’s incarceration database. The product sends alerts when the arrest of an employee is verified, “allowing employers the opportunity to discuss...