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.

Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Workday announced new capabilities for Workday Extend, which helps users extend the use of Workday applications to meet specialized needs. The company said new orchestration, data and logic capabilities will help customers...
ServiceNow’s new release includes workforce optimization capabilities to help IT and customer service managers streamline their organization’s work and a workplace monitor that tracks agent productivity in real time. The Now Platform’s Quebec release expands the product’s native AI capabilities and low-code development tools while helping customers improve productivity and...
Vendor management system provider Beeline introduced what it calls an “extended workforce platform” to help businesses manage and optimize their contingent workforce. The platform takes an approach that is less spend-focused and more “talent-centric and intelligence-driven,” Beeline said, and is designed around the specific dynamics of managing an external workforce. “The...
Paycor launched a performance management module that emphasizes coaching conversations and continuous employee development. The company said the product, Paycor Talent Development, is designed to “create the right level of focus” among employees as a way to improve business outcomes and align the workforce with company priorities. Paycor believes the...
ADP launched Roll, a payroll app designed to give small businesses more flexibility in running payroll while remaining secure and compliant. Stressing ease of use, the product uses a conversational interface to guide business owners through the complete process using simple prompts such as “run my payroll” while eliminating tasks...
Listen to a related podcast. Zoom is launching a series of features designed to help IT departments manage the health and safety of workers as they return to physical offices. In a blog post, Zoom described features including a virtual receptionist that can greet facilities visitors via a “kiosk mode.” There’s...
Oracle updated Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM’s Employee Care Package as businesses begin planning the reopening of their workplaces post-Covid-19. The updates include new testing and vaccine-tracking capabilities, as well as automated guidance for employees returning on-site. The features are packaged as a Return to the Workplace Journey, which is Oracle’s...
Transcript Mark: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Alexander Kvamme. He's the founder and CEO of Pathlight, a platform that helps manage team performance by combining metrics with coaching and communications tools. We'll talk about the product, who uses...
Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. This week my guest is Steve Beauchamp, chief executive of Paylocity. The company was long known for its payroll tools, but lately it's been moving into HCM. We'll talk about that, the impact of COVID-19 and...
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...