Technology

Coverage of developments in artificial intelligence, products that address issues from diversity to effective performance management, and developments impacting HCM system implementation and support. Also news and information on the growing market for HR technology solutions that address the needs of small and medium-sized businesses.

ENGAGE Talent and PredictiveHR will jointly offer an AI-driven talent analytics platform that melds internal employee data with analytics on industries and competitors.  The companies say this is the first product to compile an organization’s internal talent data, AI-driven metrics on its talent data...
Ensuring a consistent experience across a global organization is one of the most daunting aspects of implementing an enterprise HR services delivery platform. Not only must the needs of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of employees be addressed, the requirements of different languages, regulations and local practices must be considered,...
Over the last year or so a number of companies have entered the HR technology market with platforms designed to neatly integrate text messaging into recruiting. Among other things, they argue texting is an important talent-acquisition channel because texts are almost universally read and are the preferred communication medium for many younger...
Workday gave partners a “sneak peek” of a new blockchain-powered credentialing platform at Workday Altitude, its partners and services conference. The company has also begun alpha testing the service. In a blog post, Senior Vice President Jon Ruggiero said the effort, which he didn’t name, has...
Visier added “what if” capabilities to its Visier People solution. The features are designed to help front-line managers prepare for future recruiting and retention needs. The what if models are meant to “take the uncertainty out of the future,” said Ian Cook, the company’s...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software's Co-CEO Adam Rogers looks at how emerging systems will revolutionize the way organizations make hiring, firing and compensation decisions. Despite the intrinsic contradiction, it’s clear that artificial intelligence and machine learning are primed to play a...
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Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. A Harris Poll survey found that 69 percent of Americans believe AI should play no role in certain parts of the hiring process. Conducted for outsourcing firm Yoh, the survey found people...
Employees continue to prioritize flexible work arrangements and expect the movement toward more flexibility to last, according to new research from Paychex. Flexibility is “the common denominator” in how employees want to work now, Paychex said. It’s also something they expect from employers in the future. Younger...
In this Point of View, Covalence Consulting CEO Raymond Nunn details the key elements HR departments should be aware of when tackling a cloud-based HCM software effort. Human Resources teams are often tasked with spearheading project success when organizations gear up to move to a cloud-based...
Visier introduced an analytics feature that provides up-to-date visibility into the state of their organization’s diversity and inclusion efforts. The SaaS solution helps identify opportunities and risks to aid HR and business leaders as they develop strategies around achieving their organization’s D&I goals. The product, called Visier People,...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.