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.

In this Point of View, Adam Rogers, co-CEO and chief technology officer at Ultimate Software, shows why unstructured data can drive game-changing use of advanced technologies. Decision makers love data. But until recently, organizations have primarily relied on structured data—highly organized data...
In this guest column, Tom English looks at five HCM technology implementation issues that often leave HR professionals, company executives and the workforce as a whole with a less-than-happy experience. Human Capital Management is, for many, what HR used to be. Think of it...
Multinational employers would rather upskill their existing HR teams members to analyze workforce data and put it to use. That goal becomes increasingly realistic as more products become available to help make data and analytics accessible. According to Innovation Generation: the Big HR tech Disconnect, a report...
Organizations must put L&D technology to full use if they want to develop a strong learning culture, HR professionals say. Most companies have much work to do, and the deployment of mobile learning solutions has been surprisingly slow. While the great majority of HR...
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...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.