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.

Remote employees are overwhelmed by workplace technologies, and that’s affecting their productivity. According to Beezy’s 2021 Digital Workplace Trends & Insights report, 51% of workers say they’re struggling with feeling connected to their work in all-virtual settings. Meanwhile, 41% are overwhelmed by the number of tools and technologies they’re...
Transcript Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This week: HR technology and deskless workers. Who’s leaving who behind? That’s on this week’s edition of PeopleTech, brought to you by Criteria. Finding and retaining great talent is a challenge – and Criteria can help. Their assessments...
Sponsored We spoke with Ashish Bidadi, senior director and technical product manager at Lifion by ADP. We spoke of the technology the team leverages as it designs and builds ADP’s Next Gen HCM, and how the industry is taking advantage of new approaches, like low code. I think it’s fair to...
The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred businesses to think of the employee experience more holistically, as a dynamic that’s impacted not only by their managers, teammates and HR, but by how workers interact with departments across the organization and the very tools they use to get their jobs done. As a...
Greenhouse’s Services group will begin helping enterprise customers implement the recruiting platform’s solutions, with an eye toward making set-up quicker and more cost-effective. The company said Greenhouse Services will be able to facilitate implementation, setup, workflows and benchmarking, and will help customers build, connect, integrate and optimize the hiring platform...
We haven’t seen any research reports yet on the “Outlook for Asynchronous Communications Tools in the HR Function,” but interest from employers and vendors in the idea seems to have steadily increased over the last year. On the face of it, this is counterintuitive. Messaging platforms and conversational interfaces have...
Sponsored Jesse White is chief architect of systems reliability engineering at Lifion by ADP, who regularly writes and speaks about the cloud, cybersecurity, DevOps and site reliability engineering. We talked about how organizations in general, and HR in particular, are keeping up with increasingly complex technology. You’ve written about the “global...
SAP introduced RISE with SAP, a package of services designed to simplify the work involved in digital transformation. The company is positioning RISE as "a completely new way" to redesign processes in a way that makes business sense and doesn't require major investments upfront. Simultaneously, SAP announced plans to acquire...
Employees and IT departments hold different views on the effectiveness of service desks, something to consider as organizations examine the overall employee experience and look for clues as to how they can improve their approach to HR services, even when separate teams are involved. A survey by Nexthink, which provides...
Integrations are a key factor in putting together HR technology solutions. For all the power offered by brand-name suites, the ability to combine core products with third-party offerings has become ubiquitous, to the point where most CHROs and CIOs consider it table stakes. That’s why even the biggest vendors—companies like...