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.

Nearly a month after the coronavirus forced businesses to shift millions of employees to remote work, North America’s infrastructure is holding up, with some signs of strain. Technology executives have expressed concern about whether local internet nodes can support the increase in traffic being...
Employee health data has jumped in value as employers struggle to manage both their business and workforce amidst the spreading coronavirus. Though no one’s happy with the circumstance, some vendors might find more willing listeners once the pandemic subsides. The tools of one such...
Technology executives say the coronavirus has had a “devastating” impact on the business-technology supply chain, leaving large employers without thousands of new computers and examining how and when they’ll carry through on plans to distribute new tools and applications to their workforce. The comments were made in an...
Ethics will move to the center of HR technology discussion during 2020, with “the first conversations” beginning around the idea that “every HR department needs an ethics organization,” said John Sumser, principal analyst at HRExaminer. “Every HR department needs an ethics organization because we’re going to be...
Transcript Mark Feffer: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. This edition of People Tech is brought to you by ADVOS. Its web platform provides the tools you need to elevate your company's...
Oracle rolled out a new data science platform for Oracle Cloud, with a service called Infrastructure Data Science at its core. The system is meant to help data scientists collaborate on and deploy machine learning models. Oracle said Infrastructure Data Science is different from other offerings...
Transcript Mark Feffer: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. This edition is brought to you by Ultimate Software, a leading innovator in HR technology. Ultimate's dedicated to putting people first with cloud-based solutions designed to engage,...
Hireology, a Chicago-based recruiting platform for dispersed businesses, announced an integration with auto dealership technology firm Dealerltrack. Separately, the company said it will release a new mobile app this summer. Hireology said the app is one of several platform enhancements it plans to...
Paycom released Manager on-the-Go, a tool within its mobile app that provides managers with around-the-clock ability to perform tasks such as approving time-off requests or expense reimbursements. Acknowledging that “work doesn’t stop coming in when leaders are away from their desks,” Paycom founder and...
Cornerstone OnDemand, SAP, SumTotal Systems and Ultimate Software are among the 15 HCM and educational technology vendors who’ve become founding members of a nonprofit focused on the research and development of blockchain solutions and promoting their adoption. The nonprofit, called the Velocity Network Foundation, seeks to create...