AI

Artificial intelligence is no longer the future – it’s creeping into HCM technology even as we speak. But it’s also in a hype phase, where to appear cutting-edge, vendors and customers must talk about things like “machine learning” and “recommendation engines” if they want to be taken seriously. Here’s where we try to sort it all out.

Data Glasses
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Punch Card
A majority of employees (60%) see artificial intelligence as a co-worker as opposed to a job threat, challenging the contention that businesses get value from AI at the expense of their employees.  These are among the findings of a new research report by the MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting...
UKG Launches FleX; Expands Collaboration with Microsoft
UKG announced the debut of its technology platform, FleX by UKG. The company said, FleX will help organizations evolve alongside the needs of their people, connecting the business with emerging applications to meet people where they want to work — whether within UKG or other systems of communication and...
Paycor Acquires Talenya to Streamline TA for Recruiters, Front-Line Managers
Paycor acquired Talenya, an AI-driven recruiting platform that automatically sources talent. The acquisition is Paycor’s first since 2015, and further develops its recruiting solution.  Paycor CEO Raul Villar, Jr., said the AI-powered technology will enhance his company’s existing products, making it easier for frontline leaders to find skilled and diverse...
Data Woman
Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Brent Weiss, the Senior Director of Product Management for DataCloud Analytics at ADP. DataCloud allows even users without analytics expertise to answer business questions, then share what they've learned with others. We're...
Puzzle Pieces
Volume-hiring vendor Harver acquired pymetrics, whose technology measures soft skills to help identify and bring aboard predicted successful hires. Harver said that together, the companies will address “a broad set” of talent acquisition and talent management use cases. The acquisition pairs pymetrics’ behavioral-based AI methodology with Harver’s existing talent assessments....
AI Chatbot
Connecting and engaging with passive talent is the top challenge for recruiting teams (cited by 42%), according to a survey by talent engagement solution Sense, along with the Talent Board. Thirty-six percent of the respondents said chatbots and conversational AI are the most successful method of contacting and communicating with candidates....
AI Virtual
isolved unveiled new features for its HCM platform along with a conversational AI chatbot. Initially, the new capabilities are being rolled out for Microsoft Teams. Conversational virtual assistants are becoming a standard way to interact with technology products, isolved said. Among other things, they offer users simpler ways to access...
ADP Datacloud
Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Joe Kleinwaechter, the vice president of Global UX for ADP. Among other things, it's his job to make data accessible and useful. So he'll tell us about those efforts, about how...
Numbers Screen
Transcript Mark: ... welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report, I'm Mark Feffer. Ian White is my guest today. He's the CEO of ChartHop, a company that brings together multiple sources of people data onto a platform that aims to make intelligence visual, and actionable. We're going to...