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.

Cloud Data Center
Cornerstone OnDemand has established an internal center of excellence focused on developing new ways to apply AI to workplace needs. The Cornerstone Innovation Lab for AI includes data scientists and machine learning specialists who concentrate on approaches that are both practical and ethical, the company said. The lab’s participants were...
Voice Technology
Sponsored We spoke with Amir Liberman, founder and CEO of Nemesysco, a leading provider of voice analysis solutions. The Israeli company’s Layered Voice Analysis (LVA) technology correlates vocal data with human emotions for use in assessments and personality tests.  Usually, assessments rely on self-reporting from the candidate, the same person you’re...
HR Global
Despite economic uncertainty and a surge in layoffs, U.S. employers are continuing to invest in HR technology, and more than two-thirds of them anticipate continued spending into 2022. But while they’re planning for future needs, most employers aren’t taking advantage of their existing technologies or the capabilities of existing tools,...
Magnifying Glass
Sponsored Mark Feffer: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by Phenom, a global HR tech company with a mission to help a billion people find the right job through its AI-based Talent Experience Management platform. On...
Facial Recognition
Facial recognition is new to HCM technology, but the Covid-19 pandemic has led more companies to adopt it as they screen and manage their employees’ return to work. In particular, they see it as a component of passive monitoring efforts, where tools automatically scan workplaces and people to monitor...
Skills Data
Most HR departments are involved in analyzing workforce metrics at their organization, but only 15% of them have a data scientist or analyst who’s dedicated to the work. “While HR is almost always involved in analyzing HR metrics, data analyst positions focused on HR metrics are the exception rather than...
Moral Compass
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 installing tools in our companies without...
Business Tech Woman
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, motivate, and empower your workforce. Learn more at www.ultimatesoftware.com. Ultimate Software,...
Tidal Wave
The staffing industry is jumping into the world of AI, with two-thirds of staffing firms overall planning to implement an artificial intelligence-driven ATS by the end of 2020. Of “enterprise” staffing firms, meaning those with more than 100 recruiters, an even greater proportion—79 percent—will adopt AI. “Now that the reality of AI technology in...
AI Recruiting
Recruiters and recruiting technology vendors have committed themselves to incorporating advanced technology into their processes. But a sizable majority of candidates say they’d feel uncomfortable using an AI-based interview app during the screening process. A Harris Poll conducted on behalf of outsourcing firm Yoh found that 88 percent of Americans...