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.

The workforce that develops artificial intelligence products is in “a diversity crisis,” says a new report. As a result, algorithms behind the technology are usually biased themselves. According to Discriminating Systems,...
When it comes to new technology AI gets most of the attention, which is too bad because a number of new video applications are working their way into the market. Companies like HireVue and VidCruiter offer on-demand interviews while newcomers like Chooch provide tools to identify people and objects. Meanwhile, telecommunications companies...
Bill Docherty is managing director and general manager of Deloitte’s ConnectMe, a cloud-based HR and engagement platform. We discussed the growing use of such technology as organizations seek to enhance the employee experience. What are “interactional platforms,” and how can they improve on today’s engagement and communications technology?
Still struggling to find talent, more than half of employers plan to revamp their talent acquisition strategy within the next two years. At the same time, a surprisingly low number use workforce analytics in their TA efforts. According to a study by Kronos, How High-performing Organizations Compete...
Ultimate Candidate Match
Ultimate Software unveiled a series of products and features focused on the user experience at its Connections conference in Las Vegas. Even discussion of Xander, the company’s AI platform, led to a look at how advanced technology can contribute to improved performance, engagement and retention. Notably,...
AI Touch
In this guest column, Armen Berjikly, senior director of strategy at Ultimate Software, explains why ethics and a code of conduct is critical to the success or failure of your AI systems. Artificial intelligence in the workplace is rapidly progressing from fantasy to a pervasive reality that impacts...
Recruiting relationship software provider Beamery released of Search Assist, a “Behavioral Boolean” tool customers can use to combine keywords, geographic and historical information with live behavioral data and candidate interactions into highly targeted search strings for use in their CRM database. Beamery said Search Assist is the first...
Artificial intelligence helps overcome many biases but won’t replace the human factor anytime soon, said a panel at South by Southwest. And while AI-based recruiting systems have biases of their own, that shouldn’t prevent employers from using them as part of their hiring process. During the discussion,...
In this Point of View, Adam Rogers, Chief Technology Officer at Ultimate software, describes how HR can provide meaningful insights into the overall health of an organization. Companies are drowning in data. Every organization uses data in some way to glean relevant, actionable insights and guide corporate strategy...
An increasing number of HR practitioners are schooling themselves on the workings of artificial intelligence, even though many HCM technology buyers say they’d rather hear about a product’s effectiveness than the goings-on under the hood. According to a report from HR.com, The State of Artificial Intelligence in HR, 43 percent...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.