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.

iCIMS acquired New York-based Altru Labs, a platform that supports the distribution of employee-generated video. The company said the purchase will allow it to help employers “humanize” their brand. By incorporating Altru’s solutions into its Talent Cloud, iCIMS will be able to offer more dynamic options for communicating with talent...
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...
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...
Covid-19’s disruption of business operations has also spurred innovation throughout the HR technology industry as vendors revised roadmaps to help employers cope with fundamental changes to how and where work gets done. At the root of the change was employers’ growing belief that HR can’t operate at peak efficiency or...
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,...
Listen to a podcast version of this story. UK-based PeopleGoal launched a new version of its platform, this one built to facilitate the development and distribution of low-code HR solutions. The company, which offers HR technology to companies of between 100 and 500 employees, said PeopleGoal 2.0 will streamline the development...
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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...
Sponsored We spoke with Christopher Fahey, head of platform UX at Lifion by ADP. He explains the vision driving this next generation of HR technology, and discusses the capabilities it offers to both developers and business end users. Next Gen is a pretty wide-ranging platform, handling a number of different tasks...
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 HCM Unlocked, experts who support, build, fix or overhaul your HCM technology or strategy. They focus on HCM tech, so you can focus on your business....
Leveraging the workforce as a strategic asset requires employers to use technology in ways that go beyond streamlining work and actually empower individuals to do their jobs in the most efficient, creative ways that they can. In a study commissioned by ADP, Forrester Consulting said organizations should provide the tools...