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.

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...
HR professionals believe they’ve come a long way in their use of data, with more than half saying they’re comfortable using prescriptive and predictive analytics. Unfortunately, many corporate leaders and Finance professionals don’t believe them. That could make for trouble down the road, as more observers see a need for...
TriNet, a Dublin, Calif.-based provider of SMB HR solutions, released a new version of its mobile app. The update’s designed to improve access to HR information for both employers and workers. According to TriNet, the updated app helps SMBs streamline HR processes, improve employee engagement and offer real-time access to...
This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. LinkedIn will relocate its office in Omaha, Neb., after construction of a 200,000 square-foot campus is finished in 2021. Home to more than 450 employees, today’s Omaha facility includes customer support teams, as well as...
Small and mid-sized business throughout the Americas are moving more of their activities to the cloud, indicating that business for cloud-based HCM solutions providers will expand rapidly in emerging markets like Central and South America. Consultants who can help companies move to the cloud also are in a position to...
Before he became managing partner and principal for EY’s Northeast Region tax practice, Martin Fiore was the firm’s Americas tax talent leader, overseeing the recruitment, development and retention of 13,000 tax professionals in 30 countries. We spoke with him about his experience using robotic process automation to recruit and...
IBM launched a new business to help employers leverage artificial intelligence and automation. The unit, IBM Talent & Transformation, provides skills training in AI and “helps companies drive the transformation necessary to use AI” to improve workflows, help tackle bias and in general integrate new technology into the workplace...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.