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.

Oracle rolled out a new data science platform for Oracle Cloud, with a service called Infrastructure Data Science at its core. The system is meant to help data scientists collaborate on and deploy machine learning models. Oracle said Infrastructure Data Science is different from other offerings...
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,...
Hireology, a Chicago-based recruiting platform for dispersed businesses, announced an integration with auto dealership technology firm Dealerltrack. Separately, the company said it will release a new mobile app this summer. Hireology said the app is one of several platform enhancements it plans to...
Paycom released Manager on-the-Go, a tool within its mobile app that provides managers with around-the-clock ability to perform tasks such as approving time-off requests or expense reimbursements. Acknowledging that “work doesn’t stop coming in when leaders are away from their desks,” Paycom founder and...
Cornerstone OnDemand, SAP, SumTotal Systems and Ultimate Software are among the 15 HCM and educational technology vendors who’ve become founding members of a nonprofit focused on the research and development of blockchain solutions and promoting their adoption. The nonprofit, called the Velocity Network Foundation, seeks to create...
Workday co-founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri reiterated his company’s commitment to blockchain, describing it to CNBC as “a technology looking for a problem to solve,” then adding, “we found one to solve, which is credentials.” Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Bhusri...
On January 1st, the highly contentious overtime rule will take effect after years of negotiation. The new rules will impact an estimated 1.3 million workers and, of course, their employers. We spoke with Ian Cook, Visier’s vice president of people solutions, about the new rule’s implications and how analytics can help...
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...
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...
Qualtrics, the SAP-owned experience management solutions provider, launched a flavor of EmployeeXM that targets IT executives who want to measure their employees’ technology experiences, then use the data to close gaps and understand where to invest in the future. Qualtrics said it stress-tested the product, called EmployeeXM...