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.

Employers spend increasing amounts of money on advanced technologies like AI, automation and robotics, However, they often miss opportunities to leverage those investments because they don’t involve employees in the process of identifying solutions, and they fail to provide the training employees need to take advantage of them. Only 19%...
Visier added technology to its platform to make life simpler for third-party developers, and also introduced tools focused on employee experience and workforce productivity. The additions were included in the company’s 2020 summer release, which Visier called the largest in its history. The announcement focused on Visier’s efforts to make...
Deskless workers represent a significant proportion of the workforce—up to 80%, by many estimates—but technology vendors haven’t prioritized meeting their needs. As the pandemic increases the number of employees working outside the office, however, developers have more reason to focus on users whose computer is more likely to be...
Sponsored When implementing a new HCM solution, research may be the most important part of the process. It’s not enough to just have HCM software and technology. It’s essential to the running of your company to have the right HCM in place. Here are some of the best practices I’ve discovered...
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...
Paycor unveiled a new employee engagement product that uses natural language processing to convert written information into data around employee sentiment. The company said the product, Paycor Pulse will help executives identify issues leading to turnover, low morale and other challenges. Paycor believes the product’s timing is right because of the...
Sponsored Mark Feffer: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. Mark Feffer: This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by ADP. Its Next Gen HCM is designed for how teams work, and helps you break down silos, improve engagement and performance, and create a...
We spoke with Linda Mougalian, division vice president of product marketing and strategy for ADP, about data’s role in helping employers navigate the pandemic, the widening role of the gig economy, and the pressure on business when compliance becomes a moving target. I wonder whether the return to work effort...
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...
More businesses are putting their toes into the water of low-code development, enabling professionals outside of IT to design and develop their own solutions to problems specific to their function. Proponents say the keys to creating any application is familiarity with the issues it’s trying to solve and the processes...