Workforce Management

New products and methodologies that help companies manage both full-time employees and independent contractors, and why they may need to meld the often-competing concerns of HR and Procurement as contingent workers take on a greater role in executing business strategy. Here’s where we also look at trends related to workforce dynamics and the products that address them.

Listen to a podcast of this story. Zoom fatigue has gotten the attention of Big Tech. Companies like Microsoft, Adobe and Google are tweaking their products in an effort to dilute the effects of too much digital time that’s being experienced by workers who’ve spent more than a year laboring...
ADP added new feature to its Workforce Now solution in an effort to improve a number of tasks and workflows. Among the enhancements: A new, streamlined way to administer and manage training and employee development across the organization. The natively built Essential Learning module simplifies the rollout of training across an...
Transcript Mark Feffer: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. Today, my guest is Martin Hartshorne. He's the CEO of When I Work, a workforce management platform that provides integrated scheduling, time tracking and team messaging for shift workers. We'll talk about the impact...
Oracle NetSuite added a number of features to its overall suite with an eye toward improving efficiency and insights capabilities. For HR, the platform’s SuitePeople module added eight interactive charts to provide HR with information on the performance of groups or individual employees. In addition, performance have been made more...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Workday announced new capabilities for Workday Extend, which helps users extend the use of Workday applications to meet specialized needs. The company said new orchestration, data and logic capabilities will help customers...
ServiceNow’s new release includes workforce optimization capabilities to help IT and customer service managers streamline their organization’s work and a workplace monitor that tracks agent productivity in real time. The Now Platform’s Quebec release expands the product’s native AI capabilities and low-code development tools while helping customers improve productivity and...
Vendor management system provider Beeline introduced what it calls an “extended workforce platform” to help businesses manage and optimize their contingent workforce. The platform takes an approach that is less spend-focused and more “talent-centric and intelligence-driven,” Beeline said, and is designed around the specific dynamics of managing an external workforce. “The...
Paycor launched a performance management module that emphasizes coaching conversations and continuous employee development. The company said the product, Paycor Talent Development, is designed to “create the right level of focus” among employees as a way to improve business outcomes and align the workforce with company priorities. Paycor believes the...
ADP launched Roll, a payroll app designed to give small businesses more flexibility in running payroll while remaining secure and compliant. Stressing ease of use, the product uses a conversational interface to guide business owners through the complete process using simple prompts such as “run my payroll” while eliminating tasks...
Listen to a related podcast. Zoom is launching a series of features designed to help IT departments manage the health and safety of workers as they return to physical offices. In a blog post, Zoom described features including a virtual receptionist that can greet facilities visitors via a “kiosk mode.” There’s...