Workday’s $1.6 billion acquisition of Adaptive Insights is drawing scrutiny from a number of quarters as the HCM technology community tries to interpret the drivers behind it. It’s not a cheap deal. As TheStreet noted, Workday is paying about 13 times Adaptive Insights estimated 2018 billings for the company. Noting that the firms have limited […]
How HCM technology can work across the organization, how people analytics can be combined with information from other functions to yield new insights, and how the roles of Human Resources and IT are evolving in relation to one another.
Benefits platform provider BerniePortal released an ATS package, BerniePortal Jobs. The moves points toward the company’s intent to offer a more complete suite of HR products—one that goes beyond benefits management and insurance. Targeted at small and medium-size businesses, BernieJobs is designed to help employers attract candidates, manage applicants, make offers and onboard new hires, […]
Workday’s recently announced partnership with Slack will allow employees to access HR information and services without having to switch tools. As Slack said, “Without having to move to another application, they will be able to resolve many of their questions and issues in an intuitive and familiar way.” Last year Slack had more than 50,000 […]
BambooHR, a Utah-based HCM technology platform that focuses on small and medium-sized businesses, has integrated tools from OneLogin, a San Francisco firm that seamlessly enable employers to control identity and access management. “We’re confident that this new partnership will help IT and HR teams collaborate more effectively and provide more value to their organizations,” said […]
Green Circle Health doesn’t claim to be revolutionizing employers’ approach to health and wellness benefits. Rather, it’s increasing their impact by taking a pragmatic approach that’s based on three foundation blocks: Widening the focus of health and wellness programs from the employee to their entire family. Providing each family member with a set of app-based […]
HR departments are increasingly taking the lead in identifying and evaluating HCM technology solutions. Meanwhile, IT has assumed a more consultative role, vetting a solution’s security, data-handling and other technical strengths and, of course, handling any necessary integration. The result is a technology-acquisition process that stays true to HR’s vision but gives IT a veto […]
Just after last October’s HR Technology 2016 conference, Steve Goldberg made the astute observation that “the little guy has arrived.” In a post on Horses for Sources, he noted that it was “just as easy to see meaningful HR Tech innovations in the booths of ‘little guys’ and emerging players as I did in their […]