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HCM Technology Report News Roundup

Roundup: Workday Buys RallyTeam, Pathgather Joins Degreed, and More

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Workday acquired the “talent agility platform” RallyTeam, calling the deal “another step in Workday’s efforts to continually invest in machine learning.” In a blog post, Workday Vice President of HCM Products Cristina Goldt wrote that with RallyTeam, Workday will gain “deep […]

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Workday Adaptive Insights

Workday’s Adaptive Deal is All About the Enterprise

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 […]

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The Exhibit Hall at UNLEASH America 2018

UNLEASH America Shows Promising 1st Performance

The HCM technology conference formerly known as HR Tech World reintroduced itself as UNLEASH America last week, bringing to Las Vegas a “less-is-more” dynamic that both attendees and exhibitors said emphasized discussions over product demos and offered buyers the opportunity to spend more time exploring solutions that might interest them. This was the type of […]

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HCM Technology People Moves

People: Comings, Goings at Namely, Monster, Cornerstone and More

New hires, promotions and other personnel moves throughout the HCM technology community. Matt Straz was ousted as New York-based Namely’s CEO after the company’s board decidied “his actions were inconsistent with that which is expected of Namely leadership.” Until a successor is found, board member Elisa Steele will lead the Office of the CEO, which […]

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Roundup: WTW Updates Comp Software, Workforce Names Top HR Companies

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Willis Towers Watson said an updated version of its compensation planning software is available for implementation. The new release includes a custom compensation field that expands their ability to configure complex expressions to satisfy different types of business use cases, and […]

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CultureIQ Vets on Team Launching Training Platform

Jeremy Hamel, CultureIQ’s former head of product, and Savina Perez, the company’s ex-vice president of marketing, have joined with fantasy-sports platform FanDuel’s co-founder Tom Griffiths to launch Hone, a management training solution that combines live facilitators and artificial intelligence. In announcing the service, Griffiths said companies today are “struggling to find the right way to […]

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BambooHR Time Tracking

3 New Features on Tap for BambooHR

BambooHR introduced three product features at its BambooHR Summit last week: an employee net promotor score calculator, time-tracking and a new mobile hiring app. BambooHR’s message has always focused on culture and the way employers treat their workforce. So it’s no surprise that CEO Ben Peterson’s presentation positioned the new features squarely in that context. […]

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CareerBuilder Migrates Platform to Google Cloud

After reviewing the results of its beta integration with Google Cloud Job Discovery, CareerBuilder announced it is fully migrating its platform to Google Cloud’s technology. The job board was one of the early testers of Google’s Job Discovery tools, integrating the machine-learning solution into its traditional product. Now CareerBuilder’s site is fully powered by Google […]

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HCM Technology People Moves

People: New Execs at Mercer, Globoforce and Other HR Tech Firms

New hires, promotions and other personnel moves throughout the HCM technology community. Mercer named Julie Humphries to be leader of Mercer Digital in the U.S. She’ll lead Mercer’s business helping clients develop and implement digital strategies to engage their employees and streamline HR processes. She reports to Susan Haberman, senior partner and U.S. Career Business leader.  Ultimate Software […]

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