April 24, 2020 Satisfaction With Software Drops With COVID-19 Uncertainty
The impact of COVID-19, as it became a global pandemic in Q1 of 2020, has affected user sentiment toward software during a growing period of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. To analyze the impact, SoftwareReviews compared Satisfaction (willingness to recommend to a peer), ability to deliver Business Value (fair cost to value), and Likeliness to Renew prior to March 10 and post March 10.
March 29, 2020 Impact of COVID-19 on HR Technology
What is changing in the HR technology space as a result of COVID-19? Some organizations are seeing an uptick in interest and customer support, while others are providing free access to their product.
March 26, 2020 Running Critical Enterprise Applications Efforts During COVID-19
An enterprise application selection or implementation has most likely been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Do not hit the brakes; stopping and restarting projects increases the risk of failure. Slow down or speed up? Which is the right strategy for your organization?
March 25, 2020 Prepare for Virtual Interviews – COVID-19
Business continuity during COVID-19 will mean leveraging online technologies for all departments, including human resources. IT departments can assist in recruiting efforts by ensuring virtual interviewing technologies are in place and supported.
March 17, 2020 Culture Amp Implements New Confidentiality Protections
Culture Amp has enabled a new feature to increase employee confidentiality. With this launch, administrators can no longer identify participants indirectly.
March 16, 2020 Great Potential in Recruiting and HCM Software for Small Businesses
The HCM Technology Report indicates there is opportunity for HCM and recruitment software vendors to target small businesses. Research by JazzHR and Verified First demonstrate that small-medium businesses are increasing reliance on recruiting software, despite dissatisfaction.
March 16, 2020 Kronos and Ultimate Software Merge Under Private Equity Firm Hellman & Friedman
On February 21, Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software announced the merger of the two entities. Both entities’ controlling stockholder is the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. The merger was approved by both boards and is expected to be completed by the end of March.
March 12, 2020 Cornerstone Continues to Invest in Learning Suite With Acquisition of Saba
Cornerstone is acquiring Saba, a learning management system, to further invest in its learning offerings and gain reach in the market. With this acquisition, the organization intends to accelerate product development.
March 11, 2020 Cornerstone Acquires AI-Powered Organization to Advance Its Learning Suite
Cornerstone acquires Clustree to incorporate AI into its learning solutions. As a result, Cornerstone’s Learning Suite displays deep knowledge of employee skills, which can inform promotions or job changes, areas for learning, and recruiting decisions.
February 24, 2020 Merger of Kronos and Ultimate Software – A Strategic Joining of Forces
Hellman & Friedman LLC (H&F), the controlling shareholder of both Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software, will merge the two entities to create one of the world’s largest HCM cloud companies.
February 03, 2020 HR Leaders Want Artificial Intelligence to Improve Employee Experience
A recent survey by Espressive, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based enterprise service management software vendor, indicates that applying AI in HR departments is a priority for pioneering organizations.
January 15, 2020 Oracle’s Q2 FY20 Earnings Are Good, but Top Line Growth Remains Stagnant
Oracle reported slightly better-than-expected Q2 FY20 results, but despite substantial revenue numbers and high growth areas such as Oracle Cloud, Fusion ERP, and Autonomous Database, it’s unclear when these market segments will accelerate revenue growth materially.
July 18, 2019 Oracle’s Q4 FY19 Earnings May Shed Light on Cloud Strategy
Oracle just reported slightly better than expected Q4 FY19 results with revenues of $11.1B for the quarter and $39.5B for the year, up 3% in constant currency. A closer look at Oracle's change in the reporting of cloud revenues offers some clues about its longer-term cloud transition strategy.
May 27, 2019 Workforce Management Software Takes Its Rightful Place on the World Software Stage
The time for fully integrated workforce management software (WMS) is now! Recent launches, collaboration, and international partnerships by leading software vendors have further secured the place of the WMS segment as a core business need.
April 26, 2019 Workday and Ceridian: Making Benefits Administration More Beneficial
Human capital management (HCM) vendors are using simplification, information, and empowerment in the design of benefits administration features. They are giving employees more control while removing red tape.
April 26, 2019 Human Capital Management: Using Customer-Driven Reviews to Select Vendors
Info-Tech Research Group’s SoftwareReviews division has launched a data-driven review service to assist HR & IT leaders when evaluating the potential selection of human capital management (HCM) systems for purchase and implementation.
April 26, 2019 ADP – Integrating Automation of Human Capital Management With Identity Access Management
Streamlining functionality and workflows of human capital management (HCM) systems while ensuring a rigorous level of security can be challenging. ADP prides itself on staying in front of business need through innovative, mark-making HCM solutions.
April 22, 2019 Spirion Swipes Cybersecurity Gold for Data Classification
At the RSA Conference earlier this month, Spirion announced it had won the Gold Cybersecurity Excellence Product Award in the Data Classification category.