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Flow Of Work Applications Have Arrived

Over the last few weeks we’ve seen a flurry of “flow of work” applications enter the world of HR Tech. In this podcast I explain Workday Everywhere, the growth of GrowBot (now called Disco), why BetterWorks won one of their biggest deals, and why Microsoft Viva, Teams, Slack, and other Flow of Work platforms are ... Read more»

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Workday Goes Everywhere: Into The Flow Of Work… And More.

From its very founding Workday was designed as an integrated but proprietary system, engineered for the cloud. Workday developed a proprietary database, advanced business process framework, integrated security model, embedded real-time analytics, and a unique user interface.

Well, all that has now changed. Effective today, with the introduction of Workday Everywhere, and ... Read more»

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Emtrain Delivers A New Approach to DEI Focused on Behavior Change

As we detailed in our research study Elevating Equity, driving diversity is a tough business. Not only do companies need to source, hire, and manage people in an inclusive way, they have to build a culture of fairness, train people on bias, and educate workers on day-to-day behaviors.

The typical approach to DEI starts ... Read more»

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Perceptyx Goes Big: New Platform Delivers Conversations At Scale

The employee survey, crowdsourcing, and listening market is massive: every company wants to listen to its employees. Well, it’s no longer a market for survey tools, it has now become a space for integrated listening, survey, and analytics platforms. Enter Perceptyx, one of the most trusted vendors in the market.

If you don’t know ... Read more»

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The Explosive Growth In Coaching: One Of The Biggest Trends In Business

This week BetterUp announced another $300M round of funding, valuing the company at $4.7 Billion. Recurring revenues are already over $100 Million this year more than doubling year over year. Vendors like SpringHealth (Unicorn on the therapy side of coaching), CoachHub (fast follower to BetterUp), Torch (coaching integrated into L&D), and others are now ... Read more»

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Microsoft Acquires Ally: Expands Viva Into Employee Goal Management

As I talked about in Ten New Truths for HR Tech, Microsoft is upsetting the entire work-tech market. Not only is Viva on the agenda for every HR and IT department we talk with, Microsoft is doubling down. Today Microsoft announced plans to acquire Ally.io, a fast-growing OKR goal management platform with more ... Read more»

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Culture Amp Acquires Disco, And A Funny Story

Today CultureAmp, one of the Unicorns in the employee experience space, acquired Disco, a fast-growing company that developed a culture recognition system in the flow of work.

CultureAmp is an interesting company.  Founded by an entrepreneurial I/O psychologist and two engineers,  the company has become the darling of fast-growing companies as they build “culture-first” ... Read more»

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Ten New Truths About The HR Technology Market

Next week is the big HR Technology Conference and as I prepare my keynote I’ve had to review my last year of research with hundreds of vendors around the world. And rather than “write the book” at this moment, I want to give you “Ten New Truths” to consider with more to discuss next week.  ... Read more»

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The Ten New Truths About The HR Technology Market

In this podcast, I describe The Ten New Truths about HR Technology Market.  This summarizes the presentation I”m giving at the HR Technology Conference this year, and will be the source for much of the research we’ll be publishing later this year and in my big research study, HR Technology 2022.

  1.  Employee Experience takes
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Cornerstone Announces Plans For A New System Of Work

This weekCornerstoneOnDemand, the largest provider of learning management systems, introduced its “New System of Work” vision. While the details are not yet announced, I know for a fact that a major new Cornerstone platform is coming. So since this is the month of the HR Technology Conference in Vegas, let me give you ... Read more»

CEOs Are Leading A Movement To Educate The Workforce

In the last few weeks, Amazon, Target, and Wal-Mart all announced more than two billion dollars of investment in employee education benefits for front-line workers. What’s going on here?

This is a real movement. Companies have woken up to the fact that frontline workers (retail, store employees, operations staff, drivers) are the most important ... Read more»

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CEOs Are Leading A Movement To Educate Workers: Here’s Why

In this podcast, I discuss the massive trend for CEOs, CFOs, and CHROs to invest in the education of their workers. Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, Disney, and hundreds of other companies are investing many billions of dollars to help employee obtain degrees, certificates, and educational credentials. What’s behind this huge trend? In this podcast I describe ... Read more»

New Research Shows That 40% Of Tech Worker Meetings May Be Waste Of Time

There seem to be endless studies about the impact of Hybrid Work. Microsoft’s most recent study, supported by academic studies, shows a significant decline in cross-functional communications when people work from home. And we have all read the studies about Zoom fatigue, the need to get fresh air, and the importance of ... Read more»