This week 360Learning, a fast-growing collaborative learning company, received an astounding $200 Million of investment. Only a few years ago this would have been incomprehensible, but now it makes sense. This is a company that has unlocked the Creator Economy in corporate training, and the impact could be massive. Let me try to explain.... Read more»
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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»
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.
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
Now that companies are having such a hard time hiring, there is a massive trend toward the internal Talent Marketplace. As I described in my HR Technology 2022 speech last week, this is a bold new market, one which eventually become a standard part of every company’s infrastructure.
We can now welcome iCIMS to ... Read more»
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»
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.
- Employee Experience takes
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»
This week I want to promote our growth and success with the Josh Bersin Academy. As we start the Fall, I want you to feel comfortable joining the JBA because so many of your friends are here.
Let me share some statistics.
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»
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»
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»