Author: joshbersin

workday

Workday Throws Down The Gauntlet On Employee Engagement: Acquisition of Peakon

The market for employee surveys, feedback, and engagement tools is massive and it just got bigger. Workday announced plans to acquire Peakon, an enterprise-grade employee survey and feedback company, and integrate it deeply into the platform. (Deal was around $700M.)

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Let me give you some perspective.

The market for employee listening platforms is ... Read more»

employee experience

Excellence In Employee Experience: What Works? Join The Crusade.

Help us find the answers! 

Employee experience is a red hot topic.  While many organizations are striving to become “irresistible” to employees, it’s important to know what’s hype and what really matters. So we’ve decided to conduct a massive research study.

This survey will step you through your company’s end-to-end EX strategy and help ... Read more»

employee experience

The Crusade For Employee Experience: How Did We Get Here?

Employee Experience has become a crusade. Every HR and IT department is focused on it, and the marketplace has exploded. In fact, if you total up the tools spent on surveys, feedback, case management, knowledge management, and portals it’s well over a $15 Billion market today, and it leverages more than $200 billion in training, ... Read more»

HR Predictions 2021

HR Predictions for 2021: Transformation At Scale

After a long and wild pandemic year, it’s time to talk about 2021. And I think it’s going to be amazing.

Last year we redesigned our products, services, and offerings to be digital, safe, and delivered with “low touch.” We refocused our leadership on empathy, growth, and change. And we took care of our ... Read more»

remote work

Remote Work Has Arrived, But It’s Not Quite As Great As We Hoped

We’ve had almost a year of remote work, and the transformation has been amazing. Today, among those who can, 71% of Americans  work from home most of the time, 87% say they have excellent tools, and employees are roughly as engaged as they were before the Pandemic.

But there is a huge gap... Read more»

Work Is Still Work

After more than 40 years, Work isn’t as different as we think it is.

Every day I get up early and read my emails, and sure enough, there are at least ten messages from magazines, authors, book publishers, or consultants about “the future of work” or “the end of work” or “the new world of ... Read more»

IBM

The Evolving Role Of IBM In The HR Marketplace

As we enter 2021 and look at all radical changes in work, technology, and HR, it’s time to reflect on where we are. The world is responding to the Pandemic, technology is advancing at an incredible rate, and we are literally reinventing the workplace in real-time.

As I wrote about in the HR Technology 2021 ... Read more»

Oracle

Oracle Cloud HCM Gaining Momentum. Perseverance Pays Off

Oracle has been in the HR software business a long time. The company had its original Oracle e-Business suite for years, then acquired both Taleo (recruiting) and PeopleSoft, and now has thousands of customers running it’s core HR and payroll software. When Workday and SuccessFactors launched their cloud strategies in the late 2000s, Oracle pivoted ... Read more»

Vaccine Policy For The Workplace: You Can Mandate Vaccination

Over the last week we’ve had dozens of conversations about what employers can do for vaccine policy. Let me summarize what we’ve learned, with research from Jeff Levin-Scherz, Ben Lupin (published in HRE) and Jena McGregor (published in Washington Post). And stay tuned, we’re learning more day by day.

Update today:  ... Read more»

Ready For The Vaccine? Workplace Public Health On The Frontlines

This week we are launching our new Workplace Public Health program in the Josh Bersin Academy, and as the pandemic rages, I encourage you to join. Developed in partnership with Columbia, this program will teach you how to build a public health policy for your workplace.

Let me offer you some other advice as ... Read more»