Category: HR Technology

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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»

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Workday Vs. ServiceNow: The Big Shift

Every decade there’s a major shift in enterprise software. In the 1970s companies bought integrated financial systems; in the 1980s and 1990s it was ERP; now it’s a wild west of tools for digital customer experiences, digital employee experiences, and AI-enabled automation.

And thanks to the pandemic, every company is going through a digital transformation. ... Read more»

Eight Learnings About Jobs, Skills, And Org Design. And The Apple Genius Bar.

After many years studying the topics of corporate training, recruiting, mobility, and succession, we’re finally seeing the future of jobs and skills. And in this podcast, I try to summarize what’s going on.

Let me briefly discuss the issues here, and you’ll see much more to come in the Josh Bersin Academy and our research.... Read more»

Research Reveals Secrets To Success With Human Capital Management Systems

We have been studying HR technology projects for years and they can be complex and risky. Companies tend to upgrade or replace of their core HCM technology every 7-8 years and when they do it’s a massive change. Not only is it expensive and time-consuming, but these projects can interrupt business growth and take attention ... Read more»

A New Category Emerges: The Creator Platform For Corporate Learning

Many of you have heard me talk about TikTok as a learning platform, and you probably thought I was talking about the entertaining videos. No, it’s much more. TikTok is not just entertainment, it’s a Creator Platform.

TikTok development tools are amazing. Today millions of young people (and old) are building interactive videos, extravaganzas of ... Read more»

HR Tech Is White Hot: Is Every Vendor Now A Unicorn?

The HR Tech market is as hot as I’ve ever seen it, with most of the funding announcements showing $ Billion valuations. As I like to tell my neighbors, a Billion Dollars ain’t what it used to be. But it’s still a lot of money.

Why the growth? Virtually every economic signal points toward more ... Read more»

Guess Who Just Joined The Skills Cloud Market? Oracle. And They’re Serious.

Last year I wrote about The War Of The Skills Clouds, and pointed out that there was a war for “SkillsTech” heating up. Well, it’s now red hot and Oracle has jumped into the pool. And they’re going to make a splash.

Skills Taxonomy software is now a huge market, and it’s ... Read more»

The Tale Of Performance Management Tools: 15Five, Lattice, BetterWorks, And More…

The market for online performance management software has been fascinating. For more than a decade vendors have been building new tools to enable goal management, check-ins, feedback, and alignment. And now we’ve added surveys and feedback to the mix.

This week 15Five, one of the fastest-growing vendors, announced the acquisition of Emplify, a leading ... Read more»

The Massive Market Impact of Microsoft Viva

Today Microsoft introduced an offering that is likely to transform the market for enterprise software: Microsoft Viva, a digital platform built on Microsoft 365 designed for the Employee Experience. Developed over several years and integrated with Microsoft Teams, Viva is an Employee Experience Platform carefully architected to leverage a company’s investment in existing ... 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»