Category: HR Technology

HR Technology in 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

I’ve been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just published, “HR Technology Disruptions for 2018,” I describe the details. In this article I’ll summarize the ten big changes going on.

1) A Massive shift ... Read more»

The New Disrupted World of Work: Seven Practices For High-Impact HR

The world of work has been disrupted in ways I’ve never seen. We’re working many more hours (we’ve lost an entire week of vacation time since 2000), we feel overwhelmed (40% of US workers believe their work is “highly stressful”), and more and more people are taking on gig-work and alternative ... Read more»

SuccessFactors: Growth And Innovation Continues

Harvard Business Review research shows that 70-90% of corporate acquisitions fail [1], often driven by an unclear strategy, lack of culture alignment, or poor execution on business integration. When SAP announced the acquisition of SuccessFactors in December of 2011, one could have expected a similarly disappointing result.

Well, over the last five and a half ... Read more»

A New Wave of HR Technology Consolidation Begins

As I describe in the article “The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself,” we have entered a new world in the $14 billion market for HR software and tools. While many large organizations have made the shift from licensed software to cloud-based HR systems (fueling growth by Oracle, SAP, Workday, ADP, Infor, Cornerstone and ... Read more»

The New Digital World of Work – How it is Changing HR (In India)

I just finished an amazing week in India, including a speech at a major HR Technology conference in Delhi.

As many of you may know, India is now the second largest internet market and the HR community in this country is terrific. I have never met so many passionate, intelligent, focused HR professionals in one ... Read more»

The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself

The $14+ billion marketplace[1] for HR software and platforms is reinventing itself. Fueled by mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management, we are seeing a disruptive change in the HR software industry.  This is a shift investors, buyers, and HR professionals should watch out for.

The story is simple and has ... Read more»