It may sound odd, but the coaching market has caught fire. I’ve talked with coaching providers for more than 20 years and I always considered this a cottage industry. Lots of ex-CEOs and psychologists retire, go into business coaching, so companies hire them. And HR managers tend to hire who they know, who they like, ... Read more»
A year ago I wrote a controversial article about ADP’s new core HCM system, code-named Lifion. Well here it is a year later, and it looks like ADP has done it. The company’s next-generation HCM and payroll system is now available, and could become one of the more disruptive systems on the market. While ... Read more»
This week IBM launched a significant study which looks at the real skills business leaders need over the next three years, and the results will surprise you.
The research, which included surveys across 50 countries (5800 executives), found that approximately 120 Million professionals need to be reskilled to deal with AI and new digital business ... Read more»
It’s Fall again and I’m finishing up my biggest-ever report on HR Technology: The HR Tech 2020 Disruptions Study.
This comprehensive study is done in partnership with LRP, the producers of the HR Technology Conference, so you can get your hands on it in one of two ways.
- First, you can sign up
Over the last few months, I’ve talked with dozens of HR leaders about their talent challenges and the need to transform HR. Companies are redesigning roles and reskilling teams, working to improve engagement and wellbeing, creating new programs for feedback, and rethinking the role of leadership.
But none of these challenges is ... Read more»
AI and People Analytics have taken off. As I’ve written about in the past, the workplace has become a highly instrumented place. Companies use surveys and feedback tools to get our opinions, new tools monitor emails and our network of communications (ONA), we capture data on travel, location, and mobility, and organizations now have ... Read more»
Have you noticed how many interesting new HR software companies we have? There’s a reason. The craze for “integrated talent management systems” is ending, now replaced by a market for “talent experience” solutions.
In this article I’m going to discuss the history of “integrated talent management” and explain why it feels so dated. Then I ... Read more»
Hype and expectations for AI are now sky high. We will soon be talking to our computers; drones will deliver our groceries; our cars will drive themselves; and most white collar workers will be monitoring machines. Is all this true and will this really happen?
As an industry analyst and engineer who has followed technology ... Read more»
The digital world of work is here, and organizations are struggling to adapt. JPMorgan Chase & Co now uses software to perform the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loans, reducing 360,000 hours of lawyer time each year. AI software can now identify leukemia in photos and X-rays, learning faster than technicians. Amazon.com reduced new ... Read more»