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Microsoft Releases Viva Goals: Performance Management Is Sexy Again

One of the most frustrating, tired, and archaic HR practices is performance management. Most of us have had horror stories with our “performance appraisals,” leading HR leaders to try to reinvent performance management all the time.

We went from top-down cascading goals in the early 2000s to Continuous Performance Management in 2010 to new discussions ... Read more»

Microsoft Brings Glint Into Viva: A Shoe Drops In The Employee Experience Market

This week Microsoft made a significant move: moving Glint from LinkedIn into Microsoft Viva, building what Microsoft calls “Employee Feedback In The Flow Of Work.”

Glint is one of the leading providers of employee listening and action platforms, competing with the likes of Medallia, Qualtrics, Peakon (owned by Workday), CultureAmp, and Perceptyx. These companies ... Read more»

Microsoft Gets Aggressive With Viva Pricing

Last week something pretty significant was announced at Microsoft Ignite. The company announced pricing for Microsoft Viva, and it appears to be very aggressive.

You can license all the Microsoft Viva modules (Connections, Learning, Insights, and Topics) for only $12 per user per month, currently discounted to $9 per user per month. And this means ... Read more»

Microsoft Acquires Ally: Expands Viva Into Employee Goal Management

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»

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The Ten New Truths About The HR Technology Market

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.

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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»

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The Architecture Of Employee Experience Solutions

The EX market is so dynamic it feels like every tool, vendor, and platform is moving in this direction. In this podcast I describe the three layers of EX and how you can think through what goes where. The three layers are A) the productivity tools layer, B) the workflow or journey tools layer, and ... Read more»

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In A Bold And Aggressive Move, LinkedIn Unleashes Its LXP And More

Most people think of LinkedIn as a company that offers job search, recruiting, professional networking, and marketing tools for business. Well, based on today’s announcement, the company is now much more. LinkedIn is seriously in the HR technology business and well beyond ‘just recruiting’, unleashing its Learning Experience Platform (Learning Hub), skills taxonomy, and ... Read more»

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Microsoft Viva: How Disruptive Will It Be?

Microsoft Viva could play a massive role in the HR Technology landscape. Given all the other deals taking place in this market, how disruptive can Viva become, and could it reshape the entire Employee Experience market? The answer may be yes, and here is my thinking.

For more information on this, please read my article ... 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»