Archive | HR Tech

Over on the #HRWINS

  It’s a busy time of year for HR technology analysts. If you haven’t made your way over the #HRWINS lately, let us help you find your way. You’ll find: The latest #HRWINS research. We asked 974 U.S. employers what HR technology they are using, what they are buying, and what they are replacing and […]

Traditional HR Tech Analysts Are Being Disrupted

I was recently joined on the InfluenceHR stage by my partners in the HR Federation, Madeline Laurano, Trish McFarlane, and Ben Eubanks. The four of us come together as the HR Federation to collaborate as independent HR tech market analysts. While we still offer our insights and services independently, this allows us to bring more depth of […]

Last Call! Awesome New HR Tech at the HR Technology Conference!

Time’s Running Out on HR Technology Startups To Be Considered for the Industry’s Most Anticipated Award! I can’t even express how thrilled I am to be a part of “Awesome New Technology” for startups/emerging vendors at this year’s HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Chicago! I get to work with some of my favorite HR technology industry insiders: […]

Selecting The Right HR Technology

  A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of organizing and moderating a panel titled “Selecting the Right HR Technology Solution Provider”  at the HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas. Joining me were HR leaders from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Coca-Cola Corp., and JW Player. I organized the panel with three very different types and sizes […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Can Startups Compete At HR Tech?

In two months the big show for HR technology practitioners and vendors takes place in Las Vegas. The annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition™. It’s the big show. The industry’s main event. For a few days, the global HR technology community converges in one city. As an HR tech vendor, it’s the place not to […]

#hrwins: Update – Salesforce invests in SmartRecruiters

  Smartrecruiters announced today that Salesforce, through its Salesforce Ventures fund, has invested an undisclosed amount.  The announcement was 2 paragraphs deep in a new customer announcement. An undisclosed amount and less than top billing suggest it wasn’t a large amount. Especially when you consider that both Smartrecruiters and Salesforce haven’t been shy in releasing […]

When HR Technology Loses Focus

Developing a successful technology product is hard. One of the most difficult things along the way is balancing the pull from new, and possibly bigger customers, to extend your product in ways that distract you from your original brand promise to early customers. I see it again and again. Talent acquisition offers a good example – […]

#hrwins: Salesforce Just Made Things Really Interesting In The HCM Game has been toying with the HR technology market for four years via acquisitions, partnerships, and substantial investments (the most recent being the HUGE round for FinancialForce in April 2015). In 2011 I called Salesforce the possible dark horse for HCM.  Along the way I’ve chronicled Salesforce’s moves in HCM here. Now they’re here. In our […]