SAP HCM Technology will now help improve workplace diversity

SAP SE recently announced plans to build new capabilities within its SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite to help improve workplace diversity. Using text mining and machine learning based on the SAP HANA® platform, the initiative aims to help companies review job descriptions, performance reviews and similar people processes for potential bias and suggest changes to encourage equity. The announcement was made at the 28th annualSAPPHIRE® NOW conference. These new capabilities will complement existing SAP SuccessFactors offerings that already help address inequity. Analytics and reports focused on diversity and inclusion are available…

Works Applications, Japan based ERP Firm Enters US Market, Offers HCM Application

Japan based ERP Applications provider Works Applications plans to enter US market with its ERP suites, to start with its a eyeing space in HCM market a very competitive and crowded market. The HCM tool called AI Works will be available using a straightforward cost model that includes any implementation and configuration work required by customers in early 2016 reported bloomberg. AI Works offers customers a much lower total cost of ownership compared with Workday, SAP, and Oracle whose solutions often require costly customization. Designed to break away from the traditional…

IBM Plans to Acquire Meteorix, Workday Service Provider

Press Release:  IBM plans to acquire Meteorix LLC, a premier Workday  services partner, to help companies gain new competitive advantage by aligning people with financial performance and redefine work with the speed and simplicity of cloud-delivered finance and HR services. Executives are under increased pressure to make the best possible decisions faster and with more predictable outcomes to drive growth and competitive advantage. Companies are looking for new ways to attract, engage, develop and support employees amidst the fierce global competition for top talent. Advancements in cloud, mobile, analytics and cognitive computing…

Workday Unveils Workday Learning to Align Employee Development and Business Growth

Press Release: Workday, Inc, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources,  unveiled Workday Learning, a new application intended to offer a more personalized, meaningful learning experience for organizations to evolve and encourage career development at every stage of the employee lifecycle. Workday Learning will be built into the fabric of Workday’s unified suite of applications including Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Financial Management, providing customers with a single system to cultivate their workforce, close talent gaps, and drive business growth. Announced at Workday Rising Las…

Randstad to acquire outplacement innovator RiseSmart

Press Release: Randstad Holding nv announces it has reached an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in RiseSmart, a San Jose, California, based market leader in innovative, technology-led career transition services. With this acquisition, and the previous investments of Randstad Innovation Fund, Randstad seizes the opportunity to invest in emerging technologies to better compete in the increasingly evolving HR services industry. RiseSmart provides transitioning solutions to companies whose employees are impacted by restructuring, downsizing, mergers and similar events. Powered by a virtual, scalable model, RiseSmart is considered disruptive to traditional…

Unicorn HRO Announces Partnership with Halogen Software

Unicorn HRO today announced it has entered into a partnership with Halogen Software, a leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. Through this association, Unicorn HRO will now offer their clients the Halogen TalentSpace™ suite of products – including market-leading solutions for performance management, learning and development, succession and leadership, compensation, and recruiting. Unicorn HRO is an industry leader offering fully integrated and configurable HR Solutions, including Human Resources, Payroll, Benefits and Insurance. “We are enthusiastic about our partnership with Unicorn HRO,” said Marc Harrison, Vice President of Corporate Development,…

Patriot National Announces Closing of Global HR Research Acquisition

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE: PN), a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Global HR Research (GHRR).  Fort Myers-based GHRR provides pre-employment background screening, assessment and acquisition solutions that augment Patriot’s broad employer service offerings, enabling its corporate clients to improve front-end risk management and reduce the costs of doing business. The aggregate purchase price paid at closing was $24 million in cash, and $18 million in stock, or approximately 6.5X…

Ceridian Announces Dayforce Human Capital Management and Workforce Management for Large Global Enterprises

Press Release: Ceridian announces the availability of Dayforce Human Capital Management and Dayforce Workforce Management for large global enterprises. The award-winning Dayforce HCM offering was developed by a strong development team with decades of experience building and delivering scalable and reliable technology solutions for global organizations. The single, cloud-based application includes global employee record management, workforce management, and payroll. Dayforce HCM was designed to help organizations address global compliance issues, including some of the most challenging aspects facing global enterprises today, such as: the Working Time Directive, contracted hours management,…

Newfield Supports Employee Performance with Oracle HCM Cloud

In the oil and gas industry, expedition into new areas and successful development of ongoing operations drive growth. To capitalize on such opportunities, Newfield Exploration Company, a business engaged in exploring and producing oil and gas, adopted Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud (Oracle HCM Cloud), which gives employees and managers access to HR data and helps them identify and work toward individual, team, and company goals. To support business expansion around the globe, Newfield will leverage the mobile capabilities of Oracle HCM Cloud, part of Oracle Applications Cloud, to eventually…

Sharaf DG Goes Live on Ramco HCM

Sharaf DG, one of the leading powerhouse retailers in the Middle East,  announced that it has gone live with Ramco Systems’ Human Capital Management (HCM) software to automate and integrate its HR operations. Sharaf DG, part of Sharaf Group – one of UAE’s largest and most respected business conglomerates, is a one stop electronics destination for all the electronic needs. With Ramco’s HCM solution, Sharaf DG will now cover aspects of its employee lifecycle right from Time Management, Leave Management, Loan Management, Performance Management, to Payroll, and Employee Self Services.…