SAP announced a set of new features for its SuccessFactors Performance and Goals solution that will allow users to better keep track of and plan for continuous performance management.
It turns out that employees aren't doing themselves – or their employers – any favors by picking the priciest health plan their employer offers. A high monthly premium doesn't necessarily equate to better coverage, for one thing. For another, the Cadillac tax under the Affordable Care Act is looming, which targets such plans. In an effort to help employees make smarter health plan choices, many employers are using an algorithm to sort the plans.
With $6 million in new funding, Connectifier is the latest company to show that advances in technology around hiring are hot right now.
Littler – one of, if not the world's largest employment and labor law practice representing management – has hired its first national director of data analytics and launched its Littler Data Center. Both developments are part of its strategic initiative to provide clients with "big data strategies and analytics resources designed to benchmark and analyze HR and litigation strategies," Littler explained in a press release.
CareerBuilder – after hearing hiring companies complain that recruitment data from multiple job candidate sources was too complex and an analysis sinkhole – decided to partner with Broadbean to create and launch the Big Data Analytics Suite to resolve HR's big data headache.
SuccessFactors is linking together several of its products in a way that it says may help users predict future transactions and improve the self service HR experience for employees. It made the announcement during its SucccessConnect conference in Las Vegas.
Talent management software company Cornerstone OnDemand unveiled Tuesday its latest solution, Cornerstone Insights, for corporate employee management. The newest suite of predictive analytics dashboards will help business managers make sense of business data, according to the company's press release.
Visier's new release includes succession planning, employee recognition, talent flow analytics, automated personalized reporting, and even a one-of-a-kind interactive talent flow visualization that enables` real-time analysis of how people have developed in their careers and moved over time.
The top news stories for Nov. 17, 2014.
Look for big data fueled changes in the workplace very soon. If you're an employer, start looking for ways to offset bias in the raw data so that your final analysis is accurate and useful.