September 23, 2019

Category: Organization Development

Talent Data Platform Plum Raises $4.2M in Seed Funding

Made the Announcement at SuccessConnect® Las Vegas Plum, a SaaS (software-as-a-service) firm specializing in providing enterprises with the data they need to quantify the potential of their employees, recently revealed that it had raised $4.2M in seed funding. Real Ventures, a Venture Capitalist company committed to future-focused startups led the funding for Plum. The other […]

Role of 5G in Workplace Collaboration

Even before broadband was introduced, people started anticipating its revolutionary effects in the field of workplace collaboration. And broadband delivered too. Live Video meetings, instant document sharing, webinars – these may not appear to be extraordinary facilities today, but they were not so common earlier. With the dawn of 5G era in the digital age, […]

WeWork May Fall from $47 Billion Private Valuation to Under $15 Billion in IPO

With WeWork IPO around the Corner, Drop in Valuation a Major Setback  In response to weak demand among investors, WeWork, a provider of shared office spaces, is seeing a drastic drop in its valuations just before IPO listing. The company that was valued at $47 billion in January 2019 may see its IPO valuation slashing […]

MLSL Join Forces with Zuper for Field Workforce Automation

Will Help Acquire and Onboard Customers Efficiently Asia’s foremost workforce management platform Zuper became a partner of choice for MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL). MLSL is the wholly-owned subsidiary of NIIT. It is renovating the education for school children by unifying digital and traditional media. Zuper is an AI and Big Data-powered operating system for […]

Apptio Plans to Serve APAC with Its Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, India

The First-ever Apptio Centre of Excellence (CoE) Will triple the Number of Its Data Scientists and Developers Apptio Inc., the innovative provider of software to fuel Digital Transformations, recently announced the opening of its first-ever Centre of Excellence (CoE) in India. The CoE was created in Bengaluru to support the company’s worldwide expansion in response to […]

Blackstone Talent Group Announces Launch Of Its New Managed Resource Services Offering

MRS to Further Enable Strategic Growth Opportunities for Blackstone and Its Clients. The digital IT services and solutions firm, Blackstone Technology Group announced the launch of a new Managed Resource Services (MRS) offering for its talent sourcing division. A division of Blackstone, Blackstone Talent Group has been providing contract, permanent, and retained executive search to […]

Can HR Tech Save from Employee Burnout and Social Isolation

Employee burnout is not a new phenomenon. And, the start-up culture is not doing anything helpful to bring the burnout numbers down. All employees feel stressed at some point in their career but start-up pressures are taking its toll on the employees, especially on the best ones. When it becomes a recurring event, things can […]

How Purpose and Insight-Driven People Strategies Are Reshaping Businesses

Namely’s CEO Elisa Steele discussed how the consumerization of business is driving companies to transform their people strategies. Namely‘s CEO Elisa Steele has recently discussed how the consumerization of business is driving companies to transform their people strategies. She explored how the workplace is changing with a focus on purpose, insights, and experiences for human resources […]

CNO Financial Group Acquires Web Benefits Design

Strategic investment in benefits technology platform to advance worksite strategy CNO Financial Group announced that it has acquired privately-owned Web Benefits Design Corporation (“WBD”), a leading online benefits administration firm with a best-in-class, proprietary technology platform for employer benefit programs. WBD offers a full-service, integrated employee benefits administration solution, distributed through a network of independent […]

North American Organizations Lag behind International Counterparts in Back-office Digitization

Report from Corcentric and Levvel Research reveals divide in P2P automation adoption North American organizations generally fall behind their international counterparts in back-office digitization, primarily due to differences in tax structure and the amount of regulation regarding accounts payable automation, according to “2019 Payables Insight Report,” from Corcentric, a leading provider of procurement and financial […]