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Human Resources New Technology Quarterly Summary

Q2 2018

HRO Today

To review the original article click here 2nd Aug 2018

SharedXpertise, publisher of HRO Today, and Alexander Mann Solutions, one of the world’s leading providers of talent acquisition and management services, have partnered to release the Human Resources New Technology Quarterly Summary: Q2 2018.

The purpose of publishing these quarterly reports is to track and analyze the most recent advances in technology and in funding initiatives aimed at supporting product innovation in HR.  This information reveals critical insights into new technology, their applications and the companies offering them in the human capital management technology sector.

2018 increased its robust rate of advancing technologies in HR in Q2, with 57 major announcements noted in the second quarter. There were three areas of technology development with a particularly high level of activity: mobile capabilities, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and platforms that facilitate communication between employers and employees or candidates.

Four of the announcements cited referenced AI. While this was about one-half of what was announced during the first quarter of the year, it hardly points to a slowdown in the proliferation of the technology. Going forward, it won’t be a matter of if AI is being used, but in exactly what ways it is being used and how it has improved since the previous generation.

The report explores how providers are using mobile technology and and what it means for HR. Beth Miller, Vice President — Americas, at Alexander Mann Solutions, writes about the importance of this tech. 

Mobile technology can be used in recruiting, employee engagement, and as a tool for HR to allow immediate access to critical metrics. But despite the proliferation of mobile devices, a majority of the time these areas are not optimized for mobile access. she explains. 

"The fact remains that there can now be no doubt that the future of the hiring process — from engagement and application right through to assessment and on-boarding—is mobile," said Miller. "Those pioneering firms that make the first successful leap into innovation in this area will certainly be setting themselves up for success."

Read the full article, Mobile integration in talent acquisition:are you ahead of the curve? in the report. 

This ongoing report not only summarizes technology development activity for the quarter, but also includes a monthly breakdown of major product development initiatives, funding transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

The exclusive report is available for download by clicking here.


About Alexander Mann Solutions

We are Alexander Mann Solutions and we’re passionate about helping companies and individuals fulfill their potential through talent acquisition and management.  Today, over 4,000 of our talent acquisition and management experts partner with more than 100 blue-chip organizations, operating in 40 languages, and over 90 countries.  We deliver a distinctive blend of outsourcing solutions and - through Talent Collective - a full range of consulting and specialist services.  We provide unrivalled experience, capability and thought leadership to help clients attract, engage and retain the talent they need for business success.  For more information, visit www.alexandermannsolutions.com.

About HRO Today and HRO Today Global

HRO Today and HRO Today Global are the properties of SharedXpertise Media and offer the broadest and deepest reach available anywhere into the HR industry.  Our magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events and social networks reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision-makers with rich, objective, game-changing content.  Our No. 1 strength is our reach.  HR leaders rely heavily on the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings across six different categories when selecting an HR service provider.

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