Over 20 years ago, the catchphrase in the tech sector was “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” The idea was IBM was the safe bet. If anything went wrong, you’d be shielded from repercussions based on their reputation for quality and service. I’ve been thinking about how...
Jul 16, 2019
Trinet. Zenefits. Namely. Gusto. Now Rippling. The all-in-one HR tech space keeps heating up, with a seemingly insatiable appetite for platforms that take care of everything HR—from onboarding and payroll to benefits administration. So when does all-in-one make sense as a company, and who ulti...
May 28, 2019
(It kind of sucks right now, but it’ll get better) This month has been a great opportunity for meeting new companies, benefits and people specialists, and technologists at HRTech, the EBN Benefits Forum, and other meetups. One thing is certain: there’s A LOT to digest!   &n...
Oct 02, 2018

The Seduction of All-in-One HR Technology

A core premise of tech is the promise of scalability and automation. But in the HR and benefits technology landscape, this promise can feel hollow when it comes to all-in-one HR tech players. The magic and fulfillment just isn’t there yet, and...

May 07, 2018

How to choose the right HRIS / payroll vendor

It’s an interesting time to be a player in the burgeoning HR tech ecosystem. Every day, it seems like another company pops up with a new game-changing feature. For HR and People teams trying to identify the best vendor to meet their needs, it&r...

May 01, 2018