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3Sixty Insights Monthly Recap | April 2022

Recent Research: Analyst Insight: Legion Leverages Future-Of-Work Technology to Empower Hourly Workforces With this Analyst Insight, 3Sixty Insights explores how Legion, a provider of advanced technologies for workforce management, applies artificial intelligence and machine learning to demand forecasting and labor scheduling to help companies support the employee experience of an hourly wage workforce. In this way, you no longer need “to choose between productivity and efficiency when you have AI and machine learning,” says Legion CEO Sanish Mondkar. Learn how AI and machine learning can transform WFM into the bridge between finance and operations. Analyst Insight: Ceridian Dayforce Matures Into Global Provider of Disruptive Innovation in Its Core Competencies and the Future of Work This Analyst Insight looks into Ceridian’s overall strategy and success. Success […]

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reworked – Is Content Still King in Corporate Learning?

Many HR technology vendors have upped the development of content and engagement tools in recent years, but Cornerstone OnDemand stands out for the time, attention and dollars the company has channeled into making content an integral component of its platform and solutions. In March, Cornerstone acquired the learning experience platform provider EdCast. When announcing the deal, Cornerstone said it hoped to create a “next generation technology blueprint for the future-ready workforce.” Buzzwords aside, the companies, which are expected to continue to operate independently for a time, promised to develop new approaches to experiential learning, content and skill-building, all the while creating a unified and scalable talent infrastructure. Brent Skinner, director and principal analyst at North Billerica, Mass., analyst firm 3Sixty Insights, sees the EdCast acquisition as […]

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3Sixty Insights Monthly Recap | March 2022

Recent Research: Research Preview: Where and How Is HCM Best at Improving the Employee Experience? In his research preview, Brent Skinner, co-founder of 3Sixty Insights and lead for the firm’s HCM technology practice, elaborates on his question: Where and How Is HCM Best at Improving the Employee Experience? That everything about HCM is impactful and quantifiable has huge implications vis-à-vis where and how HCM most contributes to negative, neutral or positive employee sentiment, an important measurable expression of the quality of the employee experience. Much of this activity occurs outside HR’s inherent purview, and one implication of this is that most organizational leaders should take HCM seriously and begin practicing it. Market Alert: Cornerstone’s Acquisition of EdCast Creates First Mature End-To-End Future-Of-Work Learning Suite From […]

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HR Tech Alliances Town Hall | Cornerstone’s Acquisition of EdCast with Brent Skinner of 3Sixty Insights

Brent Skinner, our co-founder and HCM practice lead, was recently the featured guest on HR Tech Alliances’ Weekly Town Hall. During his appearance, he shared his thoughts on the following: This month’s acquisition of EdCast by Cornerstone brings many benefits to both vendors. The most significant benefit, however, is the one this acquisition, once complete, brings to the market itself: the industry’s first mature end-to-end future-of-work learning suite from a single vendor. Once again, we see that Cornerstone is a bona fide agile 800lbs gorilla in corporate learning, equipped with all the fixings that modern on-the-job learning and career development necessitate: AI, machine learning LXP, LMS, content, etc. Other solution providers in learning, even those who play just around its edges, must now figure out […]

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Market Alert: Cornerstone’s Acquisition of EdCast Creates First Mature End-To-End Future-Of-Work Learning Suite From a Single Vendor

What Happened In mid-March 2022, corporate learning solutions vendor Cornerstone announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EdCast, provider of a learning experience platform. Once the acquisition is complete, as a result, the industry’s first mature end-to-end learning suite will be available from a single vendor. Background Following a long stint as a publicly traded company, Cornerstone returned to private ownership in late 2021, this time under the auspices of the private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group L.P. With this development for Cornerstone comes the flexibility and agility to compete in a crowded market for corporate learning technology and products. The acquisition of EdCast is evidence.   Download the full 3Sixty Insights Market Alert:

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