HR Technology

Oracle joins skills cloud market. Technology giant Oracle has joined the list of companies offering products aimed at helping employers continuously identify the skills they need and that are available to them. A June blog post from research analyst and adviser Josh Bersin reports Oracle is the first human capital management (HCM) vendor that has built in what he calls SkillsTechtools to help categorize, assess, manage, and improve skills at workinto an HCM platform. Bersin reports that Oracle Dynamic Skills has three major components. Skills Nexus starts with an organizations own HR data, job titles, competencies, and industry language. It then uses artificial intelligence to find unseen skills and recommend merging multiple variants of the same skill. Skills Advisor is the technology that uses skills data to recommend learning, job moves, pay changes, or other business processes. Skills Center is where employees can identify their skills gaps and proactively improve their skills. Read More...