2020 in Review

2020 in Review

What a year 2020 has been! It is hard to believe it’s drawing to a close already. There isn't a single person who hasn't been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in one way or another this year, and…

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Why Platform Integrations are the Future of HR Tech

Why Platform Integrations are the Future of HR Tech

The term “Best-In-Class” is a common claim made by many companies, especially technology companies. You’ve likely heard it before and may have dismissed it as marketing jargon. In this article, we’ll unpack the meaning of the term Best-In-Class and how we understand it in terms of HR Technology now, and into the future. BusinessDictionary.com defines “best in class” as “the highest current performance level in an industry, used as a standard or benchmark to be equaled or exceeded”. That’s a high bar.…

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(Mis)perceptions of the State of Benefits Admin Technology

(Mis)perceptions of the State of Benefits Admin Technology

We live in interesting times when it comes to insurance technology (insurtech). According to cbinsights.com, in the United States alone, more than $2.56 billion has been invested in insurtech startups in 2018! Huge investments are being made in projects and programs to change an industry that has been traditionally dominated by manual processes and paper. Benefits administration in particular is one area in which tech investment is long overdue. Over the past few years the Canadian market…

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How Leading Benefits Administration Platforms can put You in Control of Your Data

How Leading Benefits Administration Platforms can put You in Control of Your Data

Administering employee group benefits plans directly with insurance carriers, or through many ben-admin modules in HRIS platforms, comes at a cost. Some obvious, like a lack of robust data compliance built into these systems, which results in liabilities in the way of plan member data errors. Some, less obvious but still significant, like: the lack of robust data retention.…

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