Tech & Jobs

2409, 2019

Tech & Jobs

By |September 24th, 2019|

Benefits for on-demand workers

Benefits for on-demand workers Human cloud, grocery delivery platform Instacart announced new benefits for its independent contractor shoppers in a post on Medium.

The perks include its “Stride Benefits Platform” for access to health insurance and financial tools, injury protection insurance to protect the shoppers in the case of an accident (it will […]

2307, 2019

Tech & Jobs

By |July 23rd, 2019|

DARQ technologies — a collective acronym for distributed ledger technology, artificial intelligence, extended reality and quantum computing — will have a transformational or extensive impact on their organizations, according to 68% of healthcare executives surveyed by Accenture.

It also found that 68% of the healthcare executives said that every employee in their organizations will be empowered […]

2005, 2019

Tech & Jobs

By |May 20th, 2019|

 

 

Ariba and Fieldglass VMS coming together

Procurement software provider SAP Ariba and contingent workforce vendor management system SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities, according to an article in TechTarget. The announcement came at the recent SAP Ariba Live conference in Austin, Texas.

German software firm SAP acquired Fieldglass in 2014. SAP Fieldglass had 5.7 […]

2503, 2019

Tech + Jobs

By |March 25th, 2019|

We highlight tech trends and developments that impact the world of work

Agency focuses on human cloud workers’ taxes

More needs to be done to fix tax noncompliance among workers operating through human cloud platforms and other sharing economy firms. That is according to a report by the US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration called, “Expansion […]

102, 2019

Tech + Jobs

By |February 1st, 2019|

IBM announces program to create thousands of tech apprenticeships

IBM and the Consumer Technology Association are launching the “CTA Apprenticeship Coalition,” aimed at creating thousands of new apprenticeships in 20 US states as a way to help close the skills gap. IBM itself pledged to add at least 450 apprenticeships over the next five years.

The program […]