Galway AI firm Galvia strikes global HR software deal

TalentGuard’s platform will leverage tech from Galway firm Galvia AI to predict voluntary employee turnover and talent retention.

Fast-scaling Galway artificial intelligence (AI) player Galvia has been selected by one of the world’s leading workforce software businesses TalentGuard to help transform its worldwide client base.

Galvia provides AI-powered infrastructure services and automation to enhance organisational effectiveness and decision-making.  

“Our machine-learning technology helps companies predict future attrition, identify at-risk employees and reduce the costs associated with constant employee churn”

Formerly known as Chatspace, Galvia is a a decision intelligence platform that supports organisations to make better decisions through their data.

Decision intelligence

The Galway business since 2017 has worked with some of the largest companies in the world including Nestlé and Atos as well as introducing an AI powered student engagement platform for NUI Galway.

“Our machine-learning technology helps companies predict future attrition, identify at-risk employees and reduce the costs associated with constant employee churn,” said John Clancy, founder and CEO of Galvia AI.

“We are very excited to be partnering with TalentGuard to support more and more organisations to transform insights into impact and empower teams to do their best work.” 

Most recently Galvia’s technology helped TalentGuard guide a US private equity firm merging multiple companies to match employees in various roles across multiple companies to new positions and retain their top talent.

As workforces continue to change, the demand for insights, automation, and AI-powered applications have become a top priority for organisations.  

“Many people see artificial intelligence and machine learning as a ‘magic bullet’ to solve HR and business challenges. However, thinking critically about the different AI methodologies available and how to fine-tune models to generate high-quality results while avoiding overfitting and mitigating bias is crucial” says Frank Ginac, co-founder and CTO of TalentGuard.

“As the chief technology officer of TalentGuard, I can attest to the importance of selecting partners with a disciplined approach to these factors. Galvia AI has impressed us with its expertise. We are excited to collaborate with them to help organisations apply the most effective AI/ML methodology to address their talent needs,” Ginac said.

TalentGuard’s client base includes Irish company, Version 1, which provides IT solutions to the private and public sectors. 

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