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For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Consolidation And Innovation Transform The HRM Vendor Landscape

October 5, 2012

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Authors

  • By Paul D. Hamerman
  • with Mike Gilpin,
  • Claire Schooley,
  • Reedwan Iqbal

Why Read This Report

This report will enable application development and delivery professionals (AD&D pros) and their HR business partners to understand the factors changing the vendor landscape for HRM technology solutions. The HRM market landscape has undergone major changes recently as a result of the popularity of software-as-a-service (SaaS), investment in new products, and rampant vendor consolidation activity. This report provides a framework of business process categories that will help you understand the opportunities and tradeoffs in rationalizing your portfolio of HRM solutions between core transactional applications and specialized talent management solutions. Understanding the changing vendor landscape provides insights into alternative deployment models (on-premises, hosted, SaaS, and business process outsourcing) and technology innovations that can elevate employee engagement and talent management processes to the next level.

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Table of Contents

  • HRM Solutions Map To Six Major Categories
  • Vendor Consolidation Transforms The Market Landscape
  • SaaS Changes Ownership Cost Economics And Competition
  • Point Solutions Remain In Play Despite Market Consolidation
  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Let Your HRM Applications Strategy Drive Your Vendor Choices
  • WHAT IT MEANS

  • The Role Of IT Changes As HRM Solutions Evolve In The Cloud
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents