Trends Report

Consolidation And Innovation Transform The HRM Vendor Landscape

October 5th, 2012
With contributors:
Mike Gilpin , Claire Schooley , Reedwan Iqbal


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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Mike Gilpin
Claire Schooley
and Reedwan Iqbal