Gartner Research

Best Practices in Deploying Talent Management in the Cloud

Published: 11 September 2013

ID: G00254689

Analyst(s): Sunil Padmanabh, Ron Hanscome


Many organizations are rushing to deploy cloud-based talent management solutions without a clear understanding of the implementation challenges. This research provides HR leaders and CIOs with best practices derived from global case studies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Mandate the Usage of Vendor-Provided Configuration Toolsets/Extension Kits and Other Partner-Provided Accelerators to Manage Customization
  • Utilize the Architect Phase to Rapidly Prototype and Resolve All Integration, Security and Data-Mapping Scenarios Especially Relating to Core HRMS Applications/Payroll Integration
  • Enforce a Robust Change Management Program With Emphasis on User Benefits
  • Develop Robust Assessment Criteria to Select System Integrator/Implementation Partners With Specific HCM Processes, Organization Change Management, Security and Integration Expertise

Case Studies

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