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Best Practices for Developing Pace Layering for Human Capital Management

Published: 24 March 2015

ID: G00273525

Analyst(s): Ron Hanscome , Jeff Freyermuth


Gartner's Pace Layer methodology supports development of an HCM technology strategy by providing a foundation for HR and IT managers to assemble a current view of HR functions and HCM applications, while also developing future-state models that provide the agility needed to boost business value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leverage the Gartner Pace Layer Methodology to Visualize the Current HCM Applications Landscape
  • Develop Multiple Future Application Scenarios to Determine the Options That Best Fit Your Organization's Unique Characteristics
  • Deconstruct Application Portfolios, Apply the Appropriate Level of Granularity to the Individual Applications and Identify Specific Roles and Functions That Require Differentiation and Innovation
    • Retail Chief Learning Officer (CLO)
    • Healthcare Nursing Supervisor

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