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Hype Cycle for Human Capital Management Software, 2015

Published: 04 August 2015

ID: G00278163

Analyst(s): Jeff Freyermuth , Ron Hanscome , Helen Poitevin , Yvette Cameron


This Hype Cycle helps organizations make the most of their investments in human capital management software by providing insight into the maturity of key applications and technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Virtual Personal Assistants
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Digital Workplace Graph
    • Smart Workspace
    • Talent Science
    • Sales Appraisal and Evaluation Management
    • Bring Your Own Wellness
    • Postmodern ERP
    • Collaborative Work Management
    • Alumni Community Management
    • Digital HR Document Management
    • MDM of HR Data Solutions
  • At the Peak
    • Workforce Planning and Modeling
    • Talent Assessment and Measurement Tools
    • Expertise Location and Management
    • Social Employee Recognition Systems
    • SOW Services P2P Solutions
    • Video Recruiting
    • Sales Performance Management
    • Sales Coaching Solutions
    • Social-Learning Platform
    • Learning BPO
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Workforce Analytics
    • HCM and Social Software
    • Integrated HR Service Delivery Tools
    • Compensation Management (Line Managers)
    • Social Recruitment Software
    • Onboarding
    • Mobile HCM
    • Succession Management
    • Social Network Analysis
    • Social Analytics
    • Talent Management Suites
    • Performance Appraisal/Assessment
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Field Service Workforce Optimization
    • HRMS via SaaS
    • Sales Incentive Compensation Management
    • Enterprise Workforce Management
    • RPO
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Workforce Management Systems for Logistics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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