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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites


Talent management suites help enterprises manage the key workforce processes of plan to source, acquire to onboard, perform to reward and assess to develop. Chief HR officers and HR IT leaders developing workforce strategies should use this research to help them identify key and best-fit vendors.

Published: 10 August 2015

ID: G00266384

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

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Cornerstone OnDemand
    • Deltek (HRsmart)
    • Halogen Software
    • Haufe
    • Lumesse
    • Oracle (Talent Management Cloud)
    • PeopleFluent
    • Saba
    • SAP (SuccessFactors)
    • SumTotal
    • Talentsoft
    • Technomedia
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

  • No Single Vendor Dominates All Components of the Suite
  • The TM Suite Is Giving Way to the HCM Suite, but Specialty Solutions Will Persist
  • The Nexus Forces Are Mainstreaming
  • Innovations Propel the Digital Workplace and Engaged Workforces
  • User Experience Continues to Exhibit a Large Expectation Gap
  • For Integration Satisfaction, What's Under the Hood Matters

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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