Gartner Research

Transforming Human Capital Management Primer for 2017

Published: 20 January 2017

ID: G00318239

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson , Ron Hanscome


Innovation in human capital management technologies is transforming the way organizations source, hire, onboard, deploy, manage, develop and pay their workforce. Gartner's 2017 research helps application leaders supporting HCM leverage this innovation.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do you create an HCM technology strategy to support HR transformation and the digital workplace?
    • What new analytics technologies, innovations in machine learning and analytics use cases best inform HCM planning and decision making?
    • What best practices can be used to optimize investments in HCM solutions?
    • How will broad trends in technology such as the shift to cloud delivery, improvements in user experience and the broad acceptance of social/collaboration software impact HCM applications and markets?
    • How are markets and vendors for HCM solutions evolving?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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