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Market Snapshot: Human Capital Management Software, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 15 May 2017

ID: G00331325

Analyst(s): Chris Pang , John Kostoulas


The HCM application market is growing steadily in terms of revenue, with cloud driving the increasing need for innovation. Yet, a significant lag between supply and demand around cloud adoption exists, and application leaders need to accelerate HCM cloud transition in the next three to four years.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Share Data
    • Embrace the Key Business Drivers Behind HCM Technology Innovation: Employee Experience, Redefined HR Processes and Data-Driven Decision Making
    • Decouple HCM Deployment From the Rest of the ERP Strategy, as the Pace of Cloud Transition Varies Across ERP Disciplines
    • Partner With HR Leaders to Accelerate the Cloud Transition of Your HCM Application Portfolio During the Next Four Years
  • Forecast
  • Market Notes
  • Market Definition
  • Vendors in the Market

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