Gartner Research

Focus on 3 Key Areas Before Implementing a Cloud HCM Suite

Published: 15 May 2018

ID: G00347258

Analyst(s): Mike Burden


Organizations moving to cloud HCM suites without a full understanding of the implications of their decision will fail to deploy a maintainable platform. This research discusses best practices in three often overlooked areas to help application leaders overcome the challenges they will face.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Ensure Clarity of HCM Functional Needs by Launching a Project With Stakeholders Six to Nine Months Ahead of Vendor Selection
  • Define Roles and Responsibilities by Agreeing Who Should Lead and Participate in the Product Update Process
  • Prioritize Vendor Service Capabilities as a Criterion Alongside HCM Functional Requirements to Identify Best-Fit Vendors

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