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Three Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion Are Critical in Your HCM Product Roadmap

Published: 16 May 2018

ID: G00354905

Analyst(s): Jason Cerrato , John Kostoulas


D&I is an emerging priority for CEOs, requiring technology-supported interventions across people processes. Technology product management leaders at HCM software vendors must address D&I enablement as a key dimension in their roadmaps to establish competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • Why Is D&I Becoming More Important Today?
    • Business Benefits of D&I Are Hindered by Decision-Making Bias Across People Processes

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Business Benefits of D&I Drive CEOs to Sponsor Data-Driven Decision-Making Interventions
  • Horizontal Impact of D&I Enablement Requires HCM Vendors to Address It Across HR Functional Areas in Their Product Roadmaps
  • HCM Vendors That Include D&I Within Their Value Proposition Will Better Engage CEOs and Differentiate Their Offerings

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