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Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites

Published: 20 September 2018

ID: G00327345

Analyst(s): Ron Hanscome , Jason Cerrato , Melanie Lougee , Jeff Freyermuth


Talent management suites help enterprises manage the key workforce processes of plan to source, acquire to onboard, perform to reward and assess to develop. Application leaders supporting these processes should use this Magic Quadrant to identify vendors suitable for further evaluation.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Cegid
    • Cornerstone OnDemand
    • Haufe
    • PageUp
    • Saba (Saba Cloud)
    • Saba (TalentSpace)
    • SAP (SuccessFactors)
    • Skillsoft (SumTotal Systems)
    • Talentsoft
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Honorable Mentions

Evaluation Criteria

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


Market Overview

  • No Vendor Offers Best-in-Class Functionality Across Entire TM Suite
  • HCM Suite Vendors Encroach Further on TM Market
  • User Experience Is Still a Priority for Buyers — Better Mobile Support, Collaborative and Reporting Capabilities and Analytics Are Needed
  • AI Is Coming

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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