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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites for 1,000+ Employee Enterprises


Human capital management suites support core HR, payroll, talent management, workforce management and HR service management. Application leaders in organizations with more than 1,000 workers who are pursuing a cloud HCM strategy should use this research to identify vendors for further evaluation.

Published: 23 September 2019

ID: G00373032

Analyst(s): Melanie Lougee, Ranadip Chandra , Jason Cerrato , Chris Pang , Ron Hanscome , Jeff Freyermuth , Sam Grinter , Helen Poitevin

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • ADP (Vantage HCM)
    • ADP (Workforce Now)
    • Ceridian
    • Cornerstone OnDemand
    • Infor
    • Kronos
    • Meta4
    • Oracle
    • Ramco Systems
    • SAP
    • Talentsoft
    • Ultimate Software
    • Workday
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Honorable Mention

Evaluation Criteria

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


Companion Research

Market Overview

  • Key Findings
    • Single-Vendor Strategies Are Being Replaced by Augmentation for Selective HR Processes
    • Leading Suite Vendors Have Been Acquisitive This Year
    • AI Investment Differentiates and Divides Vendors

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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