Tagged: Talent Management

From Talent Management To Talent Experience. Why The HR Tech Market Is In Disruption

Have you noticed how many interesting new HR software companies we have?  There’s a reason. The craze for “integrated talent management systems” is ending, now replaced by a market for “talent experience” solutions.

In this article I’m going to discuss the history of “integrated talent management” and explain why it feels so dated. Then I ... Read more»

The Talent Management Software Market Grows and Evolves

The Talent Management Software Market Grows and Evolves

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge. CornerstoneOnDemand just announced 39% YTY growth in revenues, and our discussions with Saba, SumTotal Systems, SAP, Oracle, ADP, Jobvite, and others show growth rates all in the double digits..

Our latest research shows that this market grew by 17% last year and is now over ... Read more»

The Business Case for Talent Management:  Steve Ballmer Agrees

The Business Case for Talent Management: Steve Ballmer Agrees

Talent management makes money.

If you are trying to build a business case for a corporate talent management program, here is some astounding data:

Of the 700+ organizations we studied in 2010 and 2011, only 7% told us that they have a “strategic talent management” program. We defined talent management in four levels of ... Read more»

Yes, HR Really Does Make a Difference – HR Factbook Research Proves Business Value

Yes, HR Really Does Make a Difference – HR Factbook Research Proves Business Value

This week we published the first ever HR Factbook®, a comprehensive benchmarking study which summarizes almost two years of research into the spending, resource allocation, and staffing levels of corporate Human Resources.  I am particularly proud of this research, because not only does it provide valuable benchmarking information for any HR manager, it also ... Read more»

Talent Management Revisited:  Where are we now?

Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?

Talent management has now become one of the most talked-about topics in business and HR.

High Impact Talent Management Strategy Process

Companies around the world are reorganizing their human resources teams to create Chief Talent Officers, Vice-Presidents of Talent Management, and Senior Talent Executives. And the software industry supporting this space continues to explode: Successfactors and Taleo are rated among the ... Read more»

SumTotal Acquires Softscape:  The Gloves come Off in the Talent Management Market

SumTotal Acquires Softscape: The Gloves come Off in the Talent Management Market

Today SumTotal Systems, the largest provider of learning management systems, announced the acquisition of Softscape, the pioneering software vendor that started the market for integrated talent management software.  This move, another in a wave of consolidations taking place, creates a “gorilla” in the market for end-to-end talent management software.  (Recent acquisitions include Authoria’s ... Read more»

Seeing the Constellations:  Thoughts from IMPACT 2009

Seeing the Constellations: Thoughts from IMPACT 2009

We just completed our IMPACT® 2009 Research Conference in Florida, which brought together over 300 top HR and L&D leaders from around the world.  One of the things I talked about in my keynote is the real value of industry research, and I wanted to highlight some of this thinking here, through the use of ... Read more»

ARAMARK:  Talent Management at its Finest

ARAMARK: Talent Management at its Finest

ARAMARK is one of the country’s most well-run, talent-driven companies – and they are proof that talent management, when done well, is one of the most important business strategies a company can embrace.

Who is ARAMARK?

ARAMARK is an amazing 250,000 person global company which provides facilities management and food service for many of the ... Read more»

Fear:  Does your organization have the Courage to invest in tough times?

Fear: Does your organization have the Courage to invest in tough times?

You can’t pick up a newspaper these days without reading about more business downturns, layoffs, and lowered expectations for retail sales, automobiles, consumer products, housing, and financial services.  Lots of business leaders are making tough decisions right now, and I also know a lot of our HR and L&D readers are worried about their jobs.... Read more»

Where is the “Talent Management” Market going?

Where is the “Talent Management” Market going?

As the US economy lost 240,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate rises to 6.5%, one of the questions I know many people ask is the direction of the “talent management” marketplace.  Let me give you our thoughts on the trends taking place.

First, the urgency of “talent management” in corporate HR organizations has ... Read more»