Taleo named talent management market leader by IDC

Taleo, a provider of on-demand talent management software solutions, has been recognized by IDC, a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets, as a market leader in Integrated Talent Management in its 2011 MarketScape report.

IDC uses the report to analyze software vendors that offer integrated solutions to help companies attract, develop and retain their workforces.

Taleo was chosen for the leadership role because of its depth in capability of the individual talent functions, a robust partner ecosystem, strong brand recognition, global reach, and a track record of innovative research and development and integration, according to a company release.

IDC also highlighted Taleo’s “vision and execution in providing organizations with a superior end-to-end solution capable of meeting the needs of the entire employee lifecycle.”

Taleo’s Talent Grid, which positions the Taleo talent management suite as the focal point in a talent-partner ecosystem that enables data exchange, seamless reporting, and tighter integration through published APIs, was a focal point of consideration for IDC.

“Strategic organisations are realising that talent is key to growth and they can achieve business goals by integrating the various silos in HR. Taleo understands this and continues to lead the way in the talent management industry,” said Lisa Rowan, Program Director for HR and Talent Management Services with IDC. “By adding learning capabilities through its recent acquisition of Taleo has completed filling out the five pillars of talent management and continues to expand its range of talent management capabilities.”

“Businesses are turning to Taleo for talent intelligence, the key insights needed to help power their talent management strategies. These companies depend on Taleo’s complete offering of software solutions and access to the largest global community of talent management experts and partners to achieve growth,” said Shail Khiyara, Taleo’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We are pleased to see that our market momentum, suite offerings and proven record of successful acquisitions is reflected in IDC’s analysis.”


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