It’s generally recognized that the human capital management (HCM) space is heating up and that HR professionals are investing in technology to improve organizational performance. Research has found that existing systems are aging, cloud systems make software easier to buy and advances in user experience make purchases more compelling.
Yet, as HR leaders evaluate a new generation of HCM solutions, the landscape is quickly evolving. The HCM solutions of the future are the ones that embrace lessons already learned by the best ERP solutions—an adjacent space that has already navigated the learning curve. The ERP market has come to understand the importance of unified data, employee-driven work flows and contextually relevant tools.