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SuccessFactors Cited As A Leader In Independent Research Firm's 2013 Talent Management Q1 Report

Stocks in this article: SAP

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  SuccessFactors, an SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) company and the global leader in business execution (BizX) software, today announced it has been ranked as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Talent Management, Q1 2013 for its Performance & Goals, Succession & Development, and Learning Solutions by Forrester Research, Inc. SuccessFactors earned a Leader position among nine of the top talent management vendors across 57 criteria – ranging from competency, goals, performance, succession and learning management and collaboration capabilities to strategy and market presence. 


SuccessFactors offers unparalleled breadth and depth across the full Cloud HCM landscape, including a complete SaaS-based set of talent solutions, core HR, Collaboration, Recruiting, Learning, Workforce Analytics.

"Executing SuccessFactors integrated talent management platform was a key building block in linking strategy, execution, and talent," said Robert Mellwig, SPHR senior vice president, Human Resources Lowe Enterprises, Destination Hotels & Resorts.

Leaders were recognized because their talent management suites meet global market needs with rich, deep talent features, and SuccessFactors is specifically recognized for its "competency management with integrated and third-party libraries, performance review with continuous peer feedback capabilities from multiple applications, and an intuitive user interface with personalization capabilities." Additionally, "SuccessFactors leads in overall talent management functionality" and, among the other leaders, is a "solid competitor in the international market."

"SuccessFactors has defined the talent management space and leads with our world-class Performance, Succession and Learning solutions," said Lars Dalgaard, founder and CEO of SuccessFactors and member of the Executive Board of SAP AG. "I believe that this report not only validates our 'best of breed' talent management solutions and our fully-integrated BizX suite, but it also shows that success in business today is the ability to get all your talent running in the right direction at the right speed. Our acquisition of Plateau Systems in 2011 was one of many legendary moves toward adding robust learning management capabilities and talent that created a rich, unified BizX Suite. Now, as an SAP company, we have 700 specialists in core HRIS running at high velocity and delivering the strongest, most global and comprehensive cloud system of record. We are hungry to continue to lead in the industry and to amaze customers with our gorgeous, intuitive products and aggressive dedication to the Cloud."

SuccessFactors' talent management suite is part of a broader HCM platform that also includes a modern, global Core HR system that helps customers return time and money back to the business. Rich workforce analytics deliver customers complete visibility and actionable insight into what's really happening within the workforce. The SuccessFactors approach is unique in that it offers customers the flexibility to start anywhere on the HCM spectrum and expand over time. 

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