Here are links to some of my most research notes (subscription required):
The Pace of Consolidation Accelerates in the E-Recruitment Software Market -- Large vendors that have not had a presence in talent management are buying their way in through increasing mergers and acquisitions. Talent management vendors are trying to get to a critical mass to compete with the larger, more-established organizations.
Magic Quadrant for E-Recruitment Software, 2006 -- Due to the maturing market for e-recruitment software, Gartner has produced a Magic Quadrant. The vendors included here provide Internet recruitment applications for the full requisition-to-hire process to companies with more than 2,500 employees.
SumTotal Aims to Lead Talent Management Market With MindSolve -- By acquiring MindSolve, SumTotal Systems gains a strong talent management offering, including e-learning, employee performance management, succession management and compensation management applications.
Predicts 2007: Software as a Service Provides a Viable Delivery Model -- Adopt SaaS first using a modular and incremental approach. SaaS predictions provide overall guidance for SaaS delivery adoption and specific market outlooks for human capital management, e-commerce and integration as a service.
Workday's Initial HCM Offering Is Intriguing but Unproven -- The startup Workday's Human Capital Management software-as-service solution includes innovative technology and has had some initial success. Prospective customers will face the usual risks of early adopters.
Case Study: Workforce Analytics at Sun -- Sun used workforce analytics to understand the financial impact of and to target its spending around its mentoring program.