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Plateau as a Service for Talent Management
Being a human resources (HR) and customer relationship management (CRM) analyst is definitely a privilege. I get to follow the trends from these two different

define securities  is a need to define what stays inside the four walls of the company and what can be shared (how and with whom). The ways Plateau and other HCM vendors help their customer to address these challenges will be described in a future blog post. In the meantime, I welcome your thoughts on the pros and cons of talent management and XaaS.

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