Part 1 of this series introduced SuccessFactors, a public provider of software as a service (SaaS) talent management solutions. The article first analyzed the vendor’s evolution from its traditional People Performance realm to the seemingly more opportune Business Execution (BizX) province.
Then the article talked about SuccessFactors’ diverse product editions (tailored to
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performance and talent management. SuccessFactors also faces competition from custom-built software that is designed to support the needs of a single organization, and from a plethora of HR and talent management application providers. These software vendors include Authoria (including PeopleClick ), Cornerstone OnDemand, Halogen Software , Kenexa (including Salary.com ), Oracle, Plateau Systems, Saba, SAP, Softscape, StepStone Solutions, SumTotal Systems , Taleo, Ultimate Software, Workscape , and