It’s a pleasure to welcome Ian J. Cook as a regular guest blogger. Ian will be blogging about HR Metrics which are fast becoming Canada’s leading source of HR data and analysis.
One software industry analyst has been watching the human resources management system market for some time and has discerned some trends. With the economy recovering from recession, organizations are focusing on core HR concerns, such as strategic hiring and productivity. As a result, they'll invest in technologies that help in these areas, particularly if they "offer an immediate return on investment or meet some compelling management or regulatory need".