Evaluating Integrated vs. Embedded Social Technologies for HCM
Social networking can improve talent management processes such as employee recognition and rewards, performance management, project and task management, career mobility, candidate sourcing and workforce learning. It seems no matter where you look, another Human Capital Management (HCM) technology vendor is announcing new social capabilities. But how are they getting there? Are they partnering with social networking tools providers? Have they built out activity streams and then called that "social"? How broadly do these solutions really support social capabilities within the business process? Will the vendor's approach fit and scale for your organization? This report examines three major approaches HCM technology vendors have taken to social collaboration, and what that means for adopting organizations.