About the Constellation ShortList™ Portfolio

Technology Solutions for Early Adopters 

Use the Constellation ShortList portfolio to narrow your search for the technologies you need to meet your digital transformation goals. Then speak with a Constellation analyst to make your final decision. To view the complete portfolio, visit our Research Library.

Solutions on the Constellation ShortList are selected by Constellation analysts through a research process that includes client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.

The 76 Constellation ShortList Categories: 

AI-Driven Cognitive Applications 
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Best Of Breed Platforms 
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Cloud Platforms
Augmented Meeting Services 

Augmented Reality Platforms 
Augmented Business Intelligence and Analytics
Automated Cloud Data Warehouse Services - NEW
B2B Marketing Automation for Enterprise 
B2B Marketing Automation for Small to Mid-Sized Business 

B2C Marketing Automation for Enterprise 

B2C Marketing Automation for Small to Mid Sized Business 
Benefits Administration

Blockchain Technology Services

Blockchain Technology Platforms
Campaign to Commerce: All-In-One-Commerce Clouds 
Campaign to Commerce: Best-of-Breed Commerce Platforms 
Cloud-Based BI & Analytics
Cloud-Based Machine Learning Platforms
Cloud-Based Planning Platforms
Cloud Customer Service and Contact Center Software

Cloud Identity Management

Compensation Management
Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Content Management Systems (CMS) - Headless - NEW
Content Management Systems (CMS) - Hybrid - NEW

Customer Data Platform (CDP) - NEW

Customer Experience (CX) Design & Execution Services: Global 
Customer Experience (CX) Operations Services: Global 
Customer Loyalty and Retention

Digital Adoption Platforms
Digital Asset Management (DAM) for DX
Digital Asset Management (DAM) for High Volume Commerce
Digital Canvas Workboards
Digital Experience (DX) Platforms
Digital Performance Management

Digital Transformation Services (DTX): Global 
Digital Transformation Target Platforms

Earned Media and Communication Cloud Platforms

Employee Digital Workspaces
Enterprise Application Platforms - NEW
Enterprise Cloud Finance
Enterprise File Sharing and Cloud Content Management
Enterprise Group Messaging
Enterprise Low-Code Tools and Platforms
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)
European-Centric Talent Management Suites  
Event Marketing & Management Software 
Field Service Management
Gig Economy Platforms for the Enterprise 
Global HCM Suites
Global IaaS for NextGen Apps
Healthcare Clinical Communication
Healthcare ERP

Healthcare IT Security
Healthcare Medical Device Security
Hybrid-Cloud and MultiCloud NoSQL Databases 
Hybrid-Cloud and Multicloud Analytical Relational Database Management Systems - NEW
Hybrid-Cloud and MultiCloud Relational Transactional Database Management Systems 

Incident/Event Management/Notification
Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS)
Innovation Services and Engineering
Learning Marketplaces
Location Technology Platforms
Marketing Analytics Solutions
Master Data Management
Matrix Commerce Order Management 

Metadata Management, Data Cataloging and Data Governance
Microsoft End-to-End Service Providers
Next-Generation Computing Platforms
Next-Gen Databases: RDBMS for On-Premises
North American Talent Acquisition

No Code / Low Code for SAP Systems - NEW
OKR Tracking and Management Tools
P2C Management - NEW
PaaS Suites
PaaS Tool Suites 
Partner & Alliance Relationship Management (PARM)
Payroll for North American SMBS

Product Information Management (PIM) 
Population Health Management Solutions
Price Optimization Solutions

Product-Centric Cloud ERP
Public Cloud Transformation Services: Global - NEW
Quantum Computing Platforms

Quantum Computing Software Platforms
Robotic Process Automation
Sales Force Automation
Sales Performance Management - NEW

Sales Engagement Platforms - NEW
Sales Productivity
Self-Service Data Science & Machine Learning
Self-Service Data Preparation

Services-Centric Cloud ERP
Smart Services Digital Monetization Platforms

Social Advertising Management
Social Engagement and Listening Platforms

Talent Management Suites
Travel Management Platforms
Virtual Care Platforms 
Virtual Events: Conferences & Experiential Events 

Virtual Events: Webcasts and Meetings 
Work Coordination Platforms
Workforce Management Suites

Frequency of Evaluation

Each Constellation ShortList will be updated at least once per year. There could be an update after six months, should the analyst deem it necessary.

Evaluation Services

Constellation clients may work with the analyst and research team to conduct a more thorough discussion of this Constellation ShortList. Constellation can also provide guidance in vendor selection and contract negotiation.