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Bersin & Associates

October 18, 2010 08:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Battle for Your Mind and Your Wallet: What Does the Consolidation of the HR Technology Systems Market Mean for You?

Join Bersin & Associates to Learn About How Churn Among HR Technology Vendors Will Affect the Market, Talent Management and Learning Technology Strategies

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2010) -

Josh Bersin, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bersin & Associates (

A series of acquisitions in the HR technology sector is causing a shakeout in the market. Recently, Taleo, the largest provider of talent management software, announced the planned acquisition of, Kenexa announced the planned acquisition of and SumTotal announced its intent to purchase Softscape. These acquisitions quickly create large new players that span the Learning Management, Talent Management and Performance management system markets. Consolidation also will force other LMS vendors to get big fast -- and signals further big changes in the LMS and talent markets.

Josh will provide perspective on the immediate and future implications for LMS and talent-related technologies. He will address important questions, including:

  • What are the implications of these acquisitions on the HR technology systems and talent markets?
  • How will these acquisitions affect major market players?
  • Which are the companies to watch closely?
  • What are the potential benefits and risks to current clients of companies that are consolidating?
  • What other trends may be affected by ongoing market churn?

Join Josh to understand how the recent churn among HR technology vendors and future developments could impact your talent and learning technology strategy.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET (11 a.m. - Noon PT), Oct. 18, 2010 

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Contact Information

    For more information:
    Laura Evenson
    Bersin & Associates
    Office: (510) 347-4300
    Mobile: (415) 465-2711