20 Most Promising HR Technology Solution Providers - 2015

The key components to an effective Human Resource (HR) team consist of finding solutions that address their biggest challenges with respect to personnel and technology. The good news is: innovative HR practices, from talent and performance management to HR and paperless document management, have reengineered the legacy process. Organizations have overcome a myriad of human capital challenges from geographical limitations to mobilization. Ascendancy in HR technology such as open door policies and proactive measures to maintain employee relations have transformed various processes from recruit to retire functions and drastically changed the way employees and managers get access to the human resource data.

Technology has made it easier and faster to gather, collate, and deliver information to communicate with the employees. More importantly, it has the potential to reduce the HR department’s administrative burden so as to better equip the team to focus on more meaningful HR activities, such as providing managers with the expertise they need to make effective HR related decisions. Companies are fast learning the significance of incorporating technology to serve a primary role in the human capital ecosystem.

In order to simplify and assist CIOs identify the right HR technology solutions, CIOReview presents “20 Most Promising HR Technology Solution Providers 2015.”

A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the CIOReview editorial board has selected the top HR Technology Solution Providers. In our selection process, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the HR technology landscape.

Company Name

Company Description

Archive Systems Provides a complete suite of solutions for the paper to digital conversion process. From physical paper storage, all the in-between, to the digital document management cloud solution
CD2 Learning Provides content authoring, simulation tool, learning management, and talent development through a single scalable solution
Columbiasoft A document management software company providing Documents Locator to assist HR departments in establishing electronic management of large volumes of records
Corestream Corestream offers products which helps increase employee and reduce HR administration through creative and compelling voluntary benefits solutions
Cornerstone OnDemand Provides a cloud-based talent management software that facilitates organizations to bring all phases of the employee life-cycle under one platform
Evolution HCM Provides an end-to-end, single-source solution with payroll and tax, on boarding, HR administration, employee and manager portals, time and labor management, and analytics
Flock Software Provides a free, paperless and automated system for administrative tasks required to onboard and continuously manage employees limiting risks and liability.
HighGround HighGround is an employee engagement software company, assisting companies with change management and employee recognition.
Lever Lever offers a hiring software which seamlessly connects and integrates collaborative, company-wide sourcing into the hiring process
Mangrove Software Delivering the flexibility and functionality businesses need to manage their employees, including recruitment, HR management and compliance, benefits management, and online enrollment
Payce A solution provider for a wide range of human resource services such as Payroll, Employee-Self Service, Time & Attendance tools, and HR analytics.
Paychex Provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services.
PeopleAdmin Provider of integrated data-driven talent management solutions specifically designed for K-12, higher education, and government
Reliant A provider of innovative talent management solutions.
StarGarden A firm that offers on-premise or hosted Human Capital (HCM) and Authority management solutions for organizations
TalentGuard TalentGuard solves the employee engagement and retention problem with easy-to-use performance, 360 feedback, career pathing, succession, development, compensation, and certification tracking software for midsized to large enterprises
Ultimate Software A cloud provider of comprehensive human capital management (HCM) solutions
WorkCompass Provider of performance management software that enable organizations to actively manage employee performance, lower turnover, and better staff engagement
Workday Workday offers intuitive, self-service features to effectively organize, staff and manage the full hire-to-retire lifecycle in one simple, easy-to-use system
WORKTERRA A cloud-based technology built from the inside out on a platform designed for managing Benefits & People.