Gartner Magic Quadrant ranks cloud software company SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors, the global leader in business execution software, has been positioned by the leading information technology research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc., in the “Leaders” quadrant of the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Employee Performance Management Software.

Gartner defines leaders in this Magic Quadrant as companies that have “strong product functionality and, often, provide superior customer experience. In addition, these vendors have strong direct sales and/or channel sales capabilities. Leading vendors also have strong or emerging multinational solutions (with corresponding service and support).”

Brad Mattick, Head of Worldwide Product Marketing at SuccessFactors commented, “From day one our team has been working hard to provide the innovative, robust solutions for our customers through our Business Execution Software suite and we are honoured to continue to receive industry recognition.”

Mattick added, “Now in our tenth year, we are more dedicated than ever to helping our customers be more productive and improve business execution through our cloud software solutions.”

SuccessFactors’ product leadership was further demonstrated with the company commissioning an extensive business research report titled ‘The Link Between Strategic Alignment and Staff Productivity’. The report identifies three critical areas for determining failure or success in this area: Alignment & Collaboration, Performance & Productivity, and Growth & Talent.

The report findings show that nearly three out of four survey respondents whose companies use collaborative technologies, such as SuccessFactors’ CubeTree, feel their organisation communicates business strategy “well” or “very well”. The research shows that only a third of all organisations monitor and manage their employee’s goals using a fully integrated computerised solution, but those that do are deriving significant benefits.

Furthermore, SuccessFactors has also enabled the report to be personalised in order to benefit organisations and businesses directly with performance and alignment guidance. An individualised report can be created by answering a series of simple multiple choice questions. This then provides the organisation with both an Alignment & Collaboration and a Performance & Productivity score to help achieve business goals and objectives.

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