SuccessFactors Jam Named a Leader in IDC's 2012 MarketScape Report on Worldwide Social Technology in Integrated Talent Management

More than 1.6 million users connect, collaborate and share expertise with SuccessFactors Jam

Jul 26, 2012, 08:00 ET from SuccessFactors, Inc.

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, announced that SuccessFactors Jam, its social learning and collaboration solution, is positioned as a leader for worldwide social technology in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Social Technology in Integrated Talent Management 2012 Vendor Analysis, doc #236025, July 2012. The IDC study recognizes SuccessFactors Jam as a market leader that delivers both recruiter-based and candidate-based social media integration, extends learning beyond the classroom, drives engagement for new hires, and allows customers to build internal communities to aid in the rollout and support of performance, compensation, and other HCM processes.


"SuccessFactors has proven itself as a leader in social technology across integrated talent management," said Lisa Rowan, program director, HR and talent management services, IDC. "The company's focus on delivering a solution that directly maps towards how people get work done today is a true differentiator in the market."

In addition, IDC also recognized SuccessFactors as a "leader" a cross all IDC Integrated Talent Management MarketScape Reports, including recruiting, learning, performance and compensation. SuccessFactors is the only vendor to earn the distinction in all of the reports.

"We are extremely proud of the growth of SuccessFactors Jam over the past twelve months," said Kara Wilson, chief marketing officer, SuccessFactors. "Not only has IDC recognized SuccessFactors as an industry leader in social technology, but our customers have validated our vision by leveraging Jam to empower employees and accelerate the productivity of our 1.6 million users."

SuccessFactors is the only talent management vendor that provides a complete SaaS-based set of talent solutions, including core HR, collaborationrecruitinglearningworkforce analytics and workforce planning.

SuccessFactors Jam is available free to all SuccessFactors customers. For more information on upgrading to Jam Premier visit

About SuccessFactors, an SAP Company
SuccessFactors is the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution Software, and delivers business alignment, team execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organizations of all sizes across more than 60 industries. With approximately 15 million subscription seats globally, we strive to delight our customers by delivering innovative solutions, content and analytics, process expertise and best practices insights from serving our broad and diverse customer base. Today, we have more than 3,500 customers in more than 168 countries using our application suite in 35 languages.

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About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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