30 December 2019

People Analytics Tech: The Vendors

Dani Johnson
Co-Founder & Principal Analyst


  • This extensive research on vendors in the people analytics space features:
    • Key findings
    • Differentiators among vendors
    • Classifying and categorizing the vendors
    • Expert analysis

The second part of our people analytics technology study, this report focuses on the vendor side of the people analytics landscape.

Dialing into the vendor landscape

Companies are waking up to a truth: Understanding the people side of business is critical to their ability to compete effectively. Enter people analytics technology – and the vendors offering it.

Is there truly any question why this space is growing so quickly? Not to us.

People analytics is fast becoming a critical component of any HR / people technology ecosystem. As it should. But this rapid growth has created a deepening confusion as to who the different vendors are and what variety of capabilities they offer. So we set out to research and really dig into this tech landscape – and the end result is this 2nd of 2 reports (the first looks at the current state of this market) that’s specifically designed to help buyers interested in people analytics tech to understand the:

  • Truly differentiating capabilities vs those that are commodities
  • Types of people analytics tech vendor categories
  • Which vendors offer which capabilities

In addition, in this report we offer:

  • Recommendations for buyers
  • Recommendations for vendors
  • Key growth opportunities for the vendors
  • Our predictions for this market's future
Dani Johnson

Dani is Co-founder and Principal Analyst for RedThread Research. She has spent the majority of her career writing about, conducting research in, and consulting on human capital practices and technology. Her ideas can be found in publications such as Wall Street Journal, CLO Magazine, HR Magazine, and Employment Relations. Dani holds an MBA and an MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from BYU.

1 Comment

  1. Lexy Martin

    Vendor report please


  1. New Research: People Analytics Technology Vendors - What You Need to Know - RedThread Research - […] research sponsorship from PAFOW and Insight222, we can now tell you the answers to those questions. Click here to…
Share This