SilkRoad Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Social Technologies in Integrated Talent Management 2015 Vendor Analysis

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Earns High Marks for Social in Recruiting, Learning, and Performance


SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, has been named a MarketScape leader in the recently released IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Social Technologies in Integrated Talent Management 2015 Vendor Analysis. SilkRoad was highly rated by customers for social delivery in recruiting, learning, and performance. 

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Using detailed criteria and based on information gathered from IDC’s annual HR Survey, this report measures vendors on key factors contributing to vendor success in the social technology for worldwide integrated talent management market; a market whose importance has been on the rise in recent years. 

“SilkRoad was early to social integration with talent and has perfected its deliverables,” writes Lisa Rowan, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Social Technology for Integrated Talent Management 2015 Vendor Analysis (IDC #255616).

SilkRoad offers an integrated set of employee-centered core HR, talent acquisition, and talent development software solutions that are delivered through a friendly talent portal to drive greater engagement, collaboration, and user adoption. The company has pioneered the use of social technology, which has been integrated through the new Talent Portal social platform, serving as a hub for all talent management functions.

“It is an honor to be recognized by IDC as a MarketScape Leader,” said John Shackleton, President and CEO of SilkRoad. “In order to gain a competitive edge, businesses must have the ability to share information and interact through technology in meaningful ways. We are pleased that SilkRoad customers have given us high marks for their social interaction with The Life Suite.” 

To learn more about the SilkRoad Life Suite of talent management solutions, visit

About SilkRoad

SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end talent management solutions that enable customers to find, attract, develop, and retain the best talent. The award-winning SilkRoad Life Suite includes Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, and HRMS solutions that are delivered through a tablet-friendly Talent Portal. The suite is easy to deploy and use – a single platform to rapidly boost employee engagement and business performance. Visit, follow on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-312-574-3700.



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