About Brain Sommer

Brian Sommer founded Vital Analysis in 2007 based on the market success that accompanied his TechVentive, Inc. launch several years earlier. Brian closely follows what C-level executives think, feel and need. He is also in a unique position to diagnosis the winners and the losers in technology

New Report on SilkRoad Available


Silk Road’s Personal Approach to On-Boarding
At the recent HR Technology show in Chicago, we briefly reviewed SilkRoad technology, Inc.’s new on-boarding product. That review was documented in a brief research report. A portion of the Prognosis section of the report includes:

“SilkRoad’s approach to HR technology bears some cultural resemblance […]

Workscape: Bringing Time to Value to Mid-Market

New Research Report Available from Workscape
We recently reviewed Workscape’s Express product line and developed a special report on same. Workscape has made this report available on its website and is available for download there. Please follow this link to access this report.

HR Vendor Meta4

Meta4 Makes Research Report Available
 Meta4, a global HR software vendor, recently posted this press release on its website ( At the end of this release is a link offering a copy of a recently prepared Meta4 research report. The following was originally posted at: .

December 2007

-Meta4’s Active HR Solution […]

Future of PSA/PPM Space – New Report

Where Professional Services Automation/Project Portfolio Management Solutions Must Go

We recently developed a 10 page report on the future of the PSA/PPM space. This report is available at no charge for a limited time to those who send a valid business email to: or submit a request using our request form page.

 The […]