Research Reports

HR Vendor: Avilar

Avilar: Will New Leadership Translate Into Market Leadership?

We recently spoke with the leadership of Avilar, a learning and talent management solutions firm. That briefing resulted in this 6 page research note.  Here is an excerpt from the Overview section of the report:
“We recently received a short briefing from Avilar’s […]

PSA Coverage: CA Clarity PPM

CA Clarity PPM: Insight into Services Initiatives

For our second report in the PSA (Professional Services Automation) and PPM (Project Portfolio Management) space, we examined CA Clarity PPM. This product has its roots in the Niku solution that CA bought several years ago. Our assessment of the product line remains bullish […]

PSA Coverage: OpenAir

New OpenAir Report

We recently completed the first in a number of PSA (Professional Services Automation) and PPM (Project Portfolio Management) reports that will be produced this summer and fall. We have started with OpenAir, a firm we have watched for some time. OpenAir has consistently received good word-of-mouth recommendations from […]


New Workscape Report

We recently caught up with senior Workscape executives at the recent HR Week event in New York City. We created a short update note on the firm and are making it available to interested persons. Simply complete our online request form or email us at .

Coda 2go – A Force to Reckon With

New Research Report – Coda’s New Based Product Line

We recently prepared a research report on the Coda 2go product line. Coda 2go is an all-new product line built off the software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, is the development platform being featured to much fanfare by in […]

SAP Business ByDesign

Big, Report,

Big Investment,

Big Product Suite

Enterprise Irregular Dennis Howlett  and Vital Analysis founder Brian Sommer have teamed up to write a single, definitive report on SAP’s Business ByDesign product suite.  While both of them have blogged and/or developed short research reports on this product suite, both parties believed that something this […] Report Available


Data on Compensation Data

We are pleased to announce the availability of a new research report on . is a well-established provider of compensation data and consulting services.

The following is an excerpt from the Prognosis section of the report:

“ has been quietly but successfully building its business.  In […]

Jobfox report now available

Acquiring Passive Talent? Read This Report

We recently spent time with the folks at Jobfox. This firm has a slick new product designed for persons already employed but possibly interested in a new career oppportunity. This approach makes the software quite different from traditional job boards. You can get a […]

CODA’s NEON Product Line

NEON – Coda’s New Product Line

Neon, briefly, builds on strong core financial modules CODA’s had for decades. It incorporates a new user interface and very tight integration with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Outlook, Infopath, SharePoint, Excel, etc.).

We’ve documented the Neon solution in an analyst report and it can be […]

Kenexa – Playing in the Big Leagues

New Kenexa Report

We recently attended an analyst day at Kenexa’s headquarters outside of Philadelphia. We were briefed on a number of product and company announcements and have included much of this in a detailed report.

Here is a brief excerpt from the Product Direction section of the report:
“Kenexa is spending […]