The content for this excerpt was taken directly from IDC Innovators: Talent Discovery, 2017 (Doc #US42224917). As key practices in recruitment marketing continue to evolve, leading solution providers in talent discovery are rapidly innovating to deliver tools to effectively prospect and pipeline potential candidates that are both powerful and easy to use.
An IT organization's ability to become competent in 3rd Platform (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) is constrained by a talent pool that is growing too slowly to meet business demand and too concentrated geographically for many enterprises to access. In 2013, IDC surveyed CIOs about the skills they'd need to support enterprise strategies until 2018.
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the learning capabilities offered as part of an integrated talent management solution through the IDC MarketScape model. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the marketplace and help anticipate its ascendancy.