A new model for HR technology

HR software for small, mid-sized firms will come from vendor alliances
By Gerson Safran
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/25/2003

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here have been a number of headline-grabbing shock waves in the HR technology sector of late. Mergers, acquisitions and hostile takeovers seem to be the norm, involving some of the biggest names in the business.

Kronos and Simplex, Microsoft and Great Plains, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards are but a few examples of the winds of change blowing through the HR systems industry. And the mammoth battle between Oracle and PeopleSoft is still raging on.