Overview — Software Tools & Vendors

This table gives an overview of the most important People Analytics Software Vendors. The table contains the available information about the vendors. It offers the function to toggle columns individually. You can filter for a certain attribute by simply typing in your filter term in the field below. Additionally, you can order the table according the different features in the table heads. By clicking on a specific software vendor you can see the details about this software. Hovering over the table head will show you a short explanation about the property in this column. Please note: if you have a small display, it might be possible that not all columns are visible without scrolling.

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Admindroid Website No specific term Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website O365 Reporting (Not clear) Dashboard O365 Data Descriptive and visualised dashboard of metrics IT managers Reduce IT spending Not clear Individual Organizational Data safety, secure data storage, ease of use None This is a vendor who proposes the use of reports to gather users' information and reduce IT spending, however does not mention how does it make it, or which methods do they use. From the search with keywords only there are results with "Workforce Analytics" jh: comprehensive reporting, measures all tools of O365, and link to AD data (e.g. location, department, country, job title)
Ascendify Website Talent Management Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear Platform itself Not clear Machine Learning & Predictive analytics HR teams Hiring Managers Identification, Development, Awareness, Retaining of Employees (capabilities) Not clear Individual Group Security & compliance None This vendor uses the term "people management" and proposes the use of predictive analytics and machine learning to make decisions and bring benefits to the organizations. There are no documents or files to download in order to find more information
Cognitive Talent Solutions Website Organizational Network Analysis Describe ONA Cases Descriptive website Visualisation & Analysis of Employee Relationships Platform itself Surveys CACS Logs Social Network Analysis Not clear Identify & Manage Informal Leaders and Knowledge Flows Not clear Individual Group Organizational Privacy & GDPR Social Network Analysis This vendor considers SNA and proposes a term called ONA to analyze employees' interactions and further enhance their leadership skills. In the 'Meet the team' section, can be found people with experience in business analytics and predictive analytics, among others Besides, they cite recent research (to a blog called AIHR: Analytics in HR) about how to rethink change with the 3% rule: Why organizational network analysis and people analytics are the ingredients for successful change initiatives https://www.analyticsinhr.com/blog/rethink-change-three-percent-rule/ 14/05/2019 jh: analyse and visualise informal network to manage generation, sharing and retention of knowledge and to identify influencers. Data sources are survey, and various social systems, e.g. outlook,O365,gmail,github,jira;; GDPR addressed
Connected Commons Website Collaborative Analytics Inform about Research and Membership Descriptive Website Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear HR Management Develop & Improve performance & wellbeing of high performers Not clear Individual None Social Capital This article considers the importance of collaborative analytics in the organizations, however they use multiple concepts indistinctively They use different concepts such as: collaborative analytics, people analytics, network analytics in the document; and collaborative overload
Cultivate AI Website Leadership Development Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website People Analytics offers insights into Leadership Skills Platform itself CACS Logs Leaderships Metrics Managers Improve managers' leadership Not clear Individual Security & Privacy, GDPR None This vendors do not provide a clear definition of PA. Regarding side effects, they consider security, privacy and compliance. In the about section they mention that they consider academic research into their product. 18/05/2019 https://trycultivate.com/about jh: People Analytics on Leaders
Domo Website Business Intelligence Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Business Intelligence can be used for People Analytics Platform itself Custom Connectors Machine Learning & Descriptive Data Science Experts Business Users Save time with prebuilt dasboards Not clear Individual Group Organizational Security & Privacy None This is a vendor who offers solutions for different industries. They indicate that their platform is able to integrate 7 different systems to analyze the infomration and provide insights; however is more commercial and does not provide insights about PA. This is a complex vendor whit a product to different industries however does not emphasize the importance of people analytics, jh: Domo is a complete BI solution, which integrates any data source from any domain and load-transforms it in realtime into a central data warehouse and provides descriptive reporting as well as predictive analytics. It provides rights management and multiple users, complies with GDPR and provides data governance, security and privacy. Predictive analytics incl. links to python and R allow inferences to be made from the data, but also provides graphical user interface. customizable with connectors for import and export of data focus is not on people analytics, but all functions in the organizations, it is a general platform. Therefore People Analytics can be implemented, but not primary concern. example connector is Taleo (HRM solution) or SAP.
Glint Inc Website Employee Engagement Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Engagement as part of People Analytics Platform itself Pulse Surveys Visualisation & Analysis of Pulse Surveys HR teams Employee engagement, people learning, onboarding process, team effectiveness Not clear Individual Group None None This vendor do not mention security, privacy issues that may emerge for the data management. They indicate they have a team of people science experts that work directly with the product team.
GSX 365 Website Technical Monitoring Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Technical Monitoring Dashboard Sensors ("robots") Sensors deployed to each location that access endpoints and simulate user activity; then visualise & analyse results IT managers System Admins Anticipate and decrease technical performance issues (latency, uptime, routing) and reduce time2repair Not clear Technical components None None This is a more technical tool. Which monitors the behavior of the tools (skype for business, Yammer, office 365 in general) to detect issues before those can affect employees. technical tool; maybe we should skip this? It is unrelated to people analytics, except it connects to O365
Hire Vue Website Predictive Analytics Importance of AI to better hiring Descriptive website Use of psychometric games & video interviews to predict candidates' job-related outcomes & behaviours Platform itself Videos Psychometric games Machine Learning HR department Hiring Organizsational Psychology Individual Bias, AI Ethics, data protection compliance (GDPR+US) Industrial psychology This vendor provides information about the understanding of Predictive Analytics (blog entry) and provides several information about how they perform it. Consider ehtics and security of peoples' information. However, HR analytics and predictive analytics are used interchangeably https://www.hirevue.com/blog/choose-data-or-die-its-that-simple 21/05/2019 The whitepapers require reguster with company information to be downloaded. 21/05/2019 jh: I have the whitepaper
Humanyze Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website PA: the use of objective, behavioral data to understand how people work & employees interact AI Advanced Analytics CACS Logs Machine Learning, SNA, Descriptive Metrics Management Optimize business processes; increase productivity & retain employees Information Flows Individual Security & Privacy, GDPR, pseudonymization, no personal data Organizational Network Analysis This provider provides information about the tool, how it can help organizations especially with achieving productivity by analyzing team work behaviors through ONA. It also takes into account side effects and provides definitions of the terms used. This is one of the vendors that provides the most information.
Humu Website People Science Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Behavioral change powered by people science Dashboard Nudges Pulse Surveys Panel pulse surveys, 7-point likert scale, Analysis & Nudges Not clear Productivity, Innovativeness, Wellbeing Happy employees are more productive and innovative Individual Security & Privacy None This vendor is focused on love as a driver of productivity at work. They make use of the term PA but without further explanations.
Innovisor Website Not clear Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Use of SNA to improve (in)formal structures, Engagement, Employee perceptions Not clear Surveys Master data SNA, Machine Learning, NHST Not clear Accelerate change, collaboration, and ensure alignment and coherence in the leadership team; identify leaders & informal structures Not clear Group Organizational Ethics & Privacy, GDPR Organizational Network Analysis They are using ONA to create value in the organizations. They have some links to posts from experts in the HR field. https://www.innovisor.com/2018/04/17/5-ways-to-create-value-from-organizational-network-analysis-ona/
Interguard Software Website User Behavior Analytics Increased employee performance with UBA Descriptive website Employee Monitoring by Invasive Data Collection & Reporting Dashboard Local Software Agent Desktop Tracking Visualisation & Comparison Management Increase employee performance Not clear Individual None (probably violates GDPR) None They use UBA to increase employee performance. They do not mention side effects even though is a monitoring tool.
LogRhythm Website SIEM Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Technical Monitoring Dashboard Analytics Log Data Machine Learning, Visualisation & Reporting Security professionals System Admins Cyber Threats, Security, Compliance, Productivity Not clear Technical components None None This vendor is focused on security and how UEBA can help to secure the information of the organizations, by detecting threats and behavioral changes in user data.
Office 365 Audit Website Reporting Technical Documentation Descriptive website Technical Monitoring Not clear O365 Data Search & Visualisation & Nudges IT managers System Admins Troubleshooting Not clear Technical components None None No relevant information was found in this website. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/securitycompliance/search-the-audit-log-in-security-and-compliance 23/05/2019
MS Workplace Analytics Website Workplace & People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website PA: is defined as the use of data about human behavior, relationships, and traits to make business decisions Dashboard Nudges Office Administration Reports O365 Data Not clear PA Team Management Employees System Administrator Wellbeing, Organizational complexity, Collaboration practices, leadership, core functional processes, cultural change Not clear Individual Group Security & Privacy None This vendor do not mention how do they capture the information, neither what kind of information do they use to provide the insights about how people work. The information of the Vendor: Office 365 Activity reports was merged here as suggested by Joschka.
MS Workplace Analytics Article People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Report PA: is defined as the use of data about human behavior, relationships, and traits to make business decisions PA data Not clear Not clear PA Team Help in core functional or process transformation initiatives; help in bottom-up cultural transformation initiatives (using data storytelling); top-down strategic transformation (by monitoring employee burnout) PA helps to transform organizations Individual group None None They provide a definition of PA, use 3 cases to depict the transformation achieved by using PA in different ways. Do not consider data privacy or side effects.
One Model Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website People Analytics generates people insights for HR Platform itself Custom Connectors Data Warehouse with ETL from various sources and generates Machine Learning models HR department Reduce silos learn more about your employees, organizations, and processes predict employee behaviors, reduce costs, and improve productivity, absenteeism Not clear Not clear (probably all) None None This vendor uses 3 different concepts (PA, HR Analytics, Workforce Analytics) however, does not provide definitions and it is not clear if it is referring to different concepts or to the same one. technical -integrates people analytics tools
Org Vitality Website No specific term Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear Not clear Surveys Voice Recordings Surveys, voice analysis, SNA (?) Managers "Drive organizational change" Not clear None None None
Peak on Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website PA is the use of employees' data to measure and improve engagement Dashboard Pulse Surveys Personalized Pulse surveys, Text Mining, Visualisation Managers Measure+improve engagement, identify manager priorities; drivers of adoption Organizsational Psychology Individual Group Security & Privacy, GDPR None They do not provide a definition of PA. It is inferred from descriptions.
Polinode Website Organizational Network Analysis Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear Technical Tool for SNA Network Data Network Analysis, and Surveys Analysts Analyze and improve the network. Not clear Group Data Protection None This vendor uses ONA to provide insights about the networks in the organization. They provide information about how do they do it (which metrics do they use) and also address data privacy. However, a clear definition of PA or related terms is not provided. Network analysis tool
Power BI Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear BI HR dashboards Custom Connectors Visualisation & Analysis Analysts Developers Make fast informed decisions Fast decision making and collaboration across the organizations by easy capturing the information Individual Group Compliance None They do not provide the description of the concepts, and do not address side effects. I made the keyword search and different results appeared with the words: "social analytics" and "HR analytics" General Business Intelligence Tool
Quantified Communications Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Quantification of social aspects of work to improve productivity Platform itself Video Recordings Machine Learning HR department Communication skills Not clear ("Behaviroual Science") Individual None None They capture communication behavior of employees and analyze it by using AI and help them improve. Side effects are not considered.
StarLinks Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear Not clear Not clear Machine Learning & Interactive Graphs Not clear Not clear Not clear Individual None None This is a very basic one page website, they do not provide any concept, or address any side effects
Isaak by Status Today Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website PA provides insights to drive organizational change Platform itself CACS Logs Machine Learning & SNA HR department Collaboration Patterns, Engagement, Burnout Not clear Individual Security & Privacy, GDPR None This vendor considers side effects employees and uses the tool to help prevent them. However such side effects are not caused because of the use of PA, but for the daily work overload.
Sumologic Website Operations & Security Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear Dashboard Custom Connectors Machine Learning IT-/DevOps Analysts Security reduce time2repair Not clear Technical components None None This vendor does not address side effects, neither provides definitions about the concepts. Additional definition: Machine data analytics is the process of aggregating, parsing, and visualizing of data generated by software from a wide variety of sources such as: Personal computers, smart phones, and other devices. https://www.sumologic.com/machine-data-analytics/ 30/05/2019
Swoop Analytics Website Social Network Analysis Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Quantification of social aspects of work to improve engagement & collaboration Platform itself CACS Logs SNA, Sentiment Analysis, Topic Analysis Community Managers Management Employees Engagement and Collaboration Social Capital Individual Group Organizational Security & Privacy, GDPR None This vendor do not provides information about concepts they use, nor side effects from the use in the workplace. Sentiment analytics tool: e.g. to measure how well top managers are engaging with their staff
Synd Website HR Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Quantification of social aspects & pay disparity to improve engagement & collaboration Dashboard Not clear Multivariate regression analyses, median tests and cohort analysis, Machine Learning, Visualisation HR Financial departments Employee engagement & Pay Equity Not clear Individual Organizational None None Do not provide definitions about the concepts, or how do they capture the information of people, neither address any side effects
Teramind Website User Behavior Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Employee Monitoring by Invasive Data Collection & Reporting Dashboard Local Software Agent Desktop Tracking Reports & dashboards IT department HR manager Prevent data loss, compliance Not clear Individual Group Organizational Compliance & Privacy (US okay, but not EU) None They use UBA to prevent data loss; however concepts are not very clear defined, nor the side effects that everything has to the employees.
Trust Sphere Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website PA is a data-driven approach to making decisions around people at work Platform itself CACS Logs Social Network Analysis HR Teams business outcomes & employee experience Social Capital Individual Group Privacy Network Analysis They define the concepts used, and provide clear information in general
Tygraph Website O365 Reporting Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Technial Monitoring and Insights Dashboard O365 Data Reporting, Visualisation, SNA, Machine Learning System Admins Analysts Usage reports, Social Analytics Not clear Individual Group Organizational None None Tool that analyses O 365 information. They do not provide further information about concepts nor about side effects.
Visier Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Analyse People Data for Workplace Insights Dashboard HRIS Machine Learning, Reporting, Correlations, Trend Analysis HR teams Management Business decisions, eg. Retention, workforce planning, employee promotion Not clear Individual Group Organizational None None This site is very big and have a lot of information, however it is not clear where to look; do not provide specific concepts, nor address side effects from their analysis. They have different case studies to explore: https://www.visier.com/resources/case-studies/ 30/05/2019
Aware (formerly Wiretap) Website No specific term Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Monitoring of communication for legal compliance Dashboard CACS Logs NLP and SNA Community managers Communication Compliance, Data Governance, Archive Data Not clear Individual Organizational Compliance with HR policies & regulations None Do not provide definitions about the concepts.
Worklytics Website Worklytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Use of AI to analyze the organization and provide insights to improve employee's experiences. Dashboard Nudges CACS Logs Pulse Surveys Machine Learning, SNA, Nudges HR department Employee satisfaction Not clear Individual Group Organizational None None There's no emphasis on a specific term, nor side effects are addressed there is no a clear PA concept. Employee experience? BY analyzing employee usage of tools, and through surveys, it will be possible to improve their experience inside the organization (?)
Zoomi Website Learning Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Learning Analytics collects data to describe, visualise, prescribe, and personalize learning and its outcomes, discovering cognitive, behavioral and affective preferences using Machine Learning. Dashboard LMS Machine Learning & Visualisation HR Management Employee productivity, training costs & effectivity, eg. Course completion rates, engagement Not clear Individual None None Only the consideration of side effects is missing. All the other concepts are addressed. They have a list of articles published in journals and conference papers: https://zoomi.ai/research-papers/ 30/05/2019
Microsoft graph Website Technical endpoint Technical Documentation None Not clear Platform itself Azure Cloud Technical endpoint Developers Not clear Use data stored in Azure Cloud to inform workplace decisions None None None *this is a technical website. It describes the integration of MS Graph APIs with O 365 functionalities to e.g. Automate onboarding workflows, or user management (when there is a change of role)
Claro Website Workforce Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Identify and retain diverse talent using workforce analytics Not clear (probably dashboard) External data HRIS Machine Learning & index public sites for comparison Not clear eliminate workplace bias, identify and retain top talent, diversity & inclusion, engagement, benchmarking Not clear Individual None None
Workday Website HR Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Analytics are a tool to drive better business outcomes, with HR at the core of those decisions, and to augment human judgment and intuition without replacing it. AI and metrics Data from any source: Financial and Operational data Not clear HR department Help organizations understand and act on critical trends in the workforce Not clear Individual Group Rigorous third-party compliance audits of security, confidentiality, availability, and privacy controls. Human Capital Management Do not provide definitions of the concepts they use Their tool is called Workday Reporting and Analytics.
SAP Success Factors Website Workforce Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Workforce Analytics can help collect, curate and analyze workforce data from diverse systems – and then use that data to improve talent decisions and business results. Platform itself Talent data from multiple systems (core HR, talent, engagement, financials) Talent Metrics on demographics and diversity HR professionals Analysts business partners Make decisions based on accurate workforce intelligence. Measure retention and tunover. Not clear Individual Group Data Security None
Oracle HCM Website Workforce Management & Talent Management Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Not clear Platform itself (cloud solution) Finance Data HR Not clear HR department Talent management Not clear Individual None Human Capital This page do not provide much information. Maybe take a look at: https://www.oracle.com/solutions/business-analytics/products.html
Sapience Website People Analytics Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website People Analytics Solution: provide tools for business across industries are looking to make their business more productive and profitable Reports Data from devices across organization (work time, effort, patterns, process followed to complete tasks/work.) Reports Leaders Managers Employees Employee engagement & Business Process Optimization & Low Sw costs Not clear Individual Group Privacy compliance & Data privacy None
pymetrics Website Talent Management Sale/ Provide Information Descriptive website Help to match people to the jobs where they are most likely to succeed. Algorithms Behavioral Science Audited AI technology Data of cognitive and emotional traits Machine learning & AI Organizations Increase the recruiting efficiency and candidate diversity, improve employee retention Matching people to the right job will make them most likely to succeed Individual Bias free, Employee Privacy, Equality, Data Security Neuroscience