Vendor Perspectives

Exclusive reports provide unbiased insights into the Next Generation HR and Learning solutions available today. Vendor Perspectives are the only in-depth, independent analysis that support organisations based or operating in Europe.

We know how expensive and time consuming research can be. To help with your procurement processes and reviews of the solutions available from all the key players across the Next Generation HR markets, we have created our Vendor Perspectives. So now when you’re evaluating a HR technology solution, you have the benefit of these unique reports as a short-cut to expert insights, analysis and inside information that will help you eliminate risk and make the right decisions.

The Fosway team of analysts independently uncover everything that HR practitioners need to know to support organisational decision making and strategy. Vendor Perspectives build on the research conducted for our 9-Grid™ models, providing in-depth analysis and assessment of solutions based on key criteria including current client feedback. They are your must have guides to making an informed choice about your technology procurement.


  • Assessing organisational options into new approaches and technologies
  • Re-evaluating existing vendor choices
  • Keeping track of new suppliers, tools and technologies
  • Simply re-affirming selections you have already made
  • Maximising the value of existing vendor relationships and solutions
Anyone involved in implementing HR technology solutions should use the Vendor Perspectives to get an independent and instant insight into the solutions that exist in the market today.
Gary Bellamy , Head of LT, Lloyds Banking Group


Understand suppliers’ scalability to deliver and customer success: Fosway Vendor Perspectives provide detailed analysis and critical insights across 28 different themes.  They explore topics such as market share, their EMEA track record, customer flexibility, fit to complex organisations, scalability, level of innovation and total cost of ownership.

Understand solution’s functional capabilities: Vendor Perspectives also provide comprehensive independent, functional analysis of solutions across 10+ functional areas, and help you to understand the functional richness of the solutions.

Each Vendor Perspectives report is around 10 pages long and covers the most important information you need to know up front, including general background information to each vendor, the scope of their solution, key customers and 5-star ratings of the following:

Market presence and scalability Considers factors including enterprise market share, market momentum, scalability of model, geographical footprint and EMEA track record
Ease of delivery  Takes into account a solution's ease of engagement and implementation, the support resources available, its global capabilities, support for standards and the ease and access to upgrade when required
Solution capability Each solution is assessed on its depth of functionality, the breadth of its vision for the future and its current service capabilities
Enterprise flexibility This area of the report examines customer flexibility, the configurability and flexibility of the solution itself, service dependencies and the ability to fit to complex organisational needs
Corporate and user experience Importantly, we factor in key solution considerations including user interface, the quality of workflows, its overall performance, customer retention and ROI plus the level of innovation driven by the vendor

Vendor Perspectives can be purchased as individual papers or in multi-pack bundles