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John Kostoulas
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
16 years IT Industry

John Kostoulas is a Research Director focused on human capital management (HCM) technologies and processes. As part of Gartner's Technology and Service Provider (T&SP) research group, he works extensively with Gartner's vendor, service provider and end-user base. Read Full Bio

How cloud HCM data can fuel new revenue streams

by John Kostoulas  |  September 13, 2017

The cloud transition of human capital management (HCM) applications is well underway. Gartner estimates that the top three HCM application providers combined are currently managing more than 100 million employee records with their cloud solutions. With the currently forecasted trend of cloud adoption, total hosted records across cloud HCM systems could well exceed 250 million by 2020. […]

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Focus on the value equation when selecting Talent Acquisition technology

by John Kostoulas  |  August 8, 2017

My existing Applicant Tracking System is not sufficient anymore: this is something I hear more often in my client interactions, as organizations realize that talent acquisition is not just about filling vacant positions. The Talent Acquisition value equation has become more complex and includes two equal components – quality of hire (right hire) and candidate experience – on top […]

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Why HR needs to move from digitization to digitalization

by John Kostoulas  |  July 3, 2017

How digital is HR? Many CHROs and CIOs would argue “a lot”, referring to the many technology projects they have recently completed or have underway. And it is true that the scope and adoption of digital technologies around HR processes has vastly increased in the last 5 years, fueling the growth of the Human Capital Management applications software market (see our 2017 Snapshot for Human Capital Management software – […]

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Diversity & Inclusion has to be woven into the business DNA – and here’s how

by John Kostoulas  |  March 31, 2017

If you follow the topic of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), you have so many news articles to read these days, particularly revolving around tech companies. These articles have few common themes: There is still a lot of work to be done to track and publish diversity metrics, with diversity numbers not usually looking good. Managers are largely unaware […]

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