ADP Named Major Player in Worldwide Integrated Talent Management in IDC MarketScape 2012 Vendor Analysis

ROSELAND, N.J. – May 3, 2012ADP®, a leading provider of talent management, payroll services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, today announced that it has been recognized as a ‘Major Player’ in the global integrated talent management marketplace by International Data Corporation (IDC). 

The newly released IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2012 Vendor Analysis (IDC #234365) cites ADP for its depth of talent management capabilities and cost-effectiveness.

The New Science of Talent Management“Through organic development and a series of strategic acquisitions in recent years, ADP has quickly emerged as a major player in the global talent management marketplace,” said Lisa Rowan, program director for HR, talent, and learning strategies at IDC.

The IDC report evaluates the offerings, capabilities, and prospects of 14 integrated talent management vendors using detailed criteria that IDC has identified as key factors contributing to vendor success in the worldwide integrated talent management market. The key factors include recruiting and applicant tracking, employee performance management, learning and development, compensation management, and career and succession planning. The results were used to create a graphical representation of the market based on each service provider’s current capabilities and future strategies.

“ADP has invested strategically to develop integrated talent management solutions that empower our clients to find, grow and keep great talent,” said Don Weinstein, Senior Vice President, ADP Product Management. “The IDC Marketscape report is yet another validation of ADP’s relentless focus on delivering innovative Talent Management solutions that help companies build and manage high performing workforces across the complete lifecycle from pre-hire to retire.”

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Source: IDC Worldwide Integrated Talent Management Vendor Analysis, Doc #234365, April 2012.

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About IDC
IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 100 countries. For more than 48 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting

About ADP
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with about $10 billion in revenues and approximately 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

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