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As PeopleSoft Fades, Workday Accelerates

The world of HCM (human capital management) software is a small one, in fact two of the leaders in the space, PeopleSoft and Workday, were founded by the same person. After the tumultuous deal process of Oracle acquiring PeopleSoft in 2005, people have been speculating about the eventual demise of the software. And that speculation continues until today. While the PeopleSoft continues to exist, many wonder when Oracle will finally phase it out. Meanwhile, Workday continues to outperform by all measures and as a result is a darling of the SaaS industry. Recently Workday announced its latest acquisition and it’s an intriguing one...