PDS Among Cloud Top 500

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PDS Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

PDS provides HCM solutions and technology that solve problems for people. PDS's HCM platform crushes the most complex problems and delivers HCM solutions across the entire employee life cycle with innovative, personalized technology. The Vista suite includes recruiting, onboarding, HR, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, self-service applications, an English-language query tool, analytics and workflow automation.

PDS Recent Developments

In August 2022, PDS unveiled athe latest improvements to Vista. The launch of MyVista, an entirely new self-service experience, where you control the content using a drag-and-drop interface. A new mobile app for MyVista, PDS Vista, in the Apple© App Store. This allows you to deploy the mobile experience more easily. PDS polished the look and feel of the Vista Recruiting mobile Career Center and Vista Onboarding mobile to better align with Vista and the new MyVista mobile experience.

In October 2021, PDS unveiled a variety of improvements to Vista. Vista Recruiting now offers additional controls to manage the applicant’s registration process and improve the recruiter’s analysis of recruitment activity. Enhancements to Vista Onboarding offer simplified personalization and better monitoring of the onboarding process. New hires can easily complete the onboarding steps from their desktop or mobile device, and progress with learning more about their new job. Vista Benefits is significantly enhanced including a new streamlined Benefits Enrollment experience. Vista Payroll has improvements to the auditing and payroll processes.

In October 2020, PDS unveiled the latest version of its flagship HCM platform, Vista 7.1. This new version offers significant new features and product enhancements throughout the software suite. These updates provide Vista customers with more features at their users’ fingertips, enhanced opportunities for employee engagement and further streamlining of processes resulting in increased consistency and data integrity.

In October 2019 PDS expanded their HCM depth as well as their cloud presence with the release of Vista 7.0.8. Many of the features in Vista 7.0.8 are the direct result of customer feedback gathered in User Group Brainstorming sessions.

The improved Employee Directory is interactive, so self-service employees can broaden their employee experience. Vista Recruiting was enhanced with items such as quick registration that can force the applicant to make a job selection. Vista now provides the ability to send system-generated event messages and individual text messages to employees and applicants using our new Twilio SMS integration.

PDS Customers in ARTW Customer Database

Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying PDS applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of PDS and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified PDS Vista HRMS, customers.

PDS Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications


PDS Revenues, $M:

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* Enterprise Applications Revenues = License + Support & Maintenance + SaaS
** All revenue figures are estimates based on public records, Cloud and Non-Cloud business models in Apps Run The World's vendor database, and annual survey results including vendor feedback.

PDS Revenue Breakdown By Type, $M:

TypeLicenseProf. ServicesHardwareSupport & MaintenanceSaaSPaaSIaaSOther (Non Enterprise Application Revenues)Total
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PDS Revenues By Region, $M

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PDS Direct vs Indirect sales

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PDS Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

List of Verified PDS Customers

No. of PDS Customers: 500

No. of PDS Enterprise Applications Customers: 500

No. of PDS Cloud Customers: x

No. of PDS Cloud Subscribers: x

With installations across the US, Canada, and the Caribbean, the PDS recruiting, onboarding, HR, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, self-service applications are trusted by more than 500 businesses to manage their workforce. PDS customers include Cayman Islands Government, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Clark Public Utilities, Lee County Clerk of Courts, Peel School District and others.

PDS Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

The next PDS User Group Association event planned for May 2023, will provide PDS with feedback that drives product design and development and offers customers with an engaging opportunity to delve deeper into product functionality. As more PDS customers have moved to the PDS Cloud for their operational environment PDS continues to educate customers on their opportunity to easily shift from their on-premise footprint to the PDS Cloud.

PDS Risks and Challenges

PDS is still assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the PDS business. While the Vista product continues to be enhanced to meet the needs of its customers, PDS saw a slowdown in many HCM projects.

PDS Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

PDS partnered with Heritage Software Solutions, a firm that specializes in human resource information systems, as a reseller of PDS’ Vista HCM solution.

PDS Cloud Infrastructure Insights

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Research Methodology

Data used in research reports are derived from publicly available documents, continuous surveys of applications vendors, customers, resellers, Independent Software Vendors, systems integrators and other verifiable sources.

Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).

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