Visier Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Visier is a cloud-based analytics application that delivers fast, clear people insight. With millions of customer employee records in the cloud, Visier is experiencing significant growth. Visier’s solutions let organizations understand and plan — with precision — how to best and most cost-effectively recruit, retain, and develop their workforce. With Visier, senior leaders, HR, and people managers alike can answer key workforce questions, align on goals and strategies, and act on decisions and plans to drive improved business outcomes.
Visier Recent Developments
Visier NOW has continued to expand in 2022. First launched in August 2021 as a family of purpose-built packaged solutions, the portfolio has since expanded to include problems faced with organizations today, resilience.
In November 2021, Visier announced a strategic partnership with UKG, adding a data connector between UKG Pro and Visier customers. In November 2021, Visier’s fall launched two new innovations that are immediately available to all Visier customers: Standardized Occupations and the Visier Certified Developer Program.
In September 2021, Visier entered into an embedded partnership with Degreed. Degreed Insights leverages Visier analytics within the Degreed platform
In August 2021, Visier launched Visier NOW, a new family of purpose-built packaged solutions. Visier NOW is part of the company’s broader plan to launch products targeted towards specific business challenges, and increase adoption of people data across all lines of business.
In August of 2021, Visier’s summer release included new email push notifications, cohort analysis and the ability for partners to build custom solutions using Visier technology. In July 2021, Visier raised a Series E financing round of $125M USD from Goldman Sachs. The funding set the valuation of Visier of over $1B USD.
In April 2021, Visier announced an embedded partnership with Cegid, offering Visier analytics to Cegid’s European customers in France and Spain. In March 2021, Visier announced an embedded partnership with PeopleFluent, providing Visier analytics directly to PeopleFluent’s mid-market and emerging growth clients.
Visier Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In May 2022, Visier acquired the assets of Yva.ai, a leading collaboration analytics vendor that shines light on employee well-being, satisfaction and productivity using AI and an innovative combination of deep collaboration analytics and peer polling for a rich understanding of employees, teams, and their work environments.
Visier Customers in ARTW Customer Database
Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying Visier 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 Visier 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 Visier People, Visier Now customers.
Ownership: - Sorenson Capital, Foundation Capital, Summit Partners and Adams Street Partners
Number of Employees: 600
Functional Market: Workforce Analytics,
Key Verticals: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Banking and Financial Services, Communication, Construction, Real Estate, Consumer Packaged Goods, Distribution, K91, Higher Education, Federal Government, State and Local Government, Public Safety, Healthcare, Life Insurance, P&C Insurance, Specialty Insurance, Leisure and Recreation, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Professional Services, Retail, Transportation, Utilities,
Visier Key Cloud and HCM Applications
Visier People, Visier Now
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** 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.
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Visier Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Visier Customers: 15000
No. of Visier HCM Applications Customers: 15000
No. of Visier Cloud HCM Customers: 15000
No. of Visier Cloud HCM Subscribers: 100000
Visier has over 15000 customers split between enterprise and embedded mid-market partnerships. This gives Visier over 20M employee records to use in anonymized benchmark data. Among Visier customers are: BBVA Compass, USG, EA, Pitney Bowes, Micron, First Energy, Novo Nordisk, Merck KGaA, Sabre, Comerica, and many others.
Visier Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In June 2021, Visier raised $125M in Series E funding led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) at a valuation exceeding $1B USD. This investment signals a historic moment in the growth of the people analytics market, with Visier becoming the first independent vendor in the space to reach a $1 billion valuation.
With a management team led by John Schwarz, formerly with SAP and BusinessObjects, Visier is creating a new category of HR tech, focused purely on people analytics and planning. In April 2018 Visier reported that over the past five years, Visier has achieved a compound annual growth rate of 120 percent, and has surpassed $125 million in subscription sales.
In September 2019, Visier announced a new strategy in targeting mid-market customers, partnering with Insperity and Paycor to sell direct embedded analytics to their customers. Visier continues to drive further partnership opportunities to expand the embedded strategy and grow revenue pipeline.
Visier Risks and Challenges
Meeting the outsized expectations for a high-profile analytics company will be daunting, the same applies to scaling out its offerings to cover the full spectrum of HCM analytics challenges from hiring to workforce planning.
Visier Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
In September 2021, Workforce upskilling platform Degreed partnered with Visier, to deliver business-relevant insights around workforce skills and future skill needs. Visier’s analytics engine will be embedded in a new, optional offering inside Degreed’s learning experience platform and is planned for general availability in Q4 of this year. Degreed and Visier are collaborating to provide a simple and intuitive solution inside the user-friendly Degreed experience that helps L&D teams and their stakeholders understand and visualize the skills and capabilities inside organizations so they can make data-backed decisions about their upskilling initiatives.
In 2019, Visier joined Ceridian’s Dayforce Software Partner Program (DSPP). The new partnership gives Visier the ability to integrate with Dayforce, Ceridian’s modern cloud HCM software platform, making it easier for mutual customers to exchange data seamlessly.
Visier sells direct mostly, but also has Referral partnerships, through firms like AON, Tata, Mercer and more - OEM, directly embedding Visier's analytics dashboard into Insperity, Paycor, etc. This is the most significant change, as it opens up customers using Visier's technology from hundreds to thousands.
Visier Cloud Platform (PaaS) and Infrastructure (IaaS) Details
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