Visier Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Visier is founded by business intelligence experts, including former Business Objects chief executive officer, John Schwarz. 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
In August of 2020, Visier’s summer release included new email push notifications, cohort analysis and the ability for partners to build custom solutions using Visier technology.
In April 2020, Visier responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by releasing new capabilities to their customers to track employee health and safety. This came standard to all Visier customers and remains in the platform.
In September 2019, Visier launched people analytics solution for mid-market organizations. Built from the ground up, and designed to empower mid-sized businesses with their people data, Visier brings over nine years of large enterprise customer deployments, and over eight million employee data points in its cloud-based operations to the mid-market. The same period, Visier lanched Visier People Workforce, an analytics solution that provides enterprise organizations with critical business insights into their hourly, contract and seasonal workforce.
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 Talent Acquisition, customers.
Ownership: - Sorenson Capital, Foundation Capital, Summit Partners and Adams Street Partners
Number of Employees: 387
Functional Market: Workforce Analytics,
Key Verticals: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Banking and Financial Services, Communication, Construction, Real Estate, Consumer Packaged Goods, Distribution, K12, 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, Professional Services, Retail, Transportation, Utilities,
Visier Key Cloud and HCM Applications
Visier Talent Acquisition,
Visier HCM and Cloud HCM Applications Revenues, $M:
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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.
Visier Revenue Breakdown by Type:
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Visier HCM Applications Revenues By Sub-Functional Markets, $M:
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Visier HCM Applications Revenues By Verticals, $M:
Visier Total and HCM Applications Revenues by Region:
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Visier Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Visier Customers: 5000
No. of Visier HCM Applications Customers: 5000
No. of Visier Cloud HCM Customers: 5000
No. of Visier Cloud HCM Subscribers: 50000
Visier has over 5000 customers split between enterprise and embedded mid-market partnerships. This gives Visier over 10M employee records to use in anonymized benchmark data. Among Visier 150+ enterprise 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
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 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 this year, 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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