iCIMS has been recognized in various talent acquisition and HR technology research studies conducted by top analyst firms, such as Gartner, Forrester, IDC and Bersin by Deloitte. Check out the independent research reports below to learn more about the value of dedicated recruitment software and what's next in the fast-paced world of talent acquisition technology.

Industry Recognition

Gartner recognizes iCIMS as a Representative Vendor for Talent Acquisition Solutions in the 2018 Market Guide.
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Modern Talent Acquisition Systems 2017 Vendor Assessment
iCIMS named a Leader in the latest IDC MarketScape on Talent Acquisition. iCIMS is recognized as a dominant player in the space for larger organizations with one of the most robust partner marketplaces.

analyst reviews

Overhauling Onboarding: Using Updated Capabilities and Design Thinking to Move Beyond Compliance to Care
iCIMS recognized for offering an embedded onboarding solution with advanced branding, communication functionality, and media capabilities.
Talent Sourcing Solutions: Vendor Profiles
iCIMS is included for its sourcing capabilities and recognized for delivering a quality candidate experience and for its ability to fill jobs faster.
Winter 2019 G2 Crowd ATS Enterprise Grid
iCIMS was named a leader in the Winter 2019 ATS Enterprise Grid report for ATS for its high customer satisfaction scores.
Bersin by Deloitte: HR Technology Disruptions for 2018 Productivity, Design, and Intelligence Reign
Josh Bersin notes that ERP providers "have their hands full developing payroll, learning and other core systems ... so they tend to be hard pressed to build the level of functionality companies like iCIMS do at speed."
Hype Cycle for Human Capital Management Technology, 2018
iCIMS Recognized as a Vendor for HCM PaaS, Candidate Relationship Management and Recruitment Marketing.
Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2016
This report contains the detailed market share of applications and infrastructure software for all of the world's major regions. It covers more than 300 software vendors, including iCIMS, for 20 software markets and 92 software submarkets in 43 countries.
Fall 2018 G2 Crowd ATS Grid
iCIMS was named a leader in the Fall 2018 ATS Grid for its high customer satisfaction scores.
Earn Your Place in the Platform Economy
iCIMS was recognized for identifying and solving 23 common tasks and challenges for recruiters through its Platform-as-a-Service solution, UNIFi.
Spring 2018 G2 Crowd ATS Grid
iCIMS was named a leader in the Spring 2018 ATS Grid for its high customer satisfaction scores.
Engaging and Retaining Talent with Effective Onboarding
This March 2017 Forrester report focuses on the risks of poor onboarding and how technology will allow for faster onboarding. iCIMS is included as a vendor and the report cites the company's ability to transition new hires to productive employees by personalizing each new hire experience.
Aptitude Index Report: Talent Acquisition Systems 2017
This report calls iCIMS "one of the greatest success stories in HCM technology." iCIMS is called out for its expertise within talent acquisition and exceptional customer service, as well as for being one of the few providers within the report to offer a complete end-to-end TA suite.
IT Market Clock for Human Capital Management Software, 2016
iCIMS was named a selected vendor for applicant tracking systems and social recruiting.
Recruitment Marketing Index 2017
The report mentions that the cost of a recruitment marketing platform becomes justified when considering the value of these solutions in replacing disparate technology providers. iCIMS is included in “The Integrator” buyer persona for organizations that are looking for a solution offering a full talent acquisition suite or broader recruitment solutions.
Recruitment Marketing Capability Guide
iCIMS is featured in the guide on technology solutions that help employers market their employment brand, build awareness within targeted talent audiences and continually engage their talent pipelines.
The Digital Employee Experience Drives Engagement and Productivity
This April 2017 report mentions iCIMS as an example of an onboarding vendor that bridges the gap from candidate experience to employee experience.
Winter 2017 G2 Crowd ATS Grid
iCIMS was named a leader in the Winter 2017 ATS Grid, tying for the highest satisfaction score in the Leaders quadrant with a score of 4.3 out of 5.
Apps Run the World’s HCM Top 500 Software Vendors
"Last year, iCIMS grew 50% faster in the enterprise segment than competitors Oracle, SAP, IBM and Workday combined. iCIMS' ability to sustain its robust revenue growth could turn the vendor into a dominating factor across all segments of the talent acquisition market." - President, Apps Run the World
Summer 2016 G2 Crowd Grid for Recruiting Software
iCIMS was named a leader in the G2 Crowd Grid for Recruiting and received the highest overall satisfaction rating.
Aptitude Index Report: Talent Acquisition Systems 2016
The report mentioned the need for organizations to develop personas in order to better understand the needs of their buyers. iCIMS was included in “The Simplicist” buyer persona for organizations looking for a solution that prioritizes ease of use and a positive user experience, as well as in “The Innovator” buyer persona as a company willing to take risks and try new strategies to engage with candidates.
Apps Run the World's Top 500 Enterprise and Cloud Applications Vendors
"iCIMS appears to be filling a void with an extensive list of talent management applications that normally would have to be sourced from different service providers. Its increased traction with different point solutions for applicant tracking, onboarding, I-9 and E-Verify, and job-board posting suggests that there is still a fair amount of white space that needs to be filled by vendors, such as iCIMS." - President, Apps Run the World
Acknowledgement from the Brandon Hall Group
"The landscape for talent acquisition has evolved into a multi-faceted end-to-end process that requires a well-thought-out strategy. Organizations today need to seriously reflect on the notion that in order to have the most efficient and effective talent acquisition strategy, they must think about their technological choices in terms of a platform. The iCIMS team has carefully thought through the essential components of such a platform and designed an elegant solution that fully supports the most comprehensive talent acquisition strategy." - Michael Rochelle, Chief Strategy Officer and Principal HCM Analyst, Brandon Hall Group
IT Market Clock for Human Capital Management Software, 2015
iCIMS was mentioned in the IT Market Clock for Human Capital Management by Gartner as a select vendor for ATSs and social recruiting/CRM.
Customers Weigh In on New Talent Acquisition Needs: Forrester Research, August 2015
The focus on engaging candidates early in their job search has spurred the growth of recruitment marketing and creative sourcing. The market is quickly changing from one that is focused on  internal recruitment processes primarily to one that puts a strong focus on candidate engagement ... This report summarizes client experiences related to the selection of, challenges relating to and the overall satisfaction with their talent acquisition applications.
Candidate Relationship Management (CRM) Features Guide
With recruiting technology continually changing, it’s important for companies to constantly strive to create a comprehensive recruitment strategy. To help organizations better understand the capabilities of the solutions currently on the market, the Talent Function team sought out and analyzed six of the top CRM vendors and the features and functions each vendor offers to its customers.