Acendre Unveils Federal Government Human Capital Trends to Watch in 2018

IT modernization, analytics and automation identified as key drivers

Arlington, VA, November 27, 2017 – Acendre, a worldwide leader in cloud-based talent management software, today announced the immediate availability of its 2018 “Federal Government Market Trends to Watch” report. With almost a year into the new administration, human capital leaders have faced multiple opportunities and challenges, and more await in 2018. For this annual report, Acendre has studied the federal human capital landscape, spoken with numerous federal HR leaders and utilized insights and perspectives from its industry-leading People Analytics Center of Excellence to put together this report.

“The new administration’s changes regarding the federal workforce have had a significant impact on agencies,” said Mike Giuffrida, co-founder and CEO of Acendre. “From recruitment efforts, staffing levels, performance and engagement initiatives, workforce planning and more, federal human capital and HR leaders are required to navigate this landscape with an understanding of the current situation, but with an eye to the future. Through our experience, expertise and listening to federal HR and IT leaders, we’ve identified 10 market trends that we’ll be keeping a close eye on in 2018 and that we believe federal agencies must be aware of if they are going to achieve mission success.”

The following highlights the trends identified in the report:

  1. Continued push for IT modernization
  2. The ever-increasing importance of analytics
  3. Continued momentum for automating performance management
  4. An increasing emphasis on employee engagement and experience
  5. Continued budgetary pressures
  6. The connected workforce
  7. Workforce age keeps ticking up
  8. A continued push to run government “like a business”
  9. Increased pressure to enhance security across HR systems
  10. An eye toward AI.

To obtain a copy of the report visit

About Acendre

Acendre is a worldwide leader in secure cloud-based talent management software. The company’s solutions address the unique needs of organizations that require a high level of configurability to manage complex workflows and interoperability challenges. Acendre serves both public and private sectors, including Government, Education, Healthcare & Community Services, Utilities and Mining. With offices in three continents, the company’s solutions are deployed in over 200 organizations around the globe, including almost 100 federal agencies, helping these organizations recruit, engage, retain and develop their employees to improve workforce performance. A recipient of numerous awards and with almost 400,000 users, Acendre processes over two million resumes a year and over two million transactions every week.

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