Chapter 2. The Technology Landscape

  1. Douglas H. Reynolds Ph.D. Vice President1 and
  2. John A. Weiner MA in psychometrics Vice President2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315943.ch2

Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition

Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition

How to Cite

Reynolds, D. H. and Weiner, J. A. (2009) The Technology Landscape, in Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315943.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Development Dimensions International (DDI), USA

  2. 2

    PSI Services, LLC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Talent Management Essentials

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven G. Rogelberg Ph.D

Series Editor Information

  1. University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182300

Online ISBN: 9781444315943



  • understanding technology issues;
  • benefits and risks associated with behind-the-scenes in HR technologies;
  • IBM Personal Computer (PC) in business purposes;
  • Client–server architecture and easy-to-use graphical interfaces;
  • software architecture change and client–server design;
  • common business process automation;
  • technology landscape;
  • applicant tracking software and allowing resume “parsing”;
  • better-resourced companies acquiring better functions;
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mainframes, PCs, and Client–Server Computer Architecture

  • The Internet Changes Everything

  • Software Delivery Models in Transition

  • Technology Trends and Software Users and Buyers

  • Further Reading