December 2, 2013

NetSuite Acquires TribeHR, Creates First Combined Cloud ERP/HCM Suite for SMBs

netsuite acquires tribehrCloud-based financials/ERP provider NetSuite has announced that an agreement has been reached for it to acquire TribeHR, a provider of HCM solutions. The merger will lead to the creation of the first ERP and HCM single-cloud solution for SMBs that provides the ability to run core business functions and manage employees with a social HR software solution. TribeHR was recently a member of the NetSuite SuiteCloud Developer Network with its TribeHR SuiteApp and already shares almost 30 joint customers with NetSuite.

“TribeHR is a rare HR software solution that combines the rich traditional HCM capabilities needed to manage growing organizations with an engaging social interface that encourages employee involvement and collaboration,” said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite. “TribeHR’s engaging system of record for employee activity, together with NetSuite’s single system of record for core operational business data gives SMBs a modern, single system to run the core aspects of their business—all with the scalability, flexibility and agility of the cloud.”

TribeHR’s full suite of HCM functionality necessary for the recruitment, management, and rewarding of employees includes:

• The core HRIS for managing essential employee information both individually and in aggregate. This core features employee administration, employee profile, employee history, compensation tracking, compliance reporting, organizational charts, employee and manager self-service, document storage, and time-off tracking.

• Recruiting capabilities include social ATS with full integration with LinkedIn and Facebook.

• Talent management functionality including 360-degree feedback, goal management, performance appraisals, skills tracking, and culture tracking.

• Social HR provides commenting and collaboration options plus peer and public recognition tools for an entire company.

• Mobile support for iOS devices.


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Joshua Bjerke, from Savannah, Georgia, focuses on articles involving the labor force, economy, and HR topics including new technology and workplace news. Joshua has a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in International Studies and is currently pursuing his M.A. in International Security.