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As director of research and analytics at CedarCrestone in Alpharetta, Ga., Lexy Martin is responsible for its annual HR Systems Survey, now in its 14th year. When not working on the survey, she provides strategy, business case, and metrics and analytics services, along with deep-dive benchmarking in all industries.
Working with many of the leading HCM vendors, she has helped develop their value propositions and conducted numerous surveys of their customer bases. Lexy is also managing editor for the IHRIM Workforce Solutions Review.
A sought-after thought-leader and speaker, few researchers in the field of HR technology can match the experience that Martin has accumulated during her career in introducing emerging technologies. From the pioneering days of introducing office automation and PCs in the early '80s, groupware in the late '80s, self-service in the early '90s, and to continuing technology introduction this decade, she is a consistent contributor to the industry's continuing evolution.