A best-of-breed (BoB) system is the best system in its specialist category. It’s an advanced platform that provides specialised features for a particular application. Some organisations believe it’s difficult for a software provider to excel in every niche, which is why they purchase software from different vendors to build the best enterprise workflows via integrated applications.

Scout Talent is recruitment software built by recruiters, for recruiters. We know that bringing the right talent into your organisation is a critical strategic priority, and cannot not be compromised on. In comparison, a human resources information system (HRIS) covers all aspects of human resources to administer organisational processes and collect data. Essentially, it’s a software suite that links components across an organisation using one central data hub. However, this can mean compromise in specialist functionality.