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Significant ROI with Sage People

Based on interviews with Sage People customers, Forrester Consulting found an investment payback period of just 6 months.

Discover the return on investment Sage People can deliver

Sage commissioned Forrester Consulting to create a combined and simulated organization to illustrate some of the quantifiable cost savings and benefits of investing in Sage People, based on interviews with Sage People customers. 

Over $1.7m in savings

108% ROI

$911,447 net present value

Sage People in numbers


Reduction in time taken to produce dashboards

The company was able to produce monthly dashboards in only 2 hours instead of 4 days prior to Sage People.


Performance reviews faster by a factor of 3

Employees, managers, and HR are able to save time on the performance review process.

Over $728,000

$728,880 saved as a direct result of workforce experience improvements

The company was able to make savings by improving the employee experience and reducing attrition, as a result of Sage People.

Substantial financial benefits throughout the employee journey

Based on characteristics of the interviewed customers and data gathering, the combined and simulated organization—a global mid-sized firm with 800 employees—experienced substantial savings from using Sage People across the following areas.

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“We needed to have something that was multi-county. We needed something that was easily configurable, without having to pay each time we needed to do something.”

Director of programs and technology
Digital Identity Software


About Forrester and the report

A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Sage People uses a robust Total Economic Impact™ methodology to set out the costs and ROI of deploying and using Sage People.

The Total Economic Impact™ of Sage People revealed a range of benefits that outweigh the costs of using Sage People over three years.

The findings and metrics are based on in-depth interviews with decision-makers at six organizations that utilize Sage People, which were applied to a composite organization, to illustrate the benefits and investments.

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