As talent acquisition solutions proliferate and grow in sophistication, it’s tempting for HR executives to reach for the latest shiny objects. Trouble is, such a quick pick could results in a poorly integrated, underperforming system. Rather, a product evaluation based on a fundamental assessment of the organization’s strategic needs is critical, according to Elaine Orler. A respected veteran of the talent acquisition technology field, Orler has advised multinational and mid-sized corporations on TA strategy for two decades. In 2009, she founded Talent Function, a technology consultancy.