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360 Degree Feedback Software Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Type (Installed and Web-based), By Application (Education, Retail, Corporate, Travel and Hospitality, and Healthcare), and Regional Forecast, 2024-2032

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 | Format: PDF | Report ID: FBI104481



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The global 360 degree feedback software market was valued at USD 1 billion in 2023. The market is projected to be worth USD 1.11 billion in 2024 and reach USD 2.59 billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast period.

iCompanies around the world are deploying various performance management tools and techniques to monitor and promote effective performance in the workplace. 360-degree feedback software is one of the most significant elements of performance management as it aids the management in gaining relevant insights regarding the potential performance of its workforce.

Apart from this, it also provides a real-time understanding of every individual's opportunities in the areas of learning and development. This platform enables businesses to receive and deliver non-anonymous and anonymous feedback across all levels of the departments in businesses and external customers.The growth of the market is due to the increasing demand for assessing employee performance and behavioural patterns. This software helps the user identify employee work ethics and evaluate the situation. The software is easily scalable and can be applied flexibly to any field, making it attractive to all employees.

The COVID-19 outbreak disrupted daily life and caused people and organizations to reconsider their activities and objectives. These improvements drove technological progress and innovation. Companies invested time and money in developing a complete, integrated platform of 360 degree feedback software and promoting, selling, and supporting this platform. Although their revenues have consistently increased every year, the revenue growth rate remained stable in 2020 due to increased competition. Thus, the COVID-19 pandemic laid the groundwork for future market growth.

360 Degree Feedback Software Market Trends

Growing Acceptance Rate of Cloud-based Technologies to Propel Market Growth

Cloud technologies have been in the limelight of extensible data potentials, which have led to a revolution in the software management markets. The growth of cloud technologies has positively impacted the adoption of 360-degree feedback software. Unlike online software, cloud technologies have allowed companies to analyze, collect, and share team member information anywhere and at anytime.

Moreover, the cloud has provided companies with more expandability, thus minimizing their operating costs previously absorbed by data scalability software. Furthermore, maintenance concerns are dealt with by the cloud vendor, not the organization itself, thereby decreasing expenses.

Furthermore, it allows the business to keep its information a secret without worrying about possible leakages. These factors are expected to positively impact the market growth. As a result, the global market is expected to grow during the forecast period.

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360 Degree Feedback Software Market Growth Factors

Use of 360 Degree Feedback Software for Personal and Organizational Performance Development to Bolster Market Growth

The agile performance management approach offers additional value to the employees by assisting their visualizations that align better with the existing vibrant business models. Collecting feedback from numerous persons instead of one specific senior individual decreases the possible shortcomings of any individual's thoughts. The software enables open communication about performance as it includes the practice of sending and receiving feedback. This complete feedback method further aids employees in comprehending how others perceive their skills, attitudes, and behaviors in the workplace. This would benefit employees in recognizing their weaknesses, strengths, and areas for growth. In addition, it allows managers and employees to use the feedback to identify the need for training and build a certified development strategy that would boost their professional growth. These factors, as mentioned above, fuel the 360 degree feedback software market growth.

Increasing Demand for Better Analytical Tools for Identifying Employee’s Key Areas of Work to Drive Market

360-degree feedback software helps identify potential development and growth areas for employees. Reviews left by colleagues can help an employee understand their performance. Such reviews are analyzed and displayed on slides using infographics that highlight areas of potential development and areas where employee performance is improving. Reviewing each employee in an organization is a time-consuming process that won't yield the same results as  a 360-degree feedback software analysis. Thus, ease of analysis and reduction in time required to provide accurate information about employees are driving the growth of the market.


Time-Consuming Practice and Improper Use of Software May Impede Market Growth

Even though the software comes with several benefits, it has some drawbacks too, which would limit its acceptance among companies. The process of feedback is tedious as it involves a large number of people and steps. Besides, as it allows inspectors to express opinions easily and freely, it is anticipated to negatively affect the evaluated team member's confidence if vindictive reviews are received.

Hence, when the software is utilized appropriately, it allows employees to recover or improve on their crucial areas and fix major clashes within a team. But when done poorly, it may create conflict, anger, and distrust among employees. These issues may refrain companies from adopting this software.

Though 360 degree feedback software may aid the Human Resources (HR) department in identifying potential accomplishments, sometimes peer reviews can be unusable and seem biased in favor of an individual.

Various companies have started leveraging text sentimental analysis practices to understand the quality of the reviews made by a peer for a specific person. It may support in analyzing the bias and help in eradicating the study. However, sentiment analysis might not be as effective as other authentication methods. It may need separate in-person valuations, making 360-degree tools needless.

Thus, the abovementioned factors are hampering the market growth.

360 Degree Feedback Software Market Segmentation Analysis

By Type Analysis

Installed Segment to Hold Maximum Market Share Due to Faster Data Entry and Reporting

Based on type, the market is bifurcated into installed and web-based.

Among these, the installed segment is set to capture the maximum market share as it does not require the internet to operate and can be customized according to specific needs. Also, users can control their data seamlessly. Besides, faster data entry and reporting features will also increase its popularity in the market.

The web-based segment is expected to show the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This software allows users to log in and access data from any internet-connected device from anywhere. Users need not have to download, install, manage, or update the software as it is always up to date. These factors are set to prompt organizations to adopt web-based software at their workplaces.

By Application Analysis

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Corporate Segment to Generate Highest Share Due to Need to Improve Employee Performance

Based on application, the market is categorized into education, retail, corporate, travel & hospitality, and healthcare. Among these, the corporate segment is anticipated to lead the market with the highest share. The software is majorly used in corporations to improve employee performance. The constructive feedback approach enables employees to uncover their strengths and areas of improvement, and continuously develop their confidence.

The travel & hospitality segment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. Using this software in the travel & hospitality industry helps create an environment where customers can share their views on the services offered, and employees can share their feedback about the company. This would allow companies to expand and better understand their cohesion and ambition.

Similarly, universities, school boards, and educational institutions are implementing this software for students' and teachers' personal development, thereby creating an educational environment that is conducive to learning. In the healthcare sector, feedback software is used to observe and provide valuable perspectives on different aspects of the healthcare professional's performance that are important to the effectiveness and quality of the care provided.

Successful retailers do not just sell products, but also try to attract and retain loyal customers. To retain their customers, retailers use feedback tools to gain insights from them regarding their purchase experiences. The valuable insights enable retailers to deliver personalized services and recommendations across every channel and touchpoint.


Geographically, the market is studied across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and South America. They are further classified into countries.

North America 360 Degree Feedback Software Market Size, 2023 (USD Billion)

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North America dominated the 360 degree feedback software market share. This region is considered home to millions of doctors, technology experts, scientists, and other professionals employed on a contract basis. Therefore, the demand for deploying 360-degree feedback software to evaluate the performance and engagement of employees regularly is high in North America. The rising adoption of web/cloud-based feedback software among organizations is expected to fuel the regional market growth.

Similarly, the rising adoption of cloud solutions by SMEs will propel market growth. Key players, such as Lattice, Engagedly, Explorance Inc., Qualtrics, and others, are focusing on product launches and acquisitions, which are likely to propel the market growth in the region. For instance,

  • In April 2022, Explorance Inc. launched BlueML, a machine learning-enabled platform for higher education institutes. The platform provides recommendations and insights into the qualitative data gained from the mass student base. It helps increase agility and precision for analyzing and improves teaching effectiveness and students' learning outcomes.

  • In May 2022, Qualtrics integrated the Qualtrics XM Discover's artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning capabilities into the SAP Service Cloud. This enabled customer service to resolve issues, improve customer satisfaction, and increase resolution rates.

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Asia Pacific is anticipated to showcase the highest CAGR owing to the increasing software adoption in the rapidly expanding outsourcing businesses across the region. The demand for 360-degree feedback software is gaining traction in multiple applications, such as performance appraisal and performance evaluation in corporate and training organizations. Also, the large-scale industrialization in Asia Pacific countries is expected to boost the growth of the market.

Europe holds the second-highest market share. The increasing need to implement advanced technologies and the rising number of organizations are set to drive the growth of the market in this region. Besides, the rising demand for advanced management communication solutions to improve the output of organizations, retain employees, and better recognize and assess employees’ work will further enhance the market growth.

South America and the Middle East & Africa will likely exhibit considerable market growth. Numerous organizations across South America are deploying data-driven decision-making software solutions for evaluating employee performance. This is anticipated to create several growth opportunities for the market in these regions. Also, the intensifying competition among organizations to deliver superior productivity is expected to drive the market growth.

List of Key Companies in 360 Degree Feedback Software Market

Key Players Focus on Advanced 360 Degree Feedback Software to Fortify their Positions

The global market comprises a vibrant start-up ecosystem. The market is likely to have 100+ start-ups developing and innovating 360 degree feedback solutions and services. Such a fragmented market is expected to create strong competition by enabling the existing companies to constantly adopt and upgrade new developments in product offerings. Thus, increasing competition is likely to increase the market size, thereby creating more opportunities for market players.



  • March 2023– Explorance announced the general availability of Explorer BlueML and free personalized feedback analytics reports. This enables the HR and education leaders to build a more resilient and agile workforce.

  • June 2022 – Lattice announced a partnership with AMI to secure the data centre platform and next-gen servers. This partnership helped integrate AMI’s firmware expertise with the Lattice Sentry and lattice FPGA technology to create AMI’s Tektagon XFR Platform Root of Trust (PRoT) solution.

  • March 2022Explorance Inc. announced a partnership with Qatar-based real estate developer United Development Company to implement the 360 degree feedback software named Blue. The company aims to use the software to analyze the employees' talents as per the organization's demands and requirements.

  • March 2022 The University of Texas in Austin selected Explorance Inc.'s feedback software Blue to automate the course evaluation process.

  • October 2021 – SurveyMonkey launched the GetFeedback platform, which is a customer experience (CX) solution for an event. The CX Impact Summit is a cost-efficient CX and easy-to-deploy solution that helps organizations set up CX programs easily.


An Infographic Representation of 360 Degree Feedback Software Market

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The study on the market includes prominent regions worldwide to get detailed knowledge of the global market. Furthermore, the research report provides insights into the most recent market trends and an analysis of technologies that are being adopted quickly on a global scale. It also emphasizes some of the growth-stimulating factors and restrictions, allowing the reader to obtain a thorough understanding of the market.




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Growth Rate

CAGR of 11.2% from 2024 to 2032


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By Type

  • Installed

  • Web-based

By Application

  • Education

  • Retail

  • Corporate

  • Travel and Hospitality

  • Healthcare

By Region

  • North America (By Type, By Application, and By Country)

    • U.S. (By Application)

    • Canada (By Application)

    • Mexico (By Application)

  • Europe (By Type, By Application, and By Country)

    • U.K. (By Application)

    • Germany (By Application)

    • France (By Application)

    • Italy (By Application)

    • Spain (By Application)

    • Russia (By Application)

    • Benelux (By Application)

    • Nordics (By Application)

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia Pacific (By Type, By Application, and By Country)

    • China (By Application)

    • Japan (By Application)

    • India (By Application)

    • South Korea (By Application)

    • ASEAN (By Application)

    • Oceania (By Application)

    • Rest of Asia Pacific

  • Middle East & Africa (By Type, By Application, and By Country)

    • Turkey (By Application)

    • Israel (By Application)

    • GCC (By Application)

    • South Africa (By Application)

    • North Africa (By Application)

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • South America (By Type, By Application, and By Country)

    • Brazil (By Application)

    • Argentina (By Application)

    • Rest of South America

Frequently Asked Questions

The market value is projected to reach USD 2.59 billion by 2032.

In 2023, the market value stood at USD 1 billion.

The market is projected to record a CAGR of 11.2% in the forecast period of 2024-2032.

By type, the web-based segment is likely to lead the market.

The use of the software for personal and organizational performance development will bolster the market growth.

Explorance Inc., Qualtrics, Momentive, Actus Software, Engagedly, QuestionPro Survey Software, Trakstar, Lattice, SurveySparrow Inc., and SmartSurvey are the top players in the market.

North America is expected to hold the highest market share.

By application, the travel & hospitality segment is expected to record the highest CAGR.

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