Nakisa Inc.

Nakisa Inc.

January 31, 2007 11:00 ET

Highways Agency Selects Nakisa's "People Finder"

4,200 English Agency employees benefiting from Visual Workforce Management Solution

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 31, 2007) - Nakisa® Inc. ("Nakisa"), the leading provider of Visual Workforce Management solutions for enterprise, today announced that the Highways Agency has deployed Nakisa's online organization chart and directory technology enterprise-wide to 4,200 employees across its 10 English office locations.

"Nakisa has helped the Highways Agency to break down our silos of communication by bringing organization and employee contact information into one single, intuitive user interface," says Nicholas Gott, Highways Agency Portal Content Manager.

"In a citizen-facing government agency it is critical to provide employees with the tools they need to quickly and effectively serve the public," said Romeo De Leon, Vice-President, Global Sales at Nakisa. "By deploying Nakisa's employee data visualization technology the Highways Agency has significantly improved their staff's ability to access enterprise information and collaborate with colleagues while also reducing the time and cost involved in administration of organizational data."

Deployed as part of the Highways Agency internal portal application, Nakisa has delivered a complete solution based on a number of its web-based Organizational Management products, including Nakisa OrgChart, Nakisa Directory & Nakisa SelfService. The solution draws data simultaneously from the Agency's multiple data sources and dynamically visualizes it for users in an intutitive interface. Known to Highway Agency employees as their 'People Finder', users can browse through the entire organizational structure or quickly locate a specific person or resource.

"Nakisa provides the visual picture of Highways Agency data that is needed for employees to get to the information they need, when they need it," says Ian Richmond, Portal Developer/Nakisa Administrator at Highways Agency.

With implementation of Nakisa's software Highways Agency is now benefiting from:

- Improved collaboration and communication among its employees,

- Efficient sharing of information and simplified access to people, organization resources and business information,

- A centralized web view of organizational information for initiation of business processes and faster service delivery to citizens.

About Highways Agency

The Highways Agency is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport, and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport. The Agency's purpose is to provide safe and reliable long distance journeys to England's citizens on its strategic road network is valued at over pounds sterling 65 billion/$125 billion US and comprising some 4,818 miles/7,754 km of trunk roads including motorways.

About Nakisa Inc.

Nakisa is the leading provider of Visual Workforce Management solutions that allow Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and educational institutions around the world to perform organization and talent management functions that optimize their workforce and its performance. The company's products include 100% web-based succession planning, organization charting and modeling tools. Fully certified by SAP, Oracle and Microsoft, Nakisa offers proven, cutting edge solutions that can be deployed to hundreds of thousands of users to visualize millions of records at one time. include Airbus, Pfizer, RBC Financial Services, Australia Post, and government agencies worldwide. For more visit:

Nakisa and Nakisa OrgManagement Series are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Nakisa Inc. All other company, product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

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