SOURCE: Aberdeen Group

Aberdeen Group

March 11, 2010 13:06 ET

Aberdeen Group Announces Prestigious Award Nominations for Industry Excellence in Human Capital Management

Award Winner Will Be Selected at Aberdeen's Annual Human Capital Management Summit, March 24-25

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2010) -  Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the nominations for their annual industry achievement award for excellence in Human Capital Management. The award winner will be chosen from five industry categories and awarded onsite at the Aberdeen Human Capital Management Summit taking place March 24-25 at the Westin Times Square in New York City.

Award nominees were chosen based on research conducted over the past several months. The prestigious nominees are:

  1. Engagement Innovation Nominee: Avnet
    Criteria: Enterprise that has maximized innovative technology solutions to improve employee engagement and positively impact company performance.
  1. Recruiting - Nominee: IKON Office Solutions
    Criteria: Enterprise that has demonstrated recruiting leadership by implementing innovative recruiting practices to attract and hire the best-fit talent to support the organization's business goals.
  1. Learning & Development - Nominee: St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network
    Criteria: Enterprise that has harnessed the power of learning and development technology and processes to achieve business performance excellence.
  1. Performance Management - Nominee: North Shore LIJ Health System
    Criteria: Enterprise that has demonstrated excellence in implementing processes, technology, and data-capture methods around performance and goals management.
  1. Succession Planning & Leadership Development - Nominee: United Airlines
    Criteria: Enterprise that has shown creativity and ingenuity in developing their next generation of leaders to address evolving business requirements and priorities.

Featuring Aberdeen's Kevin Martin, Vice President and Principal Analyst, and Aberdeen's HCM research analyst team, the Summit is the premier event for human resource executives seeking real-world advice to drive business execution through strategic talent management.

Confirmed presenters include senior executives from leading organizations including: Addison Avenue; Aetna; American Express; Avnet; Fox Entertainment Group; GE; Hanover Insurance Group; Hellmann Worldwide Logistics; Microsoft; MMC; The HR Capitalist; Punk Rock HR; and Xerox.

Sponsors and Partners of the Human Capital Management Summit include Advantage; First Advantage; The Ladders; Taleo; iCims; Enwisen; SilkRoad Technology; eLearning! Magazine; and Government eLearning Magazine.

Complimentary passes available for qualified HR executives. To apply for a pass please visit:

For summit sponsorship opportunities, visit

Visit for additional access to complimentary Human Capital Research.

About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company
Aberdeen provides fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results. Having queried more than 30,000 companies in the past two years, Aberdeen is positioned to educate users to action: driving market awareness, creating demand, enabling sales, and delivering meaningful return-on-investment analysis. As the trusted advisor to the global technology markets, corporations turn to Aberdeen for insights that drive decisions.

As a Harte-Hanks Company, Aberdeen plays a key role of putting content in context for the global direct and targeted marketing company. Aberdeen's analytical and independent view of the "customer optimization" process of Harte-Hanks (Information - Opportunity - Insight - Engagement - Interaction) extends the client value and accentuates the strategic role Harte-Hanks brings to the market. For additional information, visit Aberdeen or call (617) 854-5200, or to learn more about Harte-Hanks, call (800) 456-9748.

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