Halogen Software Inc.

Halogen Software Inc.

April 25, 2012 08:30 ET

Halogen Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Integrated Talent Management

MarketScape notes Halogen garnered the highest scores in customer service and cost-effectiveness from its clients among 14 vendors evaluated

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 25, 2012) - Halogen Software announced today the company has been named a leader in the IDC 2012 Integrated Talent Management MarketScape. Representing IDC's opinion on which vendors are well positioned today through current capabilities and which are best positioned to gain market share over the next few years,(1) the report also recognized Halogen for receiving the highest scores for customer services and cost-effectiveness from its clients.

"Halogen achieved leader status in this year's MarketScape report based on its verticalized go-to-market strategy and the company's organic development and integration of various talent management functions," said Lisa Rowan, program director, HR, Talent, and Learning Strategies for IDC. "The results demonstrate that Halogen clients have very high satisfaction with the company and the cost-effectiveness of their solutions."

Halogen Software's mission is to make it easy for organizations of all sizes to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and delivers exceptional results. The company offers the first - and only - talent management system purpose-built from the ground up to drive higher performance.

"We've taken a performance focused approach to thoughtfully designing and developing every module in our suite and we're very happy to be recognized by IDC as a leader in the integrated talent management market," said Paul Loucks, President and CEO, Halogen Software. "IDC's recognition of our winning client satisfaction results reinforces our relentless focus on customer success."

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and is strongly endorsed by the thousands of HR professionals who use their Talent Management solutions. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate performance appraisals, 360 degree feedback, compensation management, succession planning, job descriptions, learning management and recruiting. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, education, manufacturing, public sector, hospitality, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers as the market leader in customer satisfaction, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Exploring Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware.

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

1 Excerpted from IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2012 Vendor Analysis (IDC # 234365), April 2012.

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