SOURCE: Plateau Systems

talent management software

March 21, 2011 12:24 ET

Leading Industry Analyst Firm Research Director to Keynote Plateau Insights Europe 2011

Plateau Partners Allos, ElementK, LearnChamp, Trivantis and Workday Join as Event Sponsors

LONDON--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Gartner, Inc. Research Director Thomas Otter will be a featured keynote speaker at Plateau Insights Europe 2011, the European edition of Plateau's landmark talent management user conference, taking place 28-29 March, 2011 at the Westin Excelsior hotel in Rome, Italy. Plateau's Insights Europe 2011 provides an interactive forum for attendees to meet and engage with industry leaders, peers and Plateau executives to discuss talent management trends and best practices. During his keynote, Mr. Otter, who covers human capital management (HCM) trends and technologies at Gartner, will discuss the current and future challenges facing senior HR leaders. He will also look at the strategic role of integrated talent management systems in shaping the workforce.

"We're thrilled to have one of the foremost HCM thought leaders keynoting Plateau Insights Europe this year," said Paul Sparta, Chairman and CEO of Plateau. "We have an amazing event planned for our customers and partners, and the addition of Thomas' perspectives will help ensure that everyone leaves with knowledge and inspiration that they can put to immediate use in their business."

During the conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn about and experience the innovative solutions offered by Plateau's application, content, technology and integration partners. Partners for Insights Europe 2011 include Gold Sponsor Allos (, Silver Sponsors ElementK ( and LearnChamp (, and Expo Sponsors Trivantis ( and Workday ( Plateau's alliances with these partners are critical to the company's ability to offer best-in-class solutions.

Plateau Insights Europe provides a forum for Plateau's fast-growing customer base in Europe and the Middle-East to get the latest information about Plateau, keep abreast of talent management trends and best practices, and network with their peers in the talent management community. The event will feature presentations from Plateau executives and customers, and industry thought leaders, with breakout sessions that explore best practices in talent management across unified performance, learning, career and succession planning, and compensation management.  For more information about this event or to register, please visit Follow #PlateauInsights on Twitter for live updates during the conference.

About Thomas Otter
Thomas Otter is a research director in Gartner Research. He covers human capital management (HCM) trends and technologies, including core HR, payroll, talent management and workforce analytics. As part of this research, Mr. Otter analyzes organization models, such as shared services and business process outsourcing, and he has a strong interest in how emerging technologies can improve HR and organizational performance. Mr. Otter also covers European HCM compliance issues, such as data protection law. Mr. Otter's blog can be read at, or follow him on Twitter @vendorprisey.

About Plateau
Plateau Systems is the industry's premier provider of enterprise-class SaaS talent management suites. Major global corporations and government agencies, including General Electric, the U.S. Air Force and Capital One Services are using Plateau's integrated talent management solutions to improve productivity and facilitate strategic workforce initiatives around learning, performance, compensation and career and succession management. Plateau is widely recognized throughout the industry for its commitment to customer satisfaction, forward-thinking vision and for consistently delivering best-in-class functionality. Founded in 1996, Plateau is headquartered in Arlington, Va. and has offices across the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about Plateau, please visit or follow Plateau on Twitter @PlateauSystems

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