SOURCE: Plateau Systems

Talentpalooza 2010 - virtual talent management event

July 13, 2010 08:04 ET

Talentpalooza 2010 Puts Talent Management on Center Stage for Second Consecutive Year

Live Virtual Event to Highlight Talent Management Best Practices and Strategies for Unified Talent Management

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -  Plateau Systems, a leading provider of enterprise-class SaaS solutions for talent management, today announced the line-up for Talentpalooza 2010, a daylong virtual talent management event to be held on July 22, 2010. During Talentpalooza 2010, which is fast becoming one of industry's premier annual talent management events, attendees will have an opportunity to hear real-world case studies, engage in interactive conversations with industry experts and peers, and learn best practices, trends, and quick tips for making talent management successful in their organizations.

Inspired by the legendary summer music festivals that celebrate talent, Talentpalooza 2010 will showcase some of the industry's leading talent management thought leaders and feature interactive sessions on a wide range of talent management topics. Well-known industry analyst Lisa Rowan, IDC's program director for HR, learning and talent strategies, will take center stage as Talentpalooza 2010's keynote speaker. Her presentation, "Making the Business Case for an Integrated Talent Management Strategy," will map talent management strategies to specific business results and outcomes. The discussion will also focus on the benefits organizations can yield by developing a unified talent management strategy that utilizes targeted training, individual development plans, integrated goal-setting and management, talent pools, performance based compensation plans other development tools to keep critical employees engaged and executing on individual and company-wide goals.

Attendees can attend as many sessions as they wish throughout the day, and will be able to interact with speakers and other Talentpalooza attendees via the virtual event platform, at virtual booths dedicated to specific talent management issues, and using social media. All Talentpalooza registrants will receive a free copy of "Talent Management Integration: Improving Workforce Retention and Productivity," a topical primer for understanding talent management issues and trends written by Lisa Rowan. In addition to Rowan's keynote, other Talentpalooza 2010 session topics include:

  • "Integrated Talent Management Governance - Who owns what?" by Ed Cohen, CTO, Plateau Systems;
  • "Transforming Talent Management at Diebold," by Amy Alexy, Director, Talent Management at Diebold;
  • "Implementing a Learning Management System as part of an integrated Talent Management Strategy," by Stephen Vann, Associate Director, Business Enhancement and Solutions, Astellas Pharma Europe, Ltd.; and
  • "Integrating Talent Management Practices and Measures," by Dave Forman, Chief Learning Officer, Human Capital Institute.

To register for Talentpalooza 2010, or for more information on the virtual event and speakers, visit To follow Talentpalooza on Twitter, visit or follow the event hashtag, #talent10.

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. 

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