SOURCE: NorthgateArinso


September 24, 2009 15:22 ET

Update: NorthgateArinso Awarded Systems Integration Deal With McDermott Incorporated

Implementation of euHReka Workspace to Deliver Superior Self-Service User Interface

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - September 24, 2009) - NorthgateArinso, the global provider of HR systems and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide systems integration services to McDermott Incorporated, a leading engineering and construction company, with specialty manufacturing and service capabilities. NorthgateArinso will perform an OnPremise implementation of its euHReka Workspace (EWS) solution, including employee and manager self-service for McDermott with the ability to use the solution across McDermott International's 25,000 employees in over 20 countries.

NorthgateArinso's work is part of McDermott's larger global implementation of SAP Finance and HCM, for an updated and streamlined system to manage, retain and develop its workforce across operating regions. NorthgateArinso's EWS, which features an intuitive and clean user interface, will help to accelerate user acceptance for a smoother transition to the new system. Employee and manager self-service will allow employees and managers to have a direct interface with the information they need to manage within the firm including personnel information updates, performance management, compensation planning, reporting, organizational charting and knowledge management.

"We were very impressed with the superior user interface of NorthgateArinso's technology and that was a major factor in our selection of the company for our employee and manager self-service implementation," said Preston Johnson, senior vice president HR, McDermott Incorporated. "We realize the importance of ease of use in any successful technology project, and we are confident that NorthgateArinso can deliver a system that not only meets our needs from a technical standpoint, but also the needs of our employees."

"This is a significant win for us and underscores our technology advancement as well as our deep heritage and experience in SAP systems integrations," said Meltse Rutten, director eHR, NorthgateArinso, US. "Not only are we building on our successful history of web enabling SAP interfaces, but it also furthers our commitment to the growing and dynamic energy sector."

About NorthgateArinso

NorthgateArinso is a leading global Human Resources software & services provider offering innovative HR business solutions to employers of all sizes, including Global Fortune™ 500 companies and many Public Sector organizations. We help HR executives optimize their HR service delivery through smarter process and more efficient technology, supporting key HR areas like workforce administration, payroll, benefits, recruitment, learning, and talent management.

Our 5,000 employees are dedicated to HR excellence through strategic business consulting, outsourcing services, systems integration and best-of-breed software solutions. We are one of the 5 largest HR service providers worldwide and have offices in 31 countries on 5 continents.

About McDermott International

McDermott International is an engineering and construction company, with specialty manufacturing and service capabilities, focused on energy infrastructure. McDermott's customers are predominantly utilities and other power generators, major and national oil companies, and the United States Government. With its global operations, McDermott operates in over 20 countries with more than 25,000 employees.

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