(PRWEB) July 7, 2005
SuccessFactors, Inc., the market and Web business application leader in on-demand workforce performance management, continued to showcase unwavering commitment to customer success during the most recent customer-hosted user forum at the Reebok corporate headquarters in Canton, Massachusetts.
During the event, SuccessFactors users previewed and responded to SuccessFactorsÂ product roadmap, exchanged best practices information and offered information about their individual business drivers and the corresponding technology needs. Attendees confirmed the value of this customer-sponsored SuccessFactors forum through surveys which indicated that 100% of those in attendance felt overall satisfaction with the event and would participate in another forum this year. Additional customer-hosted forums are scheduled to be held throughout different regions in the United States over the remainder of the calendar year.Customers previewed groundbreaking, new product reporting and analytics functionality that will be in general availability early this fall and will provide a deeper, richer insight into each individual customerÂs performance management process.
ÂSuccessFactors is a very important business and technology partner to Reebok and we were delighted to provide the venue where SuccessFactors users could impact and influence product directionÂ said Bob Myers, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Reebok International. ÂA two-way dialogue in any business relationship is essential and after participating in the forum, itÂs clear that SuccessFactors is listening and responding to customersÂ requirements for success.Â
The user forums, which function as a complement to SuccessFactorsÂ other customer-facing events including monthly online user meetings, monthly online product updates and systematic annual customer reviews, provide SuccessFactorsÂ over 200 customers from all industry sectors with the opportunity to directly communicate with SuccessFactors. During the Reebok-hosted forum, customers previewed groundbreaking, new product reporting and analytics functionality that will be in general availability early this fall and will provide a deeper, richer insight into each individual customerÂs performance management process. Customers also assessed implementation best practices during a panel discussion led by SuccessFactorsÂ customer Kimberly Clark and reviewed business and implementation strategies of other SuccessFactors customers.
ÂSuccessFactors technology has provided insights that did not seem possible with any other workforce performance management provider,Â said Natalie Wadzinski, Policy Developer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ÂDuring this user forum, we were able to examine the upcoming product roadmap, share our questions and concerns, as well as provide insight into how the Commonwealth has leveraged SuccessFactors technology to provide strategic value to our organization.Â
ÂIn addition to providing best-in-class on-line management applications, SuccessFactors is also committed to providing our customers with the most consistent and comprehensive levels of customer results and satisfaction for their workforcesÂ said Lars Dalgaard, SuccessFactors CEO. ÂBy hosting these interactive user forums, SuccessFactors customers have dynamic venues to learn more about our constantly evolving product, a platform to engage with peers and an opportunity to build local communities of information and key contact points.Â
Continued Dalgaard, ÂMost importantly, the forums allows representatives from all areas of SuccessFactors to continue to stay close to the latest needs of our customers, and do something about them.Â
Attendees also participated in interactive presentations from keynote-speaking customers including Ruth Bramson, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the business value of a SuccessFactors implementation. Product roadmap presentations from SuccessFactorsÂ CEO Lars Dalgaard and Vice President of User Experience Linda Itskovitz were well attended and the event concluded with an open Q&A session with SuccessFactors executive management and a live, product capabilities presentation from Dalgaard.
With the highest industry renewal rate, SuccessFactors is the established global leader in providing on-demand, Web-based, integrated workforce performance management solutions. SuccessFactors, founded in 2001, delivers software and solutions that help companies implement effective workforce performance management strategies that align employee performance with bottom-line business results. The company has over 1,000,000 users from more than 200 customers across all industry sectors, including Textron, General Motors, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Invitrogen, MasterCard International, Volkswagen of North America, McKesson, Reebok, MeadWestVaco, PG&E, Lancaster General Hospital, Riggs Bank, Grant Thornton, FriendlyÂs Ice Cream and HP Hood. SuccessFactors is headquartered in San Mateo, CA. and has multiple worldwide offices. The applications are being used in 56 countries and are available in multiple languages. For
more information, visit http://www.successfactors.com or call 1-800-809-992.
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