Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 29, 2005
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a think tank, professional organization and educator in talent management strategies, and Softscape, an industry leader in strategic people management technology and services, announced today that Softscape will sponsor HCI's Performance Measurement learning and research over the next twelve months.
"Performance measurement lies at the center of talent management. To extract maximum value from staffing, retention, development and planning initiatives, organizations must first understand how their workforce is performing," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's Executive Director. "Softscape is an acknowledged expert in this area. Our partnership with them will greatly support HCI's efforts to create a panel of innovative thought leaders to address the most pressing issues in performance measurement today."
As a result of the alliance, Softscape will be recognized for their financial support and advisory role in the development of Performance Measurement research, white papers and education. Selected employees and associates of Softscape will become Professional members of the Human Capital Institute, enjoying full membership benefits including access to HCI's research library, live local Network events, Webcasts, Talent Blogosphere and Talent Directories. In addition, Christopher Faust, vice president of Global Strategy at Softscape will join HCI's national advisory board.
"It is critical that organizations understand how to measure performance, and then develop action plans based on this data to impact key business drivers," said Faust, Softscape." As leaders in the human capital market, we view our partnership with the Human Capital Institute as another opportunity to advance this important dialogue and develop innovative ways for organizations to manage the planning, hiring, performance, development, compensation, and growth of personnel across the enterprise."
Softscape provides integrated people management solutions to enterprises and government agencies. With global customers across 46 countries representing millions of workers, Softscape's award winning web-based technology and proven strategic services, offer customers comprehensive solutions to better manage strategic HR functions and government case management. Softscape continues to advance the market with the broadest and most complete set of fully integrated enterprise software modules with unprecedented flexibility, rapid deployment, and lower total cost of ownership. Embodying a unique approach to people-centric systems that is redefining the standard for operational effectiveness, Softscape solutions are focused on enhancing productivity, facilitating long-term planning, reducing operational costs, and driving organizational performance. Customers include Merrill Lynch, Corning, Northrop Grumman, GKN,
Freightliner, Medica, Ceridian, Goodwill, and the City of Chicago. Softscape is based in Massachusetts with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, Connecticut, Washington DC, New York, London, Germany, and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit: http://www.softscape.com
ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE
The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator and professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of executives, educators, consultants, human resources, strategic search, organizational development professionals and talent managers. For more information, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org
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