DoubleStar and Hyperion to Underwrite Human Capital Institute's Human Capital Analytics Learning Initiatives

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The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today that DoubleStar, Inc., a leading provider of workforce analytics solutions and Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a global leader in business performance management software, will jointly sponsor HCI's Human Capital Analytics learning and research track. The track is one of several topics addressed in HCI's Talent Leadership community of interest, a community HCI considers critical to organizations working to build competitive advantage.

The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today that DoubleStar, Inc., a leading provider of workforce analytics solutions and Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a global leader in business performance management software, will jointly sponsor HCI's Human Capital Analytics learning and research track. The track is one of several topics addressed in HCI's Talent Leadership community of interest, a community HCI considers critical to organizations working to build competitive advantage.

Although the Business Intelligence (BI) industry is booming as organizations strive to boost productivity and drive performance through metrics, scorecards, planning, and advanced statistical analysis, most implementations to date have taken a narrow or "siloed" approach. Tools have been deployed to monitor financial and logistical performance, but they are under-utilized where talent is concerned.

"Business Intelligence has strategic value in talent management. This learning track explores how organizations can improve decision-making effectiveness around human capital," said Allan Schweyer, executive director at HCI. "We're pleased that DoubleStar and Hyperion recognize the importance of better utilizing BI tools and are supporting our efforts in this area."

The Human Capital Analytics learning and research track focuses on BI from a talent management standpoint, examining how BI tools can be used in areas such as workforce demographics, staffing, compensation, development, competencies and workforce planning and modeling. A panel of expert advisors will examine new methods, trends, and best practices in human capital analytics. Webcasts, white papers, education, and other resources provide human capital professionals with information to help them better understand how analytics can be applied to talent management to achieve optimum results.

"Organizations that utilize appropriate tools in order to manage talent have significant advantage over their competitors," said Brian Kelly, managing director of DoubleStar. "DoubleStar supports the Human Capital Institute's focus on this area and their efforts to help organizations understand the importance of business intelligence as it relates to talent management."

"As an organization, Hyperion focuses on business performance management. We believe that a strong workforce is a key competitive advantage in the marketplace and critical to driving performance management," said Steve McMahon, vice president of Human Resources at Hyperion. "For this reason, we are very pleased to support HCI's Human Capital Analytics track."

ABOUT DOUBLESTAR

Based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, DoubleStar, Inc. is a leading provider of workforce analytic solutions. A two-time Inc. 500 consulting services firm, DoubleStar specializes in delivering solutions that synthesize information from disparate enterprise information repositories to provide organizations with analytical insight into their company's business performance. DoubleStar's flagship product, Workforce Insight, is the first complete business intelligence solution developed specifically for HR - that is flexible enough to address diverse industry and technology needs - and deliver the relevant results that make HR a true strategic partner. For more information, please visit: http://www.doublestarinc.com

ABOUT HYPERION

Hyperion Solutions Corporation is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 11,000 customers rely on Hyperion software to provide visibility into how their businesses are performing and to help them plan and model to improve that performance. Using Hyperion software, customers collect data, organize and analyze it, then communicate it across the enterprise. Hyperion offers the industry's only Business Performance Management solution that integrates financial management applications with a business intelligence platform into a single system.

Named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For (2004), Hyperion serves global customers in 45 countries. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company's innovative and specialized solutions and services. Hyperion generated revenues of $703 million for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2005 and is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit http://www.hyperion.com

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE

The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and global 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 educators, talent managers and executives. For more information, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

PRESS CONTACTS

DoubleStar, Inc.

Knowledge Infusion, Strategic Vendor Services

Megan Gates

925-577-8685

Hyperion Solutions Corporation

Phyllis Davidson

408-588-8754

Human Capital Institute

Andrea Miller

866-538-1909

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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