The new ability to integrate data from multiple sources gives executives and managers a more complete and actionable view of all aspects of their workforce. With the upcoming talent shortage, OrgPublisher's new succession planning capabilities will be particularly valuable for talent management initiatives.
Irving, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2007
Aquire, the global leader in workforce planning and management solutions, today announced the availability of OrgPublisher 8, an advanced version of the organizational charting software that defined and continues to lead its market category. The new solution was unveiled at the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago.
"With this evolution of OrgPublisher, we're solving higher-level business challenges," said Tom McKeown, executive vice president of global sales for Aquire. "The new ability to integrate data from multiple sources gives executives and managers a more complete and actionable view of all aspects of their workforce. With the upcoming talent shortage, OrgPublisher's new succession planning capabilities will be particularly valuable for talent management initiatives."
OrgPublisher makes it easy for companies to visualize the structure and composition of their workforce by quickly capturing workforce data from any source, such as Oracle®, PeopleSoft® and SAP®. The result is improved information visibility, access and decision making, which ultimately allows companies to more effectively structure their workforces for optimal performance.
OrgPublisher 8 goes well beyond the simple organizational charting capabilities provided by other products on the market today. New features and enhancements include:
Succession Planning - Provides a quick and easy way to visualize and analyze succession plan data. New Wizard support provides pre-defined succession planning chart templates and simplified chart creation.
Multiple Data Sources - Easily bring together and chart workforce information from multiple data sources, including HR, CRM, Talent Management and more.
Chart Design Templates - A new library of professionally designed chart templates will make your charts look better than ever.
Hover Profile - Easily view detailed information about a person or position by moving your mouse over a specific box - also, displays a pop-up information window for rapid analysis.
Chart Spotlighting - This innovative feature spotlights people and positions across the organization that match your search.
Click and Drag Scrolling - Browsing a chart just got easier. Click and drag your mouse to scroll the chart in any direction.
Chart Legend - Simplify the usability of your charts with a legend.
Drag-and-Drop - Enhanced drag-and-drop editing tools make changing your org chart easier than ever.
Enhanced Profile View - Easily find information in the Profile view using new profile categories.
Toolbar Search Enhancements - Search engine refinements deliver more relevant results for every search.
Usability Refinements - Numerous ease-of-use refinements to further simplify the overall OrgPublisher experience.
Aquire will also be showcasing Unifi, which has rapidly become the solution of choice for organizations that are planning or conducting strategic workforce transitions. Unifi has become the central platform within HR that facilitates collaborative planning and management activities that occur during transitions such as reorganizations, merger integration projects and even HR system transitions.
More than 2,500 organizations worldwide already trust OrgPublisher for their workforce planning and management needs. New customers for 2007 include such top-tier global organizations as: ESPN Inc.; Nordstrom, Inc.; The State of West Virginia; American National Insurance Company; Anglo Coal Australia Pty Ltd; Arizona Federal Credit Union; COLT Technology Services India Private Limited; LexisNexis Group; Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited; Scotts Miracle-Gro Company; REI; Allstate; and SunTrust.
To download a fully-functional 30-day trial of OrgPublisher 8, please visit http://www.aquire.com/downloads
More than 2,500 organizations throughout the world use Aquire solutions to visually analyze and manage critical workforce information for over ten million working professionals. From organizational charting and reporting to reorganizations, mergers and succession planning, Aquire solutions provide easy-to-use tools that increase information visibility, expedite decision making and streamline HR activities. American Airlines, Barclays Bank PLC, BASF AG, Braun Gillette, Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle UK, Reliant Energy, Shell Oil, Verizon, Yell Ltd. and thousands of other companies benefit from Aquire solutions every day. For more information on Aquire, please visit http://www.aquire.com.