Infohrm Announces Industry Consortiums for Human Capital Measurement

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Will address sector-specific workforce planning, reporting, and analytics challenges.

We are thrilled to be able to bring together industry peers, build sector-specific workforce plans and analytics, and share best practice success stories at the premier workforce planning event of the year.

Infohrm, the global leader in full-service workforce planning, reporting, and analysis solutions today announced that the 2nd Annual Infohrm Workforce Planning Summit will feature Infohrm Industry Consortiums focusing on critical human capital issues affecting specific North American sectors.

Intended to be an ongoing partnership between Infohrm and participating organizations, the Consortiums will offer quarterly meetings, industry analytics, networking, best practice roundtables, and industry-specific benchmarking data. Facilitated by Infohrm’s measurement experts, the Consortiums address such current human capital measurement topics as:

1. Quantifying the value add of workforce planning and analytics
2. Linking workforce planning and analytics to strategic and financial planning processes
3. Instituting workforce planning as a competitive advantage
4. Building a suite of industry-specific analytical models
5. Benchmarking best practices in each industry group
6. Defining industry measurement norms and differentiators

Each Consortium will feature a rolling agenda to be determined via Infohrm research, participant quick polls, action steps from previous Consortium events, and “hot-topics” in the business press. Infohrm will facilitate the groups, offering industry measurement expertise and benchmark data analysis, with members able to request and participate in deep dive reports, white papers, and custom surveys.

The pilot group of Infohrm Industry Consortiums will offer immediate support to HR practitioners in three industries:

-Financial Services

"Driving business performance through workforce planning, reporting, and analytics is critical to all organizations; however our experience in working with hundreds of members has shown that unique measurement issues apply within industry groups," says Jeff Higgins, Executive Vice President of Client Services for Infohrm North America. "We are thrilled to be able to bring together industry peers, build sector-specific workforce plans and analytics, and share best practice success stories at the premier workforce planning event of the year."

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural Summit, Infohrm has expanded its 2008 thought leadership agenda to cover two full days of leading-edge keynote speeches, case study presentations, panel discussions, and in-depth breakout sessions. The event will demonstrate proven methods of workforce planning and highlight how workforce planning should integrate with financial and strategic planning processes.

The Summit will be held at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa on May 19-20, 2008, with optional two-day workshops following on May 21-22, and will include keynote speeches from:

-Microsoft—Rupert Bader, Director of Workforce Planning
-Google—Prasad Setty, Director of People Analytics
-Ameriprise Financial—Nick Nyhus, Vice-President of Workforce Planning
-Safeco Insurance—Jared Flynn, Director of Workforce Planning

The thought leadership Summit will be followed by concurrent Infohrm Academy Workforce Planning and Workforce Analytics workshops. Each two-day workshop provides a comprehensive overview of successful frameworks and processes for improving your organization’s approach to human capital measurement.

Click here for more information or to register for the 2008 Workforce Planning Summit. Early-bird pricing is available through March 14.

About Infohrm
Infohrm is the global leader in on-demand workforce planning, reporting, and human capital analytics solutions. With over 25 years of experience, and a strong customer base consisting of Fortune 1000, non-profit, and government clients, Infohrm has paved the way for organizations to measure the impact of human capital initiatives and drive business results. The Infohrm solutions couple a leading edge on-demand technology platform with strategic consulting and training services to focus on the analysis of data to help organizations make informed decisions around human capital practices. Learn more at

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