News | October 6, 2008

Softscape to Showcase Industry's Most Complete Talent Management Solution At The HR Technology Conference And Exposition

CHICAGO & WAYLAND, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Softscape, the global leader in integrated people management software, today announced that the company will unveil the industry's most advanced HR software in Booth # 501 at The 11th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition at McCormick Place in Chicago, October 15-17, 2008.

In addition, Dave Watkins, CEO, Softscape, will co-host a Talent Management Track, "London's GKN Adopts the Entire Talent Management Suite" with Cyndie Streather, Head of Remuneration and Global HR Systems, GKN (London: GKN). The session will focus on how GKN, with 42,000 employees, deployed complete end-to-end Talent Management, leveraging Softscape's technology. GKN will highlight their achievements and best practices for a multinational global rollout of Talent Management software. The session will take place Thursday, October 16th at 11:00 am.

Dave Watkins will also participate in the conference's signature event, "The Industry's First Talent Management Shootout", where HR professionals will be able to compare four vendors tackling HR problems. The Shootout focuses on the functions of performance management, compensation, goal-setting, career development, succession planning, learning, and recruiting. Session attendees will vote electronically to decide the Shootout's winner. The session will take place Thursday, October 16th at 4:00 pm.

Who: Softscape
What: HR Technology Conference and Exposition
When: October 15 – 17, 2008
Where: Booth # 501, McCormick Place, Chicago IL USA

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Softscape is the global leader in integrated people management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive their business performance. Recognized by industry analysts as the most comprehensive strategic human capital management solution, Softscape provides complete employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single, integrated platform for improved business intelligence. The company offers customers of all sizes and in all industries the most flexibility and choice with multiple purchase, configuration, and deployment options. For more than a decade, Softscape has helped millions of workers across 156 countries be more successful at their jobs while contributing to bottom-line results. Softscape's customers represent Fortune 500/Global 500, mid-market, and government organizations, including Barclays (NYSE: BCS; London: BARC), AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN [ADR]; London: AZN), Seagate (NYSE: STX), GKN (London: GKN), Edcon, LandAmerica (NYSE: LFG), P&G (NYSE: PG) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Softscape is based in Massachusetts with offices in London, Sydney, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Hartford, Washington, D.C., Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Johannesburg.

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