Halogen Software Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Reports for Performance Management and Learning Management

Halogen placed in the leaders category in two new worldwide reports on integrated talent management

Ottawa, ON — February 3, 2015 — Halogen Software (TSX: HGN), a leading provider of cloud based talent management solutions, has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape Integrated Talent Management reports for both Performance Management[1] and Learning Management[2]. In late 2014, IDC MarketScape also named Halogen a leader in its 2014 Worldwide Integrated Talent Management report.    

"Halogen's strengths include a verticalized go-to-market strategy, integration of the various functions through all organic development, and very strong client satisfaction," said Lisa Rowan, research vice president, HR, Talent, and Learning Strategies, IDC. "Halogen was rated higher by its clients than its competitors in almost every category including completeness of product, cost-effectiveness, and customer service."

The Halogen TalentSpace™ suite includes powerful performance management and learning management solutions, which are organically built and integrated to help organizations drive and measure improved employee performance through learning and development. 

“We have a commitment to students in our school district to specialize in innovative education techniques and personalized learning. We take the same approach to talent management when it comes to our staff and we’re able to deliver on this promise thanks to Halogen,” said Linda Shamlin, Director of Human Resources and Benefits, Englewood Schools. “We’re excited that Halogen has received industry recognition for the strength of their performance and learning systems. We chose Halogen because they are more than a vendor. They have partnered with us through our talent management journey, giving us solutions that help us get the best out of our staff, who can then get the best out of our students.”

“We’re very happy to be recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a leader in performance and learning management solutions,” said Dawn MacKay, Vice President of Product Management, Halogen Software. “As we continue to add capabilities and depth to our product offerings, our focus remains on helping our customers achieve their business goals, getting them to success quickly, and delivering a brilliant customer experience.”

Halogen Software was also recognized as a major player in the IDC MarketScapes for Integrated Talent Management  Recruiting[3] and Compensation[4], respectively.

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) offers an organically built cloud-based talent management suite that reinforces and drives higher employee performance across all talent programs — whether that is recruiting, performance management, learning and development, succession planning or compensation. With more than 2,000 customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been recognized as a market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen Software’s powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include industry-vertical editions, are used by organizations that want to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit: http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's TalentSpace blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/  or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware.

For More Information:

Melany Gallant
Manager, Public Relations
Halogen Software
613-270-1011 x 4338

[1] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Performance Management in Integrated Talent Management 2014 Vendor Analysis (IDC #253854, January 2015)

[2] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2014 Vendor Analysis (IDC #253853, January 2015)

[3] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Recruiting in Integrated Talent Management 2014 Vendor Analysis (IDC #253855, January 2015)

[4] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compensation Management in Integrated Talent Management 2014 Vendor Analysis (IDC #253852, January 2015)