Give your talent the tools they need to be high performers and great leaders

Halogen Accelerator™ aligns a proven competency model with learning and development activities to identify the criteria every employee needs to succeed in their role today. It also empowers your employees to develop their capabilities and skillsets to excel in future roles.

TEasily find and compare competencies from DDI inside of Halogen Talent Space.

DDI Competency Framework

Give your workforce access to more than 100 practical and proven competencies developed over decades of industry research by DDI. Seamlessly integrated with Halogen’s TalentSpace™ software suite, competencies include:

  • Action-based descriptions that describe the associated target behaviors
  • Behaviorally anchored rating scales that explain precise, observable behaviors related to different performance levels
  • Performance comments and coaching tips that make it easy for managers
  • Reading references pre-mapped to DDI competencies to drive development
  • More than 4,000 development activities that include specific tasks and strategies
Track progress toward leadership development as learning activity tracking in Halogen Learning.

DDI Leadership Learning Library

Promote employee and leadership development throughout your organization with a practical and comprehensive learning library. Pre-loaded into Halogen Learning™ and pre-mapped to competencies, the DDI learning library includes:

  • 20 full web-based training courses for coaching, communication and leadership
  • 64 mini-courses for employee and leader development essentials
  • Printable job aids to put learning into action

As an added benefit, Halogen Learning™ Starter Edition is included at no additional cost for both the competency framework and learning library.*

Align the competency framework to your business goals and build a system-ready library of required skills for each role.

Expert help every step of the way

Halogen’s experts will help you get the most out of your solution. They’ll align the competency framework to your business needs, provide insight into your metrics and optimize the framework throughout the Halogen TalentSpace suite.

Halogen’s DDI-certified Talent Management Consultants can also work with you to develop a cascading competency model that can serve as the foundation for all talent management activities and build a system-ready library of required skills for each role.

* In order to provide access to the reading references as learning resources, a license for Halogen Learning is provided to customers who do not license the Halogen Learning™ module. This is a version of Halogen Learning that gives access to DDI content only.

Everyone in the organization wins

HR Pros

  • Align HR programs for recruiting by evaluating and developing critical competencies to strategic priorities
  • Confidently report and analyze current workforce skills and develop action plans to address gaps


  • Leverage the strength of team members to plan more effective work distribution
  • Attract the right talent by consistently identifying competencies on job descriptions, requisitions and during hiring
  • Provide focused skill development and onboard new hires faster


  • Gain greater clarity by understanding what’s required to succeed in a role
  • Get the learning and training needed to become higher performers and great leaders

C-Level Executives

  • See accelerated business results by linking key competencies to organizational business drivers
  • Make strategic planning more effective based on organizational strengths and weaknesses