Halogen Again Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide Reports for Integrated Talent Management, Performance Management and Learning Management

IDC MarketScape analysis and buyer feedback position Halogen a worldwide leader in integrated talent management

Ottawa, ON — June 6, 2016 — Halogen Software (TSX: HGN), a leading provider of cloud based talent management solutions, has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide reports for Integrated Talent Management[1], Performance Management[2], and Learning Management[3].

“Customer service centricity is in the DNA of Halogen, and this is shown through the high ratings the clients gave to the company,” said Lisa Rowan research vice president, HR, Talent, and Learning Strategies, IDC. “Halogen places a big focus on client business outcomes that involves mapping customers to the system from day one. Halogen has continued to refine its performance management offering to embrace next-generation performance principles of continuous feedback and being part of the day-today job rather than an event-driven interruption.”

The Halogen TalentSpace™ suite uniquely connects ongoing performance management to all facets of talent management — including learning, succession, compensation and recruiting — to help customers align their talent and business strategies and achieve better business outcomes.

“As a long-time customer, there is no question that our partnership with Halogen and their solutions are integral to our talent management journey,” said Shelley Johnson, Chief Human Resources Officer, SGT. “From ongoing performance to learning, we are leveraging Halogen to engage and develop our people and deliver on our company priorities.”

“Being recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a leader in integrated talent management, performance and learning management is a testament to our unrelenting focus on providing solutions that deliver customer value,” said Karen Williams, Chief Product Officer, Halogen Software. “We’re very proud of this recognition and, together with our customers we’ll continue to focus on driving the future of performance management as the heart of talent management.”

Halogen Software was also recognized as a Major Player in the IDC MarketScapes for Integrated Talent Management Recruiting[4] and Compensation[5], 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 a cloud-based talent management suite that puts ongoing, next-generation performance management principles at the center of all talent programs, including learning and development, succession planning, recruiting, and compensation. With over 2,100 customers worldwide, the company has been recognized as a market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen's powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include industry-vertical editions, help organizations win with talent, by aligning their talent and business strategies to deliver exceptional outcomes. 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.

Contact Information:
Melany Gallant
Manager, Public Relations
Halogen Software
T:613-270-1011 x 4338
E: mgallant@halogensoftware.com

[1] IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (May 2016, #US40644116)
[2] IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Performance Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (May 2016, #US40644416)
[3] IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (May 2016, #US40644216)
[4] IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Recruiting in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (May 2016, #US40644516)
[5] IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compensation Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (May 2016, #US40644016)