News & Media News Halogen Software Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Integrated Talent Management for Third Consecutive Year

Halogen Software Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Integrated Talent Management for Third Consecutive Year

Halogen recognized for highest customer satisfaction, integrated organic suite and vertical go-to-market strategy

Ottawa, ON - November 4, 2014 - Halogen Software (TSX: HGN), a leading provider of cloud based talent management solutions, has again been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape on Integrated Talent Management. The report represents IDC's vendor assessment of the integrated talent management market. It quantitatively and qualitatively assesses the characteristics that explain which talent management vendors are well positioned today through current capabilities and which are best positioned to gain market share over the next few years.[1]

"Halogen received the highest client ratings of all vendors in almost every category including completeness of product, cost effectiveness, and customer service," said Lisa Rowan, Research Vice President, HR, Talent, and Learning Strategies, IDC. "Additionally, the company's vertical go-to-market strategy and integration of the various functions throughout its solution make Halogen a leader in this year's IDC MarketScape."

Halogen Software's mission is to make it easy for organizations to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, engaged and delivers exceptional results. The Halogen TalentSpace™ suite is purpose-built from the ground up to drive higher performance, and the company is renowned for having the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

"As a longtime customer of Halogen, we are very pleased that they continue to garner industry recognition for the strength of their offerings, and their commitment to a stellar customer experience," said Sandi Mauro, Senior HR Manager, Fuel Cell Energy. "We selected Halogen because their solutions give us the insight we need to understand our current workforce and capabilities, and to develop and nurture our talent to stay competitive. Their partnership in our success is what makes them different than any other software vendor."

"Our talent management suite is designed with the end-user in mind. Our goal is to offer powerful, simple to use solutions that seamlessly drive higher employee performance at every touch point for our customers," said Dawn MacKay, Vice President of Product Management, Halogen Software. "By having easy access to important insights about their workforce, our customers are able to quickly advance their talent management programs. We're very happy to be recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a leader in the integrated talent management market again this year."

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 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: Subscribe to Halogen Software's Exploring Talent Management blog: or follow Halogen Software on Twitter:

Contact Information:

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

[1] Excerpted from IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2014 Vendor Assessment (IDC #252213) October 2014