Washington, DC — April 16, 2010 — Inform, the global leader in analytics and workforce planning, today announced Inform Academy public workshop locations and dates for the second half of 2010. The Academy has taught core techniques in improving the quality of data-driven decision-making to thousands of participants around the world and continues to set the standard for workforce analytics & planning training.
Inform’s HRCI-accredited workshops are organized especially for individuals and teams seeking to improve their capabilities in implementing and managing workforce analytics, planning, and reporting initiatives. They emphasize aligning talent management metrics and strategies with business objectives, risks, and measures of financial performance.
Through expert coaching from Inform Academy staff, participants are better able to:
1. Create in-depth workforce plans aligned with strategic planning and budgeting cycles
2. Pinpoint and investigate opportunities for reducing operating expenses
3. Use data to analyze the productivity of critical job families, sales staff, and high performers
4. Predict the revenue and cost implications of future talent management decisions
The schedule for the second half of 2010 is as follows:
• New York, NY: June 8 — 10
• Minneapolis, MN: July 13 — 15
• Toronto, ON: August 10 — 12
• Boston, MA: September 7 — 9
• New York, NY: October 19 — 21
• Washington, DC: November 9 — 11
• Los Angeles, CA: December 7 — 9
Several different workshops will be held as each location; please go to the Inform Academy homepage to see exact details for your city. Sessions include:
• Actioning Analytics
• Center of Excellence
• Financial Metrics for Human Capital
• Metrics Essentials
• Workforce Analytics (Foundational & Advanced)
• Workforce Measurement for Business Managers
• Workforce Planning (Foundational & Advanced)
• Workforce Reporting
“Senior executives across all industries realize the importance of using workforce, financial, and operational data to improve how their organizations’ recruit, develop, and retain critical talent, both for 2010 and beyond,” said Paige Menge, Manager of Inform’s Consulting Services and Director of the Inform Academy. “It is essential that HR practitioners possess the skills required to utilize data for strategic decision-making — Inform workshops are ideal venues for acquiring new capabilities, building strong peer networks, and applying time-tested techniques to real-world challenges.”
How to Register
For more information on how to register, payment options, and team discounts, please go to the Inform Academy homepage.
Inform Business Impact is the global leader in analytics and workforce planning. Over the 28 years since its founding in 1982, Inform’s brilliant and highly experienced leadership team has crafted a rich set of analytics and workforce planning applications anchored by unique intellectual capital. Inform now serves more than 130 customers with their applications and strategic consulting, including 24 of the Fortune 500, such as Comcast, BHP Billiton, Nike and many others. To learn more, visit www.informimpact.com.
On February 4, 2010, Inform and SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement under which SuccessFactors will acquire Inform. The acquisition is expected to close in Q3 2010, subject to customary closing conditions. For more information please visit www.successfactors.com/inform.
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