-Third Annual MITX What’s Next Forum & Technology Awards Recognize Outstanding Technology Advancements in New England Region-
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (May 19, 2006) — OneForce/Compensation Planner™, Workscape’s Enterprise Compensation Management (ECM) Solution that helps manage complexity by providing managers with the right tools at the right time to drive higher workforce performance, has been named as a finalist for the 3rd Annual MITX Technology Awards
The MITX What’s Next Forum & Technology Awards recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements. The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is the region’s premier association for thought leadership, technology trends, business networking and professional training and development.
“Global companies rely on OneForce/Compensation Planner 6.0 to easily manage their compensation planning in order to attract and retain high-performing employees,” stated Tim Clifford, president and CEO of Workscape. “As a pioneer of workforce compensation planning software, Workscape is proud that OneForce/Compensation Planner 6.0 is recognized by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange as an industry-leading human resources application.”
Designed to help organizations deal with the complexities of enterprise compensation management, OneForce/Compensation Planner 6.0 features scalable technology, which provides increased flexibility for accommodating fluctuating business processes and multiple focal planning cycles across large organizations. It is easy–to–use, presents supporting data and tools upon demand and is designed to handle complex, global enterprises.
“In its third year, the MITX Technology Awards have attracted some of the most distinguished technological innovations that the region has to offer,” said Kiki Mills, Executive Director of MITX. “It is this tremendous interest that enables our organization to accomplish its mission of uniting the brightest minds in the technology community and honoring their outstanding achievement.”
Workscape will be recognized with the other finalists in the category of Human Resources Application at an awards ceremony attended by the region’s top technology and business professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Wednesday, June 7, 2006. This year’s keynote speaker and special honoree is Nicholas Negroponte, co–founder of the MIT Media Lab, esteemed author and founder and Chairman of the non-profit association One Laptop per Child.
The ceremony is preceded by the What’s Next Forum, a panel discussion moderated by Jason Pontin, Editor-in–Chief of Technology Review. The topic, What’s Next for the Social Web, will be a forward–looking discussion about the next platforms and paradigms to shape the social web.
The MITX What’s Next Forum & Technology Awards are sponsored by Backbone Media, Lewis PR, Nixon Peabody LLP, Oracle, and Technology Review.
The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX - pronounced my-techs) accelerates business opportunities and professional development for those who seek to create business advantage through the innovative application of technology and services. Serving more than 2,500 members from multiple industries MITX is the region’s premier association for thought leadership, technology trends, building business relationships and professional training and development. MITX also offers its members the chance to promote their companies to targeted audiences through sponsorships, speaking opportunities and networking. MITX is headquartered in Cambridge. For more information please call 617-871-2155 or visit www.mitx.org.
Designed for the workforce, Workscape’s solutions transform the delivery and adoption of HR services across the enterprise to maximize ROI and enable a higher-performing organization. An innovator in HR self-service, Workscape provides a full range of outsourced HR solutions including benefits administration, compensation management, performance management, employee and manager self–service, an employee portal, HR service center, and data center and network management services. Workscape’s applications and services are configurable to support each client’s unique business processes and are easily integrated into multi-vendor environments to ensure protection of existing technology investments. Workscape’s award-winning solutions have been embraced by millions of employees worldwide.
For more information, visit the company website at www.workscape.com or call (888) 605-9620.
Note to editors: Workscape is a registered trademark of Workscape, Inc. in the United States and other countries. OneForce is a trademark of Workscape, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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