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HumanConcepts Releases OrgPlus® 7

New Version Adds More Than 30 New Features for Creating and Communicating
Org Charts and Managing Reorganisations

Torquay, Devon — 3rd May 2007 — HumanConcepts, the developer of OrgPlus®, today announces the immediate worldwide availability of OrgPlus 7. The new release focuses on what matters most to HR professionals—making org chart creation easier than ever, while adding deeper functionality for analysing, planning and communicating organisational structures.

OrgPlus 7 includes powerful new features that enable HR professionals to better understand and communicate company structure, and give managers and executives the tools and information they need to plan and action workforce change. OrgPlus 7 is the most intuitive and easiest to use version of OrgPlus to date. The combined ease of use and new planning and communication tools in OrgPlus 7 will help current and new OrgPlus customers to be more effective at understanding and planning their human resources.

"With more than 500,000 users of OrgPlus, we get a lot of feedback from our customers,” said Martin Sacks, CEO of HumanConcepts. “This new release makes the process of creating and distributing org charts completely painless.”
Focusing on What Matters Most — Ease of Use
OrgPlus 7 features numerous enhancements which simplify organisation chart creation and management including:

• Easier Data Entry – Quickly add, delete, edit, promote and demote people in a chart using a tree-control data entry interface.

• Chart Complex Relationships – Improved matrix management allows depiction of complex relationships that exist in organisations today, such as alternate reporting relationships.

• Collaborate and Track Chart Changes – Keep track of changes and annotate org charts using comments.

• Represent More Employee Information – Enhanced, multi-tabbed profiles give even more options for communicating employee information and metrics, and allows for easy data updating.

• Distribute Charts Automatically Via Email – Email up-to-date org charts to a designated list on a scheduled basis. Email is an easy way to securely distribute org charts

• More Powerful HTML Publishing and Better Looking Printouts

• Microsoft Vista Certified and Office 2007 Compatible

Paul Doree, Human Resources Manager, London Borough of Newham Council commented “OrgPlus enabled us to successfully execute our Change Management programme and build a solid structural foundation at a critical juncture in our organisation. Timely access to detailed and accurate human resource information is essential in our ability to make future strategic decisions.”

OrgPlus 7 Reader

OrgPlus Reader enables users to freely distribute and view workforce data in organisational charts. The free, read-only application allows individuals to securely open, view and print OrgPlus (.opx) charts. OrgPlus Reader can be downloaded at www.orgplus.co.uk

OrgPlus 7 Express

For simple organisational charts, this Microsoft Office plug-in replaces the organisational charting functionality found in MS Word and PowerPoint with a more powerful, easy-to-use charting solution. OrgPlus Express can be downloaded at www.orgplusexpress.com.

About HumanConcepts

HumanConcepts is the leading provider of workforce modelling and intelligence solutions. With its OrgPlus technology charting millions of employees for organisations worldwide, including 400 of the Fortune 500, HumanConcepts has defined best practices in organisational charting. OrgPlus integrates with HR systems to automatically create, update and distribute organisational charts for team collaboration, workforce planning and critical decision-making. OrgPlus integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office applications.

HumanConcepts is based in California with offices in the United Kingdom and Germany and offers OrgPlus software and services worldwide. For more information visit www.orgplus.co.uk

Contact:

Liz Pugh
HumanConcepts
Tel: +44 (0)1392 823023
Email: liz.pugh@humanconcepts.com

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