SuccessFactors’ SuccessPractices Brings Proven, Pre-Configured Performance and Talent Management Capabilities to Mid-Sized Businesses Wednesday 27 June 2007 PDF Print SAN MATEO, Calif. – June 25, 2007 – SuccessFactors, the leader in on-demand performance and talent management solutions, announced today that more and more mid-sized businesses are adopting their SuccessPractices suite of performance and talent management applications. SuccessPractices is pre-configured based on both academic best practices and designs that drive the best results for hundreds of SuccessFactors’ high-performing mid-sized business clients. Built on SuccessFactors’ expertise in bringing performance and talent management success and real business results to more than 1,300 companies, SuccessPractices brings what is most vital for mid-sized businesses to quickly implement and improve their performance management processes while allowing room for future growth and customization. The solution is tailored to companies with employee counts ranging from 300 to 1,500 and offers additional pre-configured content packs such as industry specific content for those companies in healthcare and financial services, development content for companies looking to expand into career development, and will soon offer several language packs for global companies in need of multi-language capabilities. Cray Inc., a mid-sized company that designs and manufactures supercomputers, turned to SuccessPractices to streamline its performance management process across the company. “SuccessPractices was pre-configured and ready to match our needs since the first day of implementation. It’s given us the HR resources and business results of a large enterprise while still offering an easy-to-implement solution that has the flexibility and room to grow with our employee headcount as well as the ability to add other product modules over time,” said Bruce Dittemore, HR manager at Cray. “Since getting ‘On SuccessFactors,’ we have turned our performance and talent management process into a major strategic asset – one that is efficient and effective.” “Due to their rapid growth and quickly changing business environment, mid-sized businesses often have immense need for human resources process and strategy, but don’t have the resources to develop these,” said Ligia Zamora, director of product management at SuccessFactors. “SuccessPractices gives them a quick-start way to begin thinking strategically about performance management and build human resources processes that can drive the company’s business success.” About SuccessFactors SuccessFactors delivers performance and talent excellence, on demand. The company's software promotes visibility, accountability and results, enabling organizations to eliminate the politics that destroy motivation and impede performance. Fueled by the industry's highest renewal rate, SuccessFactors has grown in the past 12 months from 346 customers to more than 1,300 customers and from 1 million users to more than 2 million users in 156 countries, across 60 industries, and in 18 languages - all while becoming easier to use. During that period, the company nearly doubled its employee base, currently employing over 450 people, passionate about effective human capital management. Carefully managed and executed internal growth has allowed the company to provide the same caliber of absolute excellence in execution for customers that catapulted SuccessFactors into the product, customer and revenue leader in the performance and talent management space. Customers include Kimberly-Clark Corporation, MasterCard Worldwide, Textron, Sutter Healthcare, Direct Energy, Quintiles Transnational, Volkswagen of North America, Lancaster General Hospital and Salesforce.com. The company continues to execute at a level of global excellence by providing an industry-leading, scalable and secure global hosting operation. Founded in 2001, SuccessFactors has 15 worldwide offices collaborating for strong local support of customers. For more information, please contact: Kim Squire Devonshire Marketing Tel: 0870 7000 166 This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Devonshire Marketing in the following categories: Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.