WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT and OrcaEyes Announce Exclusive Partnership

Crain Communication's national HR title acquires exclusive rights to workforce planning benchmarking data and aggregated human capital analytics, deepening its coverage and analysis of strategic business information

Workforce Management, the leading business publication for workforce management and human resources professionals and OrcaEyes, the leader in workforce analytics software, announce an exclusive partnership to distribute analytics software and publish human capital metric benchmark data and business performance research to workforce leaders and business executives.

"Workforce Management and workforce.com have always examined HR practices through the prism of senior management and focused on the business impact of human capital management," said VP/Publisher Todd Johnson, "this exciting new partnership will provide even greater insights to the relationship between management practices and business performance that we will share with our top-level audience."

"Human Capital Management is on the threshold of transformation from cost center to leading driver of strategic value in business planning," said OrcaEyes Founder/CEO, Dan Hilbert. "By delivering predictive, data-driven, business intelligence solutions, workforce leaders are empowered to deliver increased value, innovation and industry leading performance—quantifiably."

In the past several years, the OrcaEyes leadership team has clearly seen a convergence of technology, process and data capable of delivering unprecedented business performance.

As this strategic business data is mined, Workforce Management will develop benchmark reports, case studies, unique research and deeper coverage for those wanting to understand the financial opportunities for human capital analytics and related resources as well as workforce planning for organizations wanting to understand business risks, workforce gaps and supply/demand forecasting.

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About Workforce Management (workforce.com) – Workforce Management has over 52,000 print and 400,000 registered online subscribers. In addition to the award-winning magazine and website, Workforce Management also produces several e-mail newsletters including Workforce Week and twice monthly newsletter, Dear Workforce, with a forum for HR expert Q A. The publication also produces the industry respected Optimas Awards, now in its 20th year.

About Orcaeyes – OrcaEyes was founded in 2007 with a focus on providing valuable and innovated tools to companies looking to increase operational performance by way of the workforce. The Austin-based company is leading the charge in helping the C-Suite and Boards of Directors partner with Human Resources to achieve higher earnings, mitigate risk and drive shareholder value. For more information about OrcaEyes and its products, visit our website at orcaeyes.com.