NASCO Makes Organizational Alignment a Reality with Halogen Software

NASCO Makes Organizational Alignment a Reality with Halogen Software 
Leading IT healthcare insurance solutions provider uses Halogen to improve 
workforce planning and to support three-year strategic talent management 
OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - A leading provider of healthcare insurance IT 
solutions, NASCO, has selected Halogen's performance management, succession 
planning and learning management solutions to support its three-year talent 
management vision. Using Halogen's talent management solutions, NASCO aims to 
gain efficiency, improve workforce planning and create a highly optimized 
workforce by 2015. 
NASCO's new talent management process with Halogen's solution makes 
organizational alignment a priority. Individual employees are now creating 
goals that tie directly into larger corporate goals, and associates are 
engaged in managing their own performance and development. 
"Thanks to Halogen's talent management solutions, we've been able to make 
organizational alignment a reality. By ensuring associate goals are linked to 
organizational imperatives, we're in a much better place to achieve our vision 
as an organization," says Barbara Bell-Dees, Vice President, Human Resources & 
People Services at NASCO. 
Using Halogen's solutions NASCO is able to centralize its talent management 
functions and data in one location. This ability coupled with the system's 
ease of use, are among several reasons NASCO selected Halogen as its talent 
management partner. 
According to Bell-Dees, NASCO also chose Halogen because of the talent 
management vendor's reputation for delivering world class customer service: 
"It was comforting to know that we were choosing a company who is number one 
in customer service. As an organization, we are committed to delivering world 
class customer service and we selected Halogen because they share our values." 
A cross-functional team selected and helped implement the Halogen 
eAppraisal™ Financial Services and Halogen eSuccession™ modules to ensure 
buy-in at all levels of the organization and drive associate accountability in 
the process. The team plans to roll out the Halogen eLearning Manager™ 
module to the organization as the next phase of the implementation. 
"We've been seeing a lot of 'ah ha' moments with our staff coming to us and 
saying how easy and intuitive the system is to use," says Kim Ziprik, Manager, 
Organizational Development at NASCO. "Halogen has been more than a vendor to 
us; they've been a real business partner in our talent management journey. We 
always feel heard and well served." 
The Halogen Talent Management Suite™ is built from the ground up to drive 
higher employee performance across all talent programs - whether that is 
recruiting, performance management, learning and development, succession 
planning or compensation. 
All the modules in the suite integrate fully and seamlessly, providing a 
consistent and intuitive experience for all users, while supporting 
organizations in developing their human capital as a strategic, sustained 
competitive advantage. 
About Halogen Software Halogen Softwareoffers an organically built 
cloud-based talent management suite that reinforces and drives higher employee 
performance across all talent programs — whether that is recruiting, 
performance management, learning and development, succession planning or 
compensation. With over 1,750 customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been 
recognized as a market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the 
highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen Software's 
powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include industry-vertical 
editions, are used by organizations that want to build a world-class workforce 
that is aligned, inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. For 
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Founded in 1987, NASCO provides information technology solutions exclusively 
for Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Health Plans. NASCO's single-system claims 
processing solution is designed to ensure that our Blue Plan members' 
insurance claims are paid accurately and efficiently. Annually, NASCO 
processes more than 250 million claims, serving close to 20 million members. 
To learn more about NASCO, visit:

SOURCE  Halogen Software 
Contact information: Melany Gallant Manager, Public Relations Halogen Software 
613-270-1011 x 4338 
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