Towers Watson (ticker: TW, exchange: NYSE Archipelago Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Towers Watson Announces Latest Release of Talent|REWARD(R)
Software Solution to Help Companies Compete in Today's Market
NEW YORK, Oct 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services
company, today announced the release of Talent|REWARD v7, the
newest version of the company's flagship software solution that helps
organizations deliver comprehensive talent management and reward
The new version of Talent|REWARD v7 provides a broad range of
capabilities for organizations looking to improve business results
through better management of HR processes and their employees. The
solution was built based on feedback from over 300 clients and the
hundreds of Towers Watson Talent and Rewards consultants who use the
"Talent|REWARD v7 is truly a world-class software solution that
lets organizations optimize and automate talent and reward programs,"
said Tom Keebler, Towers Watson's global practice leader for HR
technology. "With talent management and compensation programs becoming
so critical, organizations are turning more and more to technology to
help them deliver these programs. We designed these latest enhancements
to make sure our software solution will give managers and HR the
flexibility and ease to meet their needs."
"It's not just about the technology," Keebler added. "Our solution is
backed with the full support of Towers Watson's industry-leading talent
and reward management consulting capability and data. We help clients
design programs and measure actual performance and returns for the
The enhancements included in the latest release focus on three key
- Usability. Personalized dashboards, one-click access to
critical capabilities, and support for Internet Explorer, Chrome,
Safari and Firefox allow users to leverage the technology and
processes they are most comfortable with more efficiently.
- Leverage. The latest release now includes support for both
Towers Watson job-leveling methodologies -- Career Map and Global
Grading -- enabling clients to leverage their investment in the
company's proprietary approach to global job leveling.
- Speed. All users will benefit from a three- to fivefold
increase in application responsiveness. This will help all managers
and employees, as well as HR, realize the true value of an integrated
talent management and reward solution.
A recent Bersin & Associates study highlighted technology implementation
and talent strategy consulting support from providers as a customer
mandate. Talent|REWARD v7 is available today and has already been
deployed to over 300 clients. For more information, please visit towerswatson.com/services/HR-and-Talent-Management-Technology.
About Towers Watson
Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW) is a leading global professional
services company that helps organizations improve performance through
effective people, risk and financial management. The company offers
solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards,
and risk and capital management. Towers Watson has 14,000 associates
around the world and is located on the web at towerswatson.com.
SOURCE: Towers Watson
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