Halogen Software Achieves Most Successful Quarter in Company History - Includes Record Year-Over-Year Overall and License Revenue



    OTTAWA, Nov. 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Halogen Software Inc., the leading provider
of Web-based employee performance and talent management software today
announced the third quarter of 2007 was the organization's strongest to date.
The organization set records in almost every category with nearly 50 percent
year-over-year revenue growth over the third quarter in 2006.
    "Maximizing employee performance is a high priority for our organization
and this new solution will enable us to drive talent management strategically
while providing our staff with a time-saving, Web-based process," said Sheila
States, Human Resources Director with MSNBC.com. "Halogen was flexible enough
to meet our specific and evolving business needs."
    As part of Halogen's continuing commitment to providing simple-to-use,
innovative and flexible Web-based software, Halogen Employee Performance and
Talent Management Suite version 8.1 was released during this exceptional third
quarter. This newest version has proven to be a great value to organizations
raising the usability bar and providing the flexibility to meet the changing
needs of organizations of all sizes and in every industry.
    "When selecting an employee performance management solution Halogen stood
out as a recognized leader in the healthcare field," said Kathy Anderson,
Director of Organizational Development with the American Hospital Association.
"Halogen provided strong references and offered a number of key capabilities,
such as intuitive navigation and use, flexibility and the power to instantly
generate real-time reports that enable us to monitor the performance
management process."
    In addition to MSNBC.com and the American Hospital Association, Halogen
also welcomed new customers such as: Activant Solutions Inc., Adams Street
Partners, Advanced Composite Inc, Air System Components, Boyle Engineering
Corporation, Brinderson, LP, Caprock Communications, CMC Microsystems,
CrossCom National, District of Columbia Public Library, Hancock Regional
Hospital, Heartland Community Bank, Littleton Regional Hospital and Toshiba
America Business Solutions.
    "This marks our twentieth consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue
growth and we continue to enable our customers to meet their business
objectives by providing them with powerful, easy-to-use solutions," said Paul
Loucks, President and CEO of Halogen Software. "Customers have been very
enthusiastic about the new features available in version 8.1 and our new
learning management system. This positive response shows that we continue to
deliver the highest quality and value to our customers."

    About Halogen Software

    With nearly 1000 customers worldwide, Halogen Software Inc. has
established itself as the leading provider of employee performance and talent
management solutions. Halogen offers powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable
Web-based software that dramatically improves HR and line-manager
productivity.
    The company's award winning suite provides organizations with everything
they need to develop and retain a high performance workforce: Halogen
eAppraisal(TM) helps drive bottom-line success by making it quick and simple
to deliver professional employee appraisals that align with organization
goals. Halogen eCompensation(TM) automates the entire compensation adjustment
process including budget distribution and approval. Halogen eSuccession(TM)
makes it simple and affordable to get a best practices succession planning
program underway - right away. And Halogen e360(TM) automates and simplifies
formal 360-degree feedback procedures and offers sophisticated performance
reporting.
    Industry specific suites are provided for Healthcare, Financial and
Professional Services. Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare(TM), exclusively endorsed
by the American Hospital Association, helps healthcare organizations produce
meaningful appraisals on time and allows them to always be in a "ready state"
for accreditation surveyors from JCAHO(R) and others. Halogen eAppraisal for
Financial Services(TM) enables financial services organizations reduce the
risk of non-compliance and ships with a comprehensive library of industry
specific competencies and authoring aids. Halogen eAppraisal for Professional
Services(TM) automates the entire employee review and engagement evaluation
process, this solution makes it possible for evaluators to easily gather,
compile and analyze employee and project data all with effortless,
point-and-click ease.
    Visit us online today: http://www.halogensoftware.com




For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Donna Ronayne VP, Marketing &
Business Development, Halogen Software, (613) 270-1011 x 320,
dronayne@halogensoftware.com

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