Inform to Co-Present with MetLife at the Wharton Center for Human Resources Financial Services Group

Washington, DC — March 8, 2010 — Inform, the global leader in analytics and workforce planning, today announced that Mick Collins, Vice-President of Inform North America, will co-present with Betsy Zipf, Director of Analytics at MetLife, at the Wharton Center for Human Resources’ Financial Services Group meeting on March 10, 2010.

The presentation, titled “Engaging the Business With Workforce Analytics: Creating a Metrics Culture at MetLife” will illustrate how the firm launched an Analytics Center of Excellence to drive business decisions through more effective use of human capital data.

Featured topics of discussion include creating a clear definition of how a metrics culture will positively impact the organization, tailoring analytics to executive and line manager needs, establishing value-added partnerships with Finance and other functions, and eliminating redundant transactional reporting.

“Inform is delighted to partner with MetLife in delivering a true analytics success story to members of the Financial Services Group,” said Brian Kelly, President of Inform North America. “It is increasingly clear that senior executives are seeking fact-based insights on how their workforce is executing business strategy and contributing to financial outcomes. As such, an analytics capability is critical for assessing how organizations are progressing on their key initiatives.”

About Inform

Inform Business Impact is the global leader in analytics and workforce planning. Over the 28 years since its founding in 1982, Inform’s brilliant and highly experienced leadership team has crafted a rich set of analytics and workforce planning applications anchored by unique intellectual capital. Inform now serves more than 130 customers with their applications and strategic consulting, including 24 of the Fortune 500, such as Comcast, BHP Billiton, Starbucks, MetLife, and many others. To learn more, visit

On February 4, 2010, Inform and SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement under which SuccessFactors will acquire Inform. The acquisition is expected to close in Q3 2010, subject to customary closing conditions. For more information please visit

Contact Information:

Mick Collins
Vice President

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