TalentGuard Uses Microsoft’s Cognitive Services for Multilanguage Support Covering 50+ Languages
Austin, Texas – March 7, 2017 – TalentGuard Inc., today announced that Microsoft’s Translator technology powers translation features across TalentGuard’s product suite including Performance, Career Pathing, Succession Planning, Certification Tracking and 360 Feedback.
Language barriers present one of the biggest challenges to rapid deployment of software among global companies. TalentGuard’s customers now have the option of using multiple languages across a single SaaS instance thanks to advances in artificial intelligence and machine translation.
“TalentGuard continues on the path of technological innovation and excellence to help our clients succeed with global communication, analytics and reporting,” said Frank Ginac, Chief Technology Officer at TalentGuard. “Offering neural network based translations in our software helps employers build a globally-integrated enterprise that consistently develops, deploys and engages talent based on best practices without the added costs and complexity of managing multiple localized versions of product and content. It provides a cost effective and efficient means to bridge the language divide.”
About TalentGuard, Inc.
TalentGuard is a global provider of competency-based talent management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service. Our cloud-based software suite is unmatched in its ability to engage and retain employees. Our integrated technology helps organizations automate performance management, 360 degree feedback, career pathing, succession planning, individual development planning and certification tracking. TalentGuard also helps improve business outcomes with our extended network of credentialed career coaches, training programs and content.
Through its network of trusted integration partners, TalentGuard is seamlessly integrated with the broader HCM ecosystem including HRIS, Applicant Tracking, Compensation Planning and Learning Management. For more information visit www.talentguard.com.
TalentGuard Product Suite Overview
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT – Fosters an efficient and focused business process that provides qualitative and quantitative insight during the performance conversation, delivers agile goal setting and supports ongoing feedback, coaching and development to ensure an employer’s workforce is aligning and adapting to business goals.
COMPENSATION PLANNING – Make informed decisions throughout the salary and bonus review process with scenario plans, benchmarks and validation of decisions. Leaders have immediate visibility and transparency to salary, bonus, incentive stock and other data.
CAREER PATHING – Enables employers to offer a structured career development process to support career growth. Our software provides employees with tools to build out meaningful career paths based on their aspirations and interests, review skill gaps against future jobs and engage in relevant learning experiences that proactively prepares them for the next role.
360 DEGREE FEEDBACK – Assess employee skills to better understand skills, gaps and talent readiness as company grow and adapt future challenges. Our tool gathers and analyzes objective multi-rater feedback to help employers make better people development decisions.
SUCCESSION PLANNING – Facilitates organizations in the identification and development of internal people with the potential to fill key leadership positions in the company. This solution helps companies identify critical roles, manage the talent pipeline and search for talent based on detailed criteria to ensure the right talent are in the right roles.
DEVELOPMENT PLANNING – Provides organizations with a method to manage interactive career development plans. Employees can create and track goals, gain access to learning resources, solicit feedback from stakeholders, and receive coaching for advisors and mentors.
CERTIFICATION TRACKING – Allows companies to manage, track, and report on training and certification efforts. HR can assign mandatory and supplemental training to specific job roles, managers can see when training is required, and employees can remain compliant in their role.