Korn/Ferry, SuccessFactors Announce Partnership
Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY) and SuccessFactors, an SAP company (NYSE: SAP) today announced a strategic partnership. Together, Korn/Ferry and SuccessFactors plan to integrate Forte, Korn/Ferry's innovative career and leadership development application, with the SuccessFactors Business Execution (BizX) suite. As part of the agreement, Korn/Ferry will join SuccessFactors' Partner Program as a Strategic SuccessSolution partner.
The partnership brings together Korn/Ferry's widely regarded and researched (for more than 20 years) intellectual property and talent management-focused content with SuccessFactors' BizX suite. With the integration of Forte with the BizX Suite, customers will have access to a unique, integrated offering that will deliver unmatched talent insights and analytics to global organizations, through the strategic partnership.
"We're partnering with SuccessFactors to leverage the breadth and depth of the BizX suite," said Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry. "Integrating Forte with SuccessFactors will provide a professional management application that integrates world-class content for executives at global organizations."
Korn/Ferry Forte, commercially available to customers in December 2012, is designed to help clients improve employee engagement and professional development