Brian Westfall is a Market Research Associate with Software Advice, the organization helping buyers choose the right software for their needs. Brian covers the human resources (HR) market, focusing primarily on payroll, learning management systems and video interviewing software. To better help companies choose their payroll platform, Brian reviewed many softwares and highlighted those with the best user interfaces available.
NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 –Namely, the end-to-end human capital management platform, has unveiled its latest feature: an integrated work calendar. The calendar includes both an employee calendar for use by entire organizations and the manager calendar for managers and administrators to facilitate time off requests and view all employees who are out of the office. In addition, both calendars can be easily synced with iCal, Google, and Outlook. “Our mission is to make people management easier and more efficient, so we built a calendar that integrates all aspects of your talent and human capital management, while encouraging employee engagement company-wide,” said Matt Straz, CEO and founder of Namely.
NEW YORK, July 10, 2013—Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, today introduces a powerful reporting engine that helps companies to make smart, data-driven HR decisions. This solution enables companies to quickly create reports and analyze current or historical data from individuals and teams. Managers can easily drag and drop components into their individual reports, see the desired data view, and create ad-hoc reports on the fly. The reporting engine is now a standard feature in Namely’s comprehensive people management platform.
NEW YORK, January 27, 2014 – Today Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, announced one of their newest features: Cascading Goals. This addition to Namely’s robust performance management tool provides visibility into which employees and teams are aligned with varying business objectives, and results in an organization that works cohesively towards company-wide goals.
"The most beautiful org chart I've ever seen." That's how clients have described Namely's new company org chart feature. The org chart is updated automatically based on the reporting relationships within the employee database.
NEW YORK, September 16, 2013 – Today Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, introduced a suite of new communication tools to encourage ongoing feedback and collaboration among managers and employees. The innovative features include:
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NEW YORK, June 11, 2013—Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, today announces a $3.35 million Series A financing. The round is being led by True Ventures, the San Francisco-based venture capital fund. Namely enables dynamic, high-growth companies to manage their people and teams with data. "We are thrilled to be investing in Namely and partnering with Matt Straz and his team. True Ventures has a very strong history of investing in Enterprise SaaS companies and Matt's vision for Namely is incredibly compelling and has many characteristics of our best enterprise investments,” said Phil Black, co-founder of True Ventures.
NEW YORK, June 3, 2013—Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, is pleased to announce its compliance with the TRUSTe’s U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, one of the most highly regarded privacy certification programs in the industry. The Framework is a legal safe harbor established by the Department of Commerce that allows U.S. companies to satisfy EU privacy directives protecting the personal information of European citizens. Namely's international customers can now put EU employee data on Namely’s system with confidence. “At Namely, we are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of our customers’ information worldwide,” said Matt Straz, CEO and founder of Namely. “As we onboard international customers, the Safe Harbor Certification will allow us to further accelerate our growth.”
NEW YORK, May 1, 2013—Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, today introduces goal-based performance reviews. This solution enables companies to align individual performance goals with company goals and improve business performance. Managers can link goals to performance reviews and set weightings for each goal with custom, easy to use templates. Goal setting is now a standard feature in Namely’s comprehensive people management platform. “It is essential for today’s enterprise to manage performance through employee goal setting,” said Matt Straz, CEO and founder of Namely. "With Namely, managers can make smart, data driven decisions to retain top performers.”
NEW YORK, April 17, 2013—Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, introduces an integrated time off management tool for today’s enterprise. This visual and easy to use solution enables companies to manage and track employee time-off to ensure optimal staffing at all times - without administrative hassles. Namely allows a quick request and approval process with just a click of a button. The time off tool is offered as a standard feature at no additional cost to customers and is integrated in Namely’s people management platform. “Today’s enterprise requires a platform that eliminates paperwork by implementing a quick and easy time off request and approval process. With Namely’s integrated solution, it is faster and easier to manage teams by providing a comprehensive view across the organization,” said Matt Straz, CEO and founder of Namely.