Deltek Partners with SilkRoad technology to Expand Its Human Resources Solution for Government Contractors

ORLANDO, Fla. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 14, 2009 Deltek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PROJ), the leading provider of enterprise applications software for project-focused businesses, today announced that it has signed a reseller partnership with SilkRoad technology to expand the human resources capabilities within Deltek Costpoint. Deltek will integrate SilkRoad’s best-of-breed Life Suite of talent management solutions with Deltek’s Costpoint Human Resources (HR) module. Deltek and SilkRoad already have more than 20 common customers using both companies’ technology to manage the end-to-end human resources process.

In today’s world, finding, retaining and developing top talent is a strategic priority for government contractors. Companies that embrace solutions and processes for attracting and nurturing talent have a competitive advantage over their peers. This enhanced Costpoint HR solution will enable government contractors to find the most qualified candidates and integrate them into the organization as fast as possible so they can have the right resources in place as new contracts are awarded. The Life Suite offers deep capabilities that include:

  • Advanced recruiting functionality that integrates with thousands of online job boards to quickly find the best, most-qualified candidates to fill critical positions – including those that require advanced security clearances
  • Employee onboarding to get newly-hired resources up and running quickly so they can be productive on day one
  • Flexible performance management with multi-rater/360 degree assessments, succession planning and development planning to keep employees engaged in their professional development
  • Robust learning management tools that can be personalized to each individual employee to continuously enhance employee skills and better position the company to win new contracts
  • Powerful employee intranet and content management providing one central source for department-specific data, materials and company information

All of these capabilities work together with Costpoint to maximize the time-to-value for getting employees as productive as possible in the shortest amount of time while creating a positive experience for employees and reducing stress on managers.

“We are extremely pleased to partner with Deltek, the industry-standard enterprise applications provider for government contractors,” said Andrew J. “Flip” Filipowski, CEO of SilkRoad technology. “The combination of our market-leading HR capabilities – that complement Deltek’s already deep HR functionality – with Deltek’s flagship Costpoint solution gives government contractors all the tools they need to find and retain the best talent.”

“In the competitive world of government contracting, what sets great companies apart are their employees,” said Jim Rogers, Market Vice President, Government Contracting. “Deltek’s Costpoint solution has long had deep capabilities for effectively managing employees. However, with the announcement of this partnership, we have taken the solution to a new level by ensuring that the right individuals are hired, trained, and developed as quickly as possible, so government contractors can rapidly and effectively execute projects for the Federal Government.”

About Deltek

Deltek® (NASDAQ: PROJ) is the leading provider of enterprise applications software designed specifically for project-focused businesses. For more than two decades, our software applications have enabled organizations to automate mission-critical business processes around the engagement, execution and delivery of projects. More than 12,000 customers worldwide rely on Deltek to measure business results, optimize performance, streamline operations and win new business. Visit www.deltek.com.

About SilkRoad technology

SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad’s Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite includes OpenHire™ for recruiting management, RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management, GreenLight™ for learning management, and Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management.

SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; West Long Branch, NJ; Jacksonville, Florida; Alberta, Canada; Singapore, Republic of Singapore; Sydney, Australia and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at www.silkroad.com or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100.



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