Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Infor Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management (d/EPM) has been recognized as a Leader among corporate performance management applications in Nucleus Research's latest Corporate Performance Management Value Matrix for the first half of 2014. In the CPM market, Nucleus Research finds Leaders are integrating CPM with business intelligence, consolidation and other added functionalities. In addition, these vendors have experience in supporting complex and vertical-specific performance management deployments.
"Infor's vendor-neutral approach to supporting enterprise data based on pre-built connectors, and its competitive pricing allowed Infor customers to accelerate time-to-value by quickly moving through the sourcing and implementation stages," said Nina Sandy, principal analyst, Nucleus Research. "Infor has focused on improving the user experience associated with its applications as a whole. In particular, Nucleus has spoken with customers that used Infor's mobile applications and found that Infor provided strong dashboarding and reporting capabilities compared to competitive products."
The report also notes Infor d/EPM provides organizations with a common data model, and a single version of the truth, supplying analytics, reporting, planning, budgeting and forecasting (PBF), financial consolidation, workforce budgeting, strategy management, and compliance, with consistent values that users can trust.
"Nucleus expects that Infor corporate performance management customers will have advantages in being able to scale their implementations more quickly due to the inherent usability advantage associated with Infor's current focus on user experience design, cloud, and mobile applications," continued Sandy.
Infor d/EPM provides an integrated suite of financial performance management applications, packaged analytics, and compliance tools that operate across the complex web of an enterprise system to help deliver a real-time, single version of the truth. And, with in-context business intelligence capabilities built in, it can help users better understand risk, performance, and the impact of decisions company-wide.
"Being able to understand the impact of a change before actions are actually taken is what gives organizations a competitive edge, and Infor is developing new technology and applications designed to make this real-time data available anywhere, whenever it's needed, making business decisions as impactful as possible," said Lee Kilmer, vice president, Product and Strategy Development, Infor. "This Leader ranking emphasizes our unrelenting commitment to provide our customers and partners with trusted, modern technology solutions that allow organizations to work more efficiently."
Infor (infor.com) is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in more than 200 countries and territories improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both.