NEW YORK - Sep 02, 2014
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, today announced that Infor Marketing Management (IMM) suite has been recognized as a Leader among marketing applications in "The Forrester WaveTM: Cross-Channel Campaign Management, Q3 2014," written by Forrester Research, Inc. Forrester Research finds that Leaders are to help customer insights (CI) professionals with their campaign management needs by supporting digital and offline channels, offering an on-premises option and focusing on the enterprise.
Vendors were evaluated on current capabilities for campaign design, campaign execution, cross-channel integration, interaction management, optimization, analytic and reporting, and architecture. In addition, product and corporate strategies were reviewed against marketer needs and Forrester's vision for the market, and overall market presence was considered including financial strength and installed bases.
According to the report, "The Infor Marketing Management suite is a strong choice for CI pros who need to integrate data and coordinate offers and execution across several (five or more) channels." The report also states that "Infor's real-time content and personalization capabilities make its channel delivery capabilities stronger than others.1"
Infor offers a comprehensive suite of Marketing, Sales and Service applications that deliver the capabilities organizations need to drive engagement throughout the entire customer lifecycle. The suite includes Marketing Resource Management, Social Marketing, Marketing Asset Management, Marketing Campaign Management, Real-Time Offer Management, Customer Interaction Management, Service and Big Data Analytics. By tightly integrating with back office systems, Infor automates the full demand-to-supply chain, from lead to ship, by integrating marketing and sales processes with supply chain planning, sales and operations planning, and production scheduling in real time, delivering deep customer insights from data related to every customer interaction.
"Infor is committed to helping our customers transform their marketing creative and project management capabilities. We believe this Leader ranking, on top of the recent announcement of our agreement to acquire Saleslogix, further shows our trajectory to provide unparalleled service to customer insights professionals," said Grant Halloran, global vice president and general manager of CRM and Marketing Software, Infor. "Being able to offer a 360 degree view of the customer, along with tools on how to digest and use that data, will ultimately enhance customer engagement, loyalty, and profitability."
1 "The Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Campaign Management Q3 2014," Jason McNellis, Forrester Research, Inc., August 28, 2014.
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 73,000 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. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
- 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
- 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
- 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
- 21 of the 25 largest US health delivery networks
- 16 of the 20 largest US cities
- 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
- 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
- 5 of the top 9 brewers