Infor Ranked Top Software Vendor by Ventana Research

Infor named Hot Vendor on the 2014 Value Index for Workforce Management

NEW YORK -  Dec 18, 2013

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Ventana Research has ranked the company as a top software vendor in its 2014 Value Index for Workforce Management (WFM). The Index analyzes how well vendors' offerings meet buyers' requirements for software that enables and supports WFM. Infor scored an 87.5 percent in this year's report, placing the company among the highest rated Hot Vendors. Hot Vendors are the most valuable category of vendors on the Value Index rating scale.

To determine this ranking, Ventana Research evaluated software in seven key categories - usability, manageability, reliability, capability, adaptability, vendor validation and total cost of ownership.

"Infor was rated among the top vendors in workforce management software," said Stephan Millard, vice president and research director, Ventana Research. "This year, Infor WFM rates high in usability, and can automate the functions of workforce management and provide next-generation capabilities including business collaboration, mobile technology and workforce analytics."

Infor Workforce Management is a functionally rich solution for aligning long-term workforce planning with short-term forecasting and scheduling to help organizations optimize budgets, control payroll costs, maintain customer service levels, and comply with labor rules and regulations. With features that address every aspect of effective workforce management today-including planning, scheduling, time and attendance, and absence management-it also includes sophisticated business intelligence tools for measuring and analyzing workforce performance.

"This ranking from Ventana Research is proof of our deep understanding of what the market, and our customers are really searching for," said Mitri Dahdaly, director, Human Capital Management, Infor. "The current economic environment is forcing organizations to more tightly control labor cost without jeopardizing critical business goals, and our software provides the tools needed to take a more strategic approach to workforce management aligning labor demand with business goals."

For more information about the Value Index for Workforce Management, you can visit www.ventanaresearch.com/WFMvalueindex/ and get a free copy of the executive summary of the report.

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About Infor

Infor 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. 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

Press contacts

Media contacts - Americas

Dan Barnhardt
U.S.A. and Canada
Phone:+1 646 336 1731
Email:dan.barnhardt@infor.com

Claudia Vazquez
Latin America
Phone:+54 11 4010 8079
Email:claudia.vazquez@infor.com

Media contacts - Europe, Middle East and Africa

Richard Moore
United Kingdom, Southern Europe,
Middle East and Africa
Phone:+44 121 615 8189
Email:richard.moore@infor.com

Tanja Hossfeld
Central, Northern and Eastern Europe
Phone:+49 172 7481 111
Email:tanja.hossfeld@infor.com

Media contacts - Asia Pacific and Japan 

Phyllis Tan
Phone:+65 9799 9133
Email:phyllis.tan@infor.com

Industry analyst contact

Sharon Sulc
Phone:+1 614 537 6634
Email:sharon.sulc@infor.com



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