Infor Value Engineering
Infor Value Engineering
Build a world-class strategy
Your organization's most critical business drivers should be aligned with a sound technological strategy. Dedicated to maximizing your benefit, the Infor Value Engineering team is here to help you identify, quantify and realize true business value added by Infor’s products.
Global scale, local presence
The VE team is comprised of 60 outstanding professionals, including
- Former C-level executives
- Principals from premier management consulting firms
- Big-5 consulting companies and
- New talent from renowned institutions
Why do you need value engineering?
Watch this brief overview video to learn why value engineering is such a critical factor in realizing the full benefits of your technology investments, and hear some examples of how Infor Value Engineering can help maximize ROI.
Value realized by our customers
$6 million annual savings in off-contract supply chain spend
15% reduction in inventory
87% decrease in fulfillment times
71% faster payment to suppliers
99.9% accuracy in inventory reporting achieved
88% decrease in outstanding expense reports and receipts
35% increase in fulfillment accuracy and timeliness
59 legacy systems consolidated with Infor LN
How the Value Engineering team works
The first step is analyzing executive strategies and uncovering the pains that constrain business processes to pinpoint opportunities that may leverage existing investments, significantly impact competitive standing in the marketplace, or drive accretive business value.
- Current state: analyze executive strategies and uncover the pains that constrain business processes and inhibit initiatives
- Functional scope: define scope by functional and geographic area, and benchmark current implementations versus best-in-class deployments
- Improvement opportunities: pinpoint opportunities that may leverage existing investments, significantly impact competitive standing in the marketplace, or drive accretive business value
- Go-forward roadmap: quantify value opportunities, defining your blueprint, and use a three-pillar approach to align your roadmap and your commercial deal
After quantifying value opportunities and defining your blueprint, solution architects help put your plan into action, providing guidance and tactical review in order to ensure that progress brings realization of defined objectives.
- Go-live: solution architects help put your plan into action, providing guidance and tactical review in order to ensure that progress brings realization of defined objectives
- Program governance: conduct high-level readiness and risk assessment, and facilitate development of a beneficial governance structure
- KPIs: determine how your business will measure the attainment of value and success of your implementation
- Best practices: enhance performance metrics and validate best practices through value engineering participation in Center of Excellence meetings
Customer innovation studies
“Because we are touching processes like finance, like the revenue cycle, Infor LN will have an impact on our worldwide operations.”
Vittorio Boero CIO, Ferrari
“The engagement helped us understand our problems and issues in a more detailed way and incorporated a process and a structure to help us work through them.”
Mark Ross Assistant VP of Technology, Concordia Plan Services
Learn how Infor has helped YPÊ (Química Amparo) integrate key operational and administrative applications and improve how its team members collaborate during the S&OP process.
“We have reduced our parts expense on average by 3-4% each year since we started using Infor EAM over 10 years ago, and we are continually finding ways to keep that up.
PT Astra Aviva Life
With Infor, this leading insurance provider has achieved a 46% reduction in the time required to complete the financial reporting process—and a 99% reduction in the time it takes to complete fixed asset depreciation calculations.
V.T. Garment Co., Ltd.Through execution of a strategy allowed for more efficient decision-making supported by streamlined, standardized processes, V.T. Garment achieved positive return on its technology investment in the first year of its Infor deployment.
Meet our leadership team
Riaz Raihan is responsible for value engineering, digital engineering, solution architecture and engineering, advanced analytics, references, and sales intelligence worldwide. He brings more than 17 years of management consulting and executive leadership experience to the Infor team.
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Digital & Value EngineeringRead more ›
David leads the VE Practice Service Industries including healthcare, public sector, financial services, and hospitality along with our India Middle East and Africa region. David also heads up the Infor Global References program, which has driven hundreds of engagements and develops thought leadership content within the Service Industries.
Vice President, Value Engineering, Healthcare, Public Sector and EMEARead more ›
David Coffey leads Value Engineering for Europe. He has over 25 years of large technology company sales, management consulting and value engineering experience. David is active in large deal creation and growth. In addition to value engineering, David manages Infor’s Sales Intelligence Program.
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Paul leads Value Engineering for manufacturing in North America in addition to South America and Asia Pacific. As a Six Sigma black belt, he has significant experience helping customers pursue operational efficiency. With more than 15 years in both consulting and technology, he is passionate about helping customers to realize improved business performance.
Vice President, Value Engineering, Americas and APACRead more ›
As Global Head of Infor’s Customer References Program, Charles serves as the day-to-day lead for the References team, which works with business units across Infor, including Sales, Services, and Marketing to drive revenue, develop content and promote effective engagement with many of Infor’s most valued customers.
Senior Director, Value Engineering & Global Head, Customer ReferencesRead more ›
Meet some of our principals
Laura engages with key Infor clients, advising C-level executives on establishing a technology platform that supports current business needs while enabling future growth and attainment of strategic goals. With more than twenty years of experience, her clients include established names as well as growing businesses across ASEAN, China, Japan, and Europe.
Senior Principal, Value Engineering, APACRead more ›
Deep brings more than 15 years of management and technology consulting experience to the EMEA Digital and VE Group at Infor. He works with Infor's key customers to develop a strategic value-based roadmap that enables their desired business capabilities through digital transformation and automation while leveraging Infor's best-in-class products and services.
Senior Principal, Value Engineering, Europe
Antonio Carlos Brito
Antonio leads customer engagements worldwide and heads Value Engineering in Latin America. His enthusiasm for identifying and demonstrating the benefits and value of Infor’s solutions to customers has opened doors for business development and client retention in the Region.
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Craig is responsible for Value Engineering engagements in the Healthcare Vertical. His expertise includes producing Customer Value Assessment, Benchmarking Assessment, Point of View Analysis, Return on Investment and Value Engineering Enablement for Healthcare sales.
Principal, Value Engineering, Healthcare
Jatinder is a Principal in Infor's Value Engineering practice, specifically the lead for Public Sector. He is responsible for guiding Public Sector organizations on transformation opportunities and how Infor’s technology is a key enabler to achieve business outcomes.
Principal, Value Engineering, Public SectorRead more ›
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