Thank you to all the sponsors and exhibitors whose support contributes to making Inforum 2014 a success.
View the complete list of Inforum 2014 sponsors below and learn more about how these organizations are driving innovation in their respective industries.
Ciber is a global Infor Alliance Partner and information technology services company with 40 years of proven IT experience, world-class credentials and a wide range of technology expertise. Since 1995, Infor Lawson experts have enhanced client systems capabilities through more than 2 million consulting hours. In fact, we are the leading partner for 10x Upgrades, HCM, Healthcare and Public Sector solutions, Infor M3, Cloud and Managed Services. Ciber's Infor clients say they would recommend Ciber to colleagues and use us again on future IT initiatives because we anticipate technology trends and help them address their specific needs with results-driven solutions.
With rising pressure to optimize costs and align IT with business outcomes, Companies need to first realize the business case of substantial investment in Enterprise Apps before focusing on sustaining the operations.
HCL has been providing Enterprise Application Management and Support (AMS) services to customers across the globe for over 15 years, beyond the normal "Cost Reduction" by increasingly focusing on "Value Centricity".
HCL's strong business consulting and implementation capabilities allows us to deliver unique value on an end-to-end basis for Infor customers, whose goal is business transformation, ensuring that they receive the optimal solution at the right price.
IBM and Infor offer you integrated expertise with optimized next generation technology. With over 30 years of working together, you can trust IBM and Infor to address your business challenges with joint solutions that are built for agility and speed. IBM is Infor's leading technology partner with solutions standardized on IBM Power systems and storage platforms, integrated with IBM Middleware, IBM DB2® and IBM Cognos® software. No matter what size of business or industry focus, IBM and Infor offer a full range of solutions that deliver higher performance and lower TCO. Together we can build a smarter planet.
Avaap is one the fastest-growing global IT solutions and services providers dedicated to Infor. With deep industry expertise in healthcare, public sector, food and beverage, retail and fashion, and manufacturing, Avaap is focused on delivering software solutions and IT services that result in successful business outcomes. Avaap's library of turnkey solutions fills critical business gaps, helping customers achieve the most benefit from their software investments. Avaap earned numerous industry accolades including Infor's 2013 Service Partner of the Year award.
Business Software, Inc. (BSI)
Innovative solutions from Business Software, Inc. (BSI) help businesses meet ever-changing payroll tax regulations and compliance standards, while streamlining payroll processes and reducing costs.
Payroll vendors, service bureaus, business processing outsourcers, professional employer organizations, administrative service organizations, human resource outsourcers, professional service providers, and individual companies boost efficiency and accuracy with BSI's suites of cloud-based or on-premises payroll tax calculation, payroll tax filing and compliance onboarding solutions.
BSI's expertise is built on 35 years focusing exclusively on payroll tax calculation and payroll tax compliance solutions, developed and supported by the most experienced payroll tax professionals in the industry.
CFO Solutions is a consulting services provider in the performance management and business intelligence domains. CFO Solutions focuses on business processes first to enable customers to build robust solutions that best leverage their Infor software investment. The CFO Solutions team provides process design, implementation and support for multiple industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, retail services and technology research.
MHC Software, Inc.
MHC Software is the only partner providing Infor Lawson-integrated document output and imaging solutions.
MHC Document Express™ creates customized business-facing documents leveraging Infor Lawson data, enabling advanced document distribution, financial transaction processing and document self-service.
MHC Image Express™ imaging and workflow provides one-click access to documents within the context of Infor Lawson Smart Office, Infor Ming.le™ or Portal forms and automates otherwise manual processes through intelligent data capture and electronic forms. Streamline processing of AP invoices, requisitions, employee documents and more.
NTT Data is an innovation partner with operations in more than 40 countries, providing premier professional services from consulting, business process, and IT outsourcing to mobile and cloud-based solutions. NTT Data focuses on providing faster results with less risk, so customers can flex to market changes faster than their competitors. Learn more about NTT Data's coverage of the Infor Lawson technology stack at nttdata.com/americas.
Perceptive Software gives you greater visibility and control over the processes and data that drive your business. Perceptive Software's process and content management products bridge the information gap between your structured systems and your people, giving them a holistic view of the information they need to consistently do their jobs well.
Tata Consultancy Services
Global Cloud Sponsor
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers Infor CloudSuite, along with hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and startup customers businesses in 190 countries around the world. AWS cloud services are available to customers from data center locations in the U.S., Brazil, Europe, Japan, Singapore, Australia and China.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 293,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.
Through its Global Corporate Payment Group, American Express offers a suite of payments solutions that helps hospitals streamline payment process and transform them into opportunities for savings. Working with American Express can help hospitals optimize working capital; increase days cash on hand; achieve their goals around savings, control and efficiency; and strengthen relationships with suppliers.
Ascend specializes in Advanced Imaging, Business Process Automation and Enterprise Content Management. Ascend's advanced business process platform automates AP, HR, T&E and Capital Funds requests as well as other processes across the company with real-time Infor Lawson integration. Ascend solutions greatly reduce operating costs, easily adapt to customer specific needs, and integrate well with existing systems. Ascend's SmartTouch Solutions™ allow customers to do more with "Fewer and Smarter Touches".
Avalara’s AvaTax is the fastest, easiest, most accurate and affordable way to handle sales and use tax compliance. AvaTax determines rates based on 100,000+ taxability rules in 11,000+ jurisdictions, and provides seamless integration with 100+ ERP, accounting, e-commerce and retail POS systems, making it a great integration into your Infor ERP solution for end-to-end sales and use tax compliance.
HyBridge Solutions, Inc.
HyBridge Solutions is a leading provider of professional services for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Capital Management (HCM) and Business Intelligence (BI) applications. HyBridge Solutions is committed to providing exemplary technical and functional services to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. Design and implementation, optimization, best practices and best use of software, upgrades, technical installation, system integration, managed services, project management and change management establish the foundation of HyBridge Solutions' practice.
The Lake Companies, Inc.
The Lake Companies is an Infor SyteLine Partner since 1986 and developer of SyteLine Shop-Trak and Doc-Trak. These applications are in use at Infor SyteLine locations worldwide, serving more than 90,000 people every business day. With a fresh, intuitive, and easy look and feel, the applications accelerate internal operations, reduce costs, improve efficiency and eliminate paper.
Nite Group, Inc.
Nite Group's industry solution, supported by RDM© methodology helps to rapidly transform company culture, solve business problems, and deploy applications for ROI. Nite Group provides ERP services to clients in CPG Food, Consumer OEM, Aero Space, Defense, and Medical Device markets worldwide. Services include software selection process, business transformation process, enterprise application deployment, and global enterprise application support.
PMA provides project portfolio management, professional services automation, time and absence, and expense management software solutions, all purpose-built for your Infor Lawson infrastructure. With more than 100,000 PMA/Lawson users in 28 countries across the globe, PMA's solutions drive and extend the value of your Infor Lawson investment, seamlessly.
RPI Consultants, LLC
RPI Consultants is a business applications implementation and optimization firm focused on delivering best practices through technology, systems integration, and process redesign. The RPI team includes certified technical and functional experts in Infor Lawson, Kronos, ImageNow, Kofax, and other automation technologies, enhancing the procure-to-pay, financial reporting, and human resources processes.
TeamAbsolute, an Infor Lawson Alliance Partner, provides technical and application consulting alongside managed services. TeamAbsolute's seasoned, best-in-class consultants help customers strategize, implement, and upgrade their business applications and operations on time and within budget. TeamAbsolute takes pride in the value offered to customers. Experience. Innovation. Trust.
Analysts International Corporation
Analysts International Corporation (AIC) is an IT services firm dedicated to the success and satisfaction of its customers. From staffing to project-based solutions, AIC provides a range of services designed to help drive value, control costs and deliver effective solutions.
Billtrust, a Complementary Infor Partner, provides outsource billing services optimizing businesses' billing and payment processes, resulting in significant cost savings and improved cash flow. Billtrust’s platform enables businesses to send bills and receive payments across a range of channels.
Bails & Associates, LLC
Bails & Associates is an Infor/Lawson ERP Software services firm providing Project Management, Application Consulting, Technology Solutions, Implementation Planning, Training and Implementation Support. Bails & Associates' offerings are customized to accommodate the needs, culture, and technology of each client's organization.
Brandix i3 is an IT and consulting company offering Infor M3 and Infor HCM consulting, business improvement consulting, and enterprise software development services to global customers across diverse industries including fashion, healthcare, and food & beverage.
Business & Decision
Global information services group Business & Decision is a business intelligence leader and a major player in the ERP space. Business & Decision leverages a unique combination of technical, functional and industry specialization, delivering maximum-value projects to clients.
Cashbook provides cash application, e-payment, and bank reconciliation software. Infor's chosen banking integration partner since 2010, Cashbook handles everything to do with cash application, including automating files such as BAI2, MT940, Excel, and EDI.
CenPOS is a merchant-centric, end-to-end payments engine that drives enterprise-class solutions for businesses, saving them time and money while increasing revenues by improving their customer engagement. The secure, cloud-based CenPOS solution optimizes acceptance for all payment types across multiple channels without disrupting the merchant's banking relationships.
Ceridian is a leader in human capital management, delivering trusted results and transformative technology. Cerididan's offerings include cloud-based Dayforce HCM, LifeWorks, Powerpay, International Payroll and Tax Filing for its ERP partners. For tax filing information call 1-800-729-7655 or visit online.
Conigent is a process improvement and business management consulting firm based in Cherry Hill, N.J. that focuses on designing, implementing, and optimizing applications. Conigent specializes in creating end-to-end integrated processes within Infor M3 to improve workflow, increase efficiency, and drive profitability.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, which also includes joint venture partners Air France, KLM, and Alitalia.
Emkat is a mobility solutions provider that offers customers creative and cost effective deployment solutions for RFID, barcoding, asset tracking, and other industry projects. Emkat supplies hardware solutions such as mobile devices, wireless infrastructure, barcode scanners, and printers for customers.
EnterpriseDB is the leading worldwide provider of Postgres software and services that enable enterprises to reduce their reliance on costly proprietary solutions and slash their database spend by 80 percent or more.
Esker helps organizations "quit paper" in multiple business processes, on-premise or on-demand, from one platform. Known throughout Inforum for its VSI Fax solution, Esker is the leader in document process automation solutions and trusted by more than 80,000 companies worldwide.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. is an established leader in the document imaging industry, delivering innovative scanning solutions and services that enable its customers to solve critical business productivity issues and streamline operations. Fujitsu provides cutting-edge document capture solutions for business and personal environments, backed by a comprehensive portfolio of service and support programs.
HelpSystems is a leading provider of systems and network management, security and compliance, and business intelligence solutions. Founded in 1982, the company has 14 offices worldwide and more than 8,700 customers, from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies.
Since 1988, ICCG has been committed to upholding a competitive position of technology solutions, always with an eye on the changing market and technological horizon. ICCG’s top-notch professional consultants offer complete services to help meet your key business needs. ICCG specializes in providing high quality systems solutions through its business divisions: Enterprise Applications; Cloud Computing; Mobile Enterprise Applications; Collaborative Web Services; Big Data Consulting; Technology Infrastructure; and Offshore Software Development & Deployment.
Intellias provides cost effective software solutions that streamline and simplify Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) based applications, thus increasing productivity and reducing the cost of ownership. Intellias combines the latest Internet technologies with functional and technical expertise to unlock the power of ERP with the web.
IntelliChief is the leading provider of enterprise-class Document Management, Imaging, and Workflow solutions. Intellichief users can create, capture, archive, retrieve, and distribute mission-critical documents directly from their familiar ERP screens, eliminating the need for filing cabinets, storage facilities, and paper files.
iStone is a Business and IT consulting group working primarily with business systems, i.e. Infor M3. With approximately 600 employees in more than 14 countries worldwide, iStone also offers market-leading best of breed solutions in Business Intelligence, CRM and e-commerce areas. iStone provides long-term and sustainable solutions through a wide selection of products, specialist expertise in every product and service offered, and transparency and responsibility in client relationships.
iTK Technologies, LLC
iTK Technologies is an experienced global management consulting and technical services company. Whether implementing a new system or re-invigorating an existing one, the iTK team leverages true innovation, skill, and knowledge to drive meaningful strategy and increase operational efficiency. iTK’s mission is to provide the Infor user base the power to stay "In the Know" through its innovative performance software and services. Through the development of proprietary tool sets, iTK strives to efficiently analyze, actively cure, and take your company’s performance to the highest level.
Kewill is a global leader in multimodal transportation management software, providing organizations with a comprehensive end-to-end platform for managing the complexities of transportation, logistics, and trade compliance. The Kewill MOVE™ platform helps companies reduce costs, manage volatility and gain greater visibility across the logistics value chain.
Kinsey, a national Lawson implementation partner since 1997, also offers a variety of "Complementary Solutions" to help optimize Lawson S3 including LAUA to LS9 Automated Security Migration, Transaction Auditing, Enhanced Security Reporting, and User Session Monitoring.
Knowledge Solutions is a leading systems integrator delivering strategic solutions that resolve the complex business, operational and customer intelligence needs of its clients. Core Practices include Data Management, Business Analytics, and Enterprise Resource Planning ("ERP"). Knowledge Solutions provides continuous and measurable client value by integrating technology and data with business processes and policies.
LeanSwift is a leader in e-commerce, web apps, and mobile solutions for Infor M3, with more than 20 years of experience implementing and upgrading Movex/M3. Delivering M3 services globally, LeanSwift is headquartered in Florida with offices in Sweden, India, and Australia.
Logicor designs and develops software that automates and streamlines shipping execution for companies using carriers such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, USPS, and various LTL and TL carriers. With special expertise in integrating systems into an organization's supply chain, ERP system, order management, WMS, and e-commerce storefront, Logicor offers substantial advantages over other solutions on the market.
GlobalShip™ from Logicor is an enterprise-class, multi-carrier shipping solution. GlobalShip provides a single point of execution for small parcel (DHL, FedEx, UPS, and USPS + many more), LTL, and TL shipments. This robust suite of shipping execution and management products is tightly integrated with many Infor solutions, such as Infor SX.enterprise.
MaxRecall Technologies, Inc.
MaxRecall Technologies, Inc. an Infor Certified Solution Partner, provides a suite of document-based business process automation solutions. Integration with Infor ERP systems ensures immediate efficiency gains by eliminating the administrative and physical costs associated with processing, storing, and managing large amounts of paper files and data.
With MaxRecall, inefficient manual document management activity can be channeled into more productive tasks that drive revenue and reduce costs. MaxCapture’s data capture and output automates business transaction processing by eliminating manual data entry. Data extracted from vendor and supplier invoices, purchase prder acknowledgements, customer purchase orders, etc., can be processed on an automated basis utilizing Infor ERP’s existing transaction import capabilities.
MercuryGate Technologies, Inc.
MercuryGate International, Inc. is a leading global provider of cloud-based enterprise transportation management software (TMS) that allows logistics service providers and shippers to plan and execute their freight movements as well as analyze the performance of all parties involved.
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to develop, test, deploy, assess, and modernize business-critical enterprise applications.
Micro Focus’ software enables customers’ business applications to respond rapidly to market changes and embrace modern architectures with reduced cost and risk. Micro Focus has more than 30 years of expertise, more than 18,000 customers and over two million licensed users, including 91 of the Fortune Global 100 companies.
NextGate addresses a fundamental challenge in data management: the uncertainties and missed opportunities caused by duplicate, possibly similar, and unlinked records in a data population. The NextGate team developed MatchMetrix, a technology platform that invokes probabilistic and other algorithms to identify duplicate and potentially duplicate records within a single data set or across multiple data sets. Duplicate records are merged, related records are linked together, and all of them are indexed into a trusted, consistent, and reliable registry accessible to any authorized application or user. NextGate continues to develop products and solutions to help manage information with accuracy, reliability, and meaning.
Nutech provides end-to-end data collection solutions. This includes mobile solutions for out in the field, light warehousing with barcoding, and device management for consumer and ruggedized devices-all fully integrated with your ERP. No matter what aspect of the wireless solution, Nutech has you covered.
OnBase by Hyland
OnBase by Hyland is one of the most flexible and comprehensive enterprise content management products on the market. It's tailored for departments, but comprehensive for the enterprise, designed to give you what you need and evolve with you over time.
Paper-Less is a technology leader and pioneer in manufacturing execution systems software
and services, providing solutions and real-time insight for better management of complex
manufacturing environments. Since 2000, Paper-Less has consistently helped manufacturing
companies gain a competitive edge in an ever-evolving global market. Paper-Less solutions replace cumbersome paper-based processes, improving communication between the shop floor and the office, while optimizing efficiency and cost-savings.
Progress Software helps its customers and partners turn their big ideas into business reality through the rapid development, deployment, and management of data driven applications.
Cloud, mobile, big data, and social networks are transforming the nature of business. Progress enables those who want to harness this data and rapidly create data-driven software solutions to solve business problems or, to create a competitive advantage without being restricted to a particular device or platform.
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting, empowering businesses everywhere.
Rocket Software is a global software development firm that builds enterprise products and delivers enterprise solutions in the following segments: business information and analytics; storage, networks, and compliance; application development, integration, and modernization; and database servers and tools. Rocket is engaged in business and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, Fujitsu, HP Enterprise Services, Hitachi Data Systems, Epicor, and many others. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.
ROI Healthcare Solutions
ROI Healthcare Solutions is a healthcare professional services firm specializing in Project Management for technology initiatives. ROI Healthcare Solutions develops strong relationships with clients by providing senior level leadership and resources that deliver high service levels, maximizing return on investment.
Seagull Scientific, Inc.
Seagull Scientific enables organizations to improve safety, security, efficiency, and compliance by marking all items of importance. BarTender software works with Infor solutions to automate the design and production of labels, barcodes, RFID tags, security cards and more.
Single Source Systems, Inc.
The Single Source team exclusively markets, sells, and supports Infor ERP solutions and technologies designed specifically for service organizations, or service divisions of manufacturing and distribution companies. Single Source is a systems integration and technology consulting firm that provides solutions in the areas of ERP, CRM, business intelligence, and enterprise asset management.
SolutionsX is an Infor Partner and software development and implementation company that services and sells Infor SyteLine ERP. The company’s software products and personalization expertise allow Infor SyteLine users to expand their capabilities to streamline processes and fill gaps with external manufacturing software. Besides Infor SyteLine ERP, SolutionsX offers CADTalk and NESTalk to increase efficiencies in total business operations.
Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc.
Stoltenberg Consulting helps clients realize the full value of their EHRs and BI solutions. By improving clinical outcomes, reducing readmissions, enhancing financial performance, managing clinical data, developing Meaningful Use (MU) strategies and supporting infrastructure to drive cultural changes, Stoltenberg enables organizations’ HIT landscape success.
TalentWise is a technology company that's transforming hiring process management with a single, cloud-based solution. With compliance built in from offer letters to screening and onboarding activities, TalentWise provides a highly efficient and positive experience for HR and candidates alike.
The Powers Company
The Powers Company is a results-based Facilitation and Implementation group located in Gainesville, Ga., with a focus on substantially improving operating performance– profitability, productivity, customer service, and quality. The Powers Company addresses common business needs including supply chain management, capacity utilization improvement, material and labor cost reduction, management and supervisory effectiveness, and accelerated continuous improvement. The Powers Company has traditionally provided and guaranteed substantial returns for its clients, achieving significantly more returns than guaranteed, and averaging a 5.5:1 ratio of benefits to costs. Fees are based on achieving predetermined levels of performance improvement.
Tribex Consulting, run by consultants, provides services for Infor M3, Infor S3 and Infor LN customers. Tribex offers low overhead, low margin, competitive rates, high-quality account management, and a virtually unlimited pool of consultants.
Synergetic Data Systems's UnForm® Document Management Solution seamlessly integrates with any application to provide print management, e-delivery of documents via email or fax, Document Archiving and Management, Document Workflow, and Document Imaging/Scanning. UnForm is a client-server application that runs on UNIX, Linux and Windows®.
Xerox has experienced and certified professionals that understand business needs and issues related to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Workforce Management (WFM). Xerox’s process-focused consulting services help organizations improve performance and enhance delivery.