Infor Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management (d/EPM) has been recognized as a Leader in Nucleus Research's Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Technology Value Matrix for the second half of 2014.
"Infor provides a set of CPM capabilities including core planning, budgeting and forecasting (PBF), profitability, strategy, and financial planning and integrates them with analytic functionality, which provides a relatively high level of usability and ease of management," said Nina Sandy, Nucleus Research principal analyst. "Infor's continued focus on user experience is proving to be a significant advantage in providing usability and value. As Infor provides more advanced CPM capabilities and end users adopt these solutions, Nucleus expects that Infor CPM customers will have a unique advantage 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."
The report also notes that Infor d/EPM "provides organizations with a common data model, and a single version of the truth, supplying analytics, reporting, PBF, financial consolidation, workforce budgeting, strategy management, and compliance with the consistent values that users can trust. In addition, the in-memory architecture provides real-time consolidations, and rapid feedback on forecasts and plans."
In the CPM market, Nucleus Research defines Leaders by the integration of CPM with business intelligence, existing systems and applications, consolidation, and other added functionalities. In addition, these vendors have experience in supporting complex and vertical-specific performance management deployments.