City of Boise Saves Millions by Implementing Infor Software with Help from Ciber
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, and Ciber, a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company, today announced The City of Boise significantly improved operational efficiencies with Infor software implemented by Ciber. Ciber's expertise and results-driven approach helped city leaders deploy the Infor Enwisen Human Resource Management, Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management and Infor Supply Chain Management software suites, thereby creating $3.8 million in savings over the next 10 years and improving service to the city's 211,000 residents.
"We chose Ciber as a solutions and implementation partner because of their team's focus and proven experience with ERP process improvements and change management in the public and private sectors," said Garry Beaty, Chief Information Officer, City of Boise. "In addition to their implementation experience, working with Ciber was also a good people fit. And, as we expected, the go-live milestones went smoothly."
As Idaho's largest city, government officials were looking to replace a costly and poorly integrated system with a seamless software approach. "The new system improves current business processes and enables better decision making citywide," adds Beaty. "We will save money and have instituted operational improvements, which positions us for the future and ultimately improves services to our residents."
Proven experience, understanding of objectives and ability to guide clients through complex change processes made Ciber uniquely prepared to collaborate with the city on this project. "The City of Boise and Ciber were committed to excellence. This project is an example of how to work collaboratively to prepare and execute a major enterprise IT project," said Beth Dvoracek, Ciber's Infor practice director. "Ciber's ERP expertise in the public sector, combined with the City's disciplined project team, created an efficient and robust system for the City of Boise."
For more information about the City of Boise's implementation of the Infor Human Resource Management, Enterprise Financial Management and Supply Chain Management software suites, visit http://blog.ciber.com/2011/lawson-deployment-at-the-city-of-boise/.
Ciber's relationship with Infor dates back to 1995. As one of Infor's largest systems integration partners, Ciber's Infor experts have enhanced client systems capabilities through more than 2 million consulting hours. Ciber also has supported IT initiatives for hundreds of local government entities across the U.S. and in Europe.
About the City of Boise
Boise is the capital and largest city of the State of Idaho with a population of approximately 211,000. The City of Boise is the hub of commerce, banking and government for the state, and the 104th largest city in the U.S. Founded in 1863, the city is located along the Boise River and home to Boise State University, the state's largest university with an enrollment of over 19,500 students. For more information, visit www.cityofboise.org.
About Ciber, Inc.
Ciber is a client-focused, results-driven IT consulting company. Its 6,000 consultants provide the business acumen, technical skills and flexibility to help businesses and governments around the globe get the most from technology. Since 1974 Ciber has combined the stability and resources of a large consultancy with the agility and personal touch of a local firm. Ciber (CBR) trades on the New York Stock Exchange and earned approximately $1 billion in annual revenue during 2011. For more information, visit www.ciber.com.
Infor is the third-largest provider of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and 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.
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