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Denver Public Schools Implements Infor Talent Management Software with Ciber

United States – March 26, 2013, 00:00 AM

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, and Ciber, a global information technology consulting company, today announced Denver Public Schools (DPS) in Denver, Colo., has become one of the first school districts in the nation to use Infor for talent management. The Ciber-led implementation is intended to support the district's 2010 Denver Plan, which calls for putting students first by finding and retaining the most qualified teachers for every classroom. As outlined in the plan, the Talent Management suite supports one of the district's top-line goals: strategic management of human resources.

The new software - which includes modules covering Global Human Resources as well as Performance and Goals tracking - enhances the existing Infor Human Capital Management suite by delivering a unified platform that ties together any software, content and process to help organizations operate more efficiently. The Infor solution features user-oriented functionality, built-in automation, an enhanced user interface, self-service functionality and a talent-management focus. It improves the school district's processes for evaluating teachers and aligning compensation with qualifications, better enabling DPS administrators to support and reward effective teaching. The school district went live with the system in early December.

"The new Infor software dramatically modernizes our back-end systems and sets the stage for the district to achieve its long-term goal of hiring great people to deliver great results," said Shayne Spalten, DPS chief HR officer. "Ciber has worked with us to understand the unique requirements of K-12 school operating environments and helped design a system to truly meet our needs."

"Denver Public Schools has been a Ciber client for many years," said Beth Dvoracek, Ciber's senior Infor practice director. "We're proud of yet another opportunity to help the district meet its goal of improving the lives of Denver's kids."

For more than a decade, Ciber has been a leader in providing business application solutions to education clients. More than 200 educational districts and institutions worldwide have worked with Ciber to prepare for, upgrade, implement, integrate and manage their enterprise systems.

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 Denver Public Schools

With nearly 200 schools, including traditional, magnet, charter and pathways schools, DPS serves over 84,000 students. It has become the fastest-growing urban school district in the country, and DPS is posting the fastest student academic growth among large school districts in Colorado. For more information, visit

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. For more information, visit

About Infor

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

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