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Infor Promotes HCM Shared Services at European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week in Prague

United Kingdom – May 03, 2013, 12:00 PM

London, UK, May 3 2013 - Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced its participation as a meeting sponsor of the 13th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Week (SSO Week), taking place 21-24 May 2013 at the Congress Centre in Prague.

Hosted by the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON), SSO Week is one of the world's most comprehensive and prestigious meetings dedicated to the SS&O community, gathering 600 senior shared services and outsourcing practitioners, select solution experts and industry analysts. Representatives from organisations include Arla Foods, Bayer CropScience, Credit Suisse, Finnair, Google, IKEA, Lufthansa, Microsoft, Philips International, RBS, and Zurich Insurance.

Speakers include Jean Tomlin, HR Director and Greg Nugent, Director of Brand, Marketing and Culture, both from the London Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012, who worked on the successful 2012 London Olympics.

VPs, Global Heads and Directors of HR Shared Services, HRIS and Human Resources representing organisations such as Home Retail Group, Tetra Pak, Vestas, SELEX Galileo, JTI, American Express, Rolls-Royce, Medtronic, Covidien, Honeywell, Pfizer and NCR will be leading sessions dedicated to HR professionals. The full speaker list is available online at

Representatives from Infor will be onsite within the exhibition hall to welcome attendees, which features 60+ select solution-providers from around the globe. Demo drives, raffles and networking opportunities will also take place within the exhibition hall.

"Infor is heavily investing in the area of Human Capital Management including workforce scheduling, learning and talent management. At Inforum2013, our recent global customer conference in Florida, we unveiled our most comprehensive, end-to-end HCM suite which is a clear demonstration of our commitment to this market," comments Tarik Taman, General Manager, Human Capital Management, Infor. "Ultimately we believe the workforce is key to an organisation's success, and by providing advanced tools to make staff more agile, connected, and effective, organisations can boost business efficiency and improve bottom line results."

"We chose to participate at the 13th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Week because we're confident that our innovations will bring rapid and substantial ROI to organisations especially when they choose to deploy them as a shared service."

The programme is designed to cater to the wide audience and is customisable with sessions, round table discussions, workshops and site tours based on:

  • Function (HR, Finance & Accounting, IT, Procurement, Operations)
  • Organisational maturity (Planning & Launching, Intermediate, Early Adopters/Advanced)
  • Region (CEE, Nordics, UK, Middle East, China)
  • Vertical (BFSI, Travel & Transport, Utilities & Energy, Manufacturing, Tech & Telecoms, Retail, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Media and Automotive)

The Annual European Shared Services & Outsourcing Excellence Awards will also take place during the 4-day experience, which celebrates and honours this year's most innovative organisations for their successes.

The full programme is available by download on

For additional information on Infor, please visit the website at

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