New York – Aug. 7, 2012 – Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a new strategic partnership with Business & Decision, an international consulting and systems integration company, to benefit the complex manufacturing, distribution and service industries. This new partnership will increase the number of trained consultants available worldwide, enhancing the broad spectrum of consulting and technical services available to all Infor ERP customers.
Demonstrating a strong history of implementation and consultation success with the Infor10 ERP Enterprise (LN) solution, Business & Decision brings deep industry expertise to the new alliance that will benefit Infor customers in the industrial manufacturing, high tech, aerospace & defense, equipment service maintenance and rental, distribution, and consumer packaging industries. ERP Enterprise delivers strong control over complex global operations, including greater visibility into inventory and the supply chain to facilitate more efficient usage of resources and decrease the time to market for products. With more than 30 modules to manage everything from customer relationships to sourcing and procurement, ERP Enterprise enables reduced complexity by allowing businesses to manage all resources as a unified whole.
“Strategic alliances between application providers and systems integrators are critical to delivering the highest levels of value and success for each IT project,” said Lisa Tucci-Veiga, vice president, Global Alliances, Infor. “By partnering with Business and Decision, we are able to unite two leaders in the industry, providing innovative applications and proven implementation methodologies coupled with deep industry expertise to help speed time to value for our customers.”
In addition to working with Infor10 ERP Enterprise (LN), Business & Decision will also focus on a number of key Infor products, including Lawson M3 ERP Enterprise, Infor10 EAM, Infor10 CRM Enterprise, Inforce Everywhere, Infor10 Corporate Performance Management, Infor10 PLM Discrete, and Infor’s Business Intelligence offerings.
“As a leading systems integrator, we pride ourselves on being able to match the right technology to our customers’ needs,” said Adam Combs, vice president, Strategic Alliances, Business & Decision. “The focus Infor has put on innovation and Infor’s deep industry expertise has delivered the products companies are asking for, giving us the foundation we need to provide tailored solutions that will help customers best achieve key business goals and realise faster, tangible results.”
For more information on Infor products, services and key industries, visit www.infor.com.
About Business & Decision
Business & Decision is an international Consulting and Systems Integration (CSI) company employing more than 2,800 people in 16 different countries worldwide. It is a leader in Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management, Data Warehousing, Master Data Management, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, and a major player in Life Sciences Computer Systems Validation. In addition, Business & Decision has an FDA Qualified Data Center in the Philadelphia region supported by Managed Services for all industries.
In the UK, Business & Decision is based in Tyne and Wear. For more information, visit www.businessdecision.us/.
Infor is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.