News

By Dom Nicastro, Oct 9, 2013

While Hurricane Karen along the East Coast of the US may have weakened, some powerful technology forces won't let up heading into 2014. Social. Mobile. Cloud. Information.And they're all converging, according to Gartner.

Posted at - 02:49 PM on Thu, Sep 19, 2013

Connect. Collaborate. Go. Infor's biggest event of the year for EMEA customers will make six stops in six countries.

JULIE BORT (business insider) SEP. 10, 2013, 11:37 AM

When you first meet Infor CEO Charles Phillips, you can't help but notice that he's a tall (6' 3"), graceful, and impeccably dressed man. Years ago, before he was a tech mogul, he was a captain in the Marines and it still shows.

July 18, 2013, HBR Blog Network

“When we first decided to move the headquarters of our software company from Atlanta, we didn't think of Silicon Valley. In fact, Silicon Valley wasn't even on our short list. At Infor, we chose New York City.” In a Harvard Business Review blog post dated July 18, Infor President Duncan Angove details how ‘New York City's Culture Will Shape the Next Tech Sector.

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 9:28am

Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net

June 26, 2013

Paula Bernier, Executive Editor, TMC

It would be hard to argue that digital hasn’t overtaken paper, and that mobile hasn’t overtaken communication. Yet many organizations and departments still employ processes that are paper-intensive and don’t take mobile access into consideration. A company called Catavolt offers an enterprise-grade cloud service to address that.

Alpharetta, GA - May 21, 2013

Catavolt Inc., creator of the world's first cloud middleware enterprise mobility platform, has launched a global partner program and announced the appointment of Francisco Daffre as Vice President, Business Development to lead development of the program. An initial group of partners serving European and Latin American markets has also been announced:

  • TwinGroup Global Solutions, based in Italy, serves the southern and eastern European market. TwinGroup specializes in implementation of Infor ERP XA/LX and systems integration.

New York -  May 20, 2013

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a Social Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) model to bolster collaboration and establish dynamic supply chain management. Infor's Social S&OP model is an innovative approach to sync compartmentalized facets of communication across the S&OP process on a real-time basis. Infor Ming.le, a comprehensive platform for social collaboration, business process improvement and contextual analytics, powers Infor's Social S&OP model. Subscribing to this method allows organizations to transcend traditional boundaries, empowering S&OP stakeholders to make better, faster decisions through access to real-time data, events and exception management generated alerts. Social S&OP unites the communication across the various key elements of the S&OP process such as sales forecasts, financial objectives, distribution schedules, product lifecycle assessments and inventory levels.

May 8, 2013

According to an Accenture study, the majority of CIOs (79%) believes that mobility will be one of the sectors that will produce significant profits in the future, which is why many of them will invest between 31 and 40% of their budget (compared to 19 % declared by CIOs last year) in these technologies. The 2013 CIO Accenture survey about mobility , realized on more than 400 CIOs  from around the world, shows that next year the mobile will be the top priority for more than a third of CIOs (34%), while 42% of them include it among the top 5 priorities. In addition, 73% (compared to 67% last year) believe that this sector will revolutionize the manner we do business, the same or more than Internet did in the late nineties.

 
Alpharetta, GA - April 30, 2012

Catavolt, creators of a cloud service that provides instant, secure access for any Internet-based mobile device to existing enterprise systems, today announced it has been recognized by Gartner Inc. as a 2012 "Cool Vendor" in Enterprise Mobility.

The Gartner report names Catavolt as one of four vendors "bringing new and innovative capabilities to organizations to deal with mobile initiatives for employees and customers in a broad sense."

"The uptake of smartphones in the hands of consumers brings new opportunities and challenges to customer-facing organizations. Enterprises are seeking tools to develop rich mobile applications for smartphones and tablets to increase their competitive position and appeal to end users, at the same mobile platform fragmentation is increasing complexity and costs," the report concluded.

Pages