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.

Catavolt Offers Faster Path to the Mobile Enterprise

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.

Catavolt announces the Global Channel Partner Program

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.


Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, 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, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both.


Catavolt delivers an enterprise-grade cloud service that provides mobile knowledge workers with instant and secure access to enterprise data on mobile devices. Catavolt Extender provides an alternative to complex, time-consuming and costly mobile development platforms. The solution empowers organizations to leverage existing IT system assets in developing mobile applications. Catavolt is based in Alpharetta, GA and serves companies in a wide variety of industries.

Infor announces the Collaborative Social S&OP

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.

PCMC turns to Catavolt to boost performance

Founded in 1919, PCMC has more than 900 employees in six locations in North America and more than 1,100 employees worldwide with offices in Brazil, China, Japan, Italy, Germany and England. The company specializes in the design and conversion machinery at high performance. This case study demonstrates how yhe use of Catavolt Extender improved their delivery rate of 20%, reducing the cycle time of purchase order and creating an overall reduction in material costs.


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