NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced its appointment to the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Global Executive Council. Infor is the newest addition to an elite group of industry-leading decision makers that excel at project management execution. Council members are unique in their ability to identify opportunities for process improvements in project, program and portfolio management; exchange best practices; and increase the percentage of successful project-related investments.
Infor's induction to the PMI Global Executive Council reflects Infor's considerable growth and its sustained dedication to professionalism. Like companion members, Infor demonstrates commitment for advancing project, program and portfolio management capabilities to improve business results. Council members function as global ambassadors for all project management practitioners and aim to create new standards of organizational project management through their advocacy.
The Council's criterion for selection focuses on mature organizations which possess sufficiently developed Organizational Project Management (OPM) practices. PMI seeks member companies that actively utilize and promote PMI standards, programs and services.
"We are continually striving to attain a greater level of project management understanding and technique," said Jim Byrnes, EVP, Infor Consulting Services. "Selection to the PMI Global Executive Council is truly a pivotal moment of recognition for Infor as an industry leader."
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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 www.infor.com.