February 26, 2017 8:57 PM ET


Company Overview of Infor Global Solutions, Inc.

Company Overview

Infor Global Solutions, Inc. develops on-premise and cloud-based business software applications and suites. The company provides enterprise asset management, customer and marketing management, enterprise financial management, enterprise performance management, enterprise resource planning, human capital management, product configuration management, product lifecycle management, supply chain management, and service management software solutions. It also offers Infor Rhythm, a cloud-based B2B engagement platform; Infor Demand+, a demand planning application designed to help simplify and accelerate supply chain forecasting processes; industry-specific products, such as distribution, healthcare ...

641 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10011

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Infor Global Solutions, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 56
Age: 49
Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 43
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Infor Global Solutions, Inc. Key Developments

Infor Announces Availability of Infor CloudSuite Industrial

Infor has announced the availability of the upgraded edition of Infor CloudSuite Industrial, or SyteLine. Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) is an advanced, highly flexible solution that offers companies the functionality needed to remain competitive in complex, global environment. With Infor CloudSuite Industrial, manufacturing and distribution organizations have a solution that meets their business-specific needs with role-based information, a personalized user experience, familiar tools, common navigation and last mile industry capabilities built in. From the small manufacturer with mixed-mode processes up to enterprise-sized OEMs with a complex MTO and ETO business models, Infor applications deliver specialized tools to help leading organizations operate more efficiently. The next generation Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine), version 9.01, delivers access to new capabilities supporting finance and human resource management; global operations with multiple currencies for customers and vendors; advanced "Pick, Pack, and Ship" capabilities and improved industry-specific features for manufacturing. The solution also incorporates the latest technology innovations from Infor: the Xi Platform including Infor ION, Infor Ming.le, Infor BI, Infor Document Management (IDM), and the latest development framework, Infor Mongoose. Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) v9.01 offers new and existing customers advanced user experiences with flexibility to personalize and extend the solution using responsive design forms, contextual business intelligence reporting and more. Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) can be deployed either on-premises or in the cloud. The newest Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) version offers enhanced manufacturing productivity - from improved machine utilization reporting and tracking to more advanced Gantt chart scheduling - to provide advanced planning and scheduling with quick access to schedules and drag & drop validations. In addition, new Infor Ming.le homepages have been created for the buyer, controller, customer service, executive, inventory control, production planner, project manager and salesperson roles. Each of these role-based homepages consist of unique widgets tailored to the unique requirements of each role. Users can add additional personalization to these homepages or create their own. The widgets also allow access to drill back to specific Infor CloudSuite Industrial information for focused decision making. Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) also boasts more options to manage a global manufacturing business. In addition to the multi-currency features already provided, users can define multiple currencies for individual customers and vendors, to allow for more complex transaction currency exchange requirements, and so orders can be specified in a currency other than the customer default currency.

Blake Seals the Deal for Growth with Infor Global Solutions, Inc

Infor announced that Blake has deployed Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) at its facility in Yeovil. Deployed on premise, Infor CloudSuite Industrial replaces a bookkeeping-based system and will help Blake continue its aggressive growth strategy by improving the visibility of processes, and enhancing efficiency by integrating information across various departments. Infor CloudSuite Industrial will also help accelerate procurement processes and develop accurate demand forecasting capabilities. In addition to Infor CloudSuite Industrial, Blake has deployed the Infor Factory Track solution to help optimize resources throughout Blake's operations. Blake also plans to utilize Infor Xi and Infor Ming.le™ to collaborate across various business functions. Following a thorough review of the market, conducted by independent consultants, Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) was selected on the basis of its configurability, extensibility, and the ability of the applications to integrate with third party software. Infor solutions have been deployed to help improve a range of processes relating to the cost to serve Blake Envelopes customers, including; order entry, EDI connectivity, packing and dispatch, delivery, goods in, re-work and inventory control and improved warehouse efficiency. Blake has seen an increase in its use of EDI from under 5% to over 30% of orders, across the past nine months. They have improved efficiency with full visibility in the warehouse locations. Infor CloudSuite Industrial will also increase the availability of information and visibility into processes including; customer interactions, stock, finance value, production operations and sales. This improved visibility will also help Blake with their sustainability compliance.

Carewatch Boosts Service and Builds Growth with Infor

Infor announced that assisted support and home care provider Carewatch has chosen Infor CloudSuite Business as part of a substantial business development program. Deployed via the cloud, the application will help Carewatch increase visibility and accuracy of data, boosting service to customers throughout the public and private sector in the UK, including local authorities, the NHS and Clinical Commissioning Groups, as Carewatch delivers more than 100,000 hours of care per week. Following a thorough review of the market, Infor CloudSuite Business was chosen on the basis of the flexibility offered, the intuitive use and consumer-grade user experience, the ease of training enabled by the Enterprise Performance Accelerator Kit tool and the analytics capabilities. In initial phases, Infor CloudSuite Business will enable the benefits of standardization, bringing the legacy systems of more than 30 separate legal entities onto a common platform. This will drastically increase the visibility of data throughout the organization and improve the speed and accuracy of reporting. A further stage will see Infor CloudSuite Business draw data from mobile devices issued to Carewatch staff in order to provide a fully auditable, billing-by-the-minute capability. The accuracy and speed of Infor CloudSuite Business will also help Carewatch meet sector specific challenges in line with new government legislation. The granular visibility for reporting will help demonstrate to local authorities how the budget is being spent and that it is aligned to achieving objectives.

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