ERP Implementation for the City of Boise – As Good as it Gets

We all know that an ERP selection and implementation project is a about as large as a project can get. Costly, time-consuming, stressful, and burdensome are just a few of the adjectives often associated with this undertaking. On the other hand, a successful ERP implementation can be rewarding in many ways. It can bring organizational efficiencies, more accurate information, better decision-making, reduced operating...

Business Process Transformation – Maximize your Software Investment

The implementation or upgrade of an enterprise financial and/or HR system (commonly called ERP) is a significant technology change. There are several measurable reasons for doing so; such as technology obsolescence, maintenance or support costs, and functional requirements. However, the investment required to change the technology provides the greatest return of benefit when business processes are streamlined and...

Inforum Review

Congratulations, Infor, on the success of Inforum 2012, which closed Wednesday. With almost 5000 participants, this successful conference marked the first gathering of Infor and Lawson Software customers since both companies combined. CIBER is proud to have been a Diamond* Sponsor as well as a participant. We are Lawson’s largest service partner outside of Infor’s own professional services organization....

Inforum – Day 1 Recap

Infor’s Inforum opened Sunday in Denver with a grand reception for the more than 5000 participants. CIBER, Inc., the event’s only Platinum Sponsor, hosted a preliminary event for Lawson’s Public Sector and K-12 Community. Monday morning, Infor’s CEO, Charles Phillips, and other senior executives began the meeting with their insights on how the third largest business software company is revolutionizing the...

Why run my ERP in the Cloud?

The introduction of cloud computing has provided an additional dimension to IT service delivery and radical concepts that challenge the view of the value of on-premise systems. The question of cost is changing the dynamic and rules that govern financial systems. These rules were: #1 – my business critical data must sit in my data center #2 – no one can touch my data or my systems or my machines other than my...

The Value of Managed IT Services

In challenging economic times, any solution that can lower total cost of ownership and operations is worth considering. Managed Services, the practice of transferring the responsibility of managing day-to-day Information Technology (IT) to an outside organization, accomplishes both. This approach can also improve the effectiveness and efficiency of IT operations, production support, and lifecycle maintenance...

Successful ERP Implementation in Local Government

Successful ERP Implementation in Local Government Local governments are turning to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to provide business support and reporting. ERP implementation may become a necessity to compensate for reduced funding and government that is more efficient. Government environments face unique and complex challenges in the successful implementation of integrated systems.  Public sector...

Talent Management in Public Sector

A large metropolitan school district must attract, enrich, and retain quality teachers and administrators in order to contribute to the community vibrancy and economic performance. One key area of focus in today’s education reform is the improvement of data systems to track and support teacher performance. Clearly, a modern ERP Human Resource Information System provides the basis for improved data...

Lawson Deployment at the City of Boise

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — CIBER, Inc. (CBR, Trade), a global information technology consulting and managed services company, signed an eighteen-month contract with the City of Boise for a multi-application deployment of Lawson Software’s Human Resource Management, Enterprise Financial Management and Supply Chain Management suites. This project, dubbed “Vision 2020”...

Benefits of Human Resources Self-Service

For much of the last decade, human resource professionals have had to address two different kinds of challenges. Their traditional role as gatekeepers and administrators has required increased attention and time. Senior management expects human resource professionals to make strategic contributions to the organization’s success. Companies that have experienced consolidation, mergers or acquisitions...
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