Ciber Implements Infor Lawson Financial, Procurement and Business Intelligence Systems at Denver Public Schools
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Greenwood Village, Colo. - March 13, 2014 - Denver Public Schools (DPS) has
teamed with Ciber to replace the school system's existing financial, procurement
and business information systems with Infor software. The fastest-growing urban
school district in the country, DPS has implemented improvements and is
expecting additional operational efficiencies in its business processes.
"DPS has partnered with Ciber since 2008 for multiple projects," said Kathleen
Rinkel, executive director of Finance at DPS. "Ciber's Infor expertise brought
us a proven implementation methodology and helped us identify business process
improvements. We also have seen our efforts to improve our financial and
operational efficiency progress because we incorporated a shared project
management team and knowledge transfer into our implementations."
The new, comprehensive solution improves DPS' system capabilities and processes
by providing proper visibility of business data through Infor's Financial Suite,
including General Ledger, Grant Management, Procurement Suite, Strategic
Sourcing, Contract Management and Business Intelligence applications. DPS
originally operated financial functions with a variety of disparate software
systems that had limited integration, functionality and automation. With Infor,
Ciber helped DPS migrate to a single, structured solution that enhances the
school system's ability to provide timely and accurate financial and operational
reporting. Ciber also converted DPS' historical data and validated the results
for testing and live production.
"This successful Infor integration draws on the strength of Ciber's Infor
practice and consultants," said Beth Dvoracek, vice president and Infor practice
leader at Ciber. "In helping DPS transform their use of technology to meet
organizational goals, the project has become a key success for Ciber in the K-
For more than a decade, Ciber has been a leader in providing business
application solutions to education clients. More than 200 educational districts
and institutions worldwide have worked with Ciber to prepare for, upgrade,
implement, integrate and manage their enterprise systems.
Ciber's relationship with Infor dates back to 1995. As one of Infor's largest
systems integration partners, Ciber's Infor experts have enhanced client systems
capabilities through nearly three million consulting hours.
About Denver Public Schools
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every
student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every
child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from
preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of 185 schools,
including traditional, magnet, charter and pathways schools, with a current
total enrollment of 87,398 students. Guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan,
DPS has become the fastest-growing urban school district in the country in terms
of enrollment, and DPS is the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado
in terms of academic growth. DPS is committed to establishing Denver as a
national leader in student achievement, high school graduation, and college and
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in
the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in more than 200 countries and
territories 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. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
* 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
* 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
* 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
* 21 of the 25 largest US health delivery networks
* 16 of the 20 largest US cities
* 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
* 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
* 5 of the top 9 brewers
About Ciber, Inc.
Ciber is a global IT consulting company with 6,500 consultants in North America,
Europe and Asia/Pacific, and approximately $1 billion in annual business. Client
focused and results driven, Ciber partners with organizations to develop
technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value.
Founded in 1974, the company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR).
For more information, visit www.Ciber.com.
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