Infor®, the industry cloud company, today announced that Nucleus Research has positioned Infor as a Leader in its CPQ Technology Value Matrix 2022. Infor is recognized for its ability to equip users across multiple industries with tailored functionality and item configurations.
“Infor provides a unified solution comprised of a combination of Infor OS and Infor Birst, a business intelligence and analytics engine, that can be integrated with the vendor’s entire CloudSuite ecosystem to provide advanced operations planning, extensibility, AI, and financial capabilities,” the Nucleus report states.
The Nucleus Research CPQ Technology Value Matrix is concise assessment of the operational value a solution delivers. It provides a relative positioning of the important vendors in a market area and delivers a framework for assessing the suitability of a solution for a particular customer. It evaluates vendors according to the usability and functionality of their solutions and considers the return on investment (ROI) that customers are realizing from those solutions.
Read the companion Nucleus case study, CPQ customer doubles product sales, which highlights how Infor customers have used Infor CPQ configure price quote solution to streamline the order fulfillment process and reduce the number of incorrect quotes, accelerating overall time-to-market — and how one manufacturer doubled its revenue from CPQ-supported products.
According to the Nucleus CPQ Value Matrix report, “Infor CPQ has standard integration capabilities with a variety of applications, including Salesforce CRM, Microsoft CRM, Infor ERP, Oracle ERP, Dynamics ERP, and e-commerce platforms. Infor helps organizations drive sales revenue though visual configuration, quoting, ordering, and integration capabilities while reducing quoting errors and increasing market awareness. Infor’s visual configuration engine enables organizations to share highly customizable products across all sales channels, providing an interactive experience for customers.”
“In addition,” the report states, “2D parametric drawings, 3D models, and customized CAD assemblies allow users to visualize product configurations while automatically generating manufacturing information and accurate bills of material, routings, shop orders, and order changes.”
“Over the last 12 months,” the Nucleus report notes, “Infor announced several product updates and enhancements including new offline configuration support, interactive drag-and-drop configurations, AR visualizations, and AI for product recommendations and price optimization. In addition, the platform now supports third-party tax calculation integration, electronic signatures, and workspace testing from third-party applications.”