Atlanta, GA, May 03, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Infor proudly announces Jane Shaffer, vice president IT business intelligence and relationship management, has been honored as one of the nation’s rising stars in information technology. Shaffer won this year’s CIO Ones to Watch award from IDG’s CIO magazine and the CIO Executive Council. She is one of only 25 up and coming IT professionals singled out for the leadership, innovation and value they bring to their respective organizations.
“Jane approaches her role with leadership and vision. She understands that it takes more than just technical knowledge, it takes great people and strategy to create an effective IT environment,” said Carlos Galarce, senior vice president and CIO, Infor. “Everyone at Infor congratulates Jane on this outstanding achievement.
“Today’s CIOs have pioneered our information-based economy. The leadership requirements for tomorrow’s CIOs will be even more demanding. This award recognizes those who have what it takes to make that leap,” says Abbie Lundberg, CIO editor in chief.
A judging panel of 31 leading CIOs selected Jane for her leadership in planning and executing a migration strategy that unified disparate business application platforms from 20 companies Infor had acquired over a 4.5-year period, which helped the company grow to become a $2.1B global provider of enterprise software.
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Infor delivers business-specific software to enterprising organizations. With experience built in, Infor’s solutions enable businesses of all sizes to be more enterprising and adapt to the rapid changes of a global marketplace. With more than 70,000 customers, Infor is changing what businesses expect from an enterprise software provider. For additional information, visit www.infor.com.