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NEW YORK and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - March 27, 2013 - Infor, a leading
provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers,
and Ciber, a global information technology consulting company, today announced
Denver Public Schools (DPS) in Denver, Colo., has become one of the first school
districts in the nation to use Infor for talent management. The Ciber-led
implementation is intended to support the district's 2010 Denver Plan, which
calls for putting students first by finding and retaining the most qualified
teachers for every classroom. As outlined in the plan, the Talent Management
suite supports one of the district's top-line goals: strategic management of
The new software - which includes modules covering Global Human
well as Performance and Goals tracking - enhances the existing
Infor Human Capital Management suite by delivering a unified platform that ties
together any software, content and process to help organizations operate more
efficiently. The Infor solution features user-oriented functionality, built-in
automation, an enhanced user interface, self-service functionality and a talent-
management focus. It improves the school district's processes for evaluating
teachers and aligning compensation with qualifications, better enabling DPS
administrators to support and reward effective teaching. The school district
went live with the system in early December.
"The new Infor software dramatically modernizes our back-end
and sets the stage for the district to achieve its long-term goal of hiring
great people to deliver great results," said Shayne Spalten, DPS chief HR
officer. "Ciber has worked with us to understand the unique requirements of K-
12 school operating environments and helped design a system to truly meet our
"Denver Public Schools has been a Ciber client for many
Beth Dvoracek, Ciber's senior Infor practice director. "We're proud of yet
another opportunity to help the district meet its goal of improving the lives of
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
largest systems integration partners, Ciber's Infor experts have enhanced client
systems capabilities through more than 2 million consulting hours. Ciber also
has supported IT initiatives for hundreds of local government entities across
the U.S. and in Europe.
About Denver Public Schools
With nearly 200 schools, including traditional, magnet, charter and
pathways schools, DPS serves over 84,000 students. It has become the fastest-
growing urban school district in the country, and DPS is posting the fastest
student academic growth among large school districts in Colorado. For more
information, visit www.dpsk12.org.
About Ciber, Inc.
Ciber is a client-focused, results-driven IT consulting company. Its 6,000
consultants provide the business acumen, technical skills and flexibility to
help businesses and governments around the globe get the most from technology.
Since 1974 Ciber has combined the stability and resources of a large consultancy
with the agility and personal touch of a local firm. Ciber (CBR) trades on the
New York Stock Exchange. For more information, visit www.ciber.com.
Infor is the third-largest provider of enterprise applications and services,
helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and
quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-
specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking
technology that delivers a rich user experience, and 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.
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