Charles Phillips - CEO of Infor

Charles Phillips is the Chief Executive Officer of Infor, the world’s third largest provider of enterprise software applications. Headquartered in New York City, Infor provides industry-specific software to more than 75,000 companies in the manufacturing, healthcare, fashion, government, and retail sectors, among others. Global companies in more than 200 countries and territories rely on Infor… Continue Reading

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You Need to Know These Military Transition Do’s and Dont’s

For those in the military, the decision to leave the service and re-enter civilian life is one of the biggest they will make in their careers. It’s also one of the most difficult transitions they’ll face. Though 77 percent of veterans say they’re prepared for this major lifestyle change, it can still pose a number…

How to Move Apps to the Cloud in 5 Steps

Moving your company to the cloud is one of the biggest business decisions you can make. However, cloud migration entails a bit more than transferring important data to off-site servers and building new digital infrastructure. You’ll also need to take a serious look at putting your company’s applications into the cloud. Through cloud migration, you’ll…

What Should Every Startup Ask about the Cloud?

Running a startup isn’t easy. While you may have bigger ideas and more passion than others on the market, your larger competitors have the edge in terms of technological resources and other tools that help them tackle industry needs more easily. If you are the head of a growing startup, you will need infrastructure that…

7 of the Biggest Benefits of the Cloud in Automotive Manufacturing

For many businesses across the globe, cloud computing has become essential to operations. It’s easy to see why—the cloud has brought unique advantages to organizations in industries ranging from healthcare to life sciences. Automotive manufacturing is another sector that can benefit greatly from migration to the cloud. This industry has always been known for its…

What Are the Best Cloud Storage Solutions for Businesses?

For many businesses, data storage has become almost synonymous with cloud computing. According to the 2016 Cloud Computing Survey from IDG, a staggering 72 percent of businesses reported that they utilized cloud storage services or planned to in the near future. This number rose from 65 percent just two years prior. From small businesses to…

7 of the Most Important Benefits of Infor’s Partnership with AWS

In March 2014, leading business software provider Infor announced a groundbreaking partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a cloud services platform that delivers the infrastructure and compute power that businesses need for growth. This collaboration not only solidified Infor’s position as a leading cloud competitor, but it also enabled the two organizations to align their…

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What Should Every Startup Ask about the Cloud?

Running a startup isn’t easy. While you may have bigger ideas and more passion than others on the market, your larger competitors have the edge in terms of technological resources and other tools that help them tackle industry needs more easily. If you are the head of a growing startup, you will need infrastructure that…

7 of the Biggest Benefits of the Cloud in Automotive Manufacturing

For many businesses across the globe, cloud computing has become essential to operations. It’s easy to see why—the cloud has brought unique advantages to organizations in industries ranging from healthcare to life sciences. Automotive manufacturing is another sector that can benefit greatly from migration to the cloud. This industry has always been known for its…

What Are the Best Cloud Storage Solutions for Businesses?

For many businesses, data storage has become almost synonymous with cloud computing. According to the 2016 Cloud Computing Survey from IDG, a staggering 72 percent of businesses reported that they utilized cloud storage services or planned to in the near future. This number rose from 65 percent just two years prior. From small businesses to…

7 of the Most Important Benefits of Infor’s Partnership with AWS

In March 2014, leading business software provider Infor announced a groundbreaking partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a cloud services platform that delivers the infrastructure and compute power that businesses need for growth. This collaboration not only solidified Infor’s position as a leading cloud competitor, but it also enabled the two organizations to align their…

A Look at the State of the Cloud in 2018

For the last seven years, software-as-a-service vendor RightScale has conducted an annual State of the Cloud Survey to pinpoint key trends and patterns in the cloud computing sector. This report looks at cloud use among small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises at varying levels of cloud adoption, from those that are still considering making…

5 of the Best Practices for EAM Implementation and Use

If you haven’t already implemented an enterprise asset management (EAM) system at your company, then you might want to consider doing so. Every single organization has assets, be they physical ones (such as equipment, inventory, or property) or intangible ones (such as software, databases, or brand names). The more you rely on your company’s assets,…

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How to Move Apps to the Cloud in 5 Steps

Moving your company to the cloud is one of the biggest business decisions you can make. However, cloud migration entails a bit more than transferring important data to off-site servers and building new digital infrastructure. You’ll also need to take a serious look at putting your company’s applications into the cloud. Through cloud migration, you’ll…

What Should Every Startup Ask about the Cloud?

Running a startup isn’t easy. While you may have bigger ideas and more passion than others on the market, your larger competitors have the edge in terms of technological resources and other tools that help them tackle industry needs more easily. If you are the head of a growing startup, you will need infrastructure that…

7 of the Biggest Benefits of the Cloud in Automotive Manufacturing

For many businesses across the globe, cloud computing has become essential to operations. It’s easy to see why—the cloud has brought unique advantages to organizations in industries ranging from healthcare to life sciences. Automotive manufacturing is another sector that can benefit greatly from migration to the cloud. This industry has always been known for its…

What Are the Best Cloud Storage Solutions for Businesses?

For many businesses, data storage has become almost synonymous with cloud computing. According to the 2016 Cloud Computing Survey from IDG, a staggering 72 percent of businesses reported that they utilized cloud storage services or planned to in the near future. This number rose from 65 percent just two years prior. From small businesses to…

A Look at the State of the Cloud in 2018

For the last seven years, software-as-a-service vendor RightScale has conducted an annual State of the Cloud Survey to pinpoint key trends and patterns in the cloud computing sector. This report looks at cloud use among small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises at varying levels of cloud adoption, from those that are still considering making…

5 of the Best Practices for EAM Implementation and Use

If you haven’t already implemented an enterprise asset management (EAM) system at your company, then you might want to consider doing so. Every single organization has assets, be they physical ones (such as equipment, inventory, or property) or intangible ones (such as software, databases, or brand names). The more you rely on your company’s assets,…

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7 of the Most Important Benefits of Infor’s Partnership with AWS

In March 2014, leading business software provider Infor announced a groundbreaking partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a cloud services platform that delivers the infrastructure and compute power that businesses need for growth. This collaboration not only solidified Infor’s position as a leading cloud competitor, but it also enabled the two organizations to align their…

The view from the cloud: how Infor CEO Charles Phillips is setting out to build the ‘social network of companies’

Infor seems to be making big strides into the retail space. Is your recent $675 million acquisition of GT Nexus linked to this? GT Nexus is really the beginning of a new era of what we call multi-enterprise ERP (enterprise resource planning). A lot of brand owners that we know and love started outsourcing manufacturing…

[Press Release] Infor Named a Leader in the Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Marketing Resource Management (MRM)

Infor Recognized for Its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – March 02, 2016) –  Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that the company was recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Marketing Resource Management…

Infor: an inflexion point in the software market

Enterprise Irregulars By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 3, 2016 Just before I had flown up to New York for the Infor Innovation Summit, I had interviewed Malcolm Frank, EVP of Strategy at Cognizant about trends he is seeing in the outsourcing and software markets. Malcolm talked about what he had heard from customers at Davos,…