Los Gatos, CA (July 13, 2009). Gartner, the leading provider of research and analysis on the global IT industry, named Sciforma a PPM “Visionary” company. This announcement came in Gartner’s recently-released Magic Quadrant report on IT Project and Portfolio Management products. Altogether, these well-known Magic Quadrant evaluations help Gartner clients understand the relative positions of all vendors in a given market.

“We believe Gartner recognizing Sciforma as a PPM ‘Visionary’ acknowledges that we have moved far beyond our roots as just another software company,” Sciforma CEO Yann Le Bihan said. “Our mission is to provide customers with a complete solution encompassing technology, service, and support, while making it so powerful and compelling that, afterwards, they cannot imagine doing business without us.”

According to Gartner, “visionaries seek to enable PPM broadly as a business process, with IT processes and skill sets being only one area addressed… Completeness of Vision ratings can reflect innovative approaches in areas such as resource performance management, pipeline analysis, and preconfigured (but tailorable) portals for a variety of enterprise roles… Size of a visionary and financial viability may be compensated by innovative features and functions, as well as more-direct and/or responsive customer care and some influence over future product development.”

Sciforma is a digital portfolio and project management (PPM) tool with more than a quarter million users worldwide. Full-featured and exceptionally easy to use, it provides extensive insight into all projects and resources across the enterprise. Entirely web-based, users excel with the product regardless of geographical location, operating system, or browser. Altogether, these qualities make it the ideal choice for organizations with single or mixed IT environments. More information on what makes Sciforma a PPM Visionary is available online: www.sciforma.com.

Sciforma Recognized as PPM "Visionary" by Gartner

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Sciforma Recognized as PPM "Visionary" by Gartner

About Sciforma

Sciforma is one of the largest providers of Portfolio & Project Management software, delivering solutions to more than a quarter million users worldwide since 1982. The company offers flexible and easy-to-use multi-platform project management and PPM software solutions. The configurable Sciforma PPM solution helps project managers and executives better analyze investments, plan capacity, manage risks, and control expenses. For more information, visit: www.sciforma.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @Sciforma.

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