Preconfigured PLM Product Designed to Help Reduce Implementation Risks, Facilitate Faster Time to Value and Lower Cost of Ownership for Food & Beverage Manufacturers
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced the general availability of the Infor Implementation Accelerator for Infor Optiva within the Food & Beverage industry. Organizations are now able to implement and utilize the integrated Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) product with a preconfigured database and supporting documentation, which is designed to help provide a faster and more cost-effective return on investment. The Implementation Accelerator for Infor Optiva delivers common PLM best practices and documented business processes for the food and beverage industry leveraging the latest versions of Infor Optiva. This pairing is designed to help enable Infor customers to reduce certain risks associated with implementation and to help establish a lower cost of ownership.
The Implementation Accelerators are designed to deliver core industry application processes, and to help reduce implementation times, risk and cost, both in the cloud or on-premise for customers in various industries.
Infor Optiva is an advanced PLM system designed specifically to cater to the needs of the process manufacturing industry, including food & beverage, nutraceuticals and cosmetics. The product is designed to help enable organizations to get products to market quicker and to shrink product development cycle times, while helping to ensure regulatory compliance, supporting processes, including new product development and introduction, formulation, packaging and label management, integrated stage gate process support and project management. The addition of an Implementation Accelerator to Infor Optiva is designed to help enable food and beverage manufacturers to raise their efficiency, lower costs and deliver products to market faster than before.
“In today’s market, food and beverage manufacturers cannot afford to undertake time-consuming technology implementations that create costly downtime for the company,” said Chris Krechting, vice president, Global PLM Sales, Infor. “The Implementation Accelerator for Infor Optiva is designed to help speed deployment and time-to-market for new products, which can help companies to keep production on track to better meet the rapidly changing needs of their customer base.”