EPM Live Positioned in the Niche Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management

EPM Live, a global leader in SharePoint-based Enterprise Project and Work Management Applications, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management.

“We consider our positioning in the Niche quadrant by Gartner confirmation of our vision to evolve the traditional, powerful capabilities of PPM and extend the same value-driven concepts to all areas of the business.” said Joe Larscheid, CEO of EPM Live.  “We continue to strive to push the boundaries of market innovation to ensure our customers have the tools they need to be productive, achieve maximum quality in their projects and work and do it all within the constraints that affect every executable work item; time, money and resources.   With the new launch of EPM Live’s 2010 WorkEngine product line, we will deliver a truly revolutionary platform that will change the way organizations manage projects and work today.  This launch will not only confirm our commitment to an aggressive product roadmap, but will fill the gaps in the technology market  allowing us to meet market demand and further enhance our market position .”

EPM Live provides cutting-edge, cost effective work and project management solutions built on the Microsoft SharePoint platform.  These solutions support the entire work and project management lifecycle and provide the necessary efficiencies and indicators for companies to improve their ROI, streamline their business processes and make critical business decisions.

EPM Live offers its clients solutions that possess the flexibility and scalability to meet specific industry and methodology needs.   These innovative solutions include capabilities such as Portfolio Management, Project Management, Time Management, Resource Management, Business Intelligence and Collaboration.  These capabilities are designed to work together or separately to meet any business specific need.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted June 7, 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About EPM Live

EPM Live is a global leader in Microsoft SharePoint Project and Work Solutions. EPM Live’s products and services are cutting-edge, revolutionizing the way organizations manage their work. EPM Live can be consumed online or on premise.

EPM Live has evolved the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server stack to a more comprehensive and integrated Enterprise Project and Work Management system. Building on familiar Microsoft tools, the WorkEngine solution includes web parts, Microsoft Project Add-ins, SharePoint Features, and Industry Best Practices & Process templates designed to work together to help you address your Business Productivity needs.

EPM Live Announces Release of WorkEngine 2010, SharePoint Project and Work Management on the 2010 Platform

EPM Live, a global leader in SharePoint-based Project and Work Management Applications, announced its release of WorkEngine 2010, a Project and Work Management application for the Microsoft SharePoint2010 platform.WorkEngine was designed to leverage the powerful capabilities of Enterprise Project Management (EPM) such as portfolio management, project management, resource management, cost management and time management and extend the same value-driven concepts to all areas of your business whether it be traditional projects or the other work that surrounds them, all within one centralized platform.  In addition to EPM, WorkEngine offers applications for Agile Management, Service Management and many others to fit the needs of various workgroups, methodologies and maturities.  These same capabilities that EPM Live has been offering for years and deploying to thousands of customers are now available on the SharePoint2010 platform.WorkEngine is a flexible and robust SharePoint-based platform offering multi-tiered solutions that allow you to gain insight across your business and enable your project and work teams to work more effectively.   The top tier is the central aggregation point for project and work items across your business. Each top level site in each of the WorkEngine applications provides executives critical business insight such as project status, service status, work performance, and risk status in a variety of reporting and dashboardformats.WorkEngine works the way you work allowing you to deploy a variety of workspace configurations to meet any and all unique requirements with zero disruption to other configurations or businesses across your company.  WorkEngine’s EPM application can also leverage Microsoft Project Professional 2010’s new SharePoint sync feature and Microsoft Project Server 2010 for more advanced PPM capabilities.

WorkEngine comes complete with pre-built templates and a rich set of capabilities to help your teams effectively monitor, control and execute on all critical business items such as projects, programs, applications/products, services and everyday work items and responsibilities.  WorkEngine is a one-size-fits-all platform allowing you to accommodate all users, all work and all processes in one centralized toolset.  WorkEngine can be consumed online or on-premise.

About EPM Live

As a trusted Microsoft Gold partner, EPM Live represents the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies.  The explosive growth and global acceptance of EPM Live has positioned it as one of inc 500’s 5000 fastest growing companies two years in a row.  EPM Live’s long-term presence and expertise has led to the honor of being named Microsoft’s EPM partner of the year for 4 of the last 5 years.  EPM Live was recently positioned in the Niche quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio management.  EPM Live continues to grow its partner community to ensure the long-term strength of EPM Live’s network.