EPM Live by Upland Software Receives 2014 Smart Choice Award for Project Management Software

EPM Live consistently receives high ratings and reviews on trusted online software comparison engine.


Carlsbad, CA, USA  –  February 28, 2014  EPM Live, a leader in enterprise project management (EPM) and collaboration software built on Microsoft™ SharePoint and part of the Upland Software family of cloud-based enterprise work management applications, announced today that it has received the Smart Choice award for project management software from FindTheBest.com in recognition of garnering consistently high ratings and reviews from trusted expert sources.

FindTheBest is an unbiased, data-driven comparison engine that organizes and presents data in a consumer-friendly format so consumers can make quick and informed decisions based on what is important to their business. FindTheBest gathers ratings from the most respected experts in various categories. A normalized score is assigned to each expert’s review, compared to existing reviews and is then presented to the user as a single overall rating—The Smart Rating. EPM Live has held a strong, 92% Smart Rating on FindTheBest.com for consecutive years, identifying EPM Live as a leader in the project management industry as chosen by analysts, customers and peers.

FindTheBest.com noted, “As a leading destination for research, our aim is to help people think like experts in hundreds of topics, from electronics to education, health to software, real estate to companies, and more. We equip our users with the best information and resources to ensure our users find exactly what they’re looking for in every stage of their research. EPM Live has earned the 2014 Smart Choice award for project management software for consistently achieving top ratings and reviews.”

“The evolution of project and social work management has dramatically changed the way organizations work today,” said Joe Larscheid, Vice President of Strategy for Upland Software and General Manager of the EPM Live product line. “Awards that are given based on consumer feedback are validation that we are driving value for our customers, and that is our primary goal.”

About FindTheBest.com

FindTheBest is a powerful tool for making quick and informed decisions. FindTheBest is an unbiased, data-driven comparison engine. FindTheBest gathers ratings from the most respected experts in each category. They then assign a normalized score to each expert’s review and present users with ONE overall rating—The Smart Rating. FindTheBest is powered by its Data-Driven Content Platform (DDCP), an engine that blends proprietary technology with human curation to organize data in a consumer friendly format across a broad range of Comparisons. They obtain their review information from three sources: Public databases, primary sources (manufacturer websites) and individuals with expertise in a certain area. Their team of researchers ensures that each entry is accurate.

About EPM Live

EPM Live is a leading enterprise project management and collaboration software based on Microsoft™ SharePoint. With a familiar, easy-to-use interface, it extends project management and work collaboration to all areas of the business, regardless of focus. Enterprises large and small rely on EPM Live to deliver products successfully, optimize resource utilization, and select the right work. Named a winner of THINKstrategies’ Best of SaaS Showplace Award and Value Leader for Next Generation IT Management by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), EPM Live is part of Upland Software’s family of cloud-based enterprise work management products. To learn more, visit http://www.epmlive.com.


About Upland Software

Upland Software is the leading cloud provider of Enterprise Work Management software. Upland is the only cloud software provider that offers a comprehensive family of best-of-breed applications that enable organizations to align their goals, projects and programs, optimize their resource utilization and workflows, efficiently manage content and information, and empower teams to collaborate and work effectively. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland drives business results for more than 1,200 enterprise clients with 300,000 active users in 50 plus countries. To learn more, visit www.uplandsoftware.com.