HOUSTON, TEXAS -- JULY 8, 2014 -- Safran Software Solutions (Safran), a premier provider of Enterprise Project & Portfolio Management (EPPM) software to support complex project delivery, and Innovative Management Solutions (IMS), a leader in the implementation and support of reliable and scalable Project Portfolio Management systems, have announced a partnership to deliver a unified product and service offering to customers struggling to deliver critical projects on-time and within budget.
Both Safran and IMS have provided best-in-class solutions for more than 20 years to industry-leading organizations such as Aker Solutions, Arizona Public Service, BP, ConocoPhillips, Houston Metro, Statoil, Talisman, and many others.
As such, IMS and Safran have formed an alliance to deliver a cohesive project controls planning, scheduling and risk management suite of software and services to solve today’s complex project management challenges. Together, Safran and IMS aim to help industry organizations increase the speed of software’s time-to-value, better forecast project risk, and achieve more timely and reliable project reporting, while aligning business processes and technology.
“Safran’s deep history in the EPPM space, and focus on delivering technologies that support the most mature of project management processes makes them an obvious choice to grow our solutions portfolio,” said Jeff Collins, Founder and CEO of IMS. “Our clients expect a perfect blend of technology, services and training that supports their staff in achieving optimal results. We are pleased to have the opportunity to offer Safran products as part of that formula, and look forward to co-developing additional software to bring to market.”
The IMS and Safran partnership is key to Safran’s strategic expansion strategy. “Joining forces with EPPM experts like IMS allows Safran to expose the market to the most comprehensive combination of software and services available,” said Dean Edmundson, CEO Americas of Safran. “Our current partnership, and integrated product offerings with IMS offer new alternatives to a market in need of ‘fit for purpose’ project planning, scheduling and risk management solutions.”
About Safran Software Solutions
Safran Software Solutions, headquartered in Stavanger with offices in Oslo, Houston and London is a leading provider of EPPM and Project Risk management software solutions to project- and asset-intensive industries. Safran is recognized globally for streamlining the EPPM process while elevating project delivery confidence through its integrated project reporting, risk and change management capabilities. Safran prides itself on speed of product adoption and customer satisfaction which ensure the greatest value for its customers. Safran is laser-focused on enabling the success of project control teams. To learn more about project success achieved by Safran clients like Statoil, Aker Solutions and ABB, visit www.safran.com.
About Innovative Management Solutions
Innovative Management Solutions, headquartered in Allen, Texas with a satellite office in Houston, Texas, and qualified resource throughout the US, is a full-service project controls solutions provider that works hand-in-glove with organizations to successfully implement and support scalable program, project and resource management systems. IMS has worked with some of the largest and most successful organizations in the public and private markets helping them build a foundation for project delivery success by focusing on incremental gains and long-term business value. Areas of Expertise include Process and Technical Consulting, Training/Education, Project Controls Staff Augmentation, and Managed Application Hosting. For more information about IMS, visit www.ims-web.com or call 469-467-9221.