Microsoft moves: Procuri named SaaS leader; workflow specialist Vignette completes SharePoint integration

Procuri has been recognized as a flagship software-as-a-service (SaaS) company by the Microsoft Emerging Business Team, which identifies venture capital-backed start-ups that are driving the market for the SaaS delivery model while making full use of Microsoft technologies.

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Procuri has been recognized as a flagship software-as-a-service (SaaS) company by the Microsoft Emerging Business Team, which identifies venture capital-backed start-ups that are driving the market for the SaaS delivery model while making full use of Microsoft technologies.
"There is a great deal of interest in [SaaS] offerings, both from the financial community and from the business and operational users who tap these technologies as everyday applications," says Navdip Bhachech, director of Strategic and Emerging Business for Microsoft. "We are proud to work with companies like Procuri that are committed to making an impact on their customers' businesses through the use of Microsoft technologies."
Procuri's solutions for spend analysis, strategic sourcing, contract management, and supplier management are built on the Microsoft platform, enabling users to achieve significant business performance gains. "The integrated, off-the-shelf capabilities of Microsoft .NET provide us with a significant time-to-market advantage over other development platforms," says Steve Brooke, CTO, Procuri.
Vignette reports significant usability and integration improvements to its Imaging and Workflow solution. The latest release of Vignette Records and Documents helps organizations reduce their risk and deliver greater service by automatically registering records from multiple repositories and providing easy-to-use search and discovery features to aid corporate governance and regulatory compliance.






"Customer and employee communications are becoming more frequent and complex, spanning multiple products and channels," says Leo Brunnick, senior VP of products and marketing at Vignette. "With Vignette Records and Documents, organizations can record these high-value interactions, meet governance standards and address customer disputes, which can lead to significant improvements in customer satisfaction."





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