Aquitaine Hospitality Deepens Partnership with Infor

Aquitaine Hospitality of hotel group Aquitaine Promotion is expanding its 2016 deployment of Infor HMS (Hospitality Management Solution) further. The business solution dedicated specifically to tourism, hotel and restaurant industry needs has worked efficiently for Aquitane and is planned to extend to their other properties, including the group’s brand new modern accommodation concept: “Live Hotels.” Per the press release, Aquitaine Hospitality is continually seeking to modernize practices and to invest in a solution capable of adapting to business requirements, brand and positioning specificities, and critical forecasting analysis models. Aquitaine Hospitality’s partnership with Infor helps to enhance their new concept of a lively, animated and collaborative hotel, integrated into the economic and social fabric of Bordeaux: Live Hotels.


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Infor and C3 AI Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Scalable Enterprise AI Industry Applications

Leading enterprise AI software provider C3 AI and Infor announced in March a strategic alliance to jointly expand enterprise-class artificial intelligence (AI) solutions across applicable industries. This wil extend Infor’s native machine learning capabilities and allow the tech giant to explore expansion of its industry offerings into edge scenarios and analyze ways to provide deeper capabilities beyond standard Infor offerings. Per the press release, Infor plans to market, license, and deploy C3 AI prebuilt solutions to Infor customers under the Infor brand and to explore new solutions using the C3 AI® Suite. One of the first focuses will be on predictive maintenance surrounding Internet of Things (IoT) systems with the goal of providing a more proactive and accurate maintenance strategy within Infor’s EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) solution. Further, the partnership allows C3 AI exploration into other verticals and is designed to supplement Infor’s existing platform technologies in advanced analytics and embedded intelligence.


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Upcoming Events May 2021

The Lawson User Group Community has a pair of events this May! Check them out below.


2021 IMSUG Spring Virtual Meeting

Hosted by: Infor Mid-South User Group (IMSUG)
When: Thursday, May 6th, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM (US/Central)

Infor Mid-South User Group members,

Please join us for our first webinar of 2021 on May 6th, 10:00 am cst to 11:00 am cst. The IMSUG board will give an update on the group, discuss the upcoming East Coast Mega meeting, and Yvonne Cheslog, will be on hand to discuss the enhancement requests and overview and demo of the new community site

At the conclusion of the event, we will have time to discuss and vote on any enhancement requets that your company would like Infor to implement. Group members will be able to present thier enhancement requests. Please make sure you have the enhancement reuest and number so as a group, we can vote on it.

We look forward to connecting with you again.



10:00 am to 10:20 am– IMSUG group updates

10:20 am to 10:35 am– Infor update and demo by Yvonne Cheslog

10:35 am to 10:55 am- Enhancement Requests presentation and voting.

10:55 am to 11:00 am– Closing remarks.

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East Coast User Groups Spring 2021 Virtual Event

Hosted by: East Coast Infor User Group
When: Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 from 9:00 to 3:00 PM (US/Eastern)

Virtual Meeting – May 18, 2021, 9:00am – 3:30pm EST.

Welcome to our second virtual meeting hosted for us by RPI on the Hopin platform to help interact with attendees during the event, although the standard registration still starts in the InforUsers community, powered by WorkOutLoud.

We are ten user groups combining to present the latest popular topics the users want to hear about.

  • All Sessions will be live!!!
  • 6 tracks – HR/PR, Financial, Tech, Supply Chain, Healthcare Special Sessions.
  • Main Stage, Breakout and Vendor Rooms.
  • Payroll, Version 10, Cloud Suite, HCM, Ask The Experts
  • Can Hop from room to room or just hopin for your sessions
  • Agenda (sessions and presenters are subject to change)
  • Hosted by our Gold Sponsor RPI on Hopin and WorkOutLoud

Did we mentioned it’s FREE for Infor Customers?! LIVE sessions!

  • Carolinas User Group
  • Florida User Group (FLUG)
  • Georgia Alabama User Group (GAUG)
  • Infor Canadian Exchange (ICE)
  • Keystone Users Group (KLUG)
  • Metropolitan Region User Group (MRLUG)
  • Mid-America User Group (LMAUG)
  • Mid-Atlantic User Group (MUG)
  • Mid-South User Group (MSUG)
  • Northeast User Group (NELUG)
  • Southeast MEGA User Group (SEMUG)

Online Session registration will be required prior to event, see agenda.

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Camatic Seating Taps Infor for Asian Expansion

Camatic Seating, a global manufacturer of stadium, cinema and theater seats, has selected Infor’s cloud ERP software Infor LN to power its new, complex manufacturing facility in Malaysia. Infor will help Camatic run its business in an integrated, multi-site manner. Infor LN will also manage several technology challenges, including eliminating hardware upgrade cycles and associates costs, business risks associated with in-hours IT infrastructure, shortened upgrade cycles for patches, and improved accessibility for remote working staff. As existing Infor customers, Camatic is sure that the tech giant will help them achieve their 2021 and beyond goals. Camatic planning and production control manager Jamarl Scase says of the project, “We need a solution we can rely on, and our experience with Infor and Infor LN has shown that we’ve partnered with the best in the industry. Infor’s deep industry expertise is what we value most, as we know that each solution is purpose-built for a particular industry.”


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STAY Builds for Growth with Infor

Luxury apartment service brand STAY recently deployed Infor HMS property management system for its 169 apartment properties in Camden, London. Infor WMS will help deliver even better customer service and provide a platform for new processes including flexible, contactless check-in. Per the press release, Infor was chosen based on specific invoicing capabilities for the extended stay sector, deep domain expertise within the hospitality industry as well as the ease of integration with other systems. Calum McIndoe at Infor Hospitality says of the deployment, “The serviced apartment and extended stay market has bucked the downward trend of the hospitality industry under COVID. Our proven ability to deliver large projects remotely has allowed STAY to capitalize on this ongoing demand and deliver a premium accommodation experience in the heart of London.”


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Levoni Group Chooses Infor for Digital Transformation

Gruppo Levoni, a historic Italian company specializing in cured meats production, has chosen to implement Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage, an enterprise software solution designed specifically for the food sector. Managed by Infor Gold partner Atlantic Technologies, This project will be based on Infor M3 enterprise resource planning and Infor OS operating system to create a digital transformation path for Levoni. For over 100 years Levoni has distributed its 100% Italian products to more than 10,000 delicatessens in Italy and to 50 countries around the world. Per the press release, the strong evolution and competitiveness of the market and the need to satisfy consumers who are increasingly attentive to quality, transparency and sustainability, accentuated even more by the pandemic, have led Levoni to digitize production processes. With Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage, Levoni will be able to manage both the slaughterhouse and the cured meat production, which are very different processes, with a single tool that provides full traceability from farm to fork. Additionally, the Infor Implementation Accelerator will allow Levoni to create new processes and modify existing ones, starting from worldwide proven industry best practices, providing the agility to respond immediately to the increasingly frequent changes in the market. Furthermore, the implementation will allow Levoni to embrace the logic of an integrated ecosystem connected with employees, suppliers and collaborators, capable of managing the various aspects of demand from an increasingly aware and demanding consumer. The solution will be used by about 230 users and will allow the company to rely on a single system to manage all the group’s activities and provide a holistic view of the business.


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Infor Alliance with Midport Scandinavia to Bring Best-in-Class Capabilities to Nordic Project-Centric Enterprises

Infor  recently formed a strategic alliance with Midport Scandinavia, a leading software and services company in the Nordics. Infor’s industry-specific cloud capabilities and Midport’s local service delivery will come together to help make digitalization a reality for project-centric enterprises in the Nordics. A long-term partner of Infor, Midport will focus on Infor CloudSuites (based on Infor LN) for discrete manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industries. Per the press release, the partnership will extend Infor’s commitment to the Nordic market, bringing its enterprise applications to manufacturers, project industries and MRO companies across the region. Niels Mejer, CEO at Midport, says of the alliance, “We are helping our customers through the whole lifecycle of digitalization projects from evaluation, activation and continuous support for Infor LN-based CloudSuite solutions. Infor is providing the industry-specific solutions, and we at Midport have capabilities and expertise to activate the processes to our customers’ purposes.”


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HedgePoint Global Markets Selects TouchstoneEnergy to Deliver Infor Financial Management Solution

HedgePoint Global Markets LLC has selected Infor gold partner TouchstoneEnergy to implement Infor’s financial management solution. Touchstone will help the finance and technology company by supplying a financial management system that centers around Infor OS operating service and Infor SunSystems, an advanced financial and analytics accounting software designed to ensure continuous access to critical accounting and management information. Per the press release, Touchstone will deploy Infor OS and Infor SunSystems in the Amazon Web Services cloud and integrate the Murex risk management software that HedgePoint currently uses. HedgePoint’s director and chief operating officer Tiago Sajben says of the coming implementation, “The Touchstone team has demonstrated its technical capabilities in working with our team on a successful cloud deployment, and we are delighted to work with an Infor partner that is willing to go the extra mile.”


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El Palace Barcelona Books in for Customer Service Excellence with Infor

Five-star hotel El Palace Barcelona has chosen to implement Infor Hospitality Management System (HMS) and Infor Sales and Catering System (SCS) across their 120-room property. The software will help create an integrated, standardized platform for this landmark property. Per the press release, El Palace Barcelona will use the Infor software to deliver a superior guest experience and meet the challenges of a constantly evolving hospitality industry in Spain. Infor HMS and Infor SCS were chosen based on keen, industry-specific functionality, ease of use and integration, references from other leading luxury hotel brands and a commercial flexibility that beat competing pitches. Friedrich von Schönburg, hotel manager of the El Palace Barcelona, says of the decision, “Even though we are steeped in tradition, the future of customer service excellence is digital. This demands better guest and operational data, seamless integration and an intuitive interface for staff and customers alike. This is what we have found with Infor HMS and Infor SCS.” Implementation will be done with Infor partner Sulcus.


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VR FleetCare Goes for Growth with Infor and Midport

In recent news, Finnish rail maintenance leader VR FleetCare will standardize on Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise as the technology platform for the digital transformation of operations throughout the Nordic and Baltic countries. This project will be implemented by local Infor partner and rail maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry specialist Midport Scandinavia. Per the press release, Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise will enable VR FleetCare to adapt to the regulatory changes in the Finnish passenger rail transport industry and enable the sale and delivery of services to multiple rail operators. Selecting a cloud-based enterprise suite was chosen based on the functionality offered by the applications. The Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise demonstrated not only rapid deployment of the software but also ensured that VR FleetCare will always be on the latest release of the software without expensive and time-consuming upgrade projects. Another vital factor in this decision was the ability of the Infor OS cloud platform to connect with third-party enterprise resource planning (ERP) and group financial software was an additional, vital factor.


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