DEDHAM, Mass., October 2, 2007: Reflexis Systems Inc., the pioneer and leader in Retail Execution Management, today announced its Task Manager application is now an SAP-endorsed business solution. SAP-endorsed business solutions are complementary to SAP® software offerings, are developed in accordance with SAP development guidelines, provide additional choices and flexibility for businesses running SAP software, and are powered by the SAP NetWeaver® platform.
Reflexis enables retailers to consistently execute their corporate strategy in all of their stores, resulting in increased sales of 2-5 percent, elevated operational productivity, improved customer service, and stronger brand equity. The SAP-endorsed business solution from Reflexis delivers closed-loop task management and includes the ability to leverage real-time, exception-based metrics and trigger best-practice actions.
“Reflexis Task Manager consistently delivers significant return on investment for our customers,” said Prashanth Palakurthi, founder and CEO of Reflexis. “We are working closely with SAP to deliver a truly integrated business process from merchandise planning to in-store execution to drive increased profitability and even greater ROI for our customers. The additional integration of Reflexis solutions with SAP applications, including the SAP ERP Human Capital Management solution, will deliver coordinated planning and cross-functional visibility of all store initiatives while providing a single source for data needed to drive operations excellence.”
The reliability and scalability of Task Manager has been affirmed by some of the largest and most respected retailers in the world. Highly configurable, functionally superior software combined with a proven implementation methodology and customer-focused project teams enable Reflexis to implement its solutions enterprise wide in 21 weeks or less, even across multiple store formats. Reflexis maintains an enviable track record of 100 percent on-time and within budget implementations.
As part of the endorsed business solution agreement between Reflexis Systems and SAP, both companies will exchange and share technology and product roadmaps, as well as promote Task Manager. The solution now endorsed by SAP previously achieved Powered by SAP NetWeaver status under the name RetailAction Task Manager version 13.0.
“By endorsing solutions such as Task Manager, SAP is building an ecosystem to drive the adoption of enterprise service-oriented architecture while extending its core offerings,” said Jim Mattecheck, senior vice president & general manager, SAP Retail. “SAP and its ecosystem are driving new dimensions of collaboration, providing additional choices and flexibility to our customers. We recognize that task management and complementary solutions are a priority for SAP retail customers. We also fundamentally believe that point solutions are a key part of the requirements for this market and we offer a broad suite of point solutions across the entire landscape of the retail footprint. All of these solutions are based on the SAP NetWeaver platform, which offers the best of both worlds to our customers. This agreement with and solution offering from Reflexis demonstrates our commitment to delivering the best possible point solutions for our customers.”
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