EcoSys Named “Cool Vendor” for Program and Portfolio Management by Leading Analyst Firm

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EcoSys named Gartner Cool VendorEcoSys, provider of best-in-class enterprise planning and cost controls software solutions, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the 2012 Program and Portfolio Management report1 by Gartner, Inc.*

According to the report, “as the global economic turbulence persists, organizations are focusing on two areas that have long dogged project, program and portfolio management professionals – reliable financial controls and change enablement.2 Seemingly at odds, these two areas are, in a turbulent economy, the yin and yang for PPM leaders – enabling constant change, while constantly controlling costs.”

“We are honored to have been included in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner as we believe it is a true testament to how our predictive enterprise software platform, EcoSys EPC, is delivering on customer needs” said Javier Sloninsky, CEO and Managing Director of EcoSys. “From portfolio-level analysis to project cost management and change control, EPC is helping our customers improve cost performance and make better business decisions.”

EcoSys EPC is a web-based solution designed to provide visibility into project cost and performance. EcoSys EPC delivers best practices for project cost management, portfolio management, capital planning, budgeting and forecasting, funds management, resource management, estimating, and earned value management.

About EcoSys
EcoSys is an industry leader in project management, planning, and cost controls software. Founded by the original designers and developers of the Primavera P6 project management suite, EcoSys has worked with over 250 customers worldwide in industries including oil & gas, utilities, construction, transportation, IT, and government. EcoSys is headquartered in New York, with offices in Houston and London.

EcoSys EPC is an advanced planning and cost controls software solution delivering best practices for full lifecycle project cost management in an integrated, easy-to-use web application. Bridging the gap between planning and execution, EcoSys EPC is used for portfolio management, capital planning, budgeting and forecasting, estimating, and comprehensive management of costs, funds, resources and earned value.

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1Gartner “Cool Vendors in Program and Portfolio Management, 2012” by Robert A. Handler, Donna Fitzgerald, Jim McGittigan, Daniel B. Stang, April 16, 2012.
2During the past two years, we asked attendees of the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit what topics they wanted more coverage on for the next year. A consistent theme has been the request to cover change management.

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