Task Performance Group Wins Best of SaaS Showplace Award
Software-as-a-Service B2B EDI Integration -- Streamlines E-commerce Business Processes to Create Efficiency and Reduce Costs
Wellesley, Mass. - November 23, 2009 - THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, announced today that Task Performance Group, Inc. has been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits being delivered by today's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.
The BoSS Awards program was announced in January 2009 as the latest initiative by THINKstrategies to bring attention to SaaS and cloud computing companies that are producing tangible business benefits for specific user organizations. These benefits include increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations and greater profitability.
Task Performance Group is a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) E-commerce automation solutions that facilitates the effective management of collaborative commerce for retail, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, transportation, financial and other industries. The company's SaaS-based MegaXML solution accepts any type of input and delivers output in any format, making front-end and back-end systems more flexible and adaptable to meet users' unique requirements. MegaXML improves any EDI business transaction, including purchasing, invoicing, planning, logistics and financials.
For example, Cerro Flow Products, Inc. is a member of The Marmon Group of companies, an international association of more than 100 companies that operate independently within diverse business sectors to support wholesale distribution, retail and OE manufacturers. Cerro needed an integrated solution to streamline its e-Business activities and improve its business processes with new and existing customers. After extensive evaluations, Cerro selected Task Performance Group's MegaXML. As a result, Cerro's customers can now order products and receive invoices and perform other tasks via a variety of desired electronic communication channels and data formats. These additional benefits have enabled Cerro to increase the number of trading partners it supports by 120% while reducing its annual costs significantly.
"We are pleased to be recognized by THINKstrategies and the SaaS Showplace for the business value of our on-demand software," said Mushtaq Merchant, President of Task Performance Group. He added, "We believe in providing value to our customers and using innovative technologies on open standards-based architecture such as SOA, MegaXML provides Agility, Enterprise Integration and Business Intelligence for real-time reporting analysis ."
"As more and more companies rely upon eCommerce to conduct business, it is imperative that they do so in a reliable and cost-effective fashion," stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, the founder of the SaaS Showplace and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the strategic consulting firm which conceived and administers the Showplace."Task Performance Group's MegaXML enables companies to improve the flexibility and quality of the eCommerce capabilities while reducing the cost of their operations."
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About the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards
The BoSS Award program is an ongoing initiative to identify and promote SaaS, and 'cloud computing', companies which are offering on-demand solutions which are generating measurable business benefits for their customers.
BoSS award winners are given special designation on the SaaS Showplace, with a summary of their award-winning solution(s) and customer success story. Award winners are also recognized in the SaaS Showplace newsletter, and are able to promote their award designation on their website and in pre-approved company material.
THINKstrategies, Inc. is the only strategic consulting services company formed specifically to address the unprecedented business challenges facing IT managers, solutions providers and investors today as the technology industry shifts toward a services orientation.
THINKstrategies' mission is to help our clients re-THINK their corporate strategies, and refocus their limited resources to achieve their business objectives. THINKstrategies helps enterprise decision-makers with their sourcing strategies, IT solutions providers with their marketing strategies, and VCs with their investment strategies.