Axiom Software Rated Excellent in Gartner and BPM Partners Reports

Performance Management Solutions Received Top Scores Across Critical Categories

Kaufman Hall Software is now Syntellis Performance Solutions


SKOKIE, Ill.– October 16, 2017 – Kaufman Hall, a leading provider of management consulting services, and enterprise performance management and decision support software, announced that its Axiom Software is rated highly in both the 2017 Gartner report Critical Capabilities for Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions and the BPM Partners report Business Performance Management Vendor Landscape Matrix for 2017.

With the highly competitive landscape and disruption of traditional business models taking place in many industries, finance executives are leveraging modern enterprise performance management technology, such as Axiom Software, to support strategic decision making and optimize the financial performance of their organizations.

Axiom Software received a No. 1 rating from its customers in the Gartner report for product satisfaction, and support for complex financial budgets and plans. Overall, Axiom received an “excellent” rating in seven out of eight Critical Capabilities categories, including: complex financial budgets and plans; product satisfaction; ease of use and maintenance; ease of implementation; performance; IFP/modeling; and application governance.

Gartner recommends that large organizations, “especially those within the industries on which Axiom Software focuses (healthcare, banking, education), can benefit from the combination of Kaufman Hall consulting resources and Axiom Software experience and additional industry- and process-specific capabilities that are embedded in Axiom’s solutions.”

In the BPM Partners’ report, Axiom out-performed top enterprise competitors in a variety of categories, with an overall customer satisfaction score of 4.73 out of 5.0. Additionally, Axiom Software received an “excellent” rating across eight categories, including ease of use; ease of implementation; price and value; functionality; ease of integration; product quality; customer support; and training. Axiom was also selected for the BPM Shortlist as a “best fit” in eight categories, including: cloud delivery; ease of use; powerful modeling; Excel UI; application beyond finance; full mobile access; detailed salary planning; and collaboration.

“As evidenced by their BPM Pulse ratings, the Axiom Software Suite from Kaufman Hall delivers an excellent mix of functionality, ease of use, quality, and value,” said Craig Schiff, President and CEO of BPM Partners. “With a compelling combination of industry-specific solutions and consulting expertise, Axiom Software is well suited for upper midmarket, large, and enterprise organizations.”

Axiom Software delivers best-in-class enterprise performance management solutions that empower finance professionals to analyze results, model the future, and optimize organizational decision making. Kaufman Hall is widely recognized for its industry-specific expertise and tailored software solutions in healthcare, banking, and higher education, providing strategic consulting and performance management software solutions to major enterprise customers. Delivered on Microsoft Azure and certified as SOC2 compliant, Axiom Software delivers a secure, enterprise-grade solution, whether customers choose to host their solutions locally or in the cloud.

“We are honored to continue to earn high ratings from our clients in the Gartner and BPM Partners reports,” said Tom Walsh, CEO of Kaufman Hall Software. “Delivering outstanding performance management solutions with a high degree of customer service is a top priority at Kaufman Hall, and it’s gratifying to receive this validation.”

About Kaufman Hall

Kaufman Hall provides management consulting and software to help organizations realize sustained success amid changing market conditions. Since 1985, Kaufman Hall has been a trusted advisor to boards and executive management teams, helping them incorporate proven methods into their strategic planning and financial management processes, and quantify the financial impact of their plans and strategic decisions to consistently achieve their goals.

Kaufman Hall services use a rigorous, disciplined, and structured approach that is based on the principles of corporate finance. The breadth and integration of Kaufman Hall advisory services are unparalleled, encompassing strategy; financial and capital planning; cost transformation; treasury and capital markets management; and mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and joint ventures.

Kaufman Hall’s Axiom Software provides sophisticated, flexible performance management solutions that empower finance professionals to analyze results, model the future, and optimize organizational decision making. Solutions for long-range planning, budgeting and forecasting, reporting and analytics, consolidations, capital planning, and profitability and cost management are delivered on a single integrated software platform. Kaufman Hall’s Peak Software empowers healthcare organizations with clinical benchmarks, data, and analytics to provide a higher quality of care for optimized performance and improved patient outcomes.