Enlighten Operational Excellence Named ‘Cool Vendor’ in Human Capital Management by Gartner

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Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing.

Enlighten Operational Excellence, a provider of software and services designed specifically to enhance operational performance, announced today it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the “Cool Vendors in Human Capital Management Software, 2013” report by Gartner Inc. According to Gartner, vendors selected showcase innovations in core global HR management systems, performance management, employee sentiment analysis and employee portals.

Enlighten takes routinely performing back office operations and turns them into continuous lean powerhouses while increasing quality, culture and improving costs – ultimately, improving the customer’s overall experience. Customers using Enlighten’s suite of optimizers and transformation program have lower turnaround times and increased outputs leading to improved overall business culture. This is due to the change management element which is a vital part of the transformation program.

With Enlighten Operational Excellence, customers frequently cite high productivity gains (e.g., productivity within one customer's pension plan team grew from 53% to 94% in six months) and cost reductions (e.g., one customer realized direct cost savings of $14 million for an investment of $1.5 million in the first year.)

“We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner confirmation of our belief that operational excellence is not just about technology, it is all about people,” said Tony Tregurtha, Co-CEO and Founder, Enlighten Operational Excellence. “At Enlighten, everything we do is based on three simple principles – to create exceptional back-office performance, enable managers to manage, and inspire leaders to lead. Our products and services are the lowest-risk, fastest way to drive growth and productivity in any organization and we look forward to continuing to innovate and accelerating business performance for our customers.”


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About Enlighten Operational Excellence
Enlighten Operational Excellence tools, services and training help organizations dramatically, quickly and continuously measure, analyze and improve back- and middle-office operational performance. The Enlighten program provides transformational and sustainable operational improvements that yield an exceptional return on investment. Enlighten is privately held with headquarters in Sydney and Boston. For more information, visit http://www.enlighten-opex.com

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