Global CRO SynteractHCR Selects Microsoft Dynamics AX and SAGlobal
SAGlobal to assist leading international contract research organization in implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX as their new ERP software platform
Seattle, WA – June 15, 2015
SAGlobal, the leading global provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solutions and services for project-driven businesses, today announced that SynteractHCR has selected the organization to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX as their new global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software platform. SAGlobal and SynteractHCR will work together to replace SynteractHCR’s existing project management and accounting systems with a new integrated Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP platform.
Headquartered in Carlsbad, CA and with operations throughout Europe, SynteractHCR is a top tier international contract research organization. As a full-service CRO, SynteractHCR has a long track record of supporting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies in all phases of clinical development. The organization has conducted clinical studies in more than 60 countries, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas, with notable depth in oncology, CNS, infectious disease, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiratory, among other indications.
Used by over 22,000 organizations around the world, Microsoft Dynamics AX is Microsoft’s flagship global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software platform. With integrated functionality for Financial Management, Project Management & Accounting, Procurement, Customer Relationship Management, and Human Capital Management, Microsoft Dynamics AX helps project-driven organizations streamline key business processes and drive efficiencies throughout their organization. The Service Industries version of Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a comprehensive industry solution for project-driven organizations like SynteractHCR, allowing them to manage their finances, projects, clients, and resources in a single, easy-to-use software system.
“As a global organization, SynteractHCR is uniquely positioned to manage larger and more complex international clinical trials”, explained Keith Kelson, Chief Financial Officer at SynteractHCR. “For us to better manage these studies for our clients, we need a platform that will help our global team members more effectively collaborate on these studies, while providing the visibility and controls that are critical to delivering these studies to our customers on time and on budget. Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a global industry-focused foundation that will help us do exactly that. We chose SAGlobal as our implementation partner based on their experience in implementing Dynamics AX for other multi-national project-based businesses. It was clear from the outset that they understood our requirements.
“As Microsoft’s top global provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solutions for project-driven businesses, we’re very excited to work with innovative industry leaders like SynteractHCR”, stated Oli Gunnarsson, US CEO for SAGlobal. “We’re confident that our Microsoft Dynamics AX solution will drive measurable value into SynteractHCR’s business, while providing a solid platform on which to grow their business for many years to come.”
SynteractHCR will ultimately utilize Microsoft Dynamics AX to manage all of their global financial management and project-related operations. Through this critical business initiative, SynteractHCR aims to maximize visibility and communication across their global organization, drive efficiencies and standardization throughout their business, and provide key stakeholders, including its valued customers, with real-time access to critical business information.
SAGlobal is the leading global provider of Microsoft’s Dynamics™ AX ERP solutions and services to professional services organizations and other project-based businesses. Established in 1990, SAGlobal has grown to become the largest specialist Microsoft Dynamics AX consultancy in the world, with over 500 employees on 6 continents worldwide. SAGlobal provides a complete set of Microsoft Dynamics AX evaluation, implementation, and support services. For more information, please visit www.saglobal.com.
SynteractHCR is a full-service contract research organization with a successful two-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in all phases of clinical development. SynteractHCR has conducted Phase I - IV studies on six continents and in more than 60countries, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas, with notable depth in oncology, CNS, infectious disease, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiratory, among other indications. With its “Shared Work – Shared Vision” philosophy and Intelligent Clinical Development platform (ICD+), SynteractHCR provides customized services collaboratively and cost effectively, ensuring on-time delivery of quality data so clients get to decision points faster. For more information, please visit www.synteracthcr.com.