CampusOne Named BUworks Implementation Partner

in BUworks, News Releases
December 14th, 2009

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | ttesta@bu.edu

(Boston) — Boston University has selected CampusOne, a joint venture between LSI Consulting and EPI-USE America, Inc., to implement a new University-wide information system. The SAP® system will improve real-time access to information for human resources, financials, procurement, payroll, budget, and research administration, allowing BU to improve business processes and support future growth with flexible and efficient information tools.

“CampusOne combines knowledge and experience in implementing business software for higher education. Having real-time information available will provide business intelligence, enabling the University to be more responsive internally and externally,” said Ken Weeden, program executive director for the BUworks implementation. “Consultants from SAP will also be participating in the BUworks program. They bring business support experience and technical expertise, including an understanding of complex processes and the system architecture.”

After careful deliberation, Boston University chose CampusOne as the implementation partner due to their strong focus and credentials in implementing ERP solutions in the higher education environment. CampusOne matched the University’s vision and the decision to select CampusOne was unanimous.

“CampusOne is delighted to be selected as implementation partner,” said Mark Schexnaildre, chief executive officer of LSI Consulting and co-president of CampusOne. “The SAP solution is robust and will serve the needs of the University well into the future. The University will benefit from a campus-wide, integrated solution which will save time and effort over current practices.”

“We are extremely pleased to work with Boston University, a leader in higher education,” stated Adele Swanepoel, chief executive officer for EPI-USE America. “Through our experienced team of dedicated experts,” she continued, “we are committed to ensuring Boston University achieves the maximum value and business benefit from their SAP investment.”

CampusOne will begin the implementation phase with Boston University, in January of 2010. Information about the program can be found at: www.bu.edu/buworks.

Founded by two MIT administrators and an SAP executive, LSI Consulting, a certified SAP Services and Business Objects Solution Partner, is the leading company in delivering SAP Solutions to the Higher Education and Research Community and government organizations. With over 10 years in SAP specific implementation experience and having completed over 200 SAP projects in various industries, LSI Consulting uses a unique prototyping methodology to ensure on time and on budget ERP implementations.

The EPI-USE Group, a world-class software and services organization specializing in the implementation of SAP-based solutions, has locations throughout the globe. EPI-USE America has offices in Atlanta, Sacramento, Mexico City and São Paulo. With a proven track record of over 500 successful SAP HCM-based solutions, EPI-USE has a client portfolio that includes leading multinational corporations and numerous private and public sector clients. In addition to their services portfolio, EPI-USE clients have access to world-class productivity tools to enhance their existing or planned implementations of SAP HCM. For more information, visit www.epiuse.com.

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 30,000 students, it is the fourth largest independent university in the United States. BU contains 17 colleges and schools along with a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes, which are central to the school’s research and teaching mission.

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