July 14, 2015Annual report ranks XLerant as outstanding in customer satisfaction, user experience and ease of use.  

XLerant, Inc. the leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud-based budgeting software and developer of BudgetPak, today announced that it was named the “One to Watch” in the 2015 BPM Pulse report produced by BPM Partners, the leading independent authority on business performance management.

BPM’s annual award recognizes new solutions with the greatest potential. XLerant was named “One to Watch” based on outstanding customer satisfaction scores and its innovative BudgetPak product offering. XLerant earned a 4.83 out of a 5 in overall customer satisfaction – the second highest score in the industry, and the annual BPM review also highlighted ease of use and user experience as top key trends in the financial planning software industry, naming XLerant as a vendor of excellence in both areas.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by BPM Partners as one of the top budgeting and financial planning software companies of 2015,” said Joanne E. Brunn, CEO of XLerant. “We believe providing companies with a purpose built budgeting, forecasting and reporting solution with user-centered design will help to engage budget managers, empower informed decisions – and ultimately help organizations achieve their strategic objectives.”

“XLerant is unique in its ability to guide users – financial and non-financial alike – through a simplified and streamlined budget process,” said Craig Schiff, President and CEO of BPM Partners. “BudgetPak replaces traditional row-and-column models with a straight-forward and intuitive user experience for the non-financial crowd and a clear and concise format for the needs of the Finance team. All of this is tied to a cloud-based platform that facilitates collaborative, communicative budgeting.”
The “One to Watch” vendor designation was included in the annual IndustryWeek/BPM Partners webcast where the Core Vendors list and customer satisfaction scores were also revealed.

About BPM Partners
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About XLerant
XLerant, Inc. provides a cloud-based budgeting, forecasting and reporting solution for small to mid-sized organizations — designed for the needs of finance teams and budget managers. XLerant’s non-Excel interface engages budget managers and empowers them to make informed decisions to help achieve strategic objectives. XLerant’s powerful software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution has been recognized for outstanding usability, customer service, and ease of implementation. For more information, visit www.XLerant.com or follow @XLerant