STAMFORD, Conn., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPM Partners, the leading independent authority on business performance management (BPM), announced the results of their BPM Pulse customer satisfaction survey and identified its core list of vendors for 2018 during the "Pulse of Performance Management 2018" webcast, on June 7, 2018. Craig Schiff, CEO of BPM Partners, announced the first annual BPM Pulse Awards to recognize the top three (or more, in cases of a tie) highest rated vendors in six different categories.

During the live session, Schiff announced the following BPM Pulse Awards:

-- OneStream Software was the top-rated vendor for overall customer satisfaction, followed by Centage and Vena Solutions -- Additional vendors with exceptional (4.5 or better out of 5.0) overall customer satisfaction ratings included: Adaptive Insights, deFacto Global, Host Analytics, prevero/Unit4, and XLerant -- XLerant was the top-rated vendor for ease of use, followed by OneStream Software and Adaptive Insights -- Host Analytics was the top-rated vendor for finance self-sufficiency with a perfect 5.0, followed by deFacto Global, Vena Solutions, and XLerant -- OneStream Software was the top-rated vendor for product innovation, followed by Vena Solutions, and XLerant -- Additional award categories included price/value and customer support

"These vendors have done an exceptional job of meeting their customers' needs, and their customer satisfaction ratings reflect that. We created the BPM Pulse Awards to recognize this achievement, and to encourage more vendors to focus on listening to their customers," said Craig Schiff, CEO of BPM Partners.

Listen to the full webcast replay including more in-depth details about these announcements and the winners of additional BPM Pulse Awards, here.

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