SOURCE: Clarizen

Clarizen

May 22, 2014 08:00 ET

Clarizen Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - May 22, 2014) - Clarizen, the leader in enterprise work collaboration software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services1. The report presents a global view of Gartner's opinion of software vendors that should be considered by organizations seeking to use IT project and portfolio management solutions. After evaluating multiple project management software vendors, Gartner analysts placed Clarizen in the Visionaries Quadrant based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

According to the report, "corporate culture is shifting to support collaboration in a less isolated work environment. They see the value and advances in productivity they get from making their workers more comfortable with each other, building trust, and, ultimately, making the company a lot more money in its respective market."

Project managers and enterprises need real-time visibility and clarity, enabling them to make decisions based on data, not guesswork. Clarizen's intuitive enterprise work collaboration software connects unstructured conversations with structured work, allowing customers to get work done efficiently, effectively, and with better results. Clarizen is redefining enterprise communication by delivering on its work graph™ concept of connecting social context, tasks and projects on a single cloud-based platform, to enable collaboration that drives results.

"We believe being named a 'Visionary' in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services reflects our commitment to continued innovation and highlights Clarizen's ability to turn every organization into high-performance, real-time operation," said Clarizen CEO, Avinoam Nowogrodski. "Clarizen v6 delivers business benefit to our customers through product depth, strength and ease of use that addresses their project management needs."

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About Clarizen
Clarizen is the leader in enterprise-class work collaboration and project management solutions that harness the power of the cloud to get work done efficiently, effectively and with better results. Fast to deploy and easy to use, Clarizen is redefining enterprise collaboration by connecting social context with tasks and projects to drive increased productivity and profitability. Clarizen fuels the high-performance teams of more than 2,000 organizations across 76 countries, including more than 25 of the Fortune 500. In 2013, Clarizen received the SIIA CODiE Award for "Best Product Management Solution." Founded in 2006, Clarizen is privately held with offices in San Mateo, California and Hod Hasharon, Israel. For more information, visit www.clarizen.com

1 Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services" by Daniel B. Stang, Robert A. Handler, May 19, 2014

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