Waggener Edstrom Worldwide Selects Microsoft Dynamics AX and SAGlobal
Seattle, WA – July 14, 2011
SAGlobal, the leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solutions for professional services organizations, has announced that multiservice communications agency Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) has selected SAGlobal to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX as the organization’s new ERP software platform. WE and SAGlobal will work together to deploy the new financial management and project accounting software system to be used by all WE subsidiaries worldwide.
Headquartered in in Seattle, WE is one of the world’s largest independent communications firms. WE provides strategic communications programs that help clients influence markets, inspire people and improve lives through its global practices: Analyst Relations, Consumer, Corporate, Healthcare, Public Affairs, Technology and WE Social Innovation, in addition to its digital and creative strategies group, WE Studio D™. The firm has 16 offices around the world, and its Global Alliance Network expands the agency’s reach to more than 80 additional international markets.
“With our continued growth and an expanding global footprint, it became critical that we implement a global enterprise software platform to better support our evolving business model,” explained Joe Karceski, WE vice president, worldwide controller. “We chose Microsoft Dynamics AX, as it represents a robust, yet flexible solution, which would directly address the business requirements of our organization in a single system solution. SAGlobal’s focus on our industry and global reach, coupled with their overall solution, clearly represented the best fit for our organization as an implementation partner.”
“As a global professional services organization, Waggener Edstrom is a perfect candidate for our Microsoft Dynamics AX based solution”, explained Rita Clinton, US Country Manager for SAGlobal. “Waggener Edstrom has an outstanding reputation and is a clear leader in their market. We’re very excited that they’ve selected SAGlobal to help them transform their business with Microsoft Dynamics AX.”
SAGlobal and WE will work together to replace several disparate software systems with a single global business application. By consolidating all of their worldwide operations onto a single Microsoft Dynamics AX platform, WE hopes to improve their visibility across their global enterprise, and to streamline many of their core project accounting and financial management processes.
Specializing in the professional services industries, SAGlobal provides global solutions and professional services around Microsoft’s Dynamics™ AX ERP software system. Established in 1990, SAGlobal has “Centers of Excellence” in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, offering local expertise combined with global reach. SAGlobal boasts one of the world’s largest teams of Certified Dynamics AX resources. For more information please visit our website at www.SAGlobal.com.