Upland PowerSteering and Six Sigma Management Institute® Partner to Deliver Major Breakthrough to the Continuous Improvement Market

October 27, 2016 4 minute read

Upland Admin

AUSTIN, Texas, October 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Upland Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPLD), a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, today announced a strategic partnership with Six Sigma Management Institute (SSMI), enabling PowerSteering customers access to MindPro Wizard. Developed by SSMI® and Dr. Mikel Harry, Co-Creator of Six Sigma and the DMAIC Methodology (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control) process, this tool is designed to take continuous improvement professionals to the next level. MindPro sifts through mountains of continuous improvement data to provide answers in a concise and simple manner.

“As the leader in Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) for Six Sigma, we are always looking to provide additional value to the market and our PowerSteering customers,” said Mounir Hilal, Senior Vice President of Project and IT Management for Upland Software. “Partnering with SSMI and MindPro adds one more reason for continuous improvement leaders to look to Upland Software for their PPM needs.”

Some of the key features of MindPro include:

  • Filtered database queries that provide results in a manner consistent with search engines
  • Key Word search capability that allows the database to be searched for known words, such as ANOVA or DOE
  • Resources such as calculators, simulators, exercises and reference documents, and
  • Exercises designed to better help apply the tools and concepts needed for everyday project success.
  • At the heart of MindPro are over 1,500 videos, delivered by Dr. Harry, that are short and to the point covering what users need.

“We have long recommended the PowerSteering Portfolio and Project Management offering to continuous improvement leaders,” said Dr. Mikel Harry, Chairman of the Six Sigma Management Institute and Co-Creator of Six Sigma. “As such, partnering with Upland is a natural fit, since the combination of MindPro and PowerSteering creates a powerful, one-of-a-kind solution for leaders looking to accelerate and manage their continuous improvement, as well as seeking to increase their Value Creation and Velocity of Value.”

MindPro is a SaaS offering that is immediately available through Upland Software. To learn more about MindPro, please sign up for the upcoming webinar with Dr. Harry: http://info.uplandsoftware.com/MindPro-Wizard-Learn-More.html .

About PowerSteering
PowerSteering combines the robust Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) functionality demanded by global organizations with the cost & speed-to-value benefits of cloud delivery and an unmatched level of flexibility. Easy to use and administer, it enables top-down program & portfolio management without requiring granular task & resource tracking, and provides class-leading analytic and financial tracking capabilities. Leading global organizations, including PepsiCo, Ecolab, Staples, the US Department of Defense, and the UK National Health Service, rely on PowerSteering to accelerate results in Continuous Improvement, IT, New Product Development, and Business PMOs. PowerSteering is part of the Upland Software family of cloud enterprise work management applications.  Visit www.powersteeringsoftware.com  for more information.

About Upland Software
Upland Software (Nasdaq: UPLD) is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Our family of applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and effectively engage with their customers, prospects and community via the web and mobile technologies. With more than 2,000 customers and over 235,000 users around the world, Upland Software solutions help customers run their operations smoothly, adapt to change quickly, and achieve better results every day. To learn more, visit uplandsoftware.com.

About Six Sigma Management Institute (SSMI):
The business mission of SSMI® is eloquently simple – create breakthrough levels of improvement in the client’s quality of business.  The strategy for realizing this mission is centered on maximizing the client’s velocity of value creation, yet do so in a way that is highly repeatable, sustainable, accountable, verifiable, teachable, affordable and ethical.

Dr. Harry has been widely recognized and cited in many publications as the Co-Creator of Six Sigma and the world’s leading authority within this field. His book entitled Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World’s Top Corporations was on the national best seller list of the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Amazon.com.

Most notably, Dr. Harry has consulted too many of the world’s top CEOs and has been a featured guest on such popular television programs as the NBC show Power Lunch. In addition, he was distinguished by Arizona State University with the Life-Time Engineering Excellence Award for superb achievements in the engineering profession and notable contributions to society.  At the present time, Dr. Harry is Chairman of the Six Sigma Management Institute®, Inc. (SSMI®). Visit http://www.ss-mi.com/ for more information.

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