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Workfront Recognized as a Leader in the IDC Marketscape: Worldwide SaaS PPM Vendor Assessment

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Workfront , a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced that the company has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Cloud PPM and PPM SaaS 2015-2016 Vendor Assessment 1

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"We feel that our approach to project and work management is different than what companies will find from other vendors," said Joe Staples, CEO of Workfront. "We understand enterprise teams need a solution to combat the chaos of their work. Unlike traditional project management tools, Workfront is a single tool that manages all types of work, from large projects to small ad hoc requests. Workfront also approaches project management from the viewpoint of how people work – recognizing that adoption and change management are key parts of the success of any new SaaS application roll-out. This targeted focus on improving the efficiency of how work gets done has been an important part of helping us remain leaders in the work management industry. We appreciate the insight this IDC MarketScape report will provide to our potential customers."

The IDC MarketScape report states that, "Workfront strengths include its intuitive, cloud-based work management product with particular strength for marketing and strong execution as a business with ongoing double-digit growth. Workfront's ease of use, configurability, and effective targeting of a range of markets with product capability are strong. The company is seeking to evolve product capabilities further but has fundamental PPM functionality, strong cloud services support and execution, and an engaging product packaging and delivery approach."

This IDC MarketScape evaluates vendors on 146 weighted criteria and subcriteria based on research and user demand, to help determine relative strengths in the market, including: functionality of offering, cost management, agile and application life-cycle management integration with PPM, pricing and cost competitiveness, delivery model, customer service, SaaS on demand and cloud PPM capability offerings and architecture, usability, innovation, and growth execution.

To download an excerpt of the report, visit

Read How Workfront Faired in Other Reports:

  • Leader in the Gartner Inc., 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
  • Leader in the Gartner Inc., 2016 Magic Quadrant for Marketing Resource Management
  • Ranked number 1 in Top Ten Reviews 2015 Best Online Project Management Review
  • Strong Performer in the Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management for The Tech Management Agenda, Q1 2015

About IDC MarketScape:

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market.  IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared.  The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.  

About Workfront

Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT, and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings, and disconnected tools. Unlike other tools, Workfront Enterprise Work Cloud is a centralized, easy-to-adopt solution for managing and collaborating on all types of work through the entire work lifecycle, which improves team productivity and executive visibility. Workfront is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, like, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iProspect, Schneider Electric and Trek. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter @Workfront_Inc.

1 IDC, Marketscape: Worldwide Cloud PPM and PPM SaaS 2015-2016 Vendor Assessment, DOC#US40688615, December 2015

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