Microsoft Gold Certified partner, IS Partners, has been selected as a finalist for the Worldwide Microsoft Partner of the Year award for its Financial Performance Management solution in the Information Worker Solutions category.

The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year. Microsoft judges selected the company as one of only two finalists for the Worldwide Partner Conference 2008 Partner of the Year.
“Our Financial Performance Management solution targets the challenges of financial performance in any organisation. Using Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server, IS Partners has been able to implement solutions that empower financial departments to break free from the constraints of traditional reporting cycles and ensure valuable people within the organisation are focused on tasks that deliver value and benefits to the business and its strategy,” says Caron Mooney, director at IS Partners.
IS Partners was also the first certified partners for the Performance Management Specialisation in Africa.
Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 entrants worldwide. The Information Worker Solutions, Performance Management Partner of the Year award recognises exceptional partners that have excelled in offering breakthrough Microsoft Office system solutions that enable organisations to monitor, analyse and improve business performance.
The winning partner’s technology and marketing offerings have increased their customers’ employee productivity, simplified their access to information and people, and enabled a more effective workforce. The winning partner’s innovative thinking has helped to solve a technical challenge or helped to address its customers’ business needs and empower their people, and has had a unique and positive impact on customers’ business pain points.