Project and Portfolio Management Partner of the Year awards announced

The 2013 Microsoft Partner of the Year award winners were announced for all categories across Microsoft Partner competencies, products and regions. We recognize the best of the best Microsoft Project partners with the prestigious Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Partner of the Year Award.  This year, we have seen great case studies and stunning solutions that Microsoft Project partners have built, and this underscores the great success and power of Microsoft Project and its partner community.

The Project and Portfolio Management Partner of the Year Award distinguishes an exceptional partner who has excelled in offering breakthrough solutions that extend or integrate the Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management solution. Please join us in celebrating the success of the PPM partner community and congratulating the winner and finalists!

Project and Portfolio Management Partner of the Year 2013: UMT

UMT logoUMT has consistently combined innovative products and consulting excellence to help organizations transform their business and gain even more value from their Microsoft platform investment. UMT has gained unparalleled understanding of customer needs by forming enduring relationships with Global 1000 organizations across a variety of industries.

UMT 360 is UMT’s most ambitious product release to date. Built on Microsoft SharePoint Server and with seamless integration with Project Server, UMT 360 combines leading portfolio, project and financial management best practices to deliver a powerful Integrated Portfolio Management offering. With up-to-date data and metrics at your fingertips, UMT 360 helps you create a dynamic blueprint of your business and technology architecture, drive financial transparency and collaborate to make informed investment decisions across your project, program and asset portfolios. To learn more about UMT 360 visit

Award finalists

Nintex logoNintex, the world’s leading SharePoint workflow company, brings the design experience of Nintex Workflow to Project Server. Nintex Workflow for Project Server allows users and IT developers to automate end-to-end workflows with graphical drag/drop UI. For a Project Management Office (PMO), it’s a tool that is easy to use internally and supports the continual changes project management entails, allowing PMOs to be more agile. From demand management and event driven workflows, to workspaces and collaboration workflows, all can be created quickly and easily without the need for complex and costly development cycles.

Campana & Schott logoCampana & Schott’s innovation management solution is applicable for companies with focus on research, engineering and product development. The holistic view of the complete product lifecycle enables organizations to select best innovations and manage all required information such as master data, documents, schedules and costs in one repository. This single source of truth combines data from Microsoft Project, SharePoint and SAP through our renowned Line of Business (LOB) integration product, CS Connect, which is certified by Microsoft and SAP and available for Project and Project Online.

Projility logoProjility’s innovative software and services solutions and market-driven approach apply directly to the enterprise market, and are in use today by dozens of corporate, public sector, and upper mid-market customers.  In 2012, we found the strongest sales for PPM were in the public sector, healthcare, and manufacturing–areas of high growth, driven by control and regulation ripe for what Microsoft PPM offers.

Honorable mention


Jan Kalis, Product Marketing Manager, Project and Visio