SAP Gains Ground with the State of Louisiana

Feature Article | October 10, 2008 by admin

The SAP software will be deployed throughout the state, with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) acting as a key project participant. The state of Louisiana retains 50,000 employees and oversees U.S.$8 billion in procurement each year and therefore needed a solution that would meet and exceed its challenges.

“Based on the robustness of its comprehensive product offering and lowest total cost of ownership, SAP is a key solution provider that can adapt to our constantly changing needs,” says Edward Driesse, chief information officer for the state of Louisiana. “Not only does SAP provide a 360-degree view of state finances and operations; it offers tight integration with our SAP ERP Human Capital Management functionality as well.”

“Efficiency and innovation are increasingly important in enabling state governments to make informed and well-founded decisions,” says Patrick Bakey, president, SAP Public Services. “We are honored that the state of Louisiana has selected SAP as a partner for this purpose.”

The project is currently in the blueprint phase.

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