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TechValidate Research on Progress Services

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177 Customers Surveyed

1,282 Data Points Collected

49 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

17 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Company Snapshot: Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise construction company is based on a December 2014 survey of Progress customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“OpenEdge Pro2 has enabled us to integrate our ERP system with other systems and leverage in-house resources.”

Challenges

  • Addressed System Integration challenges with Progress OpenEdge Pro2.

Use Case

  • Uses the following Progress product or service:
    • Pro2SQL
  • Chose Progress over other OpenEdge services vendors for the following reasons:
    • A referral
    • A close partnership/alignment with Progress Software

Results

  • Describes the knowledge and experience of their Progress consultants as really great.
  • Says OpenEdge Pro2 products provide great value.
  • Realized a very strong return on investment regarding their Progress OpenEdge Pro2 solution.
  • Improved the efficiency of their team by 10-24% with Pro2 products and on-going services.
  • Are very satisfied with Progress products and on-going services.

Progress OpenEdge Customer Statistic

44% of surveyed organizations who recently purchased Instructor Led Training for their employees stated that they could apply the skills they learned within 1-3 months after returning to their jobs.

44%

55% of surveyed organizations who use Progress OpenEdge Pro2SQL confirmed that they received an incredible or a very strong ROI.

Case Study: Florida Primary And Secondary Schools

Introduction

This case study of Florida Primary and Secondary Schools is based on a November 2014 survey of Progress customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have been very successful in producing complicated reports and extracts that run in seconds using our Microsoft SQL skill sets and environment.”

“Skyward production was at a standstill due to locked objects. The Pro2 solution from Progress and their teamwork with Skyward corrected the issue.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenge with Progress:
    • Ability to use existing skill sets while increasing performance

Use Case

  • Uses the following Progress product or service:
    • Pro2SQL
  • Chose Progress over other OpenEdge services vendor for the following reasons:
    • Close partnership with Skyward

Results

  • Describes the knowledge and experience of their Progress consultants as really great.
  • Says Pro2 from Progress provides great value.
  • Realized a very strong return on investment regarding their Progress Pro2 solution.
  • Improved the efficiency of their team by 50-74% with Progress’ Pro2 solution.
  • Extremely satisfied with Pro2 from Progress.

Progress OpenEdge Customer Research

Which of the following training methods do you find the most effective for your staff?

Instructor-led: 73%
Virtual instructor-led: 8%
Online self-paced: 15%
Textbook self-paced: 4%

Progress OpenEdge Customer Research

Which of the following benefits did you recognize in your staff after attending a Progress OpenEdge education course?

Increased confidence in skills
41%
Enhanced technical knowledge
81%
Improved daily productivity and effectiveness
37%


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About Progress Services

Progress Services is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment, and management of business applications on-premises or on any Cloud, on any platform, and on any device with minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership.

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