CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 16, 2016 — aPriori, a provider of product cost management (PCM) software solutions for the enterprise, announced today that Forbes has identified the company as the #1 enterprise software startup to work for in 2016. Forbes also cited the company’s CEO, Stephanie Feraday, as the highest rated CEO to work for among all the company’s evaluated.
According to the Forbes article, there were 2,313 enterprise software startup companies in the initial evaluation list compiled from Crunchbase. This primary list was narrowed to 1,425 companies by eliminating startups that have been recently acquired or discontinued operations. Forbes then ranked companies based on their level of funding commitment to yield a highly selective portfolio of the top 100 best funded startups. And finally, they turned to reviews from Glassdoor to evaluate work satisfaction levels of both current and former employees.
In Glassdoor reviews, aPriori has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 Stars from more than 21 employee reviews. For information on working at aPriori, visit our Careers page.
The aPriori product cost management platform leverages CAD and intelligent cost models to quickly determine feasible manufacturing methods and product costs while generating detailed manufacturing analysis and cost estimates that quantify the impact of changes to product design, materials, manufacturing processes, volumes and location in real time. aPriori also enables manufacturers to leverage product cost data hosted in other enterprise applications to communicate product cost information between all functional organizations involved in product definition and delivery. This includes the import of complex engineering Bills of Materials (BOMs) from ERP, PLM and other enterprise applications. aPriori also incorporates robust business intelligence capabilities that provide intuitive, role-based insights for design, engineering, manufacturing, value-engineering and sourcing executives and managers.
aPriori software and services generate hard-dollar product cost savings for discrete manufacturing and product innovation companies. Using aPriori’s real-time product cost assessments, employees in engineering, sourcing and manufacturing make more-informed decisions that drive costs out of products pre- and post-production. With aPriori, manufacturers launch products at cost targets, maximize savings in re-work projects and avoid overpaying for sourced parts. To learn more about aPriori and its product cost management solutions and services, visit www.apriori.com or call 1.978.371.2006. To see an overview demonstration of aPriori, click here.
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Rick Burke, 978-451-7675