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Submitted by cdp-inc on November 5, 2014 - 9:00am

HOUSTON, TEXAS  --  November 5, 2014 -- Safran Software Solutions (Safran), a premier provider of Enterprise Project & Risk Management (EPRM) software to support complex project delivery, and Consultants in Data Processing (CDP), a leader in project controls professional services, have announced a partnership where CDP will add Safran’s software solutions to their portfolio of client offerings.  Together, Safran and CDP will deliver a project controls planning, scheduling and risk management suite of software and services to help organizations increase the speed in which project teams identify and respond to risks, achieve reliable project reporting and streamline the process of informed decision making.

Combined, Safran and CDP deliver decades of project controls expertise to project teams in the energy, engineering & construction and public sector markets.  CDP has been a trusted advisor and solution provider of leading Project Controls Solutions in the US for 30 years.  The CDP team has a deep understanding of the critical business processes that are required to use and implement a successful enterprise application such as Safran.

"CDP clients rely on us to deliver the most efficient and reliable combination of skilled people, software solutions and processes,” said Paul Riefenberg, President of CDP. “We are pleased to include Safran into our suite of offerings and are excited to share the Safran Project solution with our customers.” Brett Kligerman, Vice President and Partner, added, “It is the first Enterprise Project and Risk Management solution running on a unified platform.  The ability to have Schedule and Risk in one application is refreshing and will be well received by our clients."

The CDP and Safran partnership is key to Safran’s strategic expansion strategy.  “Project controls experts like CDP seek low-risk, high-reward technology solutions to help their clients elevate project confidence. This is something that we accomplish everyday through our ability to help risk adjust schedules on the fly," said Dean Edmundson, CEO Americas of Safran. "Our partnership with CDP offers new alternatives to a market in need of an easier solution to achieving risk-adjusted schedules.” 

About Safran Software Solutions

Safran Software Solutions, headquartered in Stavanger with offices in Houston, London and Oslo, is a leading provider of EPPM and Project Risk management software solutions to project- and asset-intensive industries.   Safran is recognized globally for streamlining the EPPM process while elevating project delivery confidence through its integrated project reporting, risk and change management capabilities.  Safran prides itself on speed of product adoption and customer satisfaction which ensure the greatest value for its customers.   Safran is laser-focused on enabling the success of project control teams.  To learn more about project success achieved by Safran clients like Statoil, Aker Solutions and ABB, visit

About CDP

CDP is one of the original founding Oracle Primavera partners. CDP is a leading provider for Dexter + Chaney, InEight (Hard Dollar), Phoenix CPM.  Together with Dexter + Chaney, Hard Dollar, and Safran, CDP has the software tools needed by Project Centric organizations. Their industry expertise, solutions and personal touch leads to business success for their clients.