Skire Unifier Wins THINKstrategies’ Best of SaaS Showplace Award

Cloud-based Solutions for Managing Capital Projects, Facilities and Real Estate Reduces Costs and Cycle Time

MENLO PARK, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 12, 2011 — Skire, Inc. (, the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing capital projects, facilities and real estate, today announced that its Unifier solution won THINKstrategies’ Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards. THINKstrategies, Inc. is the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market. The BoSS program is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits delivered by today’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.

The BoSS Awards are part of an ongoing program in THINKstrategies' new Cloud Computing Showplace and recognize SaaS companies producing tangible business benefits for specific user organizations. These benefits can include increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations and greater profitability.

Two examples of the business benefits derived from the Skire Unifier solution are Anheuser-Busch, which was able to decrease cycle time by 20%, and Navy Federal Credit Union, which reduced the time required to estimate the value of all of its existing lease obligations from 1 – 2 weeks to 4 hours.

It is for these reasons that Skire Unifier was named a Best of SaaS Showplace Award winner. A summary of the company's winning BoSS Award submission can be found at

“We are pleased to be recognized by THINKstrategies and the Cloud Computing Showplace for the business value of our solution,” said Steve Apfelberg, chief marketing officer at Skire. “Unifier enables our world class customer base to address mission critical construction, facilities and real estate processes more effectively and to benefit from all of the advantages of a Cloud-based solution.”

“Managing the costs of capital projects, facilities and real estate is especially important in today’s uncertain economic environment,” stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, the founder of the SaaS Showplace, which is now a part of the new Cloud Computing Showplace, and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the strategic consulting firm which conceived and administers the Showplace. “Skire Unifier’s Cloud-based solution enables organizations to manage their capital projects, and facilities and real estate assets more easily and effectively.”

To learn more about Skire’s market-leading capital project and program management and integrated workplace management system solutions, Click Here.

About the SaaS and Cloud Computing Showplace

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Showplace is a part of the newly expanded Cloud Computing Showplace, the largest, vendor-independent, online directory and best practice resource center of SaaS, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions including Managed Services, founded and administered by THINKstrategies.

This Showplace was established in 2006 to provide,

  • Enterprise decision-makers a quick directory of the leading SaaS providers and a convenient source of valuable insight regarding SaaS trends.
  • SaaS providers a targeted tool to increase their visibility among enterprise decision-makers, and gain access to key enabling technology suppliers.
  • Enabling technology suppliers a specialized platform to increase industry awareness regarding their SaaS solutions.

For more information, go to

About THINKstrategies, Inc.

THINKstrategies, Inc. is the only strategic consulting services company focused entirely on helping its clients capitalize on the unprecedented business opportunities created by the technology industry shift from a product-centric to a services-driven orientation and an 'on-demand' delivery model.

THINKstrategies' mission is to help our clients re-THINK their corporate strategies, and refocus their limited resources to achieve their business objectives. THINKstrategies helps enterprise decision-makers with their sourcing strategies, IT solutions providers with their marketing strategies, and VCs with their investment strategies.

For more information regarding THINKstrategies' unique consulting services, visit, or contact us at Email Contact.

About Skire

Skire is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing capital projects, facilities and real estate. Skire’s Unifier system has helped manage over $300 billion in capital projects and over three billion square feet of facilities and real estate. From Global Fortune 1000 companies, including five of the Fortune 10, to universities, local municipalities and small businesses, organizations of all sizes utilize our best-in-class system to improve operations, reduce costs and enhance service delivery. Skire’s solutions are purpose-built, flexible, and simple to deploy and use, and range from a full lifecycle IWMS approach to targeted solutions such as Project Controls, Document Management, Bid Management, Cash Flow Forecasting, Work Order Management, Lease Management, Space Management and more. For more information, visit

Unifier is a trademark of Skire, Inc. All other products and services mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective companies.





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