German arm of CMS implements Deltek's Maconomy solution

25 February 2020 2 min. read
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The German arm of global law firm CMS has selected the professional services enterprise software of Deltek to modernise its internal operations.

With more than 600 lawyers, tax advisers and notaries, CMS Hasche Sigle is one of Germany’s largest law and legal tax firms serving corporations and mid- and small-sized businesses. The firm operates with offices in eight cities, in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich, and Stuttgart.

As part of its growth strategy, and facing a rapidly changing business and employee environment, CMS has decided to upgrade its IT infrastructure with a new cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. “As we continue to expand both in Germany and internationally, it is imperative that our internal finance systems and processes are able to support our visions for the future,” said Hartmut Papenthin, Managing Director Operations at CMS in Germany. 

German arm of CMS implements Deltek's Maconomy solutionFollowing a vendor and product selection process, the law firm selected Deltek as its vendor of choice. Papenthin: “In choosing Deltek, we found an ERP solution designed specifically for professional service firms and based on years of industry knowledge. Also, with Deltek as our partner, we feel confident in addressing the changing market and in achieving our future goals.” 

Deltek is one of the globe’s leading providers of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses. More than 30,000 organisations – including management consulting, architecture, engineering and law firms – use the firm’s solutions to power key processes such as project management and delivery, staffing and resourcing, financing and intelligence. 

Once Deltek Maconomy is fully up and running, CMS Germany will according to Deltek be able to harmonise processes across the company, accelerate and improve business support, increase process automation in areas such as involving and receivables, and improve the way projects are run through enhanced insights and client engagement. 

Meanwhile, working with Deltek’s experts in Germany, CMS will be able tap into the firm’s industry expertise and best practices to continuously advance its internal operations to meet changing customer and market demands.

Commenting on the win, Stefan Kim, Deltek Vice President for the Nordics and DACH, said; “We are extremely pleased to partner with and support CMS Germany with their business. By selecting Deltek, CMS will benefit from process optimisation that will provide improved decision-making and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing market conditions.”

Globally, CMS has over 4,500 lawyers in 70+ offices across 40+ countries, making it one of the world’s ten largest law firms. CMS was founded in 1999 in Germany and is headquartered in Frankfurt.