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HomePoint.com Grabs Enterprise Software

Leading online home furnishings site HomePoint.com Thursday borrowed PeopleSoft's enterprise software to power its back-office system.

The software will be implemented across the HomePoint.com organization to support a range of business functions, including order management and fulfillment, inventory control, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and customer service.

This new system will be fully integrated with the overall HomePoint.com Web site to create one e-business solution. The PeopleSoft (PSFT) system is also designed with the flexibility to support all future business initiatives.

"We selected PeopleSoft for a number of reasons," said Barbara Jessen-White, chief information officer for HomePoint.com. "Its applications meet our range of requirements in terms of both functionality and flexibility. It has a straightforwardand easy-to-use, intuitive interface. And we were confident in PeopleSoft's ability to implement a robust system in an aggressive timeframe that would keep pace with our own rapid growth as a company."

PeopleSoft provides e-business and analytic applications for human resource management, financials, distribution, manufacturing and supply chain.