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Friday, 28 November 2014 10:21

Software AG's Wooster shifting to Sydney

Software AG's James Wooster is moving from the UK-based role of senior vice president for intelligent business operations to become the Sydney-based vice president for Australia and New Zealand sales

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Software AG has announced that it has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, in its recently released Magic Quadrant for Business Process Analysis (BPA) Tools . Gartner defines BPA as the business modeling space in which business professionals and IT analysts collaborate on business architecture, transformation and improvement, including process analysis and design to support BP improvement initiatives.

Software AG today announced that it has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, in its recently released Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools(1). Enterprise Architecture (EA) tools bring business value by integrating, analysing and communicating structured and unstructured information about a wide range of aspects of the organisation. With the ARIS platform, Software AG delivers a feature-rich tool set well known for its long-standing leadership in EA and Business Process Analysis (BPA).

Software AG has unveiled its latest Process Improvement Accelerator, Prime. Prime accelerates business optimisation and automation projects based on specific industry requirements or cross-industry topics such as compliance, supply chain management (SCM) or customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives, resulting in better time-to-value.

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) has announced the full results for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2011. The figures confirm the preliminary quarterly results, published on October 18, 2011, and the significantly strong growth in (Business Process Excellence) BPE license revenue, up 37 per cent at constant currency rates. Both the associated increase in product revenue and the financial turnaround in the IDS Scheer Consulting business raised the EBIT margin by 110 basis points to 26.2 per cent in the third quarter. In the first nine months, Software AG's operating profit (EBIT according to IFRS) was increased by 10 per cent to €191.2 million (previous year €174.6 million). Reduced interest expenses and a constant tax rate increased net earnings during the year by 13 per cent to €125.3 million (previous year €111.0 million). Based on the 9-month results Software AG confirms its annual forecast for product revenue and profit growth.

Software AG has announced the launch of webMethods 8.2 and ARIS 7.2. These are the first major product releases taking advantage of the newly-integrated webMethods (business process management) and ARIS (business process analysis) platforms. Together, this joint release will give companies and government agencies greater ability to align IT operations with business objectives, empower more BPM stakeholders, simplify deployments and upgrades, and benefit from recent technological advances in software development.

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Software AG today announced the completion of its primary integration of the ARIS and webMethods platforms. This unique offering, called Enterprise BPM, supports the entire lifecycle of process improvement. It is the first integrated and collaborative solution designed to help customers transform their business by defining strategies and developing the supporting process landscape in ways that are fully driven by business needs, owned by operational leads, supported by informed executives and delivered by enabled IT teams.

Software AG has acted on its comprehensive cloud strategy with the announcement of its newest solution - Software AG Cloud Ready, which includes modelling, process management, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and cloud integration offerings. Software AG Cloud Ready'”with general availability in Q3 of 2011'”is designed to bring business and technical stakeholders together to collaborate on process transformation quickly, and at a lower cost.

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) has announced that Group revenues in fiscal year 2010 hit a record high of €1.12 billion, exceeding the target set in 2007 and a year earlier than originally planned. The reported revenue increase of 32% (26% at constant currency) also benefitted from the weakness of the euro.

Software AG and the Kneipp Group have reached the next milestone in their long-term collaboration on a strategic project for implementing process-driven IT transformation. The Product Launch segment of Kneipp's main business processes that was modelled using ARIS has been migrated into webMethods Suite, Software AG's product line for business process management, and is now automated. ARIS is a modeling software for business processes from IDS Scheer AG, and Software AG has been working on integrating ARIS and webMethods since acquiring that company last year. Thus the project with the Kneipp Group represents an important milestone in the integration of both product lines.

Software AG has announced that it has been named a Leader in the November 2010 report by Forrester Research, Inc., The Forrester Waveâ„¢: Comprehensive Integration Solutions, Q4 2010, and is ranked the highest in the Current Offering category among 14 other Comprehensive Integration Solution (CIS) vendors against 137 criteria. In addition, Software AG receives a 5 out of 5 score for business-to-business (B2B) support and product strategy. Software AG's webMethods v8 and ARIS product suite v7.1 were evaluated.

Software AG has announced that it has been named by Gartner, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, in the Leaders Quadrant of the recently released Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools (1). Enterprise Architecture (EA) tools help companies ensure that IT design and development follows a path that enables the achievement of essential business goals. With the integration of ARIS into its product portfolio, Software AG delivers a feature-rich tool set well known for its longstanding leadership in EA and Business Process Analysis (BPA).

Software AG today announced that it has been named by Gartner, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, in the Leaders Quadrant of the recently released Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites. According to Gartner, Inc., more organisations are adopting Business Process Management (BPM) as a discipline and scaling up their efforts to establish BPM as an enterprise program. The effectiveness of BPM in providing business efficiency was demonstrated by a 15% market growth in BPMS in 2009.

Software AG today announced the introduction of process-driven Master Data Management through the acquisition of New Jersey-based Data Foundations Inc. Data Foundations is a leading provider of Master Data Management (MDM) software, used to optimise an organisation's business performance. MDM gives organisations consistent and reliable information from differing data sources which can be utilised by virtually any system, service oriented architecture (SOA) application or automated business process. The availability of consistent data across the organisation will maximise process quality and enable faster more precise business decisions by corporations and the public sector. Organisations with a single and reliable view of business critical data will have laid a key foundation for strategic business optimisation. Software AG chose Data Foundations to extend its webMethods product portfolios based on its strategic fit with key corporate strengths including: ease-of-use, superior customer satisfaction, a strong Governance focus, deep integration capabilities and high transaction volumes.

Software AG today announced that the ARIS Community has passed the 50,000 membership mark within a year of its launch. The world's largest Business Process Management (BPM) Community enables individuals, businesses and universities to analyse, visualise and share business information. Capturing and collaborating on an organisation's intellectual capital is increasingly seen as a source of competitive advantage and a fundamental step in creating the knowledge-based organisation and economy. The ARIS Community enables collaboration and learning between process beginners and experts, provides a comprehensive information exchange platform and free modelling software allowing immediate process design and analysis.

A new consulting offering from IDS Scheer AG, a Software AG company, allows businesses a quick transition into agile supply chain management (SCM). This enables them to react rapidly to changes in the market and increase their liquidity without endangering production or delivery capabilities. The solution is based on a four-step method that determines the best alignment of disposition parameters. Customers receive proposals for improving their supply chain within three weeks.




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