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Software AG announces Prime, accelerating customers’ Time-to-Value

Pressmeddelande   •   Nov 15, 2011 10:43 CET

Stockholm, Sweden 2011-11-15 – Software AG today unveiled its latest Process Improvement Accelerator, Prime, at the SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd 2011 conferences, being held November 8-10 in Madrid, Spain. Prime accelerates business optimization 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.

Prime combines methodology, blue-prints and industry specific best practices based on its award-winning Industry.PerformanceREADY offerings. Prime is based on industry standards such as ARIS and supports the creation and optimization of end-to-end processes based on a variety of applications such as solutions from SAP and platforms such as webMethods.

“With Prime we are delivering over 2,500 process blue-prints based on more than 20 years of industry knowledge and thousands of man-years accumulated experience”, said Ivo Totev, Software AG Group Executive Board member responsible for Global Consulting and Support. “This allows customers to revolutionize the way they improve their processes, resulting in a maximum return on investment and minimal time-to-value. This gives organizations the competitive edge needed in today’s economic climate.”

Customers do not need to start on the green field, but have access to 30 industry specific out-of-the box best practices and more than 2,500 detailed processes. Industry.PerformanceREADY is a comprehensive end-to-end solution for process optimization and fast as well as cost-effective SAP implementation with embedded governance and process controlling.

To minimize both time and cost of model design and solution configuration,

Industry.PerformanceREADY ships with an industry reference model in ARIS and pre-configured SAP ERP application. These are based on best practices from extensive practical experience across many different projects.

In addition, pre-defined Key Performance Indicators and process monitoring parameters allow customers to focus on delivering real and measurable business value for each project. Identifying and delivering business value is supported by solution specific ROI calculators that identify the customer time-to-value before the project starts.

As SAP global services partner, Software AG has implemented over 1,500 successful SAP projects world-wide. Industry.PerformanceREADY SAP Business All-in-One solutions are fully process-oriented, end-to-end solution sets. They combine a pre-configured SAP ERP solution, industry expertise and process models mapped in ARIS to save time, money and ensure project success.

Customers include NEC corporation of Japan with a 20% reduction of operational costs, AB Vovlo  reduced SAP project implementation times by 30% and Brenntag by 25%.

For more information about effectively leveraging SAP for your business go to:

http://www.softwareag.com/corporate/service/sap_consulting/overview/default.asp

For more information on the co-located SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd conferences being held in Madrid, Spain, Nov. 8-10, visit: http://www.sapteched.com/sapphirenowsaptechedmadrid/

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Om Software AG

Software AG är globalt ledande inom Business Process Excellence. Företaget har utvecklat Adabas, världens första högpresterande transaktionsdatabas, ARIS, världens första plattform för affärsprocessanalyser samt webMethods, världens första SOA-baserade integrationsplattform med B2B-server. Software AG erbjuder världens enda – och mest användarvänliga – heltäckande lösning för Business Process Management (BPM). Tillsammans representerar ARIS, webMethods, Adabas, Natural och IDS Scheer Consulting en unik portfölj för processtrategi, design, integration och kontroll, SOA-baserad integration och datahantering, processdriven SAP-implementering samt strategisk rådgivning. Software AG omsatte över 1.1 miljarder euro 2010 och har mer än 5 600 anställda, med ca 10 000 kunder i 70 länder. Företaget har sitt huvudkontor i Tyskland och är noterat på Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW).