Adaptive Planning is the worldwide leader in on-demand financial planning and reporting solutions that increase efficiencies and drive agile decision-making in dynamic, forward-looking companies. Adaptive Planning makes it easy to move beyond spreadsheets and automate budgeting, forecasting, and reporting, without the cost and complexity associated with traditional business intelligence and BPM software. With free software, free trials, and both on-demand and on-premise deployment options, Adaptive Planning provides the fastest and easiest approach to streamlining and elevating your financial management. www.adaptiveplanning.com
Ad-ology Research analyzes key marketing and advertising trends in over 400 industries and what motivates end-customers. The company’s research is used by over 2,000 advertising agencies, media properties and product marketing departments across the United States. Ad-ology Research is a division of Sales Development Services (SDS), Inc. – a Westerville, Ohio firm founded in 1989.
You can learn more about Ad-ology at ad-ology.net
Alterian empowers organizations to create relevant, effective and engaging experiences with their audience that help build value and reinforce commitment to their brand, through the use of the Alterian Integrated Marketing Platform. Alterian drives the transformation of marketing and communications, making it practical and cost-effective for companies to orchestrate multichannel engagement with the individual.
Alterian’s unprecedented integration of analytics, content and execution through industry leading tools, such as the Dynamic Messenger email platform and the award winning Content Management solutions, enables companies to build integrated communication strategies which create a true picture of the individual.
Alterian works with marketing services partners, system integrators and agencies who recognize the need to plan and deliver coordinated customer engagement services in partnership with their clients. For more information about Alterian, products within the Alterian Integrated Marketing Platform or Alterian’s Partner Network, visit http://www.alterian.com/
Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world. Enterprises of all sizes depend on Avaya for state-of-the-art communications that improve efficiency, collaboration, customer service and competitiveness. www.avaya.com
BLUEROADS Corporation delivers proven enterprise Partner Opportunity Management solutions that help organizations with complex, multi-dimensional channels market and sell more effectively. Customers like Avaya, Polycom and Juniper depend on BLUEROADS’ unique closed-loop system which empowers individual partner representatives to actively participate in sales and marketing processes. BLUEROADS strengthens the bond between vendors and their partners, achieving the mutually beneficial goals of increased conversion rates, revenue and market share. http://www.blueroads.com
Founded in 1983, Borland is the leading vendor of Open Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions – open to customers’ processes, tools and platforms – providing the flexibility to manage, measure and improve the software delivery process. To learn more about maximizing the business value of software, visit http://www.borland.com. Borland, SilkTest, SilkCentral, Test Manager, and all other Borland brand and product names are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of Borland Software Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients in all sectors and regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their businesses. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 66 offices in 38 countries.
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. Cognizant’s single-minded passion is to dedicate our global technology and innovation know-how, our industry expertise and worldwide resources to working together with clients to make their businesses stronger. With more than 50 global delivery centers and approximately 63,700 employees as of March 31, 2009, we combine a unique onsite/offshore delivery model infused by a distinct culture of customer satisfaction. A member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and S&P; 500 Index, Cognizant is a Forbes Global 2000 company and a member of the Fortune 1000 and is ranked among the top information technology companies in BusinessWeek’s Hot Growth and Top 50 Performers listings. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com
Cognos business intelligence and financial performance management software is used by more than 23,000 leading companies and organizations around the world. IBM Cognos software and services can help you deliver your information on demand. www.cognos.com
Comcast Corporation is the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 24.1 million cable customers, 15.3 million high-speed Internet customers, and 6.8 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast’s content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, ten sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast’s Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.
CSC is a leading global information technology services company. CSC’s mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology. With approximately 87,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC’s own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. www.csc.com
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch, eFinancialNews and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services. Its Local Media Group operates community-based information franchises. Dow Jones owns 50% of SmartMoney and 33% of STOXX Ltd. and provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.
“Deloitte” is the brand under which 165,000 dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services to selected clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (“DTT”), a Swiss Verein. Each member firm provides services in a particular geographic area and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates. DTT helps coordinate the activities of the member firms but does not itself provide services to clients. DTT and the member firms are separate and distinct legal entities, which cannot obligate the other entities. DTT and each DTT member firm are only liable for their own acts or omissions, not those of any other entity. Each DTT member firm is structured differently in accordance with national laws, regulations, customary practice and other factors, and may secure the provision of professional services in their territories through subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or other entities.
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence© for over 165 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 115 million business records. The database is enhanced by D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight© Quality Process, which provides customers with quality business information. This quality information is the foundation of D&B global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions. www.dnb.com
E2open is the leading provider of multi-enterprise value chain solutions delivered on demand as a working business process in a pay-as-you-go model. E2open delivers end-to-end visibility, collaboration and responsiveness over global value networks with faster time-to-value, lower total cost of ownership, a continuous value roadmap, and easier integration between internal enterprise applications and trading partners, including suppliers, customers, distributors and logistics providers. Over 45,000 companies worldwide currently use E2open. www.e2open.com
GMC Software Technology helps businesses implement high impact, personalized communications programs that increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, drive new customer acquisition, improve productivity and cut costs. Our award-winning PrintNet software is an easy to implement, end-to-end solution that provides full data integration and processing, design and composition, collaboration and approval, distributed output management and process automation for highly targeted print and electronic communications. GMC offers exceptionally reliable technologies and services based on worldwide ISO 9001:2000 certification and CMMI development methodology. We serve thousands of users worldwide and many of our customers are producing in excess of 100 million personalized documents per month – including direct mail, statements, bills, policies, catalogs, correspondence and transpromo materials.
GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.) provides the right information from the right people at the right time, empowering researchers and marketers worldwide to generate the most authentic insights possible for enhanced decision-making. Founded in 1999 with global headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., GMI has operations on four continents. For more information, please visit us online at www.gmi-mr.com.
IBM Business Consulting Services, the world’s largest consulting services organization, has joined the BPM Forum as a charter sponsor. IBM BCS is supporting the BPM Forum in its efforts to advance and achieve maximum benefits from business performance management initiatives. IBM Business Consulting Services provides clients with business process and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, adaptive, on demand business solutions that deliver bottom-line business value. www.ibm.com
InfoExpress network security solutions protect enterprise networks and the endpoints connecting to them. The company has provided network access control solutions since 2000. At the core of InfoExpress solution is the award winning CyberGatekeeper Dynamic NAC (DNAC) Software Suite, which ensures endpoints are safe and compliant with corporate security policies. InfoExpress products have received numerous awards for innovation. The privately held company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, www.infoexpress.com
Intel pushes the boundaries of innovation so our work can make people’s lives more exciting, fulfilling, and manageable. Intel is driven to create bold advancements in technology that enable positive change and a better, more interesting world. www.intel.com
Jigsaw is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 800,000 members. Jigsaw gives individuals and companies access to contact information for 12 million business people and profiles of 2 million companies. In addition to delivering low-cost and easy access to high-value business information for sales, marketing, recruiting and customer service, Jigsaw provides companies with cloud-based data acquisition and management services. Founded in 2004, Jigsaw is located in San Mateo, Calif. and funded by Austin Ventures, El Dorado Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.
MarkMonitor, headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices and operations centers in London, Boise, Washington, D.C., and the New York metro area, is the global leader in enterprise brand protection. More than half the Fortune 100 depend on MarkMonitor to help safeguard their brands online. www.markmonitor.com
MindFireInc is the worldwide leader of marketing intelligence software and services that enable the creation and deployment of targeted, trackable cross-media campaigns. More than 500 companies and 3,000 users worldwide depend on MindFireInc to manage thousands of cross-media marketing campaigns. MindFireInc’s flagship product, LookWho’sClicking®, automates the creation and management of highly-effective direct marketing campaigns utilizing Landing Pages, Personalized URLs, response-tracking, and more. With offices in California, New York, and Asia-Pacific, MindFireInc is a privately held company led by a seasoned management team with proven industry success. MindFireInc is proud to be named by Inc. 500 as the 6th fastest growing software company in the United States.
NVISION is a leading Marketing Supply Chain Specialist, an exclusive offering of North American Corporation. NVISION works with companies to simplify and organize tangled web of agencies, vendors and distributors – creating a customized Marketing Supply Chain Solution. Over the past five years, NVISION has saved over $42,000,000, an average of 17% in Marketing Supply Chain costs, for leading fortune 500 corporations. www.nvision-nac.com
Palm, Inc. is a leading mobile products company, creating instinctive yet powerful mobile products that enable people to better manage their lives on the go. The company’s products for consumers, mobile professionals and businesses include Palm(R) Treo(TM), Palm Pre(TM) and Palm Centro(TM) phones, as well as software, services and accessories.
Palm products are sold through select Internet, retail, reseller and wireless operator channels throughout the world, and at Palm online stores. More information about Palm, Inc. is available at www.palm.com.
Pitney Bowes is a $6.3 billion global technology leader whose products, services and solutions deliver value within the mailstream and beyond. Founded in 1920, our company’s 35,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. For more information about Pitney Bowes, its products, services and solutions, visit: www.pb.com
SGI is a global leader in large-scale clustered computing, high-performance storage, HPC and data center enablement and services. SGI is dedicated to solving the IT industry’s most demanding business and technology challenges. Visit www.sgi.com. for more information..
SuccessFactors is one of the fastest growing public software companies and the leading provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions. The company enables organizations of every size, and across every industry and geography, to achieve high-performing workforces through goal alignment and execution, talent development and planning, and pay-for-performance initiatives. From 92 customers and approximately 282,000 end users in 2003 to more than 2,700 customers and 5.1 million end users today, SuccessFactors’ solutions are widely deployed across 60 industries in over 185 countries in 31 languages. Founded in 2001 with offices around the world, the company employs passionate people focused on revolutionizing the future of work. For more information, visit: www.successfactors.com.
Valtira is the provider of The Online Marketing Platform with a full range of capabilities enabling Marketing Departments to create demand and flexibly manage content and campaigns based on real-time metrics.
Delivered as a software-as-a-service offering, Valtira helps companies deliver effective web marketing solutions and react quickly to changing customer needs. Valtira enables marketers to easily manage content, personalize campaigns, incorporate social networking, improve marketing ROI and engage customers across all marketing vehicles.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 7,900 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2009 sales of $401 billion, Wal-Mart employs almost 2.2 million associates worldwide. A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Wal-Mart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine’s 2009 Most Admired Companies survey. Additional information about Wal-Mart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at www.symantec.com
Xerox Corporation is the world’s leading document management technology and services enterprise. It provides the document industry’s broadest portfolio of offerings. Digital systems include color and black-and-white printing and publishing systems, digital presses and “book factories,” multifunction devices, laser and solid ink network printers, copiers and fax machines. Xerox’s services expertise is unmatched and includes helping businesses develop online document archives, analyzing how employees can most efficiently share documents and knowledge in the office, operating in-house print shops or mailrooms, and building Web-based processes for personalizing direct mail, invoices, brochures and more. Xerox also offers associated software, support and supplies such as toner, paper and ink. www.xerox.com
American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is the
nation’s leading authority on measurement and management methodologies for
improving individual and organizational performance. ASMI’s mission is to
identify, study and disseminate the leading strategic management and
performance measurement practices pioneered by best-in-class organizations.
Through national conferences, in-house training programs, consulting
services and on-going research, ASMI helps organizations access cutting-edge
expertise in planning, implementing and evaluating business strategies to
address their management challenges and improve organizational results.
BPMG is the largest BPM community in the world with over 20,000 registered members and 1.5 million+ hits (from over 80,000 unique visitors) per month on their website, www.bpmg.org. BPMG is a global community with 124 countries represented in its membership. The organization provides a wealth of resources to the BPM community including BPM training, seminars, conferences and consulting across the globe. The organization is currently engaged in an aggressive expansion of content and resources to support the rapid growth of corporate BPM adoption.
BPM Partners is a privately held professional services firm with an exclusive focus on business performance management (BPM) solutions. The firm’s BPM experts help companies understand the value of business performance management, provide insight on how to collect and analyze the right information to address specific business goals and lead clients through the evaluation and implementation of departmental or enterprise-wide BPM systems.
Balanced Scorecard Collaborative (BSCol), a Palladium company, helps clients successfully execute strategy through education, training, consulting, and technology. Founded by the Balanced Scorecard creators Drs. Robert Kaplan and David Norton, BSCol’s mission is to advance the global awareness, integrity, and value of the Balanced Scorecard process for strategy execution.
The CMO Council is dedicated to high-level knowledge exchange, thought leadership and personal relationship building among senior marketing and brand decision-makers across a wide-range of global industries. Approximately 2,300 top marketing executives are represented on the CMO Council worldwide, accounting for well over $50 billion in aggregated annual revenues. For more information, please visit our web site at www.cmocouncil.org.
In 2007, CompTIA is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Just as the information technology (IT) industry it serves has grown, CompTIA has also enjoyed remarkable growth over the past 25 years. The organization was founded by representatives of five micro-computer dealerships working together to find better ways to do business. Today, CompTIA has more than 22,000 member companies in over 100 countries around the world; and serves as the voice of the world’s $1 trillion-plus IT industry. CompTIA is committed to advancing the long-term success and growth of the IT industry by helping organizations maximize the benefits they receive from their investments in technology; and by helping individuals to obtain the skills and credentials they need for productive careers in IT. For more information, please visit: www.comptia.org.
ebizQ is the definitive venue for business and IT professionals, vendors, and industry analysts with the need to exchange information on business integration technologies, problems, and solutions. ebizQ is singularly focused on business integration, providing the most comprehensive and timely information available on vendors, products, market directions, best practices, and any other industry element that comes into play. ebizQ communicates with its audience through the ebizQ Web site, the Virtual Integration Conference, and the Integration Insider magazine. All of ebizQ’s content through each of its channels is freely available to subscribers.
The Internet Strategy Forum is a nonprofit professional association and executive networking group for management with primary responsibility for driving Internet strategy and implementation from within medium to large organizations across multiple industries. The ISF is dedicated to professional development, peer networking, information exchange, research and thought leadership among senior Internet decision-makers at medium-to-large organizations across multiple industries. The ISF is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
IQPC provides business executives around the world with tailored practical conferences, large scale events, topical seminars and in-house training programs, keeping them up-to-date with industry trends, technological developments and the regulatory landscape. IQPC’s large scale conferences are market leading “must attend” events for their respective industries.
IIR believes passionately in the power of knowledge and skills to act as a lasting catalyst to organizational achievement. Established in 1973, IIR is now the world’s largest Human Capital company with a global network of 45 businesses and 116 operating units. Every year, IIR works with 650,000+ business executives providing them with knowledge and skills through training, conferences, seminars, e-Learning, blended solutions, exhibitions, consulting and mentoring. IIR Telecoms & Technology London is the leading provider of strategic telecommunications conferences which are international in scope and yet highly focused on the issues facing the industry.
IT Compliance Institute (ITCi) strives to be a global authority on the role of technology in business governance and regulatory compliance. Through resources such as the Unified Compliance Project, ComplianceINSIGHT white paper series, and ComplianceNOW weekly e-newsletter, ITCi helps organizations overcome the challenges posed by today’s regulatory environment and find new ways to turn compliance efforts into capital opportunities.
Leverage Software is the innovator and architect of Active Relationship Network (ARN) marketing. Its powerful, hosted solutions give companies the ability to accelerate sales cycles, optimize customer value and loyalty, and retain and grow accounts. Using its proprietary Relationship Intelligence engine and application suite, marketers are able to bring new levels of intimacy, visibility and control within its customer, prospect and referral networks.
MarketingCentral is the leading provider of on-demand marketing automation tools and ad agency software for marketing project management and marketing resource management. MarketingCentral provides 100% web-based tools for complete automation of corporate marketing operations, including Traffic Scheduling, online proofing, budget tracking and time tracking. For advertising, design, interactive, and public relations agencies, MarketingCentral’s AgencyCentral division provides comprehensive client communication, collaboration, scheduling, and production ad agency software. More than 18,000 marketing professionals rely on our easy to use, quick to implement, and highly affordable marketing productivity tools.
Technology Evaluation Centers, Inc. (TEC) is the impartial advocate for end users and purchasers of enterprise software solutions. TEC has aided IT professionals with software selection since 1993. Organizations lose billions of dollars each year due to a combination of inadequate evaluation processes and vendor information results in poor hardware, middleware, software, and service selections. TEC’s decision support tool screens the requirements and matches users’ needs in a custom shortlist of the most appropriate vendors.
Six Sigma Solutions is the leading provider of extensively researched, high-quality Six Sigma conferences. Each delivers vital, need to-know business information via best practice case-studies from leading industry minds and early adopters. Come and discover why each WCBF Six Sigma conference is attended by 200+ senior-level quality and performance improvement executives. This is the highest number of senior-level attendees per a Six Sigma niche focused conference than any other organization. WCBF Six Sigma conference topics include: Six Sigma in Sales & Marketing, Six Sigma in Service & Transactional Environments, Six Sigma in Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma in Healthcare, Six Sigma in Financial Services.