Agile Software (www.agile.com),
headquartered in San Jose, CA, is the leader in Product Lifecycle
Management, delivering solutions that enable companies to
work with their customers and suppliers to efficiently build
better, more profitable products faster, and at less cost.
The Agile Product Lifecycle Management solution suite is
comprised of Program Execution, Product Collaboration, Product
Cost Management, Product &
Service Improvement and Engineering. These business-ready application
suites allow seamless communication and collaboration across the
entire supply chain — spanning design, sourcing, manufacturing,
sales, and service. Agile's enterprise-class solutions are
built on a world-class architecture that is robust, highly
scalable, and secure. The four-tier, standards-based architecture
leverages XML and EAI technologies to manage Product Record
information across all Agile solutions. Built with standards-based
APIs, the entire suite is business-ready, yet highly customizable.
Agile has over 800 customers including GE Medical, International
Paper, Juniper Networks, Lucent, HP, Dell Computer, Flextronics
International, NVIDIA, Philips, Sycamore Networks, Texas
Instruments, and Zhone Technologies.
CXO Systems (www.cxosystems.com), founded in 2000 and based in
Waltham, MA, is a privately-held, venture-backed software
company founded to address the unique needs of senior managers.
Business leaders like Heads of Risk (CROs); Heads of Outsourcing
Operations (COOs); Heads of Information Security (CISOs);
as well as CFO’s, CIOs,
and CEO’s need specific solutions which provide immediate
access to information to make the right decisions as quickly as
possible. CXO Systems built the first Web Services-based Business
Intelligence Infrastructure and dashboard application of its kind,
putting the power of real-time business visibility in the hands
of senior managers. CXO Systems created the first patent-pending
approach to solve CXO (Senior Manager) Visibility needs.
MatrixOne, Inc. (www.matrixone.com),headquartered
in Weston, MA, is a publicly-traded (NASDAQ: MONE) company
and a recognized leader in delivering collaborative Product
Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. MatrixOne provides
flexible solutions that unleash the creative power of global
value chains to inspire innovations and speed them to market.
MatrixOne’s more than 650 global customers represent
the aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products,
technology, life sciences, machinery and the process industries,
and include Agilent Technologies, General Electric, Honda,
Johnson Controls, Philips, Procter & Gamble and Siemens.
MatrixOne has locations throughout North America, Europe,
Mede Finance (www.medefinance.com),
based in Emeryville, CA, is the first on-demand analytic
software and services provider that improves financial
performance in the healthcare industry. The MedeFinance
Performance OnDemand™ service, a revolutionary blend
of adaptive web analytics, client services, and an instantly
available, OnDemand IT environment, empowers healthcare
financial executives to create value while managing performance.
MedeFinance's Performance OnDemand™ empowers healthcare
leaders, develops their staff, and accelerates sustainable
improvements in financial performance. MedeFinance provides
a continuously tailored, sustainable execution platform
with ongoing education and knowledge support services.
Using MedeFinance, healthcare financial professionals compare
actual performance measures against performance targets
in a variety of areas, drill into the detailed transactions,
identify root causes, and take appropriate action to drive
constant performance improvement. All in an environment
that is dynamically personalized to the unique needs of
the client. MedeFinance provides a low risk, rapidly deployed
Pacific Edge (www.pacificedge.com),
founded in 1998 and based in Bellevue, WA,
is a leading provider of Enterprise Portfolio Management
(EPM) solutions that enable organizations to reduce costs
and maximize value in project, asset, and product investment
portfolios. PacificEdge is focused on providing robust
yet flexible solutions that can be customized to fit the
Portfolio Management needs and maturity of any business.
Some vendors provide solutions specifically for high-level
portfolio analysis, detailed project management or enterprise
resource planning; PacificEdge provides a closed-loop
solution that supports the entire spectrum. This enables customers
to reap the full benefits of enterprise collaboration with
true Enterprise Portfolio Management: Reduce costs, Increase
return on investments, Optimize the use of critical resources,
and Achieve competitive advantage. Business-critical solutions
from Pacific Edge include enterprise software products,
professional services and a proven Portfolio Management
process; in addition, they offer specialized solutions
for implementation of Portfolio Management practices in
the IT and New Product Development (NPD) arena.
Smart Signal Corporation (www.smartsignal.com),
based in Lisle, IL (suburban Chicago) is a privately-held
software solutions company founded by the University of
Chicago to make the revolutionary Similarity-Based Modeling™ (SBM)
technology commercially available. The SBM technology engine
in the award-winning EPI*Center software solution enables
holistic, real-time analytics on any instrumented industrial
equipment – plantwide & fleetwide. With real-time
analytics, companies receive early warning of developing
equipment anomalies, indicative of reliability, availability,
efficiency and compliance problems. With this early warning,
companies can improve equipment performance by preempting
small problems before they become large problems. SmartSignal
and EPI*Center offers benefits to multiple industries ranging
from energy and power generation to natural gas pipelines,
refineries, petrochemical and other process industries.
Investors in SmartSignal include ARCH Development Corp,
CID Equity Partners, Duchossois Technologies, Mitsui & Co.
Inc., River Cities Capital Funds, and the Stephens Group
Verity Corporation (www.verity.com),
headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a publicly-traded company providing enterprise
search software that enables organizations to discover, analyze and process all
the information within their enterprises. The company's solutions deliver integrated
search, classification, recommendation, monitoring and analytics across the real-time
flow of enterprise information, along with self-service Q & A interfaces.
In addition, Verity's business process management and content capture solutions
activate information and accelerate its flow from person to person and between
systems. Verity technology also serves as a core component of more than 260 applications
from leading independent software vendors. Around the world, more than 11,500
organizations of all sizes and types rely on mission-critical applications powered
by Verity software including ABB, AT&T, AXA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Capgemini,
Capital One, Cisco, Deloitte Consulting, EDGAR Online, Ford, GMAC, Hewlett-Packard,
Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Foundation, PricewaterhouseCoopers, UBS, Verizon, U.S.
Department of Defense including the armed forces units, and the U.S. Departments
of Energy and Justice.
XAware, Inc. (www.xaware.com),
founded in 1999 and based in Colorado Springs, CO, is a
worldwide provider of information integration, conversion,
and exchange solutions based upon eXtensible Markup Language
(XML) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). The XAware
integration suite enables the rapid delivery of standards-based
information services empowering companies to extend information
visibility across hundreds of application and legacy sources
for greater business agility. XAware leverages key corporate
IT resources allowing companies to significantly reduce
costs and future proof their investments in hardware and
software infrastructure. XAware features Common Information
Model (CIM) technology to dramatically reduce the complexity
challenge of integration projects. And, XAware delivers
radical time-to-value with implementation times that dramatically
improve an organization’s business agility and ability
to capitalize on total business information. XAware’s
customers include Fortune 500 organizations and over 20
different state and federal agencies.