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  • 19 July 2011 20:46

OpenText Metastorm Releases New BPM, Smart Business Workspace and Business Performance Intelligence Dashboards

Solutions Leverage Social Collaboration for Productivity Enhancements and Process Optimisation

OpenText's (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) Metastorm business, a leading provider of business process management (BPM), business process analysis (BPA), and enterprise architecture (EA) software for business transformation, has announced the release of Version 9.1 of the Metastorm BPM® software suite, Version 9.0 of Metastorm Smart Business Workspace and Metastorm's new Business Performance Intelligence Dashboards.

Key features include:

- Enhanced Social BPM capabilities that help to facilitate collaborative process design and instant collaboration on specific work items for faster, improved resolution

- Ability to find colleagues fast with individual user profiles searchable by user's skills

- Enhanced design features that support the development of more dynamic applications for improved usability, higher user productivity and rapid global deployment

- New Metastorm Business Performance Intelligence Dashboards that deliver dynamic and easily personalised graphical dashboards to facilitate meaningful data analysis for informed decision-making across the Metastorm Business Transformation Platform

Metastorm BPM is recognised by the top industry analyst firms and by its customers as a leading technology for business process management due to the breadth and depth of its functionality. The new capabilities in this release enable organisations to take the lessons learned from social media and apply them to business processes allowing organisations to drive greater business productivity and improvement.

These new product enhancements help organisations successfully implement business process improvement initiatives by empowering users to become more engaged and productive. Metastorm's social collaboration tools provide businesses with a highly personalised workspace and unparalleled access to top contributors, enabling them to drive innovation and increase collaboration and improve efficiency among employees. These tools help employees find other people within their organisation with specific skill sets required to help them complete their work. Companies can also route work to the most appropriate employee based on individual skills and workload ensuring the most cost-effective strategy for work allocation.

"Our latest versions of Metastorm BPM and Metastorm Smart Business Workspace apply the concepts of connecting today's knowledge workers by leveraging social networking and social collaboration tools in a way that offers a highly personalised user experience. This results in faster, easier access to information anytime and anywhere," said Greg Carter, chief technology officer and executive vice president of Metastorm. "The addition of the Metastorm Business Process Intelligence dashboards further strengthens our ability to offer our customers the resources to make smart, informed business decisions and drive meaningful change across the enterprise."

"The latest release of Metastorm BPM and Metastorm Smart Business Workspace and addition of the Metastorm Business Process Intelligence dashboards confirms Metastorm's commitment to investing in product innovation, exploring new solutions and the ability to make great strides to achieve our product roadmap post-merger with OpenText," said Robert Caldwell, general manager of the Metastorm business unit at OpenText. "We are excited to offer our customers these enhanced solutions to help them achieve their business goals and vision."

OpenText Metastorm offers a complete business transformation platform powered by its market-leading software for enterprise and business architecture, business process analysis, and business process management. The Metastorm platform helps organisations close the gap between strategy and execution and gain the visibility, planning, management, agility and insight needed to make the right business improvements. With Metastorm, OpenText offers the most comprehensive platform for change for an organisation from the strategy and goals that drive the business, to the day-to-day systems, processes and people that run it, to the content needed to make the best business decisions. For details and success stories, visit

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About OpenText

OpenText, a global ECM leader, helps organisations manage and gain the true value of their business content. OpenText brings two decades of expertise supporting 100 million users in 114 countries. Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts to help organisations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. For more information, visit

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