Avalon Consulting, LLC And Lombardi Partner To Offer Business Process Management Solutions

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AUSTIN / MCKINNEY, TEXAS – August 21, 2007 – Lombardi®, a leader in business process management (BPM) software, and Avalon Consulting, LLC, a leader in the design, implementation, and management of Enterprise Content Solutions today announced that they have signed a partnership to jointly market and sell the strategic advisory and consulting services from Avalon combined with Lombardi’s award-winning Teamworks® and Blueprint BPM products.

Avalon Consulting recently introduced its Business Process Management practice to increase the value provided to its clients across Next Generation Web, e-Learning and Enterprise Search implementations. BPM services offer organizations a streamlined process of monitoring, analyzing, and proactively responding to data gathered from their business activities to determine where and how these solutions can best enhance business efficiency and ensure maximum return on IT investment.

“Business Process Management is rapidly becoming the crucial backbone of an optimal enterprise content management strategy,” said Chuck Williams, BPM practice manager, Avalon Consulting. “By partnering with Lombardi we will be able to dramatically enhance our ability to identify and deliver effective business process improvement for our customers using the Blueprint and Teamworks® BPM products.”

As part of the agreement, Avalon Consulting has joined Lombardi’s Certified Partner program. The program assists Lombardi partners in developing their BPM skills and revenue opportunities.

“Avalon has an excellent reputation of delivering high-value customer solutions quickly,” said Alan Godfrey, executive vice president of business development and marketing at Lombardi. “The combination of Lombardi’s products with Avalon Consulting’s expertise will maximize the value their clients derive from their overall BPM strategy and help them to be more process driven.”

Lombardi Teamworks is a leading BPM software suite for designing, executing, and improving business processes.Teamworks for Office™ makes it easy for anyone to participate in business process management using the familiar Microsoft® Office System products. Lombardi Blueprint™ is the only on-demand collaborative process planning tool that enables companies to map processes, identify problems and prioritize improvement opportunities.

About Avalon Consulting, LLC
Avalon Consulting, LLC, headquartered in Dallas, TX, and with offices in Denver, CO and Washington, DC, designs, builds, implements, and manages Enterprise scale content solutions for Next Generation Web, e-Learning, business process efficiency, and Search. The company expertly delivers critical, customized content management systems and portals; collaboration applications; state-of-the-art, interactive and innovative e-Learning courseware using the Applied Dynamic e-Learning Process & Tools (ADEPT™) model; integrated Business Process Management; and secure, reliable, and meaningful Search solutions across the enterprise. Continual and expert mentoring, knowledge transfer, and a hands-on customer service philosophy further guarantee Avalon delivers solutions that matter and are easily adaptable and maintainable. Avalon enjoys strategic partnerships with key industry organizations such as Autonomy, OutStart, Lombardi and Vignette Corporation.

Lombardi LogoLombardi, Teamworks are registered trademarks and Teamworks Process Optimizer, Teamworks Portal, Teamworks for Office 2003 and Lombardi Blueprint are trademarks of Lombardi Software, Inc. All other company/product names and service marks may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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