Further validating the companyâ€™s technology innovation, corporate momentum and industry thought leadership, OutlookSoft Corporation, the first company to enable predictable performance, today announced that it has been selected as one of â€œThe Next Big Thingâ€ companies by Sand Hill Group for the prestigious invitation-only Enterprise 2006 Conference.
This elite forum consists of CEOs from five fast-growth software companies presenting their corporate visions and demonstrating why their company is best positioned to propel the software industry to the next level. Phil Wilmington, OutlookSoft President and CEO, will posit to Enterprise 2006 attendees why predictive performance management is the next killer enterprise application and how OutlookSoft has the competitive technology advantage. The session will take place on October 10, 2006 at Inn at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach, CA.
â€œAs the software industry continues to evolve and customer needs shift accordingly, â€˜The Next Big Thingâ€™ companies are uniquely positioned to shape the way business leaders perceive and leverage new technologies to streamline the way they do business,â€ said M.R. Rangaswami, co-founder of The Sand Hill Group, organizers of the Enterprise 2006 conference. â€œOutlookSoft has established a proven track record of excellence, and continues to drive technology innovation for global brands spanning a multitude of industries. The company is well-positioned to become â€˜The Next Big Thingâ€™ of the software industry.â€
â€œThe heritage of â€˜The Next Big Thingâ€™ companies is that of overwhelming success and we plan to follow their exact path,â€ said Phil Wilmington, OutlookSoft President and CEO. â€œSelection as one of â€˜The Next Big Thingâ€™ companies validates OutlookSoftâ€™s ongoing commitment to deliver unmatched performance management expertise to the global enterprise. We empower our customers to make critical business decisions for measurable impact on the bottom line.â€
Findings from a recent survey* of 500 business and IT professionals conducted by BPM Partners indicated that organizations are recognizing the impact of Business Performance Management as a company-wide initiative. In an effort to synchronize departmental applications to provide an integrated perspective, 77 percent of respondents said that a unified solution, with a single database and interface, was important.
OutlookSoftâ€™s flagship solution — OutlookSoft 5â„¢ — is a unified, predictive performance platform that delivers features from a single enterprise-scale application for core process functionality such as strategic planning, predictive analytics, budgeting, forecasting, statutory consolidation, reporting, analysis, and more.