SOURCE: Cicero Inc.

October 23, 2007 11:37 ET

Innovative Solutions Group and Cicero Inc. Form Strategic Alliance

New Alliance to Focus on Delivering Solutions to Government Agencies

CARY, NC--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading provider of desktop integration and automation software, and Innovative Solutions Group (ISG), a strategic consulting firm focused on delivering innovative information technology solutions to businesses and the government, announced today that they have formed an alliance to provide application integration and automation for government projects. In this new relationship ISG will include the Cicero integration framework as part of their offerings for client projects.

"Cicero's unique, non-invasive integration technology is ideal for projects where disparate, legacy systems need to be rapidly integrated to improve information sharing and communication," stated Robin Pearce, Senior VP for Corporate Development at ISG. "In addition to extending legacy applications, Cicero will enable us to consolidate information and applications, automate workflows, enforce rules and other requirements for compliance and support Service-Oriented Architectures with web services. Adding Cicero to our toolset positions ISG as an innovative IT provider to quickly solve some of the most critical issues facing government agencies today."

"Through this alliance, we will be able to offer our government customers a proven technology and services solution that addresses their integration needs. We look forward to working with ISG," stated John Broderick, CEO of Cicero Inc.

About Innovative Solutions Group

Innovative Solutions Group is a rapidly growing enterprise solutions services company comprised of a team of highly experienced strategists, developers, and project managers who specialize in the delivery of effective and innovative solutions. ISG provides expert information resource services to clients of all sizes to assist them in achieving their strategic intent.

Innovative Solutions Group is also the leader of an Enterprise Services Consortium composed of best of breed IT product and service companies. Their goal is to tackle the most complex problems facing their clients, working with their leaders and their staff to turn around organizations in the private and public sectors. The Enterprise Services Consortium is a dynamic group of proven technology companies who will benefit with the addition of the Cicero tool, Cicero Studio, to enhance integration capabilities. For more information on Innovative Solutions Group and the Enterprise Services Consortium, please visit

About Cicero Inc.

Cicero Inc. provides desktop integration, automation, and modernization solutions for contact centers and other complex information environments. Cicero aligns technology with business processes, streamlines user interactions, improves total productivity, assures completeness and compliance, reduces turnover, and raises knowledge-worker morale and effectiveness.

Patented Cicero technology quickly and non-invasively integrates disparate applications, enables legacy systems, and automates workflow tasks on the desktop. Cicero integration produces results in weeks, and ROI can be achieved in months. Cicero commits to results, which are impossible for invasive, server-side strategies and technologies.

Cicero's technology serves more than 50,000 knowledge workers at Merrill Lynch, IBM, Nationwide Insurance, and others large and small. In one recent implementation, Cicero integrated eight applications for nine hundred agents' desktops in just seven weeks and reduced average call times by approximately 40 seconds. The results include improved customer service and a $1+ million per year operating cost reduction. For more information about Cicero, please visit

Cicero and Cicero Studio are trademarks of Cicero Inc. and/or its affiliates. Other company names and/or products are for identification purposes and are the property of, and may be trademarks of, their respective owners.

Safe Harbor: Except for any historical information contained herein, this news release may contain forward-looking statements on such matters as strategic direction, anticipated return on investment, business prospects, the development and capabilities of the Cicero product group, new products and similar matters. Actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in this release of a variety of factors, including risks that customers may not adopt the Cicero technology, which Cicero Inc. may not successfully execute its new strategic initiative and other risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. For a description of other factors that could cause such a difference, please see Cicero Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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