SOURCE: Clarizen

Clarizen

July 20, 2011 14:30 ET

Clarizen Continues to Evolve Beyond Traditional Project Management Software With New Release

Work Execution Software From Clarizen Features Increased Usability That Makes Managing Work Easy for Nearly Anyone

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 20, 2011) - Clarizen, the award-winning SaaS Work Execution Software company, today announced the release of v5.2, which gives customers enhanced customization features to better manage work activities. This new version of Clarizen's software is part of the company's continuing process to provide the critical functionality of complex project management software applications in a format that every worker can use to manage their daily tasks and projects. Clarizen v5.2 includes two major customization features, Custom Actions and Scheduled Workflow Rules along with a Centralized Customization Console so that admins now have one location to control system-wide customization preferences.

Due to the changing nature of work -- more offsite workers, projects involving multiple vendors and global teams -- companies need a solution that improves collaboration and work execution. Clarizen helps companies improve efficiency and maximize profitability by providing instant insight into activities across an entire enterprise. Unlike traditional project management software that solely benefits project managers, Clarizen makes all employees more efficient, while providing managers and executives with enterprise-wide visibility without labor-intensive reports. As a result, Clarizen has seen accelerated growth.

"Clarizen v5.2 provides more user flexibility for better collaboration, accountability and visibility across projects, departments and entire companies," said Avinoam Nowogrodski, co-founder and CEO of Clarizen. "Today's worker needs a structured, yet customized system to manage work, while companies need to drive efficiency and growth. Clarizen fulfills both needs by creating real-time insight all the way from projects to an entire company's bottom line."

Custom Actions
The new Custom Actions feature allows companies to add menu dropdown actions that are specific to that company's needs and regular workflows. Custom Actions give admin users the ability to:

  • Define a series of actions and let users choose to run them when needed.
  • Define different procedures for different activities.
  • Define which users are allowed to run the action and what conditions have to be met.

Scheduled Workflow Rules
Scheduled Workflow Rules allow users to predetermine when workflow rules run based on a specific date or timeframe. Workflow rules define and manage how processes are handled within Clarizen and contribute to effective project completion. Scheduled Workflow Rules evaluate if a workflow rule has been met and executes the defined actions automatically.

Additional Features
Clarizen v5.2 simplifies and streamlines the user experience with other customization enhancements, including:

  • Centralized Customization Console
  • Rollup Summary Fields
  • Add Object Action
  • Execute Workflow Rules on Related Objects
  • Business Rule Cloning
  • Custom Application enhancements

To learn more about Clarizen v5.2 go here. And for more information about Clarizen visit: http://www.clarizen.com/

About Clarizen
Clarizen delivers work execution software that powers the modern real-time enterprise by making employees and companies work better, smarter and faster. Employees can more efficiently manage and complete the highest-value tasks on time and in budget. Companies have direct visibility into work being accomplished and can course correct and/or plan resources accordingly to maximize results and profits. Clarizen's philosophy of 'robust simplicity' translates into products that model and enhance the way an enterprise works, while its 'user-first' design results in rapid adoption and acceptance across the enterprise.

Founded in 2005, Clarizen is privately held with offices in Hod Hasharon, Israel, and San Mateo, Calif. The company is backed by leading venture capital firms Benchmark Capital, Carmel Ventures, DAG Ventures and Opus Venture Capital and has raised more than $36 million in total investment.

Clarizen's customers include UPS, Autodesk, Anritsu, ESRI, Lenovo, and NBC Universal. For more information, visit http://www.clarizen.com.

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