SOURCE: OpenAir

May 02, 2007 15:30 ET

OpenAir CEO to Present at Annual Technology Professional Services Association Summit

Panner to Discuss Software's Role in SOX Compliance

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2007 -- OpenAir, the preeminent provider of on-demand Professional Services Automation (PSA) software, announced today that CEO Morris Panner will be presenting on PSA's vital role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance at the Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA) Summit, May 6-8 in San Diego. Panner will be joined by James Schein, Consulting Practice Director at Oracle.

"I'm very excited to speak with James at the TPSA Summit," said Panner. "At OpenAir, we have shown that PSA is the best way for enterprise services organizations to manage the increasingly complex requirements of SOX, and I look forward to sharing our experiences with other TPSA members."

Panner joins presenters from HP, Symantec, GE Healthcare, BEA and others at the TPSA Summit, taking place May 6-8 in San Diego. For more information on the TPSA Summit, along with community resources including important industry news and key financial trends, TPSA programs and member benefits, visit www.tpsaonline.com.

About TPSA

The Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA) is the first and only organization for executives who create, produce, deliver, manage, measure, and optimize technology services in the world's leading corporations. Member companies represent a diverse group of market segments including hardware and software products, systems integration, on-demand hosted applications, and value-added solutions. Through membership collaboration and management expertise, TPSA provides the information, concepts, models, and best practices required for success in the critical professional services component of the technology enterprise.

About OpenAir

Based in Boston, OpenAir Professional Services Automation (PSA) software enables professional services firms to gain controls and insight on their financial best practices. OpenAir empowers executives to track projects, teams, and billable hours for improving employee utilization and to streamline project management. OpenAir Consulting provides both expert deployment advice on the OpenAir product as well as Services Best Practices Consulting as part of the OpenAir Optimize™ Services Program. Relying on a highly experienced team of former Bain, Accenture, Deloitte, Cambridge Technology Partners and Mercer consultants, OpenAir has developed comprehensive programs for both the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployment paradigm as well as for the services vertical industries. OpenAir has helped leading services organizations across six continents increase profits through its subscription-based solution. For additional information, please visit www.openair.com.

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