SOURCE: OpenAir

March 25, 2008 09:04 ET

OpenAir Sponsors Leading European Professional Services Conference

TOP-Step Consulting and OpenAir Will Co-Present on Managing the Global Services Organization

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - OpenAir, the world's leading provider of on-demand project management software, announced today their sponsorship of Technology Services Europe 2008 presented by the Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA).

The event being held April 2-4 features a world class line-up of leading industry experts addressing the major challenges and opportunities facing European professional services managers.

TOP-Step Consulting, a leading consultancy on global professional services operations, will present with OpenAir on the challenges of managing a global services organization in a presentation entitled: "Global Services, Global Solutions -- How the right tools drive cross-border growth."

"In an era of increased focus on efficiency, global services operations are more important than ever," Jodi Cicci, CEO of TOP-Step Consulting said. "The global marketplace is rich with opportunities for those who take advantage of the right tools and processes to support smart strategy."

A link to the presentation overview can be found here: http://www.technologyserviceseurope.com/case_studies.html

"We are thrilled to sponsor and present at this groundbreaking conference," said OpenAir CEO Morris Panner. "We strive to promote the exchange of knowledge within the professional services community, and TPSA provides a unique forum to share experiences and best practices."

For more information on the Technology Services Europe 2008 conference, please visit http://www.technologyserviceseurope.com/

About TPSA

The Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA) helps its member companies achieve and sustain operational excellence within their professional service businesses. TPSA is the first and only industry association to focus exclusively on Technology Professional Services. Its members include the leading TPS practitioners.

Led by experienced TPS professionals and thought leaders, TPSA provides real-world guidance to address complex and pressing business challenges. Among its popular member benefits is TPSA Research, which includes the industry's only comprehensive TPS Benchmark Study. TPSA also provides advisory services, unique industry insights, and both web-based and in-person collaboration platforms to better manage the business of delivering technology professional services.

About OpenAir

OpenAir is the world's leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) project management software. Offering both Professional Services Automation (PSA) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions, OpenAir provides project-based organizations and firms the tools they need to grow their businesses quickly and profitably. Providing enterprise-level functionality for businesses of all sizes, OpenAir has more than 42,000 active users across 300 world class firms utilizing the software to better capture billable time, manage projects and resources and bill customers. Coupled with a team of highly experienced consultants from some of the world's leading services firms, OpenAir PSA and OpenAir PPM drive higher profits through improved utilization, visibility and data collection. To learn more or schedule a demo, please visit www.openair.com.

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