SOURCE: Pilot Software

July 12, 2005 08:00 ET

Pilot Software Selected by Advanced Navigation and Positioning Corporation; Bijenkorf Department Stores; and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Chosen for Leading Ability to Foster Organization-Wide Alignment of Daily Execution With Strategic Objectives

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 12, 2005 -- Pilot® Software Inc., the original provider of operational performance management solutions, today announced additions to its growing customer base of more than 300 worldwide organizations with new customers Advanced Navigation and Positioning Corporation (www.anpc.com); Bijenkorf Department Stores (www.bijenkorf.nl); and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (www.epsrc.ac.uk).

"Pilot offered exactly what we were looking for: a scalable solution to align resources with strategy," said Andre Young, chief financial officer at Advanced Navigation and Positioning Corporation (ANPC). "The tremendous value of this organization-wide alignment is difficult to put a price on: what would it be worth to you if everyone on your team actually did the most important things they could do to move the goal forward each and every day?"

As industry experts such as Ventana Research report, ensuring organizational alignment of execution with strategy is as elusive as it is critical to an organization's success; for most organizations, lack of support for linking strategy, planning, and execution remains a significant barrier to realizing optimal performance improvements. Offering the first operational performance management solution focused on helping organizations sustain performance management success, Pilot's solutions enable employees to consistently execute strategically and do the right work every day to make tangible performance improvements and achieve organizational goals.

"We're delighted to see interest in Pilot's latest solution continue to cut across both the public and private sectors, meeting the needs of organizations with tens of employees as well as those with thousands," said Jonathan D. Becher, president and CEO of Pilot Software. "The addition of this latest group of customers further validates the widespread market need for Pilot's unique approach to operational alignment."

About Pilot Software

The only dedicated performance management provider to be named to the 2004 DM Review 100 and a finalist in the 2005 Codie Awards, Pilot is the leader in operational performance management solutions for customer operations, public sector, and Web channel organizations. The culmination of more than 15 years of development and industry expertise -- starting with the first-ever performance management solution deployed -- Pilot's solutions dramatically improve performance by rapidly aligning day-to-day execution with strategic objectives. Pilot's operational alignment framework includes software components for strategy plans and pathways; initiative management and prioritization; scorecards and dashboards; reports and ad hoc analysis; and modeling and integration. Customers include Advanced Navigation and Positioning Corporation, American Heart Association, The Boeing Company, Coors Brewing Company, General Services Administration, Health Net, Ingersoll-Rand, JetBlue, Pacific Life Insurance, Sarasota County Government of Florida, and SMARTpages.com®.

Pilot Software is privately held with funding from Excelsior Venture Partners III, LLC, a private equity fund managed by U.S. Trust; G-51 Capital, a Texas-based venture capital firm; and individual investors, including management team members. More information is available at www.pilotsoftware.com.

©2005 Pilot Software Inc. All rights reserved. Pilot is a registered trademark of Pilot Software Inc. All other trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.

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