SOURCE: Cicero Inc.

Cicero Inc.

June 15, 2009 09:00 ET

Tata Consultancy Services Selects Cicero to Join Elite Co-Innovation Network (COIN™) to Develop Business Productivity Solutions

CARY, NC--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading provider of desktop automation and integration solutions, today announced that it has been selected to join Tata Consultancy Services' (TCS) Co-Innovation Network (COIN™). This designation allows Cicero to partner with academia, customers, industry thought leaders, research labs and others to deliver unique and innovative solutions to TCS's clients.

As the inventor of the original desktop automation platform, Cicero has pioneered technology that has streamlined business process and increased efficiency and efficacy for enterprise-level organizations. Working within the COIN program will enable Cicero to collaborate with TCS resources, bringing its unique approach and technology to market more effectively through their global channels, customer base and additional partnerships.

This distinguished program provides Cicero with access to the Tata Consultancy Innovation Labs and solutions base for potential customers across vertical markets and their BPO business. TCS will now have a new technology they can take to market and use with customers to provide a competitive advantage.

"We are happy to join forces with an experienced industry leader and technology pioneer like Cicero," said Ajoy Mallik, Global Head, COIN, VC and Emerging Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services. "Cicero helps companies maximize the value of their current application investments by enabling them to easily and seamlessly reconfigure their users' desktops, automate their processes and allow interoperability between applications. This innovative approach is a tremendous asset to our network and we are thrilled that we can provide that kind of significant business value to our clients through this relationship."

"It is a tremendous honor to be selected for this program for our depth of expertise and legacy of innovation in desktop automation technology," said John Broderick, CEO, Cicero Inc. "Being included in a partnership program with some of the top universities and companies, plus the global presence and reputation of TCS, gives us the exciting prospect of collaborating with the best of the best to drive further innovation and provide even better value for customers with the added comfort of being 'COIN Accepted.' It also enables us to expand our base and offer our technology paradigm across multiple markets. We are eager to see what the future holds and look forward to a mutually prosperous partnership."

About Cicero Inc.

Cicero Inc. provides a unique approach to unifying desktop applications designed to address the specific business process needs for Global Fortune 500 and other companies and government organizations. The Cicero Platform is the original, patented desktop integration solution that streamlines business processes by automating applications and supporting Service Oriented Architectures, enhancing functionality of existing technology, increasing efficiency and effectiveness and improving customer satisfaction. Enterprise clients such as Merrill Lynch and Nationwide Financial create and deploy fully integrated solutions within weeks and typically achieve a Return on their Investment within months. Learn more about Cicero at www.ciceroinc.com.

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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