SOURCE: Cincom Systems

October 25, 2006 18:06 ET

Today's Complacency Is Tomorrow's Casualty

"Stepping Up to the Global Competitive Challenge"

CINCINNATI, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 25, 2006 -- Cincom Systems' award-winning Expert Access e-zine features a thought leadership article today titled "Stepping up to the Global Competitive Challenge" written by Thomas Nies, Cincom CEO and the longest active serving CEO in the computer industry. The article addresses key global competitive challenges facing business today.

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Nowhere to Run

"Stepping up to the Global Competitive Challenge" provides proven principles and processes that are working... right now in the global business environment.

Nowhere to Hide

The 24 x 7 x 365 global business environment is taking no prisoners. Today's complacency is tomorrow's casualty.

Nowhere to Even Stand Still

Success and survival depend on the continual improvement of processes, products, productivity and personnel. "Stepping up to the Global Competitive Challenge" examines how the speed and changing nature of global competition is making businesses stronger.

About Tom Nies:

The longest actively serving CEO in the computer industry, Nies was recognized by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 as "the epitome of the entrepreneurial spirit of American business." In 1992, British Prime Minister Edward Heath honored Nies for Cincom's role in helping to bring the software industry to England. In 1995, he was profiled by the Smithsonian Institute as one of the "pioneers of the software industry," alongside other industry giants such as Bill Gates (Microsoft) and Larry Ellison (Oracle). In 2004, Ernst & Young inducted Nies into its Entrepreneur of the Year Hall of Fame. In 2005, along with the CEO of Adobe, Nies won the International Stevie Award for Best Executive in the International Business Awards -- "the business world's own Oscars," according to the New York Post. In 2005, Nies also received the University of Cincinnati Lifetime Achievement award and, in 2006, was named as one of the Top Ten IT Visionaries by START-IT magazine.

About Cincom Systems

Cincom delivers and supports innovative software and services to simplify complex business processes. For nearly 40 years, we have empowered thousands of clients worldwide to outperform the competition by providing ways to increase revenue, control cost, minimize risk, and achieve rapid ROI.

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