SOURCE: Windward Consulting Group

February 13, 2007 09:40 ET

Windward Formalizes Affiliation With Global OSS/BSS Organization

HERNDON, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- Windward, the premier operational management consulting and systems engineering firm, today announced its corporate membership in the TeleManagement Forum (TMF), a world class standards body for the development and integration of OSS/BSS for the telecommunications industry. While working with many of the leading telecommunications companies in North America, Windward has continually leveraged TMF's best-practice guidelines and standards as an integrated part of our projects. This formal membership is another step Windward has taken to continue collaborating with the leading organizations in the industry and to contribute to the development of common OSS/BSS goals, principles and standards. "The TeleManagement Forum is very pleased to welcome Windward Consulting Group as a member," stated Aileen Smith, Chief Operating Officer, TeleManagement Forum. "With their expertise in OSS systems integration and eTOM process consulting," continued Smith, "We feel they will make a positive contribution to the work of the TeleManagement Forum and our industry." Michael Biddick, Windward's vice president of solutions commented, "By actively working with organizations such as the Telemanagement Forum (TMF), Windward can leverage our best practices and intellectual property to provide even greater value to our customers. Having experience across industries and with multiple standards helps us formulate solutions that are relevant to our clients and helps them achieve business goals," Biddick continued.

About Windward

Founded in 1997, Windward provides strategic management consulting and systems integration services to organizations that rely on their network and systems infrastructure as a key business asset. Windward takes a fresh look at organizational objectives and develops a strategy on which to build dynamic solutions that continually increase clients' return on investment, increase efficiencies and overall reliability, as well as reduce operational costs. Windward works with a diversified, global customer base consisting of Fortune 500 companies, service providers, and government agencies. For more information on Windward, please visit or email

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