Wednesday, July 1, 2009

NCsoft Plays to Win with Lombardi Business Process Management (BPM) Suite

NCsoft Plays to Win with Lombardi Business Process Management (BPM) Suite

World's largest developer of online computer games manages products with teamworks BPM software.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2008

Lombardi (http://www. lombardi. com)®, a leader in business process management (BPM) software, today announced that NCsoft (http://www. ncsoft. com)® (KSE: 036570.KS), the world's largest developer and publisher of online computer games, has deployed its award-winning Teamworks® BPM software suite in its North American business unit to support its product development and publishing processes.

"With NCsoft's rapidly growing product line, we needed a BPM solution to help manage the publishing of our titles." said Robert Cordero, Game Operations Manager at NCsoft. "Teamworks makes collaboration more systematic and productive. Its reporting features aide us in isolating bottlenecks in our processes, thus allowing us to increase efficiency and performance."

NCsoft is a global leader in the games industry with unrivaled online game development abilities and a top notch publishing network. It currently utilizes Teamworks to manage the publish process, and plans to expand its use into core processes later this year. An important factor in the selection of Teamworks was its ease-of-use and focus on enabling business and IT collaboration.

"It is exciting to be helping innovation companies such as NCsoft bring their products to market even faster," said Phil Gilbert, EVP and chief technology officer at Lombardi. "Teamworks is designed to be scalable and collaborative, delivering enterprise-class BPM to support their growing business both now and into the future."

Lombardi Teamworks (http://www. lombardi. com/bpm-software-products. php) is a leading BPM software for designing, executing, and improving business processes. Teamworks for Office™ makes it easy for anyone to participate in business process management using the familiar Microsoft® Office System products. Lombardi Blueprint (http://www. lombardi. com/bpm-blueprint-product. php)™ is the only on-demand, collaborative process documenting tool that enables companies to map processes, identify problems and prioritize improvement opportunities.

About NCsoft Corporation
NCsoft North America is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation. NCsoft, with its own development and publishing offices in Texas and California, also works with other NCsoft subsidiaries and third party developers throughout North America to develop and publish innovative online entertainment software products. The company has successfully launched multiple online titles in the last three years and continues to support its franchises, which include Lineage®/Lineage II, City of Heroes®/City of Villains®, Guild Wars®/Guild Wars Factions®/Guild Wars Nightfall®/Guild Wars: Eye of the North™, Dungeon Runners™, Exteel™ and Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa®. More information about NCsoft can be found at http://www. plaync. com (http://www. plaync. com).

About Lombardi
Lombardi is a leader in business process management (BPM) software for companies, systems integrators and government agencies. We offer award-winning BPM technology, know-how and services to help our customers succeed with their process improvement initiatives.

Lombardi is behind some of the largest, most successful BPM implementations in the world. Our customers include Allianz Group, Aflac, Banco Espirito Santo, Barclays Global Investors, Dell, El Paso Energy, FETAC, Financial Services Authority, Ford Motor Company, Hasbro, ING Direct, Intel, Maritz Travel, National Bank of Canada, National Institute of Health, Safety-Kleen, T-Mobile, UCLH, Xbridge and numerous governmental agencies. For more information, visit www. lombardi. com.

Lombardi, Teamworks are registered trademarks and Teamworks Process Optimizer, Teamworks Portal, Teamworks for Office 2003 and Lombardi Blueprint are trademarks of Lombardi Software, Inc. All other company/product names and service marks may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

NCsoft, the interlocking NC logo, ArenaNet, Tabula Rasa, PlayNC, Lineage, City of Heroes, City of Villains, Guild Wars, Guild Wars Factions, Guild Wars Nightfall, Guild Wars: Eye of the North, Dungeon Runners, Exteel, Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.