Integrify Releases Version 4.0 of Request and Approval Management Software

Adds capabilities to further simplify reporting, improve security and system administration

Adds capabilities to further simplify reporting, improve security and system administration

Chicago, IL — June 8, 2006 — Integrify Software, a provider of Web-based request and approval management software, has announced the availability of Integrify 4.0 to further improve and enhance the business process management solution it provides to its customers.

Available in server and hosted versions, Integrify 4.0 offers a Web-based platform to centrally manage user requests from multiple locations, streamline workflow and operations, automate business processes and improve the overall customer experience, according to the solution provider.

Integrify said that the latest software release offers increased flexibility in process management, including enhanced forms management, more accessible reporting, easier-to-manage user interfaces and improved security, integration and system administration features.

"Flexibility and ease of use has always been Integrify's strong suits over the years," said Jessica Baldwin-Finke, project manager for Integrify customer Aspect Software. "Upgrading to Integrify 4.0 gave us even more control over each process while making user adoption smoother. They have made a good tool better in every aspect."

Integrify 4.0 is a request management system designed to let companies automate requests and streamline business processes. The software provides process definition, form creation and tracking tools to those responsible for processing requests, minimizing data entry and simplifying requests for approval and fulfillment.

Integrify 4.0 is Web-based, allowing for easy user accessibility and management of business processes, according to Integrify. The solution eliminates problems typically related to labor-intensive processes such as manual paper handling and e-mail requests, the solution provider said, and it can reduce costs per transaction 60-90 percent as opposed to paper-based processes.

The latest process management features include configurable email notification messages; due dates to help users meet service level agreements; process copying to save time and money; graphical task flows to simplify process definition; unlimited branching scales to handle any size process; and out-of-the-box support for building, testing and deploying processes.

Forms management features added to the new version include dynamic population of form fields using database queries; new question types that offer added flexibility; built-in form field validation process setbacks; the ability to import questions/choices from external sources; and section headers to guide users through forms.

Reporting capabilities include form data reporting that lets users find what they need more quickly; graphical reports that paint a complete picture; and time reports between statuses to help users meet their SLAs.

User interface capabilities include a recent activity list on the user dashboard; graphical process flows let users more easily track status; and sorting/paging support for lists to enhance navigation. Finally aecurity, integration and system administration updates include .NET-compiled code; customer-defined user data source, including LDAP support; multi-language support; a plug-in architecture for extended functionality; control access for administrators, users and testers on a by-process basis; and dynamic user groups that adapt instantly to organizational change.

Integrify 4.0 is available as either an installed server license or as a hosted service. Integrify's OnDemand solution provides the full functionality of Integrify via the Internet without the need to install and maintain software, which can reduce the risk, cost and time when implementing a solution for process management. Instead of installing the software on its own site, a company can directly access the software, updates and infrastructure, which are all maintained by Integrify.

Integrify is based in Chicago, and its customers include such companies as GlaxoSmithKline, BP, Northrop Grumman, Northern Natural Gas and Motorola.

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