OutSystems Announces New Agility Award Winners

OutSystems’ Award Program Recognizes Latest Agile Application Projects Delivered On Time, On Budget and With 100 Percent User Adoption

San Ramon, 31st January, 2010

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OutSystems®, provider of the industry-leading Agile Platform, today announced two new winners of the OutSystems Agility Award program, recognizing accomplishments for projects that were delivered following an Agile process and exhibited real business benefit.

The winning companies are IMI – Imagens Médicas Integradas and ANA Aeroportos de Portugal.

The Agility Award program was launched at the end of May 2009. The awards are submission-based and recognize teams and organizations who have fully embraced Agile methodologies and iterative, user-oriented development to deliver application projects on time, on budget and with 100 percent user adoption.

In the spirit of Agile, the Agility Awards will be given on an on-going, monthly basis. For a list of all award winners visit www.outsystems.com/company/agility-awards/.

Agility Award Winning Projects and Supporting Quotes

IMI and their integrator, the OutSystems Solution Delivery team, for IMS – Imagiology Management System, that supports all the activities related with the radiology business, including schedule management, call-center, appointment management, reception check-in, billing, dictation & transcription, accounting and human resources. The IMS supports connection to third party Health Care Systems using standard protocol HL7. Delivered in 22 weeks with 6 sprints.
"We have a very dynamic team that is always suggesting new features to improve workflow performance. OutSystems’ agile methodology and supporting Agile Platform gives IMI the flexibility to change business and workflow rules every week if we want.”– Nelson Mendes, Project Manager at IMI.

ANA Aeroportos de Portugal and their integrator, the OutSystems Solution Delivery team, for a CRM project which was designed to unify the way Customer Relations and Marketing work; sharing information from an aviation and non-aviation perspective across 4 airports (Lisbon, Porto, Faro and the Azores) and the ANA head offices. The main goal is to manage all customer information through a single application by seamlessly integrating information from other systems. Delivered in 18 weeks with 5 sprints.
“Using OutSystems’ agile methodology, it was possible to align the requirements from the Customer Management & Marketing teams with the new CRM solution from day one, and the Agile Platform lets us efficiently implement new requirements for future CRM improvements.” – Célia Macieira, IT Manager at ANA Aeroportos.

OutSystems' Supporting Quote

“We’re excited to see the latest group of award-winning Agile projects this quarter”, said Mike Jones, agile evangelist and Vice President of Marketing for OutSystems. “Both projects represent business critical applications that have been delivered in less than 6 months by using Agile methodologies; a true testament to the power of Agile and the Agile Platform.”

Supporting Resources

To learn more about the Agility Award program and the projects that have won an Agility Award previously visit www.outsystems.com/company/agility-awards/

About OutSystems

OutSystems’ Agile Platform is used by IT teams around the world to rapidly develop and manage flexible web applications and business processes using agile methodologies. The integrated platform unifies the two life-cycles of application development and business process management within a single, powerful environment—enabling the automation of business processes and delivery of flexible web applications that are built for continuous change.
Companies use the Agile Platform to integrate, develop, deploy, monitor and change web apps and business processes—delivering business value in weeks rather than months or years.
Introduced in 2001, with over 6,500 installations, OutSystems’ Agile Platform has been honored with multiple CODiE and JOLT awards and is supported by an active community of more than 1,700 developers, 500 certified practitioners and over 50 implementation partners. Its free Community Edition is also available at https://www.outsystems.com/download.

For additional information, please visit  https://www.outsystems.com.

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