QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Tony Winter Chief Technology Officer, QAD, & Brandon Gibbs Technical Account Mgr for Strategic Accounts, Progress Software QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Safe Harbor Statement The following is intended to outline QADs general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, functional capabilities, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any
features or functional capabilities described for QADs products remains at the sole discretion of QAD. 2 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Business Making Progress 3 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Progress Software Snapshot 30 years of Experience -
NASDAQ: PRGS Headquarters: Bedford, MA Customer Sites: Over 140,000 Offices: 90 Worldwide Revenue: $530M + Employees: 1800+ Founded: November 1981 Global Presence - Deployed in 175 countries worldwide 4 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Progress Customer & Partner Base
Progress community $5B total annual revenue 5 Million users worldwide 1,500 Partners deliver 5,000 unique business applications VAR Business 5-star rating for partner program PSC and its application partners add 600K new users each year 5 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Progress Customer & Partner Base 60% of Fortune 500 manufacturers use Progress technology Progress serves the leaders in many markets
- 4 out of 5 of 3 out of 4 of 4 out of 5 of 2 out of 4 of 16 out of 25 the worlds largest in electronics the worlds largest in medical the worlds largest in beverage world's largest in food of the worlds largest auto suppliers Over 250 SaaS Providers using Progress technologies today to deploy, manage or integrate over 700 SaaS applications 6
QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Progress & QAD Partners for over 27 years Progress and QAD product road maps are very closely aligned QAD continues to take advantage of new Progress technologies Thank you for your loyalty and business! 7 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future QADs Requirements for a Technology Platform 8
QAD & Progress Direction For the Future QAD & Progress Deliver Business Value Via the Database Auditing via Enhanced Controls update Performance w/Type II areas Via the Servers AppSvr is Business Services Layer for entire app Backend database options via DataServers Via the Clients OpenClient used to support .NET UI and QXtend WebSpeed in Customer Self Service (CSS) & Manufacturing Via the IDE OE Architect for development productivity 9
QAD & Progress Direction For the Future QAD & Progress Deliver Business Value Via the ABL Core Business Logic for QAD EE OOABL with QXtend Client Principle Object with Auditing Via Platform Support 37 and counting Via Data Management / Replication Tools OE Replication used to protect On Demand customers Via SQL Compliance ODBC access for Analytics and Service & Support Via Sonic Enterprise Service Bus Interoperates with QXtend
10 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future QAD Performance Tests on Real Data Execution Time (seconds) 16.0 14.0 14.0 12.8 13.8 12.8
12.0 12.2 11.7 11.3 10.0 11.0 10.9 9.4 8.0 9.8
8.5 6.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 4 5 6 OE 10.2A 7 8
9 OE 10.2B Query 11 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future 12 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future The New Imperative: Not What is Happening, But What Will Happen? Continuously anticipate problematic events and re-prioritize the supply chain to optimize product delivery organizations need to improve their
overall situational awarenessGartner calls this Operational Responsiveness Dynamically up-sell based on customer activity, context and location Investigate potentially fraudulent activity while its happening and prevent it from spreading 13 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Progress Delivers Operational
Responsiveness Real-time Business Visibility Immediate Sense-andRespond Continuous Business Process Improvement Continuously improve your business Operational Responsiveness
14 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future OpenEdge: Our Vision OpenEdge is the leading application platform for simplifying the delivery of responsive business applications in the cloud 15 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future The New Requirements of Business Applications End users requirements
Developers requirements Visibility Reduced cost of development Agility Easier customization of applications Process improvement More use cases Business empowerment
Modernization of existing applications 16 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future The New Business Application Architecture Application Application DBMS DBMS Traditional Application
Business Process Application To build business process applications, a business processenabled application development platform is needed. 17 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future What is a Business Process? + People and Systems Workflow Description +
Information + Business Rules = Process + Metrics & Measurements 18 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future QAD & Progress Partnering to Utilize
the Progress Savvion BPM for You Application Developers Business Analysts Business Managers BPA BPE Business Process Execution Business Process Analyses
BPI Business Process Improvement 19 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future QAD Visions Increase Responsiveness and Reduce Costs CSR Shipping Service & Support
Customers 20 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Operational Responsiveness with OE BPM OpenEdge BPM Enabling the development of business process applications Savvion BPM Suite Leading BPM suite for defining, executing and monitoring business processes +
OpenEdge Robust DBMS and business language for automating steps in business processes 21 QAD & OpenEdge BPM Application Integration Presentation Layer Common Common Services Services Layer Business Layer
Data Layer 22 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Why OpenEdge BPM & QAD? First to market with business process-enabled application development platform Integration with OpenEdge Built on marketleading Savvion BPM technology Ability to enhance existing OpenEdge Aligns with QADs vision
of connecting people and process 23 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Existing Systems Can Be Modernized Into Business Process Applications Out-of-box adapters - Database integration Web services integration JMS integration Email integration QAD integration SAP integration Documentum
integration Microsoft Office Progress Actional Progress Apama Progress Sonic Adapter framework 24 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Summary Progress is investing heavily into OpenEdge Progress & QAD partnership is as strong as ever Progress investments into innovative technologies continue to bring value to QAD and their customers
The future is bright! 25 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Metrics Affected Benefits Maximize use of existing capital investment, with better response time Eliminate non-value add process steps Improve communication with the entire supply chain Anticipate problems to improve responses Better user adoption 26
QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Next Steps Attend General Session - QAD Technology Foundation and Interoperability - Wednesday at 9:00 AM - Speaker: Tony Winter 27 QAD & Progress Direction For the Future Questions & Answers Tony Winter Brandon Gibbs [email protected]
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