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Hailee Sosnowski created a new topic Aptean Launches Manufacturing Calculator in the forums.
Atlanta, July 22, 2014 — Aptean has launched a free online cost savings calculator to help manufacturers visualize the potential impact of eliminating paper-based, performance measurement on the shop floor. By plugging in readily-available, currently reported metrics, the easy-to-use calculator illustrates the typical savings manufacturers can achieve – in terms of labor costs savings, material yield savings as well as capacity uplift potential – by using an out of the box manufacturing execution system (MES).

Aptean’s Factory solution is an MES designed to increase productivity and drive continuous improvement, while also providing manufacturers with real-time visibility into their shop floor operations. This insight enables manufacturers to take immediate steps to improve efficiencies by involving the workforce in decisions that impact production.

“Factory provides manufacturers with opportunities to improve every area of their operations from reducing down time to making better, actionable decisions,” said Jennifer Sherman, senior vice president, product management, Aptean. “We launched the Factory calculator to provide organizations with a high-level glimpse of how impactful these changes can be to their bottom lines – in a matter of weeks, not months.”

The calculator, available at www.savewithfactory.com, only takes a few minutes to complete. It is ideal for both multi-site and single plants in specific verticals, including food and beverage, automotive, consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical.

About Aptean
Aptean helps businesses profit, innovate and grow where the work gets done—in the call center, on the floor of the factory, at the end of the assembly line. That’s where Aptean’s CRM, ERP and Supply Chain software applications enable nearly 5,000 customers to satisfy their customers, operate more efficiently and stay at the forefront of their industry. Aptean is where software WORKS. For more information, visit www.aptean.com.
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Carrie Crabill created a new topic LaunchPad2X Announces Call for Applicants in the forums.
LaunchPad2X, an Atlanta-based women entrepreneurship program, announces today a call for applicants, seeking women founders and CEOs who are interested in accelerating the growth of their business, to participate in a month long educational and mentor program. The program offers entrepreneurs lessons in expanding business acumen, becoming investable and enhancing leadership skills from Fortune 1000 companies and private company executives, investors, academia, the U.S. Military, and professional service firms. The application deadline is August 15, 2014.

LaunchPad2X is intentionally designed exclusively for women-led businesses. While women are outpacing men in launching companies, overall women-led and women-owned businesses remain smaller and trail in growth. “Our goal is to reverse this trend by enhancing the skills and resources for women in entrepreneurial leadership roles, while providing them tools for igniting growth in their companies,” says Bernie Dixon, Chairman and President of the Atlanta Technology Angels, the foundational partner for LaunchPad2X program.

The program targets women running an early stage business who are ready to take their business to the next level and equips them with skills to grow rapidly from founder to Chief Executive Officer. Selected participants will be paired with experienced advisors to help guide them through leadership lessons and the process of getting "investor-ready.” The month long program includes three sessions that will cover a range of developmental courses addressing business strategy, tactics with investors and adopting a CEO-leadership style.

A panel of supporters and local business leaders will contribute to the program and review applications for acceptance. Supporters include Startup and Invest Atlanta, Advising Angels, Coles Business School at Kennesaw State University, The Cooks Warehouse, Frazier & Deeter, GH Consulting Group, KPMG, Morris Manning & Martin, Siavage Law Group, Trevelino/Keller and other key businesses throughout the Southeast. Additionally, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is the Enterprise-level banking sponsor for LauchPad2X. “Wells Fargo has a keen interest in supporting women entrepreneurs and new companies with innovative financial and business solutions. These up-and-coming leaders are positioned to have a huge impact and we want to partner with them to ensure their success,” says Sean Mabey, small business strategy director for Wells Fargo’s Southeast region. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for organizations interested in partnering with LaunchPad2X to support women entrepreneurs.

Past graduates of LaunchPad2X include companies that are beating the odds for startups; ninety percent of them are still in business, and all experienced a high growth period in the first year after the program - 300 percent revenue growth on average. The overwhelming majority of the companies have signed on huge customers such as GE, Walmart, Toys “R” Us, Apple, Aaron's, and Macys. “It’s inspiring to see how these companies have grown after graduating from LaunchPad2X,” continues Dixon. “They are hiring, working with contractors, growing revenue and becoming profitable early in the company's lifecycle. Our program also ensures that advisors and sponsors are available to provide ongoing assistance and serve the companies after graduation as needed.

Chosen applicants will attend LaunchPad2X sessions at various Atlanta business locations which provide participants an opportunity to interact and network with the local business community. Sessions will take place on Sept. 19, Oct. 3 and Oct. 14, 2014. Space is limited for this competitive program so interested entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply soon. To apply, download the application from angelatlanta.com/education/launchpad2x.

For questions, more information, or details about corporate sponsorship please contact Anne Hewitt at 609-616-2663 or hewitt.anne@gmail.com.

About LaunchPad2X
Launchpad2X is designed to foster the success of female entrepreneurs. The 2014 program, run in collaboration with Atlanta Technology Angels, is designed for women founders and leaders who want to take their business to the next level. Investors, venture capitalists, professional service firms, members of the Atlanta business community, and others will interact with participants during the program and receptions. Participants will have the opportunity to present to an advisory panel and receive individual coaching at the conclusion of the program, further increasing the potential for funding and growing their companies. For more information visit: angelatlanta.com/education/launchpad2x/.

About Atlanta Technology Angels
The Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA) is an organization comprised of 125 accredited investors and sponsors. ATA is a member led investment network that sources, performs due diligence, invests and provides post deal stewardship for early stage technology companies in Georgia and the Southeast. ATA ranks in the top 10 networks in the U.S. in portfolio size, members, and opportunity flow and invests in technology-based companies with large market potential.
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Megan Hall created a new topic Legal Software Company Aderant to Host Regional User Conference in London in the forums.
Registration now open for the 2014 Aderant Momentum EMEA User Conference

ATLANTA, LONDON – Jul. 21, 2014 – Aderant, the world’s largest independent legal software company, announced today that registration has opened for the 2014 Momentum EMEA User Conference, taking place 16-17 September 2014 at the May Fair Hotel in London. The conference is open to current Aderant clients, as well as industry professionals interested in learning more about Aderant and gaining legal industry insights.

The two day conference provides Aderant clients in the UK and Europe the opportunity to attend more than 30 educational and thought-leading sessions on industry best practices, Aderant software product updates, technology tips and tricks, client case studies and more. Sessions will also explore the business of legal and how business intelligence, pricing and risk management are now high on the agenda of law firms in order to protect their business and remain profitable in today’s highly competitive legal market.

In addition to these thought leadership sessions, attendees can learn more about Aderant partners, network with peers at regular break periods, lunches and evening events. A dedicated “Meet the Expert” booth will also be available, where the Aderant team will be on hand to discuss specific business and technical requirements with firms, as well as offer support and guidance on an individual basis.

To register, go to www.regonline.com/momentumemea2014. If you would like further information or have any questions about this event please contact Rebecca Roome at rebecca.roome@aderant.com or call +44 (0)20 7038 9600.

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About Aderant
Aderant, headquartered in Atlanta, is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and professional services firms. With a 35-year history as a global industry leader, Aderant supports 3,300 clients in more than 30 countries. Its clients represent 70 percent of the world’s largest firms and 86 percent of the Am Law 200 across all segments of the legal market. Among these clients, Aderant has maintained a combined customer retention rate of more than 95 percent. Aderant’s complete suite of solutions includes: business development, calendar/docket matter management with built-in court rules, client relationship management (CRM), practice and financial management, time and billing, case management, document management, and business intelligence. Aderant helps firms more effectively and profitably manage, grow, and protect their businesses. More information is available at www.aderant.com / Twitter: #Aderant @Aderant / LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/aderant.

Aderant, Aderant Expert, the Aderant logo, Expert, and Redwood Analytics are trademarks of Aderant Holdings, Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


Aderant Contact:

Megan Hall
Aderant Public Relations
Phone: +1 (404) 889-8553
Email: press@aderant.com
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Hailee Sosnowski created a new topic Aptean Launches New Release of Axis ERP for Metals Industry in the forums.
Aptean Launches New Release of Axis ERP for
Metals Industry


Atlanta, July 16, 2014 — Today, Aptean announced the launch of Axis 6.2, the latest version of its industry-leading ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution designed for metals producers, wire and cable manufacturers and metals service centers. Axis delivers innovative, yet practical, solutions to the strategic operational challenges of the metals industry and provides measurable results and return on investment.

Axis is the leading ERP solution for the metals industry, supporting the operations of many of the world’s largest metal, wire and cable manufacturers. For example, current Aptean customer Perryman Company’s forging operation is supported by virtually all of the available Axis modules:

“We use Aptean in the forging facility for planning and scheduling workflows, to know when we’re full, to define lead times, and for raw material purchases,” said Dick Thornburg, ERP manager, Perryman Company. “We use all of the material tracking functions for creating work orders and shop-floor packets, as well as production reporting and labor entry.”

The newest version of Axis 6.2 features new capabilities based on specific input from the customer base, including:

    Advanced Load Planning: Now providing a single, streamlined transaction to enable users to identify orders available to ship as well as build loads and execute complex load shipping.


    Shipping Load Verification: Ensures that the material in a load to be shipped is completely confirmed and verified across the shipping process, to further reduce possible delivery issues.


    Roll/Slit Planning: Plans multiple roll/slit (a metal shearing process that cuts a large roll of material into narrower roll) operations into a single work order that can include multiple sales orders. Planning is initiated by a search to identify the best material to suit the layout, with virtual tags utilized to plan intermediate material as it moves through the process.


    Distribution Processing: Designed for service centers and processors to pick, cut, pack and ship material directly from stock in a single transaction, without creating a production work order.


“Axis 6.2 has the specialized functionality that metals and wire and cable companies need to address the business challenges they face every day,” said Peter Weymouth, Axis product manager, Aptean. “Axis is designed specifically for metals-based companies to drive increased efficiency, reduce costs and maximize profitability.”

For more information on Axis ERP, please read:


    Why Axis?

    FORGING: “Enterprising Manufacturer Grows Into Forging”


About Aptean
Aptean helps businesses profit, innovate and grow where the work gets done—in the call center, on the floor of the factory, at the end of the assembly line. That’s where Aptean’s CRM, ERP and Supply Chain software applications enable nearly 5,000 customers to satisfy their customers, operate more efficiently and stay at the forefront of their industry. Aptean is where software WORKS. For more information, visit www.aptean.com.
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Megan Hall created a new topic Bowles Rice LLP Selects Aderant Expert Legal Practice Management Solution in the forums.
Client recommendations and high customer satisfaction ratings drive decision to switch to Aderant Expert

ATLANTA – Jul. 16, 2014 – Aderant, the world’s largest independent legal software company, announced today that West Virginia based law firm Bowles Rice LLP selected Aderant Expert as its new legal practice and financial management software. The move to Expert will help accommodate the firm’s exponential growth, allowing them to better manage multiple offices, evaluate business processes with enhanced reporting tools and discover new opportunities for growth and profitability.

Bowles Rice is a full-service defense firm with heavy emphasis in the energy sector. The 160 attorney firm is undergoing tremendous growth and seeking new ways to capture data and streamline business processes. As a result of this growth and additional business opportunities, the firm decided to test the market for new accounting software products. After an extensive vetting process, Bowles Rice determined that Aderant Expert was the best fit for its needs and continued growth strategy.

“In our search for new software, we were seeking an easy-to-use solution adaptable to our ever growing firm, as well as a technology partner who would not only provide the software, but also a strong support team to assist our firm during the software implementation and future use of the product,” commented Marc Monteleone, partner and chief financial officer at Bowles Rice. “We were most impressed by the quality of the support staff at Aderant and the recommendations we received from current Aderant clients, who all raved about their support experience. When you have a small accounting department that services eight offices in four states, it is important to have a strong software partner to work with on the various issues that arise from time to time.”

“Our Support team at Aderant has some of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry—about 95 percent,” shared David Carter, vice president of support at Aderant. “I think spending time with current Aderant clients at the 2014 Momentum User Conference and hearing their stories gave Bowles Rice the confirmation they needed to see that stats like this aren’t fabricated—they’re the real story.” Carter continued, “I look forward to working with Bowles Rice, supporting their Expert system, and helping them accelerate their growth.”

In addition to the core Aderant Expert practice and financial management solution, Bowles Rice will also implement several Aderant modules to improve firm processes and enhance productivity.

• The Expert Found Time module will help increase billable hours for the firm by automatically finding missed time entries
• Expert Paperless Billing will streamline firm billing processes, allowing for faster, lower cost invoicing and error reduction
• The Expert ClearView business intelligence suite will provide greater insight into internal firm processes, helping reduce risk and drive profits
• Expert Imaging expedites the document retrieval process, easing information access and decreasing administrative costs
• Expert Budgeting will help reduce time spent in the budget development processes, increase visibility and control for management, and decrease planning costs, including non-billable partner time

All modules integrate seamlessly with the core Aderant Expert system, providing a single-platform solution without requiring third-party add-ons. Bowles Rice has scheduled to be live on Expert in early 2016.


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About Aderant
Aderant, headquartered in Atlanta, is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and professional services firms. With a 35-year history as a global industry leader, Aderant supports 3,300 clients in more than 30 countries. Its clients represent 70 percent of the world’s largest firms and 86 percent of the Am Law 200 across all segments of the legal market. Among these clients, Aderant has maintained a combined customer retention rate of more than 95 percent. Aderant’s complete suite of solutions includes: business development, calendar/docket matter management with built-in court rules, client relationship management (CRM), practice and financial management, time and billing, case management, document management, and business intelligence. Aderant helps firms more effectively and profitably manage, grow, and protect their businesses. More information is available at www.aderant.com / Twitter: #Aderant @Aderant / LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/aderant.

Aderant, Aderant Expert, the Aderant logo, Expert, and Redwood Analytics are trademarks of Aderant Holdings, Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


Aderant Contact:

Megan Hall
Aderant Public Relations
Phone: +1 (404) 889-8553
Email: press@aderant.com
08:35 AM
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Carrie Crabill LaunchPad2X Announces Call for Applicants Atlanta’s Exclusive Entrepreneurs’ Program Designed to Foster the Success of Women-Run Companies Accepting Candidates for 2014 Program July 15, 2014 – Atlanta — LaunchPad2X, an Atlanta-based women entrepreneurship program, announces today a call for applicants, seeking women founders and CEOs who are interested in accelerating the growth of their business, to participate in a month long educational and mentor program. The program offers entrepreneurs lessons in expanding business acumen, becoming investable and enhancing leadership skills from Fortune 1000 companies and private company executives, investors, academia, the U.S. Military, and professional service firms. The application deadline is August 15, 2014. LaunchPad2X is intentionally designed exclusively for women-led businesses. While women are outpacing men in launching companies, overall women-led and women-owned businesses remain smaller and trail in growth. “Our goal is to reverse this trend by enhancing the skills and resources for women in entrepreneurial leadership roles, while providing them tools for igniting growth in their companies,” says Bernie Dixon, Chairman and President of the Atlanta Technology Angels, the foundational partner for LaunchPad2X program. The program targets women running an early stage business who are ready to take their business to the next level and equips them with skills to grow rapidly from founder to Chief Executive Officer. Selected participants will be paired with experienced advisors to help guide them through leadership lessons and the process of getting "investor-ready.” The month long program includes three sessions that will cover a range of developmental courses addressing business strategy, tactics with investors and adopting a CEO-leadership style. A panel of supporters and local business leaders will contribute to the program and review applications for acceptance. Supporters include Startup and Invest Atlanta, Advising Angels, Coles Business School at Kennesaw State University, The Cooks Warehouse, Frazier & Deeter, GH Consulting Group, KPMG, Morris Manning & Martin, Siavage Law Group, Trevelino/Keller and other key businesses throughout the Southeast. Additionally, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is the Enterprise-level banking sponsor for LauchPad2X. “Wells Fargo has a keen interest in supporting women entrepreneurs and new companies with innovative financial and business solutions. These up-and-coming leaders are positioned to have a huge impact and we want to partner with them to ensure their success,” says Sean Mabey, small business strategy director for Wells Fargo’s Southeast region. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for organizations interested in partnering with LaunchPad2X to support women entrepreneurs. Past graduates of LaunchPad2X include companies that are beating the odds for startups; ninety percent of them are still in business, and all experienced a high growth period in the first year after the program - 300 percent revenue growth on average. The overwhelming majority of the companies have signed on huge customers such as GE, Walmart, Toys “R” Us, Apple, Aaron's, and Macys. “It’s inspiring to see how these companies have grown after graduating from LaunchPad2X,” continues Dixon. “They are hiring, working with contractors, growing revenue and becoming profitable early in the company's lifecycle. Our program also ensures that advisors and sponsors are available to provide ongoing assistance and serve the companies after graduation as needed. Chosen applicants will attend LaunchPad2X sessions at various Atlanta business locations which provide participants an opportunity to interact and network with the local business community. Sessions will take place on Sept. 19, Oct. 3 and Oct. 14, 2014. Space is limited for this competitive program so interested entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply soon. To apply, download the application from angelatlanta.com/education/launchpad2x. For questions, more information, or details about corporate sponsorship please contact Anne Hewitt at 609-616-2663 or hewitt.anne@gmail.com. About LaunchPad2X Launchpad2X is designed to foster the success of female entrepreneurs. The 2014 program, run in collaboration with Atlanta Technology Angels, is designed for women founders and leaders who want to take their business to the next level. Investors, venture capitalists, professional service firms, members of the Atlanta business community, and others will interact with participants during the program and receptions. Participants will have the opportunity to present to an advisory panel and receive individual coaching at the conclusion of the program, further increasing the potential for funding and growing their companies. For more information visit: http://angelatlanta.com/education/launchpad2x/. About Atlanta Technology Angels The Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA) is an organization comprised of 125 accredited investors and sponsors. ATA is a member led investment network that sources, performs due diligence, invests and provides post deal stewardship for early stage technology companies in Georgia and the Southeast. ATA ranks in the top 10 networks in the U.S. in portfolio size, members, and opportunity flow and invests in technology-based companies with large market potential. Jul 15