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Avalon Consulting and Lombardi Partner to Offer Business Process Management Solutions

Companies focused on promoting business efficiency through BPM across knowledge management disciplines.

Austin and McKinney, Texas August 21, 2007 - Lombardi® (, a leader in business process management (BPM) software, and Avalon Consulting, LLC (, a leader in the delivery and management of Enterprise Content Solutions today announced that they have signed a partnership to jointly market and sell the strategic advisory and consulting services from Avalon combined with Lombardi's award-winning Teamworks® and Blueprint BPM products.

Avalon Consulting recently introduced its Business Process Management practice to increase the value provided to its clients across Next Generation Web, e-Learning and Enterprise Search implementations. BPM services offer organizations a streamlined process of monitoring, analyzing, and proactively responding to data gathered from their business activities to determine where and how these solutions can best enhance business efficiency and ensure maximum return on IT investment.

"Business Process Management is rapidly becoming the crucial backbone of an optimal enterprise content management strategy," said Chuck Williams, BPM practice manager, Avalon Consulting. "By partnering with Lombardi we will be able to dramatically enhance our ability to identify and deliver effective business process improvement for our customers using the Blueprint and Teamworks® BPM products."

As part of the agreement, Avalon Consulting has joined Lombardi's Certified Partner program ( The program assists Lombardi partners in developing their BPM skills and revenue opportunities.

"Avalon has an excellent reputation of delivering high-value customer solutions quickly," said Alan Godfrey, executive vice president of business development and marketing at Lombardi. "The combination of Lombardi's products with Avalon Consulting's expertise will maximize the value their clients derive from their overall BPM strategy and help them to be more process driven."

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

About Avalon Consulting, LLC

Avalon Consulting, LLC, headquartered in McKinney, TX, and with offices in Denver, CO and Washington, DC, designs, builds, implements, and manages Enterprise Content Solutions for Next Generation Web, e-Learning, Business Process Management, and Search. The company expertly delivers critical, customized Content Management Systems and Portals; Collaboration applications; state-of-the-art, custom e-Learning design using the Applied Dynamic e-Learning Processes & Tools (ADEPTTM) model; integrated Business Process Management; and secure, reliable, and meaningful Search solutions across the enterprise. Continual and expert mentoring, knowledge transfer, and a hands-on customer service philosophy further guarantee Avalon delivers solutions that matter and are easily adaptable and maintainable. Avalon enjoys strategic partnerships with key industry organizations such as Autonomy, OutStart, Lombardi and Vignette Corporation. For more information on Avalon and its service and solutions offerings please visit

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 become Process-Driven. Lombardi products are built on open standards and provide ongoing prioritization, planning, visibility and control of business processes, increasing the speed and flexibility with which organizations can manage their business process activity and decision-making.

Lombardi is behind some of the largest, most successful BPM implementations in the world. Our customers include Allianz Life, Aflac, Dell, Hasbro, ING Direct, Maritz Travel, Reuters, Renault F1 Team, Sprint, T-Mobile, The UK Insolvency Service, Universal Music Group and the U.S. Government. For more information, visit

Sable Robertson, Avalon Consulting, LLC

Press Contact: Wayne Snell
Company Name: Lombardi
Phone: 512-382-8200 +377

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