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FileNet announces Origin Energy as 2004 global Innovation Award winner

  • 25 November, 2004 15:14

<p>SYDNEY—November 25, 2004—FileNet Corporation, a leading provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, today announced Australian energy company Origin Energy as a winner of the international 2004 FileNet Innovation Award, presented recently at the company's user conference in Anaheim, California.</p>
<p>FileNet recognised and honoured customers and ValueNet® partners from five industry categories for the Best Enterprise Content Management (ECM) application or solution and the Best Business Process Management (BPM) application or solution selected from all entries submitted.</p>
<p>Origin Energy won its Innovation Award for an ECM solution in the Manufacturing/Utilities sector. A leading Australian energy company, Origin Energy supplies natural gas, electricity and LP gas to more than 2.6 million business and residential customers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.</p>
<p>Origin Energy developed its Business Process Management Systems (BPMS) using FileNet ECM as its technology foundation. A primary benefit from the automated BPMS is the capture of corporate governance requirements ensuring that critical business processes will be managed appropriately in all regulatory compliance areas.</p>
<p>“Congratulations to Origin Energy and to our ValueNet partner the BPA Group, which assisted Origin Energy with the design, implementation and ongoing support of this award-winning implementation,” said James Rae, FileNet’s Australian Managing Director. “The breadth of this year’s Innovation Awards entries from around the world reflects the adoption of our ECM architecture as an enabling technology that is helping organisations in a variety of industries to realise significant improvement in their business operations. A common thread among these innovative applications and solutions is the ability of these organisations to solve real-world business problems and achieve significant competitive advantage.”</p>
<p>Judging Committee
A panel of respected industry analysts, members of the press, consultants and FileNet senior executives, judged this year’s entries. The judges included:
• Geoffrey Bock, Sr. V.P., Patricia Seybold Group
• Bryant Duhon, Editor-in-Chief, eDoc Magazine
• John Longwell, Managing Editor, Computer Reseller News Magazine
• Rich Medina, Principal Analyst, Doculabs, Inc.
• Bruce Silver, Principal, Bruce Silver Associates
• David Yockelson, Senior Vice President, Meta Group</p>
<p>About FileNet</p>
<p>FileNet Corporation (NASDAQ: FILE) helps organisations to make better decisions by managing the content and processes that drive their business. FileNet’s Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions allow customers to build and sustain competitive advantage by managing content throughout their organisations, automating and streamlining their business processes, and providing the full spectrum of connectivity needed to simplify their critical and everyday decision-making.</p>
<p>FileNet ECM solutions deliver a comprehensive set of capabilities that integrate with existing information systems to provide cost-effective solutions that solve real-world business problems.</p>
<p>Since the Company’s founding in 1982, more than 4,000 organisations, including more than three-quarters of the Fortune 100, have taken advantage of FileNet solutions for help in managing their mission-critical content and processes.</p>
<p>Headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, the company markets its innovative ECM solutions in more than 90 countries through its own global sales, professional services and support organisations, as well as via its ValueNet® Partner network of resellers, system integrators and application developers. Visit FileNet's Web site at, or call (02) 8224 09900.</p>
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<p>Media Contacts:</p>
<p>James Rae David Frost
FileNet Corporation PR Deadlines
Phone: 02-8224 9900 Phone: 02-4341 5021</p>
<p>Alan Campbell
Group Manager, Sustainable Business Practices
Origin Energy
Phone: (08) 8217 5456
Mobile: 0419 825 950</p>

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