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TechnologyOne Appoints Research and Development Manager to maintain Financials and Supply Chain as Best-in-Class Software Solutions

  • 21 September, 2007 16:04

<p>BRISBANE, 20 September 2007 - Technology One Limited (ASX: TNE), a leading Australian provider of enterprise business software solutions, has announced the appointment of Derek Walsh to the position of Research and Development Manager, for TechnologyOne’s Financials and Supply Chain solutions.</p>
<p>Walsh will lead the product development teams to continue the development and delivery of TechnologyOne’s ‘best-in-class’ software solutions domestically and internationally.</p>
<p>With more than 20 years experience in the UK, US and Australian software industries, Walsh was previously employed by ThoughtWorks Inc, a global IT consultancy with a focus on the use of the most innovative technology and processes.</p>
<p>During his time at ThoughtWorks Australia Pty Ltd, Walsh was initially Managing Director with responsibility for the successful creation and growth of the Australian practice within the company. In 2006, Walsh was appointed to the role of Vice President, Operations for ThoughtWorks Studios, the global product division of the company, with responsibility for all commercial and operational aspects of this division.</p>
<p>Walsh is one of the leading Australian advocates of Agile Development Practices and his career is highlighted by a strong focus on helping organisations maximise their return on investment in software development through the optimisation of development processes.</p>
<p>The unique combination of Walsh’s leadership skills, understanding of the software development environment for new and existing applications and past experience in delivering timely and on-budget results secured him the management position.</p>
<p>TechnologyOne Executive Chairman, Adrian Di Marco said, “We are delighted to welcome Derek to our team. Derek has senior experience in the software development environment and his appointment is part of the realignment of our business around a house of products model. We have appointed Derek to further cement TechnologyOne’s position as the market leader in enterprise suite product functionality and service to our clients. This appointment will help TechnologyOne maintain its position as Australia’s most advanced technology company with a continued focus on innovation and best practices in software development. ”</p>
<p>About TechnologyOne</p>
<p>TechnologyOne has been providing comprehensive and deeply integrated enterprise business software solutions for 20 years. The company’s unique value proposition, The Power of One, is that it develops, markets, sells, implements and supports its own world class, fully integrated software solutions including Financials, HR &amp; Payroll, Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Budgeting, Performance Planning, Property &amp; Rating, Student Management and Works &amp; Assets. TechnologyOne’s Project Services division develops custom built solutions for organisations with unique requirements. The company’s new generation Connected Intelligence (Ci) solution suite is based on leading edge, state of the art technology and backed up by a substantial research and development program to ensure it continues to provide its clients with a significant competitive advantage and long term security. For further information please visit</p>
<p>Media Contact Details
Issued on behalf of TechnologyOne by Espresso Communications.</p>
<p>For more information, please contact:</p>
<p>Genevieve Smith, Corporate Communications Manager, TechnologyOne</p>
<p>Phone (07) 3377 7562 Mobile 0414 848 846</p>
<p>Sally Robinson, Espresso Communications</p>
<p>Phone (02) 9357 5544 or</p>

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