Kelly Selected as Judge for RealWare Awards

NEWTON, MASS—October 4, 2004. David A. Kelly, president of analyst firm Upside Research Inc., has been selected as the judge for the 2004 RealWare Awards. He will be judging the “Best Business Process Management Application” from among a field of almost twenty real world BPM implementations.

“I’m honored that Transform Magazine has selected Upside Research to judge the prestigious BPM application category,” says Kelly. “Upside Research has focused extensively on documenting how a wide variety of enterprises are solving business problems through BPM technologies. Our BPM product implementation studies have highlighted BPM best practices, while our BPM Product Briefs provide enterprise IT and business managers insight into key BPM products.”

Sponsored by Intelligent Enterprise and Transform magazines, the RealWare Awards have been recognizing outstanding customer applications demonstrating innovative IT solutions and measurable business benefits for over a decade.

Winners are expected to be announced Tuesday, November 16, 2004 at the IntelligentPerformance Conference in La Jolla, CA.

About the RealWare Awards
The RealWare Awards recognize outstanding customer applications demonstrating innovative IT solutions and measurable business benefits for the intelligent enterprise. The Awards program is an opportunity for vendors and their corporate IT users to highlight their realworld applications as among the best in the industry. Awards categories address a wide range of IT solutions. Entries are submitted in the form of actual case studies, with awards given to the top vendors and their customers. Entries are judged by a distinguished panel of editors, analysts, and business leaders, and are evaluated primarily on return-on-investment and other business benefits derived by users, as well as the level of innovation.

About Transform Magazine
Transform Magazine is the definitive publication for business and IT managers who are experts or seek expertise in content and collaboration technologies. The publication serves as a business-critical resource, providing in-depth information that helps readers purchase and deploy the products and technologies that transform paper processes into e-processes, personal knowledge into shared knowledge, customer service headaches into customer self-service, business into collaborative e-business. For more information, contact Transform at 917-305-3317. Subscriptions are available at

About Upside Research, Inc.
Launched in 2003, Upside Research is a research, consulting, and content development firm focused on helping enterprises manage technology adoption, solution development, deployment, and management from a business perspective by putting application development, business process management (BPM), integration, and enterprise infrastructure challenges in perspective.

Media Contact:
David Kelly
Upside Research
(617) 969-6886


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