Nigel Davies, Vice President of Supply Chain for CDC Software and Executive Committee Member for the OAGi to Speak on Leveraging Open Standards Technology within Business Applications on October, 21 2008, in Walldorf, Germany
Hong Kong, Atlanta, October 20, 2008 — CDC Software, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation and a provider of industry-specific enterprise software applications and business services, announced today that Nigel Davies, vice president of Supply Chain at CDC Software Corporation, and a member of the Open Applications Group Inc. (OAGi) executive committee, will speak on October 21, 2008, in Walldorf, Germany on how CDC Software, and companies with complex supply chains, leverage the OAGi to help ensure cost effective integration into today’s event-driven supply chain.
Other topics discussed during the OAGi meeting which will take place from October 21-22, 2008, are expected to include updates on Open Application Group Integration Specification’s (OAGIS) Convergence, Supply Chain, High Tech, and Mid-Market initiatives, as well as adoption updates from industry vertical partners such as AIAG, STAR, and HR-XML who will also provide details on their OAGIS’ initiatives.
“By providing the most robust XML standards that can be deployed using Web Services or the framework of their choice and enabling the incremental refinements of solution footprint as business needs evolve, we believe that companies who leverage the OAGi can be better prepared to deal with industry changes,” said Mr. Davies. “CDC Software’s membership in the Open Applications Group helps ensure our customers are well-represented in the development of industry standards. This complements our focus on developing service-oriented architecture applications.”
For further information on the OAGi conference, visit http://www.openapplications.org/,which is not part of this press release.
About CDC Supply Chain
CDC Supply Chain offers a broad range of integrated, open standards-based solutions that service key areas of complex supply chains and distribution networks. The solutions can operate as standalone modules or can readily integrate into an enterprise's existing applications. Key functionality in the CDC Supply Chain suite includes order & inventory management, demand & replenishment planning, warehouse management, transportation management, dynamic route planning, slotting, labor management, cross dock planning and yard management.
Some of the world's leading customers use CDC Supply Chain including: Ahlsell, Ahold, Aldo, Boeing/Aviall, Canadian Tire, Celesio/NMD, The Container Store, Dixon Group, General Motors, Legrand Group, Motorola/Symbol, PepsiCo International, Reebok, SABIC (GE Plastics), Schneider, Schenker Logistics and Smuckers. For more information, visit: www.CDCsupplychain.com
About the Open Applications Group (OAGi)
The Open Applications Group Inc. (the “OAGi”) is organized to promote business process interoperability for both inter & intra enterprise business processes and to encourage the creation of and/or create and endorse one or more standards to assist organizations in achieving connectivity and multiple-source integration of inter & intra enterprise business processes state of application integration.
The OAGi’s unique, technology-neutral approach to building the OAGIS standard ensures that both end-users and solution providers have robust XML standards world that can be deployed using ebXML, Web Services, or the Framework of their choice.
About CDC Software
CDC Software, The Customer-Driven Company™, is a provider of enterprise software applications designed to help organizations deliver a superior customer experience while increasing efficiencies and profitability. CDC Software's product suite includes: CDC Factory (manufacturing operations management), Ross ERP (enterprise resource planning), and SCM (supply chain management), e-M-POWER (discrete manufacturing), CDC Supply Chain (supply chain management ,warehouse management and order management), Pivotal CRM and Saratoga CRM (customer relationship management), Respond (customer complaint and feedback management), c360 CRM add-on products, industry solutions and development tools for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, Platinum HRM (human resources) and business analytics solutions.
These industry-specific solutions are used by more than 6,000 customers worldwide within the manufacturing, financial services, health care, home building, real estate, wholesale and retail distribution industries. The company completes its offerings with a full continuum of services that span the life cycle of technology and software applications, including implementation, project consulting, outsourced business services, application management and offshore development. CDC Software is the enterprise software unit of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and is ranked number 12 on the MBT 2007 Global 100 List of Enterprise and Supply Chain Management Application vendors. For more information, please visit www.cdcsoftware.com.
About CDC Corporation
The CDC family of companies includes CDC Software focused on enterprise software applications and services, CDC Games focused on online games, and China.com focused on portals for the greater China markets. For more information about CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA), please visit www.cdccorporation.net.
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