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March 3, 2010

Virtusa Launches BPM Test Drive for Needs Assessment, Business Case & ROI

Intensive Education and Evaluation Program Creates Framework for BPM Success

EGHAM, UK and WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – (March 1, 2010) – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global IT services company that offers a broad spectrum of business consulting and outsourcing services, today introduced the Virtusa BPM Test DriveSM for Needs Assessment, Business Case & ROI from Gartner’s Business Process Management (BPM) Summit 2010. This intensive three-week program, focused on BPM education, evaluation of challenges, business case creation, prototype development and technology evaluation and recommendation, establishes a framework for a client’s successful BPM engagement.

For many enterprises, BPM has dramatically improved operational efficiency, increased agility and accelerated time-to-market. Despite these proven benefits, many BPM projects fail to deliver on their potential due to a failure to align the organization, clearly articulate goals and address non-technology challenges. Virtusa’s BPM Test DriveSM addresses this issue by anticipating and averting the common pitfalls that prevent organizations from reaping the full value of BPM.

“We have successfully implemented BPM programs for customers in many industries, and we’ve learned that success is determined during the early stages,” said Vinaykumar Mummigatti, vice president and BPM practice leader at Virtusa. “Since we know that BPM is about business transformation, not technology, our BPM Test DriveSM immediately aligns business and IT stakeholders around a shared vision of BPM, participants’ roles, project goals and success criteria. Our BPM Test DriveSM ensures that our customers are always among the 50 percent of BPM programs that succeed.”

Built on Virtusa’s proven Understand-Evaluate-Demonstrate framework, the BPM Test DriveSM eliminates BPM risk by delivering the following:

  • Education: Comprehensive BPM training guides the customer through the identification of the essential aspects of BPM project strategy, including training on BPM fundamentals for business and technical team members, goals, business questions, benefits and tasks required to complete a successful implementation.
  • Needs Assessment and Business Case: Thorough analysis of key business challenges, priorities and performance metrics inform the development of a detailed business case with cost-benefit analysis and implementation options.
  • Prototype: Based on an approved business case, Virtusa completes the Test DriveSM with the delivery of a proof of concept and customized prototype.

Virtusa's BPM Test DriveSM for Needs Assessment, Business Case & ROI is part of a comprehensive suite of BPM offerings that improve customers’ core business processes. Virtusa’s services encompass business and IT consulting, product development, management and quality assurance. Other Virtusa BPM services include the Virtusa Business Process Competency Center (BPCC) and Virtusa BPM Acceleration Methodology (VBAM), both launched last year.

“This release continues our commitment to helping our clients leverage BPM technologies to achieve positive business results,” said Frank Palermo, Senior Vice President, Technical Solutions Group, Virtusa Corporation. “By focusing on crucial business and non-technology issues we provide complete end to end services that deliver true value to our customers. Virtusa will continue to offer solutions to help customers extract maximum benefit from BPM.”

About Virtusa Corporation’s BPM Practice

Virtusa is a leading global IT services firm in the BPM sector with a long history of successfully helping clients transform their new and legacy, manual and semi-automated business processes into change-ready, automated processes, and in building and delivering leading BPM software products. Virtusa’s unique “Platforming” approach consolidates, rationalizes and modernizes core systems resulting in an efficient, lean IT environment. The Virtusa BPM team has more than eight years of BPM project experience, having successfully executed over 65 professional services engagements worldwide. The Practice is supported by over 500 BPM consultants, of who 95% are Certified BPM Consultants. The Practice has strong partnerships with multiple BPM leaders including Pegasystems, Savvion, Cordys, Tibco and IBM.

About the Gartner BPM Summit 2010

The Gartner BPM Summit 2010 provides organisations with tools and techniques to tackle large BPM programmes as well as first-time BPM projects. Delegates will be able to create their own roadmap to BPM success, identify what it takes to establish critical BPM competencies, governance policies, and formulate an IT strategy for BPM. Additional information is available at www.europe.gartner.com/bpm

 

About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation.  All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.

 

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