Savigent Publishes Workflow Automation Brief Featuring Research from Leading Analyst Firm

Applying the Nexus of Forces to Advance Manufacturing 2.0

MINNETONKA, MINN. – January 15, 2014 – Savigent Software, Inc., the Minnetonka-based company specializing in event-driven manufacturing operations management software, announced today that it has published a brief focused on the application of workflow automation in the manufacturing environment to drive operational intelligence.

The three-part brief includes thought-provoking research titled “The Nexus of Forces is Ready to Advance Manufacturing 2.0” by Gartner analyst Simon Jacobson. The research outlines that “to take advantage of the Nexus of Forces and respond effectively, manufacturers must face the challenges of modernizing their systems and skills, as well as understanding how decisions are made.”

The brief also provides a practical understanding of workflow automation and an introduction to Savigent’s industry leading software, Catalyst Workflow™. David Wicker, Savigent Software CEO, remarked, “At Savigent, we believe that success in manufacturing requires a systematic approach to identifying and addressing inefficiencies and constraints, and collaborative alignment and action in accordance with the priorities and objectives of the overall manufacturing environment.”

Jimmy Asher, Savigent’s director of product strategy, said, “In this brief, we examine how Savigent enables the nexus of forces to empower manufacturers to produce their products more efficiently, more effectively, and more economically.”

The brief, titled “Applying the Nexus of Forces to Advance Manufacturing 2.0” can be found on here.

Catalyst Workflow™ is a part of Savigent’s expanding Catalyst™ suite of software products. Specifically, Catalyst Workflow™ delivers a controlled system for workflow automation, providing manufacturers with guaranteed compliance, unparalleled traceability and rich manufacturing intelligence.  Implementations of Catalyst Workflow™ have been completed for customers in a variety of industries, including the food and beverage, contract manufacturing, semiconductor, aerospace and defense, and specialty chemical sectors.

About Savigent

Savigent Software has pioneered a new class of event-driven manufacturing operations management software. The company currently serves manufacturers in a variety of industries including automotive, semiconductor, industrial, specialty chemical, consumer packaged goods, and aerospace and defense. Customers served by Savigent are seeking increased efficiencies, agile control of manufacturing assets, and improved process control and product quality. The company also serves OEMs and independent software vendors by providing value-added software solutions for their products. Its Catalyst™ suite of products provides solutions for workflow automation, manufacturing intelligence and systems integration.

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