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Lawrence Technological University Uses Metastorm ProVision® in IT Doctorate Program

BALTIMORE, MD – July 22, 2008 – Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis (BPA), and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, today announced that the Metastorm ProVision enterprise modeling solution is successfully being used in the Doctor of Management in Information Technology (DMIT) program at Lawrence Technological University.

The DMIT program prepares students for careers as problem solvers and innovators in the IT arena by providing thorough preparation in both the theory and practice of acquiring and managing IT resources in the enterprise. Metastorm ProVision is an integral tool in DMIT courses including IT Life Cycle Processes, IT Systems Architecture, and Modeling and Simulation. It is also used by students in the dissertation research phase of the program.

“Our focus in the Lawrence Technological University Doctor of Management in IT program is on the bodies of knowledge in IT management theory and practice, and applied research to find innovative solutions for problems in today’s challenging business climate,” said Annette Lerine Steenkamp, Ph.D., director of the DMIT program. “Because of its robust nature, user-friendly interface and ability to support multiple frameworks, data exchanges and modeling types, Metastorm ProVision is well suited to meet our program objectives, as well as for our students’ use in the real-world environment. Lawrence Technological University is pleased to have this agreement with Metastorm, and we look forward to continuing our partnership well into the future.”

DMIT students come from various industries including automotive manufacturing, financial services, healthcare and technology. The University is located in Southfield, Michigan.

Due to Metastorm’s track record of proven results and successful customer implementations, its software is a popular choice for university curriculums worldwide. Other universities that have adopted Metastorm ProVision and/or Metastorm BPM® software for use in advanced process modeling and process improvement courses and training programs include Spain’s Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca and St. Joseph’s University.

"Metastorm is proud to support the Lawrence Technological University DMIT program,” said Mike Shaw, executive vice president of Americas operations for Metastorm. “As IT leaders look to align more closely with business users and strategic business objectives, disciplines such as enterprise architecture and modeling are becoming critically important. Utilizing Metastorm ProVision as part of this program will help give DMIT students the tools and knowledge they need to develop sophisticated IT solutions and ultimately deliver value to their organizations.”

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With a focus on enterprise visibility, optimization, and agility, Metastorm offers market-leading software for Enterprise Architecture (EA), Business Process Analysis (BPA) and Business Process Management (BPM). As an integrated product portfolio, Metastorm Enterprise allows organizations to improve business results by unifying strategy, analysis and execution. Metastorm is bringing together these critical disciplines to enable an understanding of enterprise architecture and strategy, accurate impact and opportunity assessment, effective process execution, and accelerated value realization for organizations worldwide. For more information on powering strategic advantage with Metastorm Enterprise, visit

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Press Contact Information:
Shahed Ahmed
Merritt Group
T: +1 703-390-1515

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