Sunday, November 5, 2006

QuickArrow Joins PSVillage As Key Sponsor

QuickArrow Joins PSVillage As Key Sponsor

Online forum PSVillage is designed to help members of the IT Professional Services community share best practices, exchange PS ideas and collaborate with other industry practitioners

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 5, 2006

QuickArrow, a leading provider of on-demand professional services automation (PSA) solutions for billable services organizations, today announced its sponsorship of PSVillage, an international community of professional services practitioners. As a sponsor, QuickArrow will share its insights into best practices and support industry events and programs, Webinars and white papers.

“We’re delighted to have QuickArrow as a sponsor and look forward to the considerable expertise they will bring to our online community of IT professional services and IT consulting practitioners,” said Terry Jansen, Founder of PSVillage. “As we further develop our online offerings over the coming months, their contributions will be exceedingly beneficial.”

Launched in 2004, PSVillage has grown from a small, industry discussion forum into a vital resource for industry-specific white papers, job boards, Webinars, moderated discussions and networking events. Membership is comprised of senior IT professional services/consulting services management with a breadth of functional, technical, strategic, and managerial experience working for software startups, as well as industry leaders including Accenture, Deloitte, Oracle, IBM/PWC and others.

QuickArrow CEO and President, Elizabeth Davis commented, “Since our inception eight years ago, QuickArrow has provided educational and best practices content to our clients and prospects. Our partnership with PSVillage allows us to expand our collaboration with other PS industry thought leaders and ultimately increase the success of the services industry as a whole.”

In addition to being a sponsor of PSVillage, QuickArrow is also a founding member of the Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA), the first Professional Services association chartered to identify, develop and define best practices for professional services organizations delivering technology solutions. Along with the delivery of its industry-leading on-demand Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution, a major focus of QuickArrow’s continues to be the delivery of high-quality educational content and best practices protocols that can be shared throughout the industry. As part of that focus, QuickArrow will host Webinars, industry-relevant newsletters, and best practices training for enabling professional services success in the coming months.

About QuickArrow

QuickArrow is a leading provider of automation and management software for billable services organizations. QuickArrow offers the first and only Services Automation solution specifically designed to streamline operations and provide visibility into all key operational metrics for billable services organizations. QuickArrow has received its second unqualified SAS 70 Type II certification. This certification demonstrates the company’s commitment to the safety and security of clients’ data and to the reliability of QuickArrow’s service.

QuickArrow has more than 230 clients and 20,000 users worldwide, including IT services, software, hardware, environmental consulting entities, as well as management consulting, health care consulting and business services organizations. Clients include Salesforce. com, Borland Software, EMC, Eloqua, INX, and Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories (a subsidiary of Alcatel). QuickArrow is headquartered in Austin, Texas. www. quickarrow. com

About PSVillage

PSVillage is one of the few resources that brings IT Professional Services/Consulting Services (PS) practitioners together in one place. Launched in 2004, this online community came about due to the lack of public forums and networking opportunities for the services community. PSVillage was designed to help members of the PS community enhance their career development by providing information, job opportunities and a forum to share best practices. To learn more about PSVillage, please visit www. psvillage. com.

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