Deloitte Consulting Enterprise Value Map For Agile PLM Announced

Value Map Designed to Help Agile Software Customers Optimize Product Innovation and Grow Shareholder Value Throughout the Product Lifecycle

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agile Software Corporation (NASDAQ: AGIL), a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, today announced the availability of Deloitte Consulting LLP's Enterprise Value Map (EVM) for Agile PLM to help companies achieve measurable value through improved product innovation and lifecycle management. The EVM for Agile PLM is designed to quickly assess weaknesses and problem areas in product innovation and align actionable steps for Agile customers with the appropriate Agile PLM solution by linking potential improvement initiatives and shareholder value.

"We're pleased to support Deloitte Consulting's introduction of the Enterprise Value Map for Agile PLM, and believe that it will be a tremendous help to our customers that are wrestling with issues around product innovation and product lifecycle management," said Jay Fulcher, Agile president and CEO. "Agile's PLM solutions, combined with Deloitte Consulting's deep industry expertise and tools like the EVM for Agile PLM, can help companies improve their bottom line by aligning best practice business processes with product innovation."

With Agile PLM and Deloitte Consulting's Product Innovation and Lifecycle Management (PILM) offerings, industry leaders focused on maintaining their market position can help sustain product development successes. Deloitte Consulting's PILM service line addresses a broad range of product development capabilities including innovation strategy, process excellence, design collaboration, intellectual property management, environmental and regulatory compliance, and R&D tax management. Companies that struggle with declining revenues, eroding margins and dwindling competitive advantage can use PILM to grow shareholder value.

"The Product Lifecycle Management Value Map for Agile PLM is designed to accelerate the connection between actions companies can take to improve their product development capabilities with shareholder value, and the specific components in the Agile PLM suite of solutions that support those actions," said Mark Davis, principal and national leader of Deloitte Consulting's Product Innovation and Lifecycle Management (PILM) practice. "We believe it's a great tool for starting a discussion with our clients about how Deloitte Consulting's services can complement Agile's software solutions to help them transform the way they convert ideas into products and products into profits."

"If a company is facing challenges in its innovation lifecycle, from invention to product end of life, the Enterprise Value Map can help it identify the specific Agile solutions to help solve their problem," said Rob Foster, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "And if the company has already implemented Agile solutions, it can help them identify where they can leverage their investment by extending and expanding the value they receive. We believe that companies have only scratched the surface of what they can achieve with Agile's business solutions."

Deloitte Consulting is Agile Software's longest-standing consulting alliance. The two companies have collaborated to help a number of companies in the life sciences, manufacturing and technology industries improve their PILM performance. The full-service consulting strategic alliance helps companies to benefit from the highly complementary methodologies and solutions offered by Agile Software's PLM solution suite and Deloitte Consulting's PILM service line.

About Deloitte

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other's acts or omissions. Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity operating under the names "Deloitte," "Deloitte & Touche," "Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu" or other related names. Services are provided by the member firms or their subsidiaries or affiliates and not by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein.

Deloitte & Touche USA LLP is the US member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. In the U.S., services are provided by the subsidiaries of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP (Deloitte & Touche LLP, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Deloitte Tax LLP and their subsidiaries), and not by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP.

About Agile Software Corporation

Agile Software Corporation helps companies drive profits, accelerate innovation, improve quality, enable globalization and ensure regulatory compliance throughout the product lifecycle. With a broad suite of enterprise class PLM solutions and time-to-value focused implementations, Agile helps companies get the most from their products. 3COM, Acer, Bayer, Broadcom, CooperVision, Dell Inc., Flextronics International, Foxconn, GE Medical Systems, Harris, Heinz, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson Diversey, Lockheed Martin, McAfee, McDonald's, Micron, Philips, QUALCOMM, Sharp, Shell, Siemens, Tyco Healthcare and ZF are among the over 11,000 customers in the automotive, aerospace and defense, consumer packaged goods, electronics, high tech, industrial products, and life sciences industries that have licensed Agile solutions. For more information, call 408-284-4000 or visit www.agile.com .

NOTE: Agile, Agile Software and the Agile logo are registered trademarks and Agile On Demand, Agile Advantage, Agile Product Collaboration, Agile Product Cost Management, Agile Product Governance & Compliance, Agile Product Service & Improvement, Agile Product Quality Management, Agile Product Portfolio Management, Agile Engineering Collaboration, Agile Product Interchange and AgileMD are trademarks of Agile Software Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other brand or product names are trademarks and registered trademarks of their respective holders.

"Safe Harbor" Statement Under the 1995 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: This release includes forward-looking statements regarding an Agile product offering, the performance and capability of that product and the benefits derived by an Agile's customers from utilization of that product. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted in the forward-looking statements, and are based upon information available to Agile as of the release date. We assume no obligation to update any such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include, but are not limited to: problems in performance of that product; introduction of competing products that perform as well as or better than that product; unforeseen problems in that product that delays implementation or affects the performance of that product; and the inability of that product to deliver the return on investment or other benefits identified. These and other risk factors and risks associated with our business are discussed in the Company's quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC including our quarterly report on Form 10-Q with respect to our quarter ended January 31, 2006.

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