Agile Participates At Consumer Goods Technology 2005 Fall Conference
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Agile Participates At Consumer Goods Technology 2005 Fall Conference

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

WHO: Sarvesh Jagannivas, director, consumer products marketing and Mike Jansen, senior director, consumer products consulting at Agile Software Corporation, (NASDAQ: AGIL), a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, will participate at the Consumer Goods Technology 2005 Fall Conference along with Agile customer Bayer Healthcare LLC.

WHAT: The 2005 Consumer Goods Technology Conference will deliver strategic insight that consumer goods companies can turn into real-time solutions. Discussions will focus on driving growth through innovation, execution and brand value, and addressing topics including customer profitability, product lifecycle management, RFID, demand forecasting, sales and operations planning and trade promotion management.

TOPIC: Jagannivas and Jansen will be speaking on the topic of PLM, and how PLM can accelerate new product introductions and manage complexities around global packaging, labeling and artwork. Jagannivas will also introduce keynote speaker Phil Bonanno, president of The Americas for Management Ventures.

Gary Ellis, senior manager, supply chain systems and processes, Bayer Healthcare LLC, will participate in an insights workshop session where he will discuss the challenges of getting product from concept, to the retail shelf, to the hands of the consumer as quickly and efficiently as possible. The workshop will provide perspectives as to what tools are being used to help manage a product's lifecycle, and provide attendees the opportunity to discuss issues around this critical area.

WHEN: The 2005 Consumer Goods Technology Conference takes place October 25-28, 2005. Mr. Jagannivas' talk will precede Phil Bonanno's keynote on Thursday, October 27 at 8:30 a.m. Mr. Ellis' presentation will take place Wednesday, October 26, at 3:15 p.m. Mr. Jansen's presentations on the following topics will be held at Agile's booth in the exhibit area:

    -- Wednesday, October 26 - "Accelerating Products to Marketing: New
       Product Introduction through Agile PLM."

    -- Thursday, October 27 - "Global Packaging, Labeling and Artwork
       Management through Agile PLM."

WHERE: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, 4401 Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    TO REGISTER: Register online at


Agile Software Corporation helps companies drive profits, accelerate innovation, reduce costs, and ensure regulatory compliance throughout the product lifecycle. With a broad suite of enterprise class PLM solutions, time-to-value focused implementations, and a unique Guaranteed Business Results(SM) program, Agile helps companies get the most from their products. Alcatel, Bayer, Boeing, Dell Inc., Flextronics International, Hitachi, Leapfrog, Lockheed Martin, Magna Steyr, Siemens, QUALCOMM and ZF are among the over 10,000 customers in the automotive, aerospace and defense, consumer products, electronics, high tech, industrial products, and life sciences industries that have licensed Agile solutions. For more information, call 408- 284-4000 or visit

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