Fujitsu Consulting and HMS Software Announce Alliance to re-sell Macroscope®

Montreal, March 28, 2006 - Fujitsu Consulting today announced an alliance with HMS Software, a leading provider of enterprise project management (EPM) and enterprise time keeping solutions. Through this alliance, HMS Software will re-sell Macroscope industry-renowned Business/IT Value Alignment methodology.

Macroscope is Fujitsu Consulting's integrated suite of business and IT methods designed to help clients meet their business challenges. Fujitsu Consulting continues to evolve Macroscope based on thousands of engagements in the field. Macroscope is a web based business transformation framework, addressing business and IT challenges from business strategy to project realization.

For more than 10 years Fujitsu has continuously evolved Macroscope to meet the needs of global customers. Many world-class organizations rely upon Macroscope's integrated suite of business and IT methodologies to manage and prioritize their IT projects, accelerate project completion, accurately estimate project resources and lower the costs of IT and business projects.

HMS Software specializes in the automation of project control environments. They are a worldwide provider of enterprise project management and enterprise timesheet systems. HMS Software is the publisher of TimeControl®, a project-oriented timesheet system designed to serve the needs of both Finance and Project Management simultaneously. HMS is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and implementer of enterprise project management systems such as Microsoft Project and Project Server.

"HMS Software has worked with many IT companies over the years, says Chris Vandersluis, President, HMS Software, and we have been in the enterprise project management business for over two decades. We are always looking for opportunities to enhance our product offering and Fujitsu's Macroscope fits the bill."

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please see:

About Fujitsu Consulting

A trusted provider of management and technology consulting to business and government, Fujitsu Consulting is the North American consulting and services arm of the $44.5-billion Fujitsu group. Fujitsu Consulting integrates the core expertise of the Fujitsu companies and its partners to deliver complete business solutions in the areas of IT governance, information management, legacy systems modernization, application outsourcing and business process outsourcing. Through its full range of consulting, implementation and IT management services and its industry-recognized strategic approach, Macroscope®, Fujitsu Consulting enables clients to build more value into their IT investments and drive their leadership in the marketplace. For more information, please see:

About TimeControl

TimeControl was originally released in 1994. It was immediately successful in the project management sector and today is recognized not only as a project management solution, but also as an enterprise timesheet solution in use by companies worldwide. TimeControl is designed as a multipurpose timesheet able to serve the needs of both Finance and Project Management simultaneously. It includes features such as a multi-browser, multi-device interface, a PC and mobile interface, vacation approvals, executive dashboards, extensive approval functionality, flexible reporting and links to project management and corporate systems which makes the timesheet product ideally suited for integration with existing systems in any organization. TimeControl's flexibility allows it to be deployed for use as a time and attendance, time and billing, project tracking and flex-time system. TimeControl is available both for purchase for an on-premises installation or as an on-line subscription in the Cloud.

To access the free Hosted TimeControl Trial site, visit our free trial page.

For more information about TimeControl, monitor the TimeControl blog at or the TimeControl website at

For information about TimeControlOnline, our hosted timesheet subscription service in the cloud, go to

For any other questions, please contact HMS Software at

TimeControl is represented around the world by our distributors in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, the UK, and the U.S.

About HMS Software

Based in Montreal, Canada with offices in Toronto, HMS Software has been a leading provider of project management and enterprise timesheet systems and services since 1984. HMS Software's first customized timesheet application was written in 1984. With the launch of TimeControl as a commercial application in 1994, HMS Software began servicing clients worldwide.

HMS Software's client list reads like a who's who of business. It includes Acergy, Aecon, Rio Tinto, the Atlanta Airport, the City of Montreal, the County of San Mateo, Electromotive Diesel, EXFO, FT Services, Kelly Services, Koch, Merck Frosst, the Government of Quebec, Georgia Pacific, Parker Hannifin, Rolls Royce, Sobeys, Volvo Novabus, Zimmer Inc. and hundreds of others.

For further information about HMS Software, please visit the HMS website at: or contact us at

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