Angoss announces KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com: Predictive Leads. On Demand.(TM) for Salesforce.com users



    TORONTO, June 6 /CNW/ - Angoss Software Corporation (Angoss) (TSX-V:
ANC), a leading provider of predictive analytics solutions for the financial
services and information and communications technology industries announced
today the availability of Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com, the
Angoss data mining plug-in for Salesforce.com.
    Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com leverages the flexibility
and configurability of Salesforce.com and helps organizations supercharge and
streamline their sales efforts by mining their customer and sales operations
data captured in Salesforce.com to enable Predictive Leads. On Demand.(TM) for
Salesforce.com users.
    The Angoss subscription based business model, a rich set of embedded
analytics capabilities within Salesforce.com, and an on demand solution
delivery model minimize the significant cost and complexity barriers of
traditional data mining statistical tools that have prevented organizations
from achieving measurable business value from their customer data and data
mining efforts.
    Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com is intended for sales reps
and sales managers who want to use advanced analytics to maximize customer
value, provide more targeted, high touch sales coverage activities, and more
efficiently manage and prioritize their personal and team activities to
maximize the value of each prospect and customer interaction - all with
measurable ROI. Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com provides account
managers, sales team managers and senior sales and C-level executives with the
following capabilities:

    
    -   Lead Screener. The ability to apply predictive scores covering every
        lead, regardless of channel, for optimized territory coverage
        planning and lead management and prioritization.

    -   Contact Wizard. The ability to automate and optimize the planning and
        execution of Tasks and Activities to ensure just in time execution of
        the right interaction, at the right time, for every Lead and Contact.

    -   Opportunity Miner. The ability to achieve clear visibility on every
        Opportunity across the entire sales organization based on predicted
        time to close, time to money and best offer analytics.

    -   Account Potential. The ability to predict the revenue potential of
        every Account, incorporating and updating revenue potential with
        comprehensive segmentation, profitability, and bundling analytics.

    -   Win Loss Analyzer. The ability to discover key predictive rules of
        sales success and enable sales managers to easily transform these
        predictive rules to actionable KPIs.
    

    "FundGUARD(TM) and ClaimGUARD(TM), our on demand offerings for the mutual
fund and insurance industries, are already delivering high value to our
clients, because we make it significantly easier for business users to unlock
significant, actionable business value from their customer data," commented
Angoss President Eric Apps. "KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com takes these
capabilities a significant step further and will help Salesforce.com users
achieve their revenue growth targets more easily, while improving sales team
productivity, performance and retention. This solution also provides Angoss a
standardized and scalable platform to deliver "closed loop" sales analytics
capabilities to our customers' sales organizations across the Finance and ICT
industries."
    Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com follows the "no hardware, no
software" delivery model of the Salesforce.com platform. Capabilities supplied
on demand include strategic segmentation, predictive modeling, and analytical
tools and models for customer and prospect profiling, response modeling, most
profitable sales strategy, next offer and other key data mining driven
outputs, all designed by business users for business users. These business
value benefits are delivered for a per sales rep monthly subscription fee -
eliminating the significant cost, complexity and implementation risk barriers
to the use of advanced analytics to enable business performance improvement
resulting from traditional statistical tools based implementations of advanced
data mining capability.
    Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com leverages the
configurability and flexibility of the Salesforce.com platform, with design
for mainstream business audiences, while eliminating the cost, complexity and
implementation risk of traditional statistics tools based approaches. It is
the latest in a long series of Angoss data mining industry leading innovations
spanning a decade long period of industry thought leadership, including data
mining technology licensing transactions involving Microsoft Corporation,
Oracle Corporation business units PeopleSoft and Siebel Systems, Cognos
Incorporated, and Open Text Corporation subsidiary Hummingbird Corporation.
    For more information on Angoss KnowledgeSEEKER(R) for Salesforce.com,
please visit us at: www.predictiveleads.com

    About Angoss Software Corporation

    Angoss Software empowers people to make "Better Business Decisions. Every
Day."(TM)
    Some of the world's leading financial services, telecom, life sciences,
and retail organizations use Angoss predictive analytics software and services
to grow revenues, while reducing risk and cost. Angoss helps our clients
utilize business data to discover the key drivers of behavior, predict future
trends and events, and act with confidence when making business decisions.
    Angoss combines powerful market proven software with focused industry
services expertise in the deployment, integration and use of predictive
analytics in enterprise environments. Our differentiators include broad user
acceptance, a commitment to open standards, rich functionality, rapid
deployment, exceptional ease-of-use and affordability.
    Headquartered in Toronto Canada, Angoss has offices in the UK and
partners with the world's leading enterprise software and services vendors.
For more information, visit www.angoss.com

    This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature. These
statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The accuracy of these statements may
be impacted by a number of business risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated,
including: the risk that the sale of our products and services involves a long
sales cycle; the risk that the economic environment and business conditions
will remain difficult to predict; the risk of competition in our target
markets; the risk that we may not respond adequately to evolving technologies;
the risk that we or our customers may have difficulties in introducing our
products or services; the risk that we will encounter difficulties in
continuing to offer services; the risk that we will encounter difficulties in
integrating the operations of acquired companies with our own; the risks of
conducting our operations in a variety of international locations; the risk
that we may need to record future write-downs of assets arising from our
investments in other companies; the risks relating to the costs that we may
incur as a result of litigation against us; and other risks described in our
filings with securities regulatory authorities, including our annual reports,
interim financial statements and similar disclosure documents. ANGOSS Software
does not undertake any obligation to update this forward-looking information
after the date of its initial publication, except as required under applicable
law.

    Note: The Toronto Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved
    the above information.





For further information:

For further information: Alim Khan, Director-Marketing, (416) 593-2412,
akhan@angoss.com

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