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Enhanced RWD uPerform(R) 3.0 Earns SAP Premium Qualification Status
Aug 25, 2008 (10:08 AM EDT)


BALTIMORE, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- RWD Technologies, a global company that develops and implements organizational performance solutions, today announced the newest version of its comprehensive performance support product that allows staff to collaboratively create, store and manage application simulations and procedural documentation, successfully completed SAP's Premium Qualification process. During the rigorous testing process, RWD uPerform(R) 3.0 met key criteria in a process that focused on 13 categories including usability, security, and functional correctness. The certification covers all RWD uPerform 3.0 versions globally.

"RWD's commitment to developing top-quality solutions is evidenced by its successful completion of a very detailed and thorough testing process," said Frank Lonergan, vice president of Product and Development, RWD Technologies. "With this certification, we are looking forward to continuing our integral role in SAP's rapid deployment and education strategy as well as providing our global customers full Tier 1 SAP support."

SAP's Premium Qualification is a validation process in which SAP analyzes and tests products in the following categories:

-- Accessibility -- IT Service & Application -- Application Integration & Interfaces Management -- Business Solution Configuration -- Open Source/Third Party -- Development Environment Components -- Documentation -- Performance / Data Archiving -- Functional Correctness -- Security -- Globalization -- Technical Implementation & Change Management -- Usability

RWD uPerform 3.0, which is also sold as 'SAP Productivity Pak by RWD,' works with standard enterprise applications and Microsoft(R) Windows web-based applications. It allows companies to develop and manage training content, distribute content to a dispersed workforce, and provide employees with contextual, on-the-job support. Moreover, RWD uPerform 3.0 allows workers to collaborate with each other and content authors to improve training and business processes while sharing insight.

New to RWD uPerform 3.0 are dynamic Web site folders, which populate a given Web site using properties stored in the uPerform document, allowing companies to build and manage a multidimensional Web site automatically using document properties. Additionally, new template management functionality allows RWD uPerform templates to be managed similarly to RWD uPerform courses and documents.

To learn more about the announcement and RWD uPerform 3.0, please visit info@rwd.com or email .

About RWD Technologies, LLC.

RWD is a leading provider of human and operational performance improvement solutions that help employers maximize the return on their investments in people, processes, technology, equipment, knowledge and customers. Since 1988, RWD has assisted clients and partners in enhancing organizational productivity through its broad range of integrated products and services, which include human capital management and IT consulting services, business transformation and lean process improvement, end-user training, change management, knowledge management and operator effectiveness management. RWD's solutions are used in thousands of organizations globally, and in industries such as manufacturing, energy, automotive, aerospace, healthcare, life sciences, consumer products, financial, telecommunications, services, higher education and the public sector.

Based in Baltimore, Maryland, RWD serves Fortune 500 and other organizations around the world. RWD is privately held, with more than 1,200 employees in offices in the United States, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Dubai, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Kazakhstan. For more information, please visit http://www.rwd.com .

Copyright (C) 2008 RWD Technologies, LLC. All rights reserved.

RWD Technologies, RWD and RWD uPerform are registered trademarks of RWD Technologies, LLC in the United States and several other countries. All other names are or may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Press Contact: RWD Contact: Dan Tudesco Nancy Williams Brodeur Worldwide RWD Technologies 202.775.2657 410.869.1049 dtudesco@brodeur.com nwilliams@rwd.com

CONTACT: Dan Tudesco of Brodeur Worldwide for RWD Technologies, dtudesco@brodeur.com+1-202-775-2657, ; or Nancy Williams of RWDTechnologies, +1-410-869-1049,

Web site: http://www.rwd.com/