Cape VisionsTM Formed From Meta Software to Provide Software for the Analysis and Management of Workflow and E-process Environments
Cambridge, MA -- December 14, 2000 — Cape
Visions, is revolutionizing the management of workflow
environments and empowering businesses to better "manage by the
numbers." Robert Shapiro, President of Cape Visions, recently
resigned as CEO of Meta Software to form the new company. Cape
Visions' founding members together have over 70 years of experience in
workflow, process improvement, and simulation.
According to Mr. Shapiro, "E-business has accelerated the deployment
of workflow systems and the need for web-based management of these
systems. Cape Visions will focus on providing analysis and
visualization software to this marketplace, and rely on our partners
to provide BPR and product customization services."
Meta Software's CEO, Bob Seltzer, says, "We welcome the formation of
Cape Visions by our former employees. Cape Visions will be better
positioned than Meta to exploit the workflow management business given
our recent decision to narrow our focus. Meta's business is now
centered around the application of our core modeling and simulation
solutions to reduce costs and improve customer service in
deadline-driven back office operations of large banks and other
About Cape Visions
Cape Visions' solutions aim to simplify the complexities in business
operations through easy to use web-based visualization and simulation
Cape Visions' first major product, Vision ManagerTM, will be released in
2001. Vision Manager is a web-based business intelligence solution to
help in the management of operational processes and data. It is
integrated with workflow systems to collect production statistics,
present them in a web-based graphical front end, support extensive
operational analysis, and provide a unique environment for forecasting
"what if" scenarios in business.
Cape Visions supports the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) in
promoting industry standards for process management and workflow.
Cape Visions recently produced a process definition tool that supports
the WfMC metamodel and exports XML from Microsoft Visio® in the
WPDL-XML format for process definition interchange. Intuitive
Products International Corp. is using this tool as a front end to
their new Java-based workflow engine.
Cape Visions : Doug Reynolds | 617-503-3211 | email@example.com
Meta Software : Ken Johnson | 617-503-3247 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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