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R3D Consulting Inc. and Planview Inc. Announce Partnership

The company will offer its clients advanced solutions to simplify complex project portfolios.

/ Montréal, Québec, September 2, 2011 - R3D Consulting Inc. is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Texas-based Planview Inc., a market leader in portfolio management for more than 20 years. This non-exclusive partnership will provide R3D Consulting with the benefits of Planview's specialized enterprise portfolio management solutions, enhancing the performance of client IT organizations by allowing them to optimize the planning and execution of strategic objectives.

The two performance-driven companies will work closely together to ensure that R3D Consulting's clients have continued access to the best PPM solutions available on the market for seamless integration into their unique businesses and IT structures. This new partnership constitutes another pillar in R3D Consulting's ambitious growth plan and reinforces its positioning as a leading Canadian project management and independent strategic consulting firm in the information technology sector.

"Our clients have extremely sophisticated business needs and require the industry's best tools to manage their project portfolios," declared Bernard Roy, President and COO of R3D Consulting. "This partnership is therefore important on many levels - not only for R3D to continue providing quality, top-of-the-line business and IT consulting, but also to remain ahead of the competition in an ever-changing and demanding environment."

The partnership will expand R3D Consulting's professional practice of drawing on the most advanced and best practices in the industry from organizations such as Planview, that are recognized authorities in their field (CMM, CMMi, CSI, ISO 10006, Cobit, ITIL, PMI, PRINCE2, SEI, Six Sigma, COSO/ERM, SysTrust, PROSCI, etc.).

"For Planview, this partnership represents a deepening commitment to the Canadian market with the addition of R3D Consulting's local IT implementation expertise and experience," said Steve Alexander, Senior Vice President of Consulting, Planview. "The robust customer experience that will result from this deal creates a win-win scenario for our joint clients across Canada."

About R3D
R3D Consulting provides management consulting services as well as integration and deployment of business architecture solutions and IT systems. The company also manages major projects and business program offices operating internationally in four major industries: public, finance and insurance, manufacturing and distribution, and the services sector. Named one of the Top 100 Canadian IT Companies by Branham300, R3D Consulting is headquartered in Montreal and is comprised of close to 450 professionals across 6 offices in Canada, the United States, France and Mexico. Known as an employer of choice, the company was awarded the Défi Meilleurs Employeurs in 2009 and celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. For more information:

About Planview
Planview helps enterprises drive innovation, become more agile and efficient, and improve their business performance. For more than 20 years, leading organizations have been making better decisions using Planview's solutions to optimize the planning and execution of their business strategy. As the market leader in portfolio management, Planview combines a passion for customer success with a commitment to innovation and thought leadership. Throughout the enterprise, its customers use portfolio management to capitalize on business opportunities and thrive in a dynamic, global economy.


To schedule an interview or to obtain more information regarding this partnership, please contact:

Marie-Christine Demers
Cohn & Wolfe | Montréal
Tel : 514-845-7026

Distribution channels: IT