Business Objects Honors Key Partners
for Outstanding Performance in Channel

American Management Systems, BASE Consulting Group, Inc., Braun Consulting, Decision Warehouse, Fair Isaac and Company, RightWorks Corporation, and Technology Builders, Inc. Recognized at Business Objects Americas Partner Summit

San Jose, Calif. - February 12, 2001 - Business Objects (Nasdaq: BOBJ), the world's leading provider of e-business intelligence solutions (e-BI), today recognized seven of its key channel partners for their roles in the company's ongoing channel sales success in North and Latin America.

The award-winning partners have been named at the Business Objects 2001 Partner Summit, and have been recognized in the following categories: Top Application Provider, Top Distributor, and Top Reselling Partner.

Top Application Providers North America

American Management Systems, Inc.
Fair, Isaac and company
RightWorks Corporation

Top Distributor Latin America

Decision Warehouse

Top Reselling Partners North America

BASE Consulting Group, Inc.
Braun Consulting
Technology Builders Incorporated

"In the high technology industry, winners partner with winners. Our indirect sales model targets experts -across a broad set of markets and industries, and through these partnerships Business Objects is able to extend the delivery of our e-business intelligence solutions to the masses," said Bill Robinson, vice president, north american sales for Business Objects. "Our channel partners are an integral part of our overall company success, and we are very proud to recognize their strong contribution today."

"BASE is honored to partner with leading providers of Business Intelligence solutions such as Business Objects," said Steve McCarthy, CEO of BASE Consulting Group. "We share a vision of providing measurable value to our clients. This value proposition is at the core of our strong relationship with the Business Objects team. The unique blend of our consulting expertise and Business Objects world-class solutions provides our clients with the answers necessary to capture competitive advantage."

"RightWorks is dedicated to providing a comprehensive suite of second generation e-business solutions for companies looking to succeed in the internet economy," said Lou Unkeless, vice president of strategy and marketing, RightWorks. "With Business Objects we have enhanced our Global Commerce Intelligence application with tools that allow our customers to make informed buying decisions within a secure environment, in real time. It is the unique and powerful combination of e-business technologies from Business Objects and RightWorks that has allowed our joint success."

"TBI continues to experience outstanding success through our partnership with Business Objects. Their strength in e-business intelligence matches well with our commitment to providing leading-edge requirements management solutions to support evolving business needs," said Nick Kavadellas, president and CEO of Technology Builders, Inc. "TBI has a proven track record in helping customers implement Business Objects applications successfully. We attribute much of our success to strong relationships with partners who share our dedication to providing quality solutions."

The Business Objects Americas channel program provides partners with the support and technology they need in order to be successful, including complete technical and product support, product maintenance, and product training. Additionally, the programs deliver a breadth of business development tools and resources including sales and marketing materials, access to Business Objects mailing lists, partner newsletter, internet and extranet access, and seminar kits, to name a few.

American Management Systems - (
American Management Systems is an international business and information technology consulting firm, one of the 20 largest such firms worldwide. AMS is the premier provider of next generation enterprise business and technology solutions that dramatically improve business performance and create value for clients. AMS's suite of leading edge business and technology solutions, featuring e-business strategy, management, and technology services make business reinvention possible in internet time for large organizations. AMS is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 9,000 employees and 58 offices worldwide.

Braun Consulting, Inc. - (
Braun Consulting, Inc. is a leading professional services firm delivering customer-focused business solutions to fortune 1000 companies. Braun Consulting combines cutting-edge business intelligence and CRM/e-CRM technologies with business strategy to help clients build customer loyalty. By creating the necessary connection between technology and strategy, Braun Consulting builds effective business solutions that help clients drive business performance and cultivate long-term relationships with their most valuable customers.

BASE Consulting Group, Inc. - (
BASE Consulting Group, Inc. provides business intelligence consulting and education services to its clients throughout the western U.S. All services are focused on creating measurable value for the client. BASE helps turn corporate data into useful business information, which can be accessed and shared by business decision makers throughout the enterprise. BASE is both a Business Objects Platinum Partner, and certified consulting partner of Business Objects.

Decision Warehouse - (
Decision Warehouse has been a premier distributor of Business Objects solutions in Brazil for the past three years. Decision Warehouse focuses on delivering customers strategic information to drive their business, and customer resource management applications, and also provides best-in-class e-Business Intelligence solutions. Decision Warehouse has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Brazilia, and is the fastest growing distributor in the region.

Fair, Isaac and Company - (
Fair, Isaac and Company is a global provider of customer analytics and decision technology. Widely recognized for its pioneering work in credit scoring, Fair, Isaac revolutionized the way lending decisions are made. Today the company helps clients in multiple industries increase the value of customer relationships. Fair, Isaac has made the Forbes list of the top 200 U.S. small companies eight times in the last nine years. Headquartered in San Rafael, California, Fair, Isaac has 21 offices worldwide.

RightWorks Corporation - (
RightWorks Corporation is a leading provider of second-generation e-business applications. Founded in 1996, RightWorks is a privately held company backed by leading venture capital firms. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., RightWorks is focused on delivering customer value from locations in 10 countries in North America, Asia, and throughout Europe.

Technology Builders, Inc. - (
Technology Builders, Inc., provides integrated solutions for e-business and enterprise application development. Through the TBI-CaliberŪ suite of software products and strategic vendor partnerships, the company provides solutions for requirements management, requirements-based testing, project planning and estimation, object modeling, configuration management, and test planning and management, and defect tracking.

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