Championship of the ardour consulting group with scientific support from the TU Dresden Seeheim-Jugenheim, 06.05.2010 – application management belongs to the especially critical tasks in the company, because it is responsible for the continuous improvement and maintenance of the existing application landscape as well as for the elaborating and other topics. Experts in this area can make a playful landscaped Championship with their professional knowledge now and fight for the first German application management Championship. This competence competition is conducted by the ardour consulting group, a spinoff of Deloitte Consulting, with scientific support by the Technische Universitat Dresden. Individuals from user companies, public institutions, and IT service providers are addressed. The competition begins on June 21, 2010 and promises attractive prizes to the top three of the final. So, the winner will receive a trip for two to Iceland. The second and third prize is a dinner at the celebrity chef Johann Lafer as well as an experience in a Flight Simulator. Also, the best 25 participants will receive a certificate with the placement in this competition, that may be useful for the future career as proof of the professional qualification in this topic.

A registration can be carried out immediately under. The participant must make five rounds if they want to advance to the finals. The rounds are conducted online, with a certain number of participants for the next round will qualify each. Identification procedures, a multiple participation is avoided by people. Responsible for the German application management Championship 2010 lies in the hands of Prof. Dr. Susanne Strahringer, by the Technical University of Dresden as a neutral and scientific partner. Its teaching and research focuses on topics from the fields of application systems and management, in particular in the field of ERP systems, Enterprise modeling, IT architectures and -Integration.

The professional spectrum is relatively broad in application management, ranging from the classic application services on the conceptual design of the Awisc to organization and sourcing issues”, outlines Michael Maicher, Managing Director and management consultant of ardour consulting group, the technical diversity in this area. Thus both technical and strategic and organizational issues are touched, that all mesh”, he explains. Therefore all practitioners and executives are addressed in this Championship, moving in their professional functions in one of these fields. Similar Championships such as the German application management Championship already been carried according to a concept of the think tank on the topics of IT service management, ECM and document management, and business intelligence. Other topics such as IT security, CRM, project management and IT strategy are in preparation. About ardour Consulting Group of the Organizer, the ardour Consulting Group (www.ardour.de), one is on the Consulting Boutique specialized topics of application management and sourcing. It is a team with a common understanding of sustainable consulting. Consisting of experienced employees with excellent professional qualifications the for the IT team responsible executives. The ardour Consulting Group’s core competencies include: application management (design and implementation of strategic, tactical and operational IT processes and organizational structures); Development and implementation of tailored and sustainable sourcing strategies; Enterprise Architecture Management, to support the business objectives and the business model through an adequate IT landscape; Project portfolio and value management to demonstrate the value proposition of IT, as well as to be able to make better and more objective investment decisions. Think factory group Pastorat 6 D-50354 Hurth Wilfried Heinrich phone: + 49 2233 6117-75 fax: + 49 2233 6117-71