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Project Assistants Announces Partnership with Fujitsu Consulting

WILMINGTON, DE – March 6, 2006 – Fujitsu Consulting, a trusted provider of management and technology consulting to the commercial business and government sectors, and Project Assistants, a leading provider of enterprise portfolio and project management consulting, development and training, have entered into a formal partnership aimed at delivering a unified solution incorporating Fujitsu’s industry-renowned Macroscope methodology within Project Assistants’ KnowledgeCentral enterprise project management knowledge management tool. The solution will be jointly brought to market under the brand of Macroscope EPMSuite.

Macroscope EPMSuite, which leverages Microsoft’s EPM technology platform combined with Fujitsu’s Macroscope methodology and Project Assistants’ KnowledgeCentral portal, delivers to organizations the unique ability to transform their business and deliver business value faster and at less cost by providing proven best-in-class business and IT methodology fully integrated within a leading edge IT solution development environment.

Project Assistants’ CEO Gus Cicala offered these comments on the new partnership: “Our solution meets the challenge of instilling software engineering discipline into the project execution process through an innovative integration of the Macroscope methodology content within the intuitive KnowledgeCentral portal.”

“In addition to Macroscope EPMSuite’s ability to deliver business value faster and at a lower cost, our customers will also benefit from the combined competence of Project Assistants and Fujitsu Consulting in helping our customers institutionalize Project and Program Management best practices,” said Serge Deschamps, Vice President, Macroscope and Knowledge Management, Fujitsu Consulting.

“Microsoft is extremely pleased to see valued partners such as Fujitsu Consulting and Project Assistants bring to market a solution that so effectively extends the Microsoft EPM platform to deliver real business value to our collective client base”, explained Michael Anguilo, General Manager of the Microsoft Project Product Group. “Project Assistants’ and Fujitsu Consulting’s track record of innovation and market leadership allows them to develop outstanding solutions like Macroscope EPMSuite which optimize Microsoft technology to solve pressing business-specific needs.”

About Project Assistants:

Project Assistants is a leading provider of consulting services, custom development, education and products for enterprise project management solutions. Our primary clients include organizations in diverse industries that base their businesses on mission critical projects that require enterprise-wide project management methodologies, processes and tools and an organization to support them.

Founded in 1996, Project Assistants is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware with international delivery capability. A leading Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Microsoft Office Project Premier Partner, Project Assistants was recently recognized in Inc 500 as one of “America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.” For more information about Project Assistants, Inc., please go to

About Fujitsu Consulting

A trusted provider of management and technology consulting to business and government, Fujitsu Consulting is the North American consulting and services arm of the $44.5-billion Fujitsu group. Fujitsu Consulting integrates the core expertise of the Fujitsu companies and its partners to deliver complete business solutions in the areas of IT governance, information management, legacy systems modernization, application outsourcing and business process outsourcing. Through its full range of consulting, implementation and IT management services and its industry-recognized strategic approach, Macroscope®, Fujitsu Consulting enables clients to build more value into their IT investments and drive their leadership in the marketplace. For more information, please see: