BTM Corporation Releases the BTM Business
Research Shows the Value of Convergence in Achieving Business Agility
May 03, 2010 12:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time
STAMFORD, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BTM Corporation today announced the release of the
BTM Business Agility Index. Conducted by BTM Corporation, in partnership with IBM, this first of its kind
research study examined the attributes of agility and how successful companies employ technology to achieve it.
The BTM Business Agility Index is built on a framework that describes the processes, structures and behaviors that
together comprise business agility: Management Behaviors; Business Technology Architecture; and Operational
“The Index reveals the key role business agility holds in economic performance and how business technology
convergence can accelerate establishment of that strategic position. Furthermore, the findings specify the behaviors
and constructs that drive agility, which are defined as a repeatable management practice that can be implemented in
any organization, regardless of size or industry,” said Faisal Hoque, Founder and CEO of BTM Corporation.
The first phase of this study, which was conducted during the first quarter of 2010, examined publicly traded US
companies across multiple industry groups, using a range of financial measures, including value, performance, growth,
margin, capital efficiency and stock price volatility, to measure the financial effect of business agility.
“The BTM Business Agility Index results show the importance and true business value to customers of focusing on
improving their overall business agility,” says Paul Brunet, IBM VP of WebSphere and BPM Marketing.
“Customers will be able to compare their current level of business agility and learn how to create significant revenue
and earnings improvement. We are excited about working with BTM on this new agility index.”
The overall results show that companies with highly mature business agility characteris