December 3, 2006

Software Planner Wins Tester Choice Award – PR-0065
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Pragmatic Software Company (http://www.pragmaticsw.com) announced that its flagship product, Software Planner (http://www.SoftwarePlanner.com), won the 2006 Testers Choice Award in the category of Commercial Application Life Cycle Management Tool or Platform Priced Under $500/Seat.

The Testers Choice awards, conducted annually by Software Test & Performance, recognizes excellence in software test and performance tools. The award comprises categories encompassing the range of tools designed to improve software quality.  The arbiters of excellence are Software Test & Performance subscribers, who vote on products in specific categories. The Testers Choice awards consists of a winner and two finalists from each category as well as the year's Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner is a product that had the highest score within a single category; votes are not added across categories.

The winners were announced at the Test & Performance Conference, Nov. 7-9, 2006, in Boston, Mass.  The awards were published in the Software Test & Performance magazine (http://www.stpmag.com/) on Dec. 1, and appeared in the December 2006 issue of the Software Test & Performance magazine.

“We are very excited about winning the prestigious Testers Choice Award, says Steve Miller, President/CEO of Pragmatic Software.  "We were nominated in two categories (Commercial ALM Less than $500/Seat and Commercial Test/QA Less than $500/Seat).   We won in both categories, Software Planner (http://www.SoftwarePlanner.com) won the top spot in the ALM category while Defect Tracker (http://www.DefectTracker.com) won top honors in the Test/QA category.  Being recognized by a superlative group of test engineers is especially great, as it is a testament to the robustness, flexibility and adaptability of our toolset.", adds Miller.

About Software Planner
According to Pragmatic Software, Software Planner is available in 3 versions:

  • Standard ASP Version - Hosted by Pragmatic Software, the Standard edition provides full life cycle management, including requirements, test case and defect management.  It also includes collaboration, with calendar management, document sharing and discussion forums.  This version is available for $35 per concurrent user per month.
  • Professional ASP Version - Hosted by Pragmatic Software, the Professional edition has all of the features of the Standard ASP Version, and additionally provides Microsoft Project® style advanced project management, configurable dashboards, Microsoft Outlook® Synchronization and other Enterprise type features.  This version is available for $65 per concurrent user per month.
  • Enterprise Version - Hosted by the client, the Enterprise edition contains all features of the Professional edition. It also has a control panel that allows branding of the product and full integration with Crystal Reports® and Data Dynamic's® DynamiCube (a pivot table reporting solution).  This version is available for $ 1,600 per concurrent user (one-time fee).

About Pragmatic Software
Founded in 1992, Pragmatic Software Company, Inc. based in Denver, Colorado is a software development company that provides web-based project management and team collaboration software to over 60,000 subscribers in over 24 countries.  For more information on Pragmatic Software, go to http://www.PragmaticSW.com or contact Michael Fischer at 303-768-7480.  To see an on-line copy of this press release, navigate to: