Newgen’s Implementation Declared Winner at 2011 ACM Global Awards

Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan Wins the Gold Award for Excellence in Adaptive Case Management (ACM).

McLean, VA, July 01, 2011 --( Newgen Software Technologies limited, a market leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced that their esteemed client, Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan (L&S), has emerged as the GOLD Award winner under Legal and Courts category at the 2011 Global Awards for Excellence in Adaptive Case Management (ACM). The award is co-sponsored by Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC ), the only standards organizations concentrating on process, and KMWorld, a leading content management magazine.

Newgen implemented an integrated solution comprising a Case Management System, a Workflow Management System, and a Document Management System at Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan.

“I congratulate our esteemed customer, Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan (L&S) for this win. L&S is known for providing legal services to clients in India and worldwide, related to Tax, International Trade, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The Newgen implementation has empowered more than 200 professionals and 75 paralegals of the firm to attain service excellence in providing legal services to clients from anywhere in India,” said Mr. Diwakar Nigam, Managing Director, Newgen Software Technologies limited.

For this prestigious global award, Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan competed with the top organizations in the world spanning Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia, who have successfully demonstrated excellence in implementing innovative ACM solutions.

Speaking of this success, Mr. Lakshmi Kumaran, the Founder and Managing Partner of Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan, commented, “We are honored to receive the GOLD award in Adaptive Case Management segment. I would like to compliment the entire Newgen Team for implementing a solution for automating the legal services delivery work flow processes, and integrating it with document management processes, knowledge management processes, and billing processes. The solution is facilitating us to achieve our professional goal and acting as catalyst for achieving all our operational goals.”

The achievement of Lakshmi Kumaran & Shridharan will be further acknowledged by the inclusion of their case study in the first annual edition of ACM Excellence in Practice by Future Strategies Inc.

WfMC Executive Director and industry analyst Nathaniel Palmer noted, “ACM takes knowledge and process management to the next level by bringing together the tools that support knowledge work. The result is a comprehensive approach to the way we build, deploy and use enterprise information management systems. It's as revolutionary for the way we work as the Internet was to the way we share and connect.”

All Submissions were evaluated on a scoring model along various metrics, grouping into the three categories of Innovation, Adaptability, and Impact. Winners were selected by panel of judges drawn from the experts in their field for the newly introduced ACM category which represents a new technological approach to supporting knowledge workers in today's leading edge organizations, involving systematic process of sequence, timing, and flow of information.

About Newgen
Newgen Software Technologies Limited ( is the market leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and Enterprise Content management (ECM), with a global footprint of 850 installations in over 40 countries with large, mission-critical solutions deployed at the world's leading Banks, Insurance firms, BPO’s, Healthcare Organizations, Government, Telecom Companies & Shared Service Centers.

The company has been recognized by distinguished analyst firms like Frost and Sullivan as A 'Hot Company to Watch for' in their global ECM Market report, 2009 and by IDC in its exclusive report “Newgen Software: Global Leader in Business Process Management and Document Management Solutions Newgen is a winner of prestigious awards, such as the CNBC-TV18,“Emerging India Award 2008.”

With HSBC and SAP investment, Newgen is one of the rare product companies to have backing of both leading financial and technology companies of the world. Newgen’s Quality Systems are certified against ISO 9001:2008 and Information Security Standard, ISO 27001:2005. Newgen has been assessed at CMMi Level3.

About Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan
Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan (L&S) is a legal firm specializing in Tax laws, International Trade laws, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) laws. Founded in 1985, the firm today has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Ahmadabad. L&S was founded by Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran along with his brother Mr. V. Sridharan.

The Tax and International Trade division of L&S consists of more than 150 qualified and experienced professionals in the domain of law, technology, business, science, and accountancy. These professionals and more than 50 paralegals and support staff are located across six offices in India to provide end-to-end advisory, compliance, and litigation services to clients in India and worldwide. The division handles some of the most complex and challenging Tax and International Trade matters.

The IPR division handles matters relating to every aspect of Intellectual Property Rights and ensures protection to some of the most challenging and path breaking innovations of its Indian and international clients. It provides end-to-end strategic consultancy, advisory, compliance, and litigation services to clients.

The IPR division has more than 50 professionals in various fields of life sciences and engineering supported by more than 25 paralegals. The professionals are from some of the best research institutes, law schools, and leading life sciences and technology institutes and are having practical experience in diverse industries. They hold graduate, postgraduate, or doctorate degrees in specialized fields, such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, chemical engineering, software technology, telecommunication, computer science, biotech, biochemistry, and chemistry.

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