BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC), the recognized leader in Business Service Management (BSM), today announced that its Executive Briefing Program has been awarded the 2012 Association of Briefing Program Managers (ABPM) World Class Briefing Program of the Year for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes BMC’s success in marketing, managing, measuring and planning the Executive Briefing Program.

The ABPM fosters world-class standards, collaboration, insight and thought leadership for the briefing program industry and comprises more than 400 members from more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. The ABPM’s Advisory Board develops, monitors and continually revises the characteristics that constitute a world-class briefing program to inspire its members to reach the highest level of excellence within their own organizations.

BMC’s Executive Briefing Center (EBC) offers customers the opportunity to participate in informative presentations by BMC executives and subject matter experts, discuss their challenges and opportunities and learn how BMC Software can help meet their business needs. BMC’s briefing program was recognized as “world-class” across all industry standards and for contributing to the advancement of the profession.

“To be recognized by our peers as the best in the industry two years running is a tremendous honor which we share with the many BMC employees and Houston vendor partners who contribute to our success,” said Karen Bintz, director, customer experience at BMC. “This program is a competitive differentiator for us because we focus on not only the technology, but also the entire EBC experience. Our briefing experience is a microcosm of what it is like to do business with BMC.”

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