DST Included Among Significant BPM Platform Providers

AWD Recognized as a Strong Performer in 4Q 2015 Report By Independent Research Firm

Dec 17, 2015, 11:47 ET from DST Systems, Inc.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DST (NYSE: DST), a global provider of strategically unified data management, business processing, and customer communication solutions, today announced it has been identified as a "Strong Performer" in The Forrester Wave™: BPM Platforms For Digital Business, Q4 2015.

The fourth quarter 2015 report, for which Forrester Research conducted a 31-criteria evaluation of business process management vendors, identified 12 significant software providers in the category.

Forrester recognized AWD®, DST's proprietary BPM platform, amongst some of the highest scores for its ease of implementation, smart process apps, digital workplace, and process flow and design. AWD primarily targets organizations that are focused on digitizing the operational and work experience as the key way of delivering a seamless customer experience.

Forrester, one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world, produces the BPM Platforms Forrester Wave report to help enterprise architecture professionals select the right partner to manage their business' critical content. The 4Q 2015 report details Forrester's findings about how well each of the identified vendors fulfilled the analyst's criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. 

According to John C. Vaughn, DST Vice President responsible for the Business Process Solutions group, Forrester's recognition means DST is effectively delivering the kind of strategies, products, and services that the company's clients need to meet their business demands.

"We're honored to be recognized by Forrester and included among this select group of companies," says Vaughn. "We are also honored by the trust our customers place in our solutions to manage their mission-critical processes. For over 25 years, DST has been helping our clients improve operational effectiveness and enhance customer satisfaction."

DST brings unmatched industry knowledge and critical infrastructure and services to the financial and healthcare industries.  The company's AWD platform is used by over 350 clients to help reduce cost, improve customer service, ensure compliance, and improve overall operational efficiency. For more information on DST's BPM solution, visit http://dstsystems.com/solutions/bpm/.

About DST DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of sophisticated information processing and servicing solutions to companies around the world. Through its global enterprise, DST delivers strategically unified transactions and business processing, data management, and customer communications solutions to the asset management, brokerage, retirement, and healthcare markets. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO., DST is a publicly-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, visit www.dstsystems.com.

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Laura M. Parsons DST Global Public Relations 816.843.9087 mediarelations@dstsystems.com

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