Evolve & Headstrong Partner to Expand Service Alliance Program

Headstrong Brings its James Martin + Company Heritage in IT Effectiveness

To Evolve Implementation Services



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Evolve Software, Inc.

    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Evolve(R) (Nasdaq:   EVLV), a leading provider of eBusiness solutions that
 optimize the service chain, today announced that Headstrong, a global digital
 strategy and solution provider, will partner with Evolve to implement its
 ServiceSphere solution.  Headstrong, which includes the venerable James Martin
 + Company -- a recognized thought leader in the information technology
 industry -- has a truly global footprint with a well-established presence in
 Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.  Headstrong joins a group of respected
 services organizations including KPMG Consulting, Darwin Partners, TechSpan
 and EPI-USE, who provide implementation services to Evolve's customer base
 through its rapidly expanding Service Alliance Program.
     Evolve Service Alliance partners are pre-screened and selected for their
 proven skills and unique expertise in different software applications,
 business process and strategy consulting, and specific vertical industries.
 Headstrong's dedication to delivering business results in 20 years of
 experience in methods and program management and its ability to do the 'heavy
 lifting' that the market is increasingly demanding, further strengthens
 Evolve's ability to deliver its state-of-the-art service chain optimization
 solution to corporate IT departments of Global 2000 companies.
     "Both Evolve and Headstrong serve established global companies that are
 looking for value-driven solutions for their complex business and technology
 challenges," said Kevin Murphy, Headstrong Chief Creative Officer.  "Our
 unique experience and expertise combined with Evolve's ServiceSphere solution
 will enable enterprises to increase the certainty of value that IT can
 provide."
     Evolve's solution is designed to provide professional services
 organizations, services divisions of product-based companies and corporate IT
 departments the strategic means for creating more efficient operations.
 Standardizing on Evolve ServiceSphere gives a company a unified view of the
 value-generating processes within a service operation and enables real-time
 communication and collaboration across the service chain.  From evaluating new
 opportunities and providing insight into the optimization of resource
 allocation to tracking budget and schedule performance of the projects
 portfolio, Evolve ServiceSphere facilitates strategic workforce optimization
 for services organizations.
     "Evolve continues to partner with leading companies to extend its
 leadership into corporate IT and services organizations of Global 2000
 companies," said Anil Gupta, VP of Strategy and Marketing at Evolve.  "We are
 very excited to partner with one of the most respected names in information
 technology consulting and look forward to bringing their expertise in digital
 strategy through solution implementation to our customer base."
 
     About Headstrong
     Headstrong is a leading digital business solution provider.  It invents,
 transforms and builds digital businesses for Global 2000 companies.
 Headstrong provides services from digital strategy through solution
 implementation.  Headstrong professionals excel in optimizing digital
 channels, fostering digital relationships, utilizing digital intelligence and
 facilitating business ecosystem integration.  Headquartered in Washington DC,
 Headstrong is truly global with more than 1,000 employees in 12 countries.
 For more information about Headstrong, visit the company's Web site at
 www.headstrong.com, or contact Headstrong via e-mail at info@headstrong.com.
     Headstrong and the Headstrong logos are service marks of Headstrong.
 
     About Evolve
     Evolve provides solutions for integrating and streamlining the core
 business processes that are critical to service organizations: managing
 project opportunities, resources and service delivery.  We call it Connecting
 the Service Chain(TM).
     More than 100 leading organizations have chosen Evolve, including the
 professional service divisions of product-based companies like E.piphany,
 Ericsson, Exodus, Novell, Siemens, and Sun Microsystems; professional service
 firms such as EDS, marchFIRST, Razorfish, and Scient; and the IT departments
 of large corporations including Fleet Capital Leasing.  Evolve is
 headquartered in Emeryville, Calif. (San Francisco Bay area), and has offices
 throughout North America, in the UK, and India.  Additional information is
 available at www.evolve.com or 1-888-2EVOLVE.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement
     This news release contains forward-looking statements, including but not
 limited to statements regarding the benefits derived from our service alliance
 partner implementing the Evolve solution for our customers.  Actual results
 could differ and such differences could be material.  These statements involve
 risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, the fact that our
 service alliance partners may not successfully implement our software at
 customer sites, customers may not achieve the benefits anticipated from our
 products, our service alliance partners may not achieve benefits from their
 alliance with Evolve, and our market opportunity may not continue to grow as
 anticipated.  Evolve undertakes no obligation to update publicly any
 forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances
 after the date of this release.  Investors are encouraged to review Evolve's
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion of
 additional factors that could affect Evolve's future performance.
 
     NOTE:  Evolve, the Evolve logo, ServiceSphere, RapidConnect, "Connecting
 the Service Chain", and "Evolve. Connect. Thrive." are registered trademarks,
 service marks or trademarks of Evolve Software, Inc.
 
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    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Evolve(R) (Nasdaq:   EVLV), a leading provider of eBusiness solutions that
 optimize the service chain, today announced that Headstrong, a global digital
 strategy and solution provider, will partner with Evolve to implement its
 ServiceSphere solution.  Headstrong, which includes the venerable James Martin
 + Company -- a recognized thought leader in the information technology
 industry -- has a truly global footprint with a well-established presence in
 Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.  Headstrong joins a group of respected
 services organizations including KPMG Consulting, Darwin Partners, TechSpan
 and EPI-USE, who provide implementation services to Evolve's customer base
 through its rapidly expanding Service Alliance Program.
     Evolve Service Alliance partners are pre-screened and selected for their
 proven skills and unique expertise in different software applications,
 business process and strategy consulting, and specific vertical industries.
 Headstrong's dedication to delivering business results in 20 years of
 experience in methods and program management and its ability to do the 'heavy
 lifting' that the market is increasingly demanding, further strengthens
 Evolve's ability to deliver its state-of-the-art service chain optimization
 solution to corporate IT departments of Global 2000 companies.
     "Both Evolve and Headstrong serve established global companies that are
 looking for value-driven solutions for their complex business and technology
 challenges," said Kevin Murphy, Headstrong Chief Creative Officer.  "Our
 unique experience and expertise combined with Evolve's ServiceSphere solution
 will enable enterprises to increase the certainty of value that IT can
 provide."
     Evolve's solution is designed to provide professional services
 organizations, services divisions of product-based companies and corporate IT
 departments the strategic means for creating more efficient operations.
 Standardizing on Evolve ServiceSphere gives a company a unified view of the
 value-generating processes within a service operation and enables real-time
 communication and collaboration across the service chain.  From evaluating new
 opportunities and providing insight into the optimization of resource
 allocation to tracking budget and schedule performance of the projects
 portfolio, Evolve ServiceSphere facilitates strategic workforce optimization
 for services organizations.
     "Evolve continues to partner with leading companies to extend its
 leadership into corporate IT and services organizations of Global 2000
 companies," said Anil Gupta, VP of Strategy and Marketing at Evolve.  "We are
 very excited to partner with one of the most respected names in information
 technology consulting and look forward to bringing their expertise in digital
 strategy through solution implementation to our customer base."
 
     About Headstrong
     Headstrong is a leading digital business solution provider.  It invents,
 transforms and builds digital businesses for Global 2000 companies.
 Headstrong provides services from digital strategy through solution
 implementation.  Headstrong professionals excel in optimizing digital
 channels, fostering digital relationships, utilizing digital intelligence and
 facilitating business ecosystem integration.  Headquartered in Washington DC,
 Headstrong is truly global with more than 1,000 employees in 12 countries.
 For more information about Headstrong, visit the company's Web site at
 www.headstrong.com, or contact Headstrong via e-mail at info@headstrong.com.
     Headstrong and the Headstrong logos are service marks of Headstrong.
 
     About Evolve
     Evolve provides solutions for integrating and streamlining the core
 business processes that are critical to service organizations: managing
 project opportunities, resources and service delivery.  We call it Connecting
 the Service Chain(TM).
     More than 100 leading organizations have chosen Evolve, including the
 professional service divisions of product-based companies like E.piphany,
 Ericsson, Exodus, Novell, Siemens, and Sun Microsystems; professional service
 firms such as EDS, marchFIRST, Razorfish, and Scient; and the IT departments
 of large corporations including Fleet Capital Leasing.  Evolve is
 headquartered in Emeryville, Calif. (San Francisco Bay area), and has offices
 throughout North America, in the UK, and India.  Additional information is
 available at www.evolve.com or 1-888-2EVOLVE.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement
     This news release contains forward-looking statements, including but not
 limited to statements regarding the benefits derived from our service alliance
 partner implementing the Evolve solution for our customers.  Actual results
 could differ and such differences could be material.  These statements involve
 risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, the fact that our
 service alliance partners may not successfully implement our software at
 customer sites, customers may not achieve the benefits anticipated from our
 products, our service alliance partners may not achieve benefits from their
 alliance with Evolve, and our market opportunity may not continue to grow as
 anticipated.  Evolve undertakes no obligation to update publicly any
 forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances
 after the date of this release.  Investors are encouraged to review Evolve's
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion of
 additional factors that could affect Evolve's future performance.
 
     NOTE:  Evolve, the Evolve logo, ServiceSphere, RapidConnect, "Connecting
 the Service Chain", and "Evolve. Connect. Thrive." are registered trademarks,
 service marks or trademarks of Evolve Software, Inc.
 
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