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Visible and Wiley Join Forces Introduce New Textbooks/Workbooks bundled with Visible Analyst

FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS - October 6th, 2008 -- Visible Systems (Visible) announced today their latest publishing partnership agreement with global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.(Wiley) to bundle Visible Analyst 2008 Student Edition with Wiley textbooks. Visible is a leader in the application and modeling software marketplace for 17 years and has recently released Visible Analyst 2008 Student Edition to the higher education market. Visible Analyst will be featured with Wiley's two new textbooks: Systems Analysis and Design, 4e by Alan Dennis, Barbara Haley Wixom and Roberta M. Roth capture the experience of developing and analyzing systems in a way that students can understand and apply; and Systems Analysis and Design with UML, 3e by Alan Dennis, Barbara Haley Wixom and David Tegarden offer a hands-on approach to actually doing SAD. Building on their experience as professional systems analysts and award-winning teachers, these three authors capture the experience of actually developing and analyzing systems. They focus on the core set of skills that all analysts must possess--from gathering requirements and modeling business needs, to creating blueprints for how the system should be built.

Since 1991, Visible Analyst has been bundled with more than two dozen college textbooks and taught at more than 3,000 colleges and universities around the world. "Visible Analyst the is easiest modeling tool to use and learn. It provides good quality and control for developing business information systems. Students are afforded the opportunity to master systems analysis and design, database design, and UML modeling all in one integrated tool," said John Nash, Vice President of Marketing. For team based projects, a multi-user lab version of Visible Analyst is available, capable of supporting computer labs with hundreds of users. "Our agreement with Visible enables us to add a powerful tool to two of our textbooks, thereby furthering our goal of helping teachers to teach and students to learn," said Bonnie Lieberman, Wiley's Senior Vice President and General Manager, Higher Education Division.

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley's core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.

Visible Systems is a leading supplier of integrated modeling tools and solutions for information management. Visible publishes software tools for information management in conjunction with consulting, education, and support around the world. For more information on Visible, please visit:

DESK COPIES OF VISIBLE ANALYST. If you are a professor and would like a FREE desk copy of Visible Analyst, please contact John Nash at 781.367.9509 for more details. See what's been added to Visible Analyst 2008. Visible Analyst is the ideal modeling tool for higher education.


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