TIBCO and Thunderhead Announce Partnership to Deliver Integrated Document

Partnership allows organisations in the financial services industry to
deliver their business strategies by creating a service-oriented view of
their organisation.

(LONDON) - 28 September 2005 - TIBCO Software Incorporated (NASDAQ: TIBX),
the leading business integration and process management software company,
announced today it has partnered with Thunderhead Limited, the provider of
highly usable, multi-channel document generation technology, to enable the
integration of the TIBCO Business Process Management (BPM) Platform with
Thunderhead's Document Generation Platform.

The partnership underscores financial services organisations' demand for
increased automation of personalised document and correspondence production
within a process-centric environment. The harnessing of BPM and document
generation enables compliance and drives operational efficiencies. The
integration between TIBCO and Thunderhead means that business users can
facilitate the automation of critical business processes from the initiation
and management of a customer transaction, through to the generation of high
volume, multi-channel customer communications such as policy documents, loan
agreements, trade confirmations and customer correspondence.

By establishing a collaborative approach between users to facilitate
document generation, the integrated solution will allow financial services
companies to move away from a traditional task-oriented approach and instead
create a service-oriented view of their organisation.

Mutual customers can now attain greater control over their customer
communications. Thunderhead's integral exception handling capability allows
business users to define rules to route documents through the approval
process, fully automated and managed by TIBCO. Furthermore, Thunderhead's
Correspondence Framework integrated with TIBCO's BPM technology, allows end
users such as call centre and customer service agents to generate customised
ad hoc correspondence on demand but in line with increasingly complex
regulatory demands.

"Through our partnership with TIBCO, we can empower business users in
financial services organisations to produce personalised customer
communications, whether high-volume or ad-hoc, at the same time as improving
business agility, control and compliance through the management of the
end-to-end business process," said Glen Manchester, CEO, Thunderhead.

"TIBCO and Thunderhead's integrated solution can reduce costs by driving
operational efficiency and automation, whilst improving resource
effectiveness through pro-active management of exception cases. We believe
the partnership significantly enhances end-user productivity and provides a
comprehensive, intelligent, automated, multi-channel document generation
solution," said Robin Gilthorpe, Senior Vice President, EMEA, TIBCO Software

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