i2 User Conference Focuses on Unleashing the Power of Analysis

May 13, 2008

MCLEAN, Va. , May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The 4th annual i2 National User Conference kicked off today, May 13, 2008 , in Arlington, VA . More than 800 i2 customers have assembled to discuss investigative analysis technology best practices, innovations and success stories -- sharing ideas and learning new skills from i2 and technology partners.

i2 customers taking part in the conference represent government, law enforcement, military and commercial markets across eight countries. Attendees have the opportunity to participate in more than 100 informative sessions covering crime, intelligence, fraud, counterterrorism and other types of investigative analysis. Sessions spotlight customers' work and achievements with products including i2 Analyst's Notebook, i2 Analyst's Workstation, i2 ChartExplorer, i2 iBase and i2 TextChart. In this collective forum, attendees gain useful insights and tips for leveraging i2 technology to identify trends, patterns, and relationships hidden among volumes of data.

In his welcome address, i2 Americas General Manager Todd Drake said, "The User Conference is an exciting time for all of us to showcase our successes and learn new ways to apply i2 technology." He added, "Now that more organizations recognize the importance of analysis and are spreading it throughout the organization, it's more important than ever to come together as a community to share insights and best practices and discover new ways to take advantage of investigative analysis tools."

During the conference, attendees will get to see more of the latest investigative analysis solutions aimed at helping the investigative community to unlock the value of their data and solve investigations faster. For the first time, i2 is previewing its new investigation and intelligence management solution i2 iCentral, designed to provide seamless information access, analysis and workflow management across the enterprise and among collaborative organizations. Additional sessions demonstrate ways customers can extend i2 technology to better power their analysis.

Conference keynotes feature: -- "Leadership and Survival Under Fire" - Colonel Danny R. McKnight, U.S. Army (Retired), will discuss the commitment and leadership required to be successful when executing operations in the most difficult and severe situations. Colonel McKnight was the commanding officer of the 75th Ranger Regiment elements during the Battle of Mogadishu in October 1993, an event chronicled in the book and movie Black Hawk Down. -- "When the Bad Guys Come to America" - JD Zumwalt, assigned to the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group and with The Wexford Group International, will address the audience with thought-provoking commentary on the threats faced in the U.S. -- "Information Brokering" - Thomas H. Carr, of the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA), will present ways to gather and make the most of source information.

Other conference highlights include hands-on instructor-led labs, networking opportunities and exhibits.

About i2 Inc.

i2 is the leading worldwide provider of visual investigative analysis software for law enforcement, government, military, intelligence and commercial organizations. Our integrated suite of products enables investigators and analysts to quickly understand complex scenarios and volumes of seemingly unrelated data, perform analysis and communicate the results. For nearly 20 years, i2's products have proven instrumental in helping to solve cases of fraud, drug trafficking, counterterrorism, national security, corporate security and more. That is why more than 2,000 organizations in over 100 countries rely on i2 for investigative and intelligence analysis. For more information, please visit www.i2inc.com.

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