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2012 Press Releases

No Magic Showcases Crisis Preparedness Solutions and Services at National Forum on Public Safety and Criminal Justice

Crisis Planning Can Save Lives, Protect Public, Link Law Enforcement

video crisis management planningAllen, Texas (July 27, 2012) No Magic Inc., the leading global provider of modeling, simulation and analysis solutions announced today that it will be presenting its crisis management planning solutions and services at the IJIS National Forum on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Conference.

The conference, beginning tomorrow, converges public safety, law enforcement and homeland security officials from across the United States. At the conference, No Magic will highlight its Cameo Suite crisis management capabilities. Cameo Suite accelerates the ability for crisis planners to visualize and simulate scenarios and optimize responses before a crisis occurs.

“We believe it is critical that public safety leaders model each and every crisis situation they can think of….and even the unthinkable, because that is what often occurs,” says Gary Duncanson, CEO of Allen, Texas-based No Magic. “Our solutions allow emergency planners to visualize the overall complexity of a possible crisis, simulate the crisis, then review the event for gaps in crisis strategy response and planning.”

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Company Continues to Provide No-Charge Software Licensing
For MBSE Challenge Initiative Teams at International Symposium

Allen, TX – July 9, 2012: No Magic, Inc., the leading global provider of integrated modeling, simulation & analysis solutions and services announced that the company will continue to support Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) challenge teams with complimentary No Magic software, supporting the overall INCOSE Challenge Initiative which will take place at the 22nd Annual INCOSE International Symposium in Rome July 9-12, 2012. In addition, No Magic will provide hosting for the teams, providing global collaboration using the company’s Teamwork Server.

The MBSE Initiative is joint effort between the OMG Systems Engineering DSIG and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). The initiative is comprised of four challenge teams whose task it is to demonstrate solutions to difficult problems using MBSE. The four challenge teams represented are: Modeling and Simulation Interoperability, Space Systems Modeling, Telescope Modeling and GEOSS Modeling. No Magic has explicitly provided the Space Systems, Telescope and Modeling and Simulation teams with no-charge hosting and software solutions.

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No Magic, Inc. President and CEO Gary Duncanson (right) received the Patriot Award for his hiring and support of military veterans. Congressman Sam Johnson, Third District, Texas (left) presents Duncanson a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to commemorate the honor.

Allen, TX, January 17, 2012: No Magic, Inc. President and CEO Gary Duncanson was awarded the prestigious Patriot Award, in recognition of his support of the U.S. military and his policies of supporting and hiring veterans for the company. The award is given by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Defense Department agency, to recognize businesses which practice leadership and implement personnel policies that support employee participation in the National Guard and Reserve.

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Evaluation based on ability to execute and completeness of vision

Dallas, Texas (January 9, 2012) No Magic, Inc., the leading global provider of integrated modeling, simulation and analysis solutions and services, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Magic Quadrant for Business Process Analysis Tools.*

No Magic's MagicDraw is known in the industry as a leading object-oriented analysis and design tool. MagicDraw's active validation feature helps ensure enterprise-wide consistency across teams and checks the model against business rules and meta-model constraints notifying users of any violation. As a result, users will benefit from both reduced costs and better quality.

No Magic was evaluated for the Magic Quadrant for Business Process Analysis Tools based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. MagicDraw provides strong BPMN, UML, SysML, UPDM, DoDAF, MODAF and SoaML modeling support with simulations using activity execution (OMG UML standard), State Diagram (WC3 SCXML), and full SysML bidirectional parametric execution. The unique MagicDraw iPhone Edition gives users the ability to review their models on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

"We believe that our inclusion in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Process Analysis Tools recognizes our position in the marketplace, where our mantra is 'the truth is in the model,'" says Gary Duncanson, President and CEO of No Magic. "We have executed against our strategy of developing a MagicDraw-based ecosystem, the Cameo Suite, which has resulted in the broad adoption of our solutions by industry-leading vendors worldwide. This is evidenced by the fact that we are seeing more government agencies and Fortune 500 companies demand modeling, simulation and analysis solutions, as budgets grow tighter. Companies know that they must do more with less and accurately predict how systems will function when they are deployed. We will continue to innovate in our offerings and services to ensure that our clients receive the most comprehensive and 'visionary' industry solutions."

*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Business Process Analysis Tools, David Norton, December 12, 2011.

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