The idea for the software took shape just hours after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, when employees began E-mailing suggestions to Peregrine CEO and chairman Steve Gardner. Within a week, Gardner asked VP of business development Ken Boyd to lead a team to build the software. "What we did in managing infrastructure and connecting diverse and heterogeneous systems," Gardner says, "is what the government needed to capture all sorts of data, condense it into data that is actionable, and get that data to people who need it."
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Peregrine Leverages Software For Disasters
Peregrine Systems Inc. has unveiled software designed to help government agencies and businesses better respond to and cope with crises.