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Actuate's Linda McDaniel to Speak About Document Accessibility at the Annual Xplor Conference on March 25th in Orlando, Florida

San Mateo, Calif. – March 18, 2014Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced that Linda McDaniel, EDP, Senior Solutions Architect / Product Trainer with Actuate’s Content Services Group (formerly Xenos), will present at Xploration® 14 (Xplor), the Customer Communications Conference, running from Tuesday, March 25 to Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend general sessions, networking events, a vendor forum and the keynote presentation, and can also choose from more than 60 educational sessions organized within five Tracks: Data; Industry Applications; Regulations, Compliance and Disaster Recovery Planning; Technology; and Best Practices.

Actuate’s Session information

In Actuate’s session, McDaniel will discuss ways in which document design affects PDF accessibility. McDaniel will also discuss the Web Accessibility Guidelines and ADA requirements, detailed regulations that dictate PDF accessibility. Additionally, she will cover document design considerations as demonstrated by recent financial industry efforts to make credit card and bank statements accessible to vision-impaired customers.

McDaniel will be available after the session to demonstrate Actuate’s PDF Accessibility Solution, a patented software tool that automates the end-to-end process of creation, storage, remediation and delivery of high volume accessible content.

Title: “Making Documents Accessible”
When: 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Location: Room “Salon D” in Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, U.S.

Register here for Xploration 14.

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company ™

Actuate provides software to more than 3.5 million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate's BIRT Analytics™delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. The Actuate Customer Communications Suite™ empowers organizations to easily transform, process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content and individualized correspondence. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

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Contacts:

Kate Lynch, Corporate Communications, Actuate
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Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
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