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Day: May 17, 2004

Gilbane Report Team Expands with Laplante as VP Consulting Services & Zoellick as Senior Analyst

Bluebill Advisors, Inc. and the Gilbane Report announced the appointment of two highly respected industry veterans to meet the rapidly growing demand for the company’s consulting services. Mary Laplante has joined the company as Vice President, Consulting Services, and will be responsible for the management and operations of the Content Technology Works Program, Gilbane Report webinars, white papers, and consulting projects. Mary is well known throughout the content technology industry from her extensive industry sales, marketing, and management experience, from her work as an analyst, writer, and consultant, and from her role as Founding Executive Director of OASIS. Mary’s experience and exceptional management and organizational skills will help grow the Gilbane Report CTW program and consulting activities to the next level. Bill Zoellick has also joined the Gilbane Report as Senior Analyst, and will be devoting his considerable analytical and writing skills to the Gilbane CTW and White Paper programs. Bill is a highly regarded author whose books include “CyberRegs: A Business Guide to Web Property, Privacy, and Patents”, and “Web Engagement: Connecting to Customers in e-Business”, both from Addison-Wesley. Bill’s insightful and penetrating analysis has informed his many roles as a manager, researcher, developer and author in the content and information management industry. www.gilbane.com

GlobalSight Signs OEM Agreement with Alchemy Software

GlobalSight Corporation announced that it has entered into agreement with Ireland-based software localization solution provider Alchemy Software Development for integrating Catalyst 5.0 into GlobalSight’s Ambassador product. Ambassador is an enterprise software application with localization management tools. The OEM relationship combines Catalyst’s translation of software applications with Ambassador’s enterprise process automation. Alchemy CATALYST 5.0 allows for the creation of a localization toolkit that contains all of the linguistic and cultural material that needs to be translated. Ambassador’s workflow component and enterprise architecture will enable deployment of Catalyst across large organizations, automating the creation and distribution of developer packages containing software files for software localization. The Software Localization Module will automate the creation, leveraging and extraction of files necessary for software localization; generate statistics for all actions; and enable users to track files throughout the lifecycle of the software localization process. www.globalsight.com

Stellent & Protiviti to Collaborate on Compliance Platform

Stellent, Inc. announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Protiviti Inc., an internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm, to create a content management-based compliance platform. Under the agreement, Stellent will deliver and market compliance solutions based on the Stellent Universal Content Management system and supported by Protiviti subject matter expertise. These solutions, to be co-marketed by Protiviti, will offer capabilities such as audit trails; document management; project management and reporting; personalized interfaces; automated process documentation collection and process testing; secure, Web-based access by internal and external users; and records management. www.stellent.com, www.protiviti.com