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Day: September 13, 2004 (Page 1 of 2)

Factiva Adds U.S. Government & Military Publications

Factiva has added nine sources of information about the U.S. federal government and the U.S. military. The publications from the Army Times Publishing Company, an arm of Gannett, provide an independent and authoritative view of current government and military issues. Factiva customers will now have access to the full text of the Federal Times and Defense News, which address rapid changes taking place and offer insights for federal managers and senior defense decision makers. Also being added to Factiva are the Armed Forces Journal, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, and Training & Simulation Journal, magazines providing in-depth features and analysis for officers, and Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, and Marine Corps Times, which provide comprehensive coverage of the armed forces for members of the U.S. military. Using Factiva services, customers can make these important sources part of their everyday workflow via email and news alerts, delivered automatically.

Xerox Unveils DocuShare 4.0

Xerox Corporation unveiled DocuShare 4.0, the latest version of its secure, Web-based enterprise content management (ECM) software. DocuShare 4.0 offers a range of collaboration and usability enhancements out of the box and makes available three new modules for records management, archiving, and e-mail messaging. DocuShare 4.0 delivers new content management tools that allow distributed users to work in teams and publish to intranets, extranets, and public Web sites. The new My DocuShare personalized home page allows office workers to view and manage personal project pages, collections, documents, tasks, team calendars, work spaces, and threaded discussions from a single portal-like page. DocuShare 4.0 can be integrated with Xerox FreeFlow SMARTsend. DocuShare 4.0 also integrates with Kofax Ascent Capture, ScanSoft PaperPort, and Omtool AccuRoute. Through integration with Verity’s K2D search engine, DocuShare 4.0 offers improved search filtering. The entry-level U.S. list price for a complete DocuShare system with 10 seats is under $5,000 and a 100-seat system is under $12,000. Existing DocuShare 3.0 and 3.1 customers with a Gold support agreement can upgrade to DocuShare 4.0 at no charge. DocuShare 4.0 and the new add-on modules will be available in the U.S. through select channels by year’s end 2004. Multi-lingual versions of DocuShare 4.0 will be available in the first half of 2005.

Gilbane Content Management Conference Gathers Industry Thought Leaders & Practitioners

The Gilbane Report and Lighthouse Seminars announced the faculty for the Gilbane Conference on Content Management to be held at the Westin Copley in Boston, November 30 December 2, 2004. The conference program is entirely focused on content technologies, and includes 27 educational sessions covering today’s most critical issues for businesses planning or implementing a content management strategy. The program is organized into 6 tracks: Content Management, Enterprise Search & Knowledge Management and Collaboration; Document & Records Management; Enterprise Information Integration; Digital Asset Management; and Content Technology Works Best Practices and Case Studies. In addition, there are 3 half-day intensive workshops on: “Web Content Management Systems: Principles, Products & Practices”, “Content Technology Choices for Technical Communicators”, and “Enterprise Search – Principles, Players, Practices, & Pitfalls”. The conference faculty consists of 65+ speakers carefully chosen for their expertise and communication capability, and is comprised of analysts, consultants, and practitioners from many vertical industries who have successfully implemented content technology applications. Analysts and consultants from Robert W. Baird & Co., IDC, InfoWorld, Ovum, Delphi, Yankee Group, InfoTrends/CAP Ventures, CMSWatch, the Gilbane Report, and many others, will provide insight on technology and market trends and tell you how to get started on a successful project. Well-known authors and practicing consultants, including Bob Boiko, (“The Content Management Bible”), Ann Rockley (“Managing Enterprise Content: A unified Content Strategy”), Bill Trippe (“Digital Rights Management: Business and Technology”), Lynda Moulton (“Data Bases for Special Libraries: A Strategic Guide to Information Management”) and many others will be on hand to share their expertise with attendees. IT and business executives from WGBH, Hewlett Packard, BBC, University of Buffalo, Lexis/Nexis, Sesame Workshop, IDX Systems, Analog Devices, CMP Media, J. & W. Seligman, Grand Circle Travel, RC Hagen, and others will share their experiences in successfully deploying content technology in their enterprises. Sponsors of the Gilbane Content Management conference in Boston include EMC Documentum (NYSE:EMC), GMC Software, Interwoven (NASDAQ:IWOV), Open Text (NASDAQ:OTEX), and Stellent (NASDAQ:STEL). The conference program and faculty listing is available.

SchemaLogic & Locus Systems in Joint Venture

SchemaLogic and Locus Systems announced that they have formed a joint venture called Locus Software, will distribute information management software, including SchemaLogic products to commercial and government organizations. The new company will be responsible for identifying and establishing value-added-resellers (VARs) for the SchemaLogic solution. Locus Software will identify and add other software vendors to complement the SchemaLogic product suite.,

Verity Releases MediClaim 9.0

Verity Inc. announced the availability of Verity MediClaim 9.0, the latest version of their medical claims processing content capture solution. Verity MediClaim replaces the manual data entry of standardized healthcare information forms, such as HCFA 1500 and UB 92 with efficient paper-to-digital processing. This solution automates the processing of forms and documents, improving medical claims’ throughput and productivity rates. The company has incorporated broad extensibility through Microsoft VBA (Visual Basic for Applications), tight integration with Microsoft SQL Server, and enhanced security capabilities in this new version. The new Verity MediClaim release includes enhancements that will allow the software to be distributed more efficiently across the enterprise, integrating with enterprise-level business applications more easily, securely, reliably and with better alpha-numeric and image recognition performance.

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