Published December 15, 1997
Volume 5, Number 12

Business Bits

  • Computer industry analyst Dataquest reports that Documentum has the highest percentage of market share for an electronic document management vendor. According to the Dataquest "1996 Collaborative Software Market Share Survey," Documentum holds 15.5% of the market, and registered $34.6 million in factory revenue. This is a 71% increase from Documentum's factory revenue of $20.3 million and 10.6% market share recorded in 1995. 
  • Individual Software Inc. has released intranet-deliverable versions of their Individual Training Series CBT training software. The new technology enables corporate training managers to create virtual training centers on their intranets that provide employees easy anytime/anywhere access to a broad range of interactive computer skills training and productivity-enhancement courseware. 
  • Pacific Bell Mobile Services has entered into an agreement with Globe Telecom of the Philippines which will allow both companies' customers to use their existing wireless phone numbers and "Smart Chips," which contain a customer's pre-programmed calling information, while traveling. The agree ment was commemorated by Philippine President Fidel Ramos, who placed the first international roaming call from San Francisco to Manila. 
  • Remedy Corporation's Action Request System was voted the "Best Help Desk" application and given the "Integrators' Choice Award" by the readers of Network VAR magazine. Remedy has over 80 value-added resellers worldwide and generates 40 percent of its annual revenues through indirect channels. 
  • SkillSet Software, Inc. has released a Web-based recruiting solution that allows hiring managers to initiate and monitor in real time the employee recruitment process. Manager's Viewpoint (MVP) for Desktop Recruiter enhances SkillSet's complete end-to-end hiring solution, Desktop Recruiter, which is designed to accelerate the time between opening a job requisition and selecting the ideal candidate. 


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