Re: [ba-ohs-talk] Scopeware - Sound Off!
Open to corrections to any errors I may have made. (02)
Only one screenshot, yes, plus some on PDAs, but there are announcements of
actual aplications. (04)
Jack Park wrote: (06)
> Couple of questions come to mind. That because, surfing the site,
> Scopeware looks a lot like an OHS to me.
> The site says:
> "MWT is not a search engine, database or information management company.
> Rather its strength lies in its ability to translate, store, display and
> share any type of information asset. This provides a ground breaking and
> powerful infrastructure that is being used to deliver the next generation
> of Integrated Information Management products today; light years ahead of
> traditional unified messaging applications. "
> and the site also says:
> "Scopeware 2.0 captures, indexes, and makes available information stored
> within your organization in real time. Users can search for information
> based on document title, document content, when the document was created,
> document type and more. Furthermore, streams of information can be refined
> allowing users to zero in on the document or documents that they need — all
> of this without once leaving their desk.
> Based on our patented information storage and access technology, Scopeware
> 2.0 is designed to grow with your organization. Add scan and retrieve
> functionality and mobile access as your business needs expand. "
> Patented information storage and access technology.
> Question 1: please cite the patent number(s).
> Below, you say Scopeware is affordable. Nowhere on the site can I find a
> price list.
> Question 2: What does the product cost?
> If my "sound off" sounds hostile, it is not meant to be so. Rather, I'm
> sure that you know that this particular band of code hackers and OHS
> aficionados just happens to pay close attention to great contributions to
> the product mix (as Scopeware may be), but we also pay closer attention to
> those products that happen to carry patented technology. And, perhaps,
> speaking only for myself, there is great concern over product offerings
> that mask their costs behind pdf files that require filling out and snail
> mailing just to find out what the price is.
> At 07:31 PM 3/22/2002 -0800, you wrote:
> >Dear ba-ohs,
> >Please have a look at Scopeware and let us (ba-ohs) know your opinions.
> >Its progenitors have a lot of credibility.
> >Scopeware - The Simple, Elegant Knowledge Management Solution
> >Today's complex enterprise environments struggle with many challenges. One
> >of the most difficult issues can be defined as the artificial barriers
> >that are imposed by people, taxonomies, access devices, applications, and
> >file folders making corporate information difficult to access and
> >Scopeware is an affordable, rapidly deployable knowledge management
> >solution that addresses these issues by leveraging existing IT investments
> >to automatically capture, manage, and safeguard information collected from
> >disparate sources for greater insight into the enterprise.
> >Scopeware's simple, intuitive Web-based interface locates and presents
> >information gathered from various parts of an enterprise, updated in
> >real-time, to the knowledge worker in an easy to interpret, accessible way.
> >Typical document management solutions and search engines require the
> >knowledge worker to sort through collections of information with little aid
> >or assistance from the software. Scopeware's Narrative Information
> >Interface automatically sorts and contextualizes heterogeneous information
> >obtained from different sources and displays it in a workable, easy to
> >read format. By presenting information in perspective as a coherent story,
> >time to insight is markedly accelerated.
> >A Scopeware knowledge management implementation results in enterprise
> >information that is truly virtual and ubiquitous, empowering today's leading
> >corporations to leverage their intelligence for competitive advantage.
> >John Maloney
> >1329 Taylor Street, Ste. 12
> >San Francisco, CA 94108 USA
> > (07)