Manpower of France Selects Viasoft Technology; Software Products Will Be Used For Euro Currency, Year 2000, General Maintenance and Modernization IT Projects.PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 1998--Viasoft, Inc. (Nasdaq NM: VIAS VIAS Victorian Institute of Animal Science
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Viasoft's ESW tools will be used on several Manpower information technology (IT) projects including: euro currency conversion program, year 2000 code conversion and maintenance projects based around improving software quality of the company's mainframe systems. The products will be used within Manpower's IT department based at its corporate headquarters in Paris, France.
The tools purchased will address each stage of Manpower's project IT lifecycle from initial assessing and understanding of the size of the project (VIA/Alliance(R), VIA/Insight(R)) through actual code conversion (VIA/AutoChange(tm), VIA/SmartEdit(R) and Bridge for Euro(tm)) to testing the final results for functional equivalency equivalency
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"After much research and evaluation, we decided on Viasoft's ESW range because it offered complementary products throughout the project lifecycle for our euro, year 2000 and maintenance projects," stated M. Boulland, financial director from Manpower. "No other company seemed to offer such a solution which could be tailored easily across these projects."
"We are excited to be providing Manpower with a powerful suite of software tools to assist with the company's euro, year 2000 and mainframe modernization modernization
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In France, Manpower's turnover reached FF 15.9 billion in 1997, increasing by 37% against the previous year. Set up as a network of 750 short-term employment offices, it has 3,000 permanent employees and manages over 65,000 corporate clients (small and medium-sized firms, large French and international companies) in the building and civil engineering, transport and service industries. With its ISO (1) See ISO speed.
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Manpower is the leading employment company in the world with consolidated sales of US $8.9 billion. Operating 2,800 offices in 48 countries, it currently provides jobs to 1.5 million people (550 million hours worked) with 250,000 corporate clients.
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service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" , designed to enable customers worldwide to cost-effectively manage and evolve their information technology assets. Viasoft's flagship products A primary product of a company, which is typically why the company was founded and/or what made it well known. For example, MS-DOS, Windows and the Microsoft Office suite have been flagship products of Microsoft. CorelDRAW is a flagship product of Corel Corporation. are the Existing Systems Workbench, a comprehensive, integrated toolset that enables the management of existing systems; Rochade(TM), an enterprise repository (1) A database of information about applications software that includes author, data elements, inputs, processes, outputs and interrelationships. A repository is used in a CASE or application development system in order to identify objects and business rules for reuse. environment; and the OnMark 2000(TM) suite of tools for the desktop and client/server year 2000 challenge.
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