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Wins "2002 Planet PDA Product of the
Washington, N.Y.-February 28, 2003.
Prism Visual Software-a firm recognized
by Accounting Today magazine's
"2002 Technology Pacesetters,"
Accounting Technology's "Third
Party Stars," Aberdeen Group's "Ten
Most Significant Data Deployments
of 2002," and Computerworld's
"100 Companies To Watch in 2002"-has
won another prestigious award. The
magazine for handheld productivity
solutions for the mobile enterprise,
Planet PDA Magazine, announced their
of the Year Award Winners for 2002,"
and Prism's MiniMate is a winner.
Prism Visual Software is on the roll winning awards according to CEO and founder Lorraine Keating.
"Our handheld solution for the
field force automation industry is
solid. Prism has developed mature
products. Planet PDA magazine's award
recognizes the many outstanding features
of our PDA handheld solution. We are
TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief Rich Tehrani says: "MiniMate
of Prism Visual Software has played
an important role in the handheld
computing market. We're proud to recognize
their hard work and innovation with
a Product of the Year Award for 2002."
MiniMate is Prism Visual Software's handheld solution for field force automation industries, running under the Palm-OS operating system
and integrating with an SQL-server backend. The software eliminates paper-based systems, manages routes more efficiently, digitally connects
the warehousing process with the loading and returning of trucks, delivers products more quickly, allows for access to customer information
on the road, and prints signature-captured invoices at customer locations. By using MiniMate, the field force takes care of the physical
count of inventory and inventory transfer with ease and speed. Field personnel take orders at job sites, route sales invoices, and arrange
product delivery for pre-orders. MiniMate's additional features include setting up service work orders for equipment repair and meter
reading functionality for utilities.
Keating summarizes MiniMate's functionality with these words: "Our award-winning field force automation technology connects 'on
the road' personnel with their 'in the office' desktop." Prism's MiniMate solution is designed to function in a variety
of vertical market niches, including:
- Food and beverage distribution
- Bottled water delivery/pickup service
- Service and repair of equipment
- Air and water treatment
- Retail operations
- Utility billing
The success of MiniMate is well deserved, and proves how much a well-run software company can accomplish. Attracting a customer clientele
of the midsize market, Prism Visual Software offers excellent products and outstanding services to an industry that is meant for the wireless
and web-based environment. Says Keating: "We work hard to ensure that the software solutions we develop meet our customer's real
needs. At the same time our development team does not stand still. We are in the process of developing our products on the Microsoft .NET