Synergy 2005 Developer Conference dates, location set
2005 - the premiere conference for all Visual DataFlex
developers and stakeholders worldwide - is set to return
to one of the world's premiere locations for beach fun
in the sun - the Sonesta
Beach Resort Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida on June
your fellow Visual DataFlex developer colleagues, business
partners and the Data Access Worldwide team for three
days of the latest technology, collaboration, networking
and a little celebration as well. Pre and post-conference
training sessions will be offered. Further details will
be announced as they are confirmed, but we can assure
you now that this is one conference you will not want
to miss, so mark your calendars today!
Beach Resort Key Biscayne
Data Services' Web App among best in Europe
Data Services Ltd were selected as an Information Management
2003 Awards Finalist for their Web application developed
for the U.K.'s National Health Service Estates (NHSE),
an agency of the Department of Health (DoH). The ERIC
2003 Web application project has involved ASCKEY in both
building the application and hosting data collection services
for NHS Estates.
Wilson (left) and Martin Pincott (center) of ASCKEY
Data Services join with the NHS Estates Project
Manager (right) during the IM2003 Awards Ceremony.
data collected provides the basis of much of the strategic
planning in respect of buildings and general Estates Management
at all levels from local NHS Trusts through to the DoH
itself," says Jill Pincott, ASCKEY'S managing director.
"We believe that, certainly within the timescale
of the project development short listed, this had been
the only successful development of large scale data collection
and analysis that had gone into use within the DoH."
Data Services is a Data Access Worldwide UK Channel Partner
and longtime provider of Visual DataFlex powered business
solutions in the United Kingdom. The UK NHS is the largest
employer in Europe, and operates the largest Intranet
(NHS Net) in Europe. NHS
Estates' mission is to advise on and enable a modern
environment of care for NHS services. NHS Estates fulfils
this mission by managing the public sector estate and
facilities management services - from strategic estate
strategies and the planning of buildings to meet the modernization
of clinical services, through to the concept of the well-serviced
hospital - creating an environment that provides front
line support to patient needs.
project has been 100% effective in pioneering on-line
data entry and result analysis via the Web within the
NHS," says a spokesperson for the NHSE.
Information Management Awards are "the premier industry
recognition of excellence and innovation in the management
of business information and knowledge in an e-business
environment." The success criteria for receiving
the award are the "delivery of significant and definable
business benefits," as well as innovation and originality.
are exceptionally pleased that in three categories we
were right up there with the best in Europe, having qualified
in the Intranet, Business Intelligence and the Premier
Project award categories," Ms. Pincott says. "We
are pretty proud to get into the top 25 out of what we
now know was 350 European projects!"
ASCKEY's industry recognition via the IM2003 Awards, the
company has taken on several new projects with the NHSE.
original ERIC project has now become part of a much more
ambitions estate and facilities management Information
Portal, with the techniques pioneered with ERIC being
the basis for an increasing number of data collection
exercises, the latest involving balanced scorecard type
systems with immediate feedback of local performance via
color coded 'traffic lights' derived from the scorecard
data submitted," says Ms. Pincott.
story about ASCKEY's partnership with NHS Estates
the list of IM2003
Awards finalists and winners.
ASCKEY Data Service
more about the Visual DataFlex Web