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Group1 International Conference

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From the 13 – 15 July 2005, hundreds of delegates from around the globe will gather in Washington DC and convene at Group1’s annual user conference, Horizon’s 2005. This prestigious event is being held at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington DC and bookings are still open! Themed, “Discover the Future”, the user conference is jam-packed with hot topics and equally hot speakers.

Here’s a sneak preview of things to come:

Conference Highlights

Between 13 and 14th July 2005, guests are welcome to engage in one-on-one’s with leading industry companies. This time is especially valuable from a networking perspective and delegates are encouraged to come along to meet with Group1’s business partners, in addition to getting a preview of the latest in technology and products. A Tech help centre will be manned by Group1’s experts, for delegates to speak to directly on technical issues. Other topics up for discussion at the conference include:

  • Business Implications of the Rate Case: Regulatory Information
  • Mitigating Risk with Group1’s Tax Solutions – Business Geogrpahics
  • Understanding Virtual Data Warehouse Strategies for 2005 – Enterprise Data Quality
  • Real-Time Data Convergence Solutions for Financial Services Compliance – Enterprise Data Quality
  • Fraud and Loss Detection through Data Mining and Link Analysis – Enterprise Data Quality
  • Improve Customer Service and Loyalty with Online Account Management – Electronic Document Management


About Group 1 Software

Group 1 Software, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes, develops software that helps over 3,500 organizations worldwide maximize the value of customer data and improve the effectiveness of customer communications. Group 1 provides industry-leading technologies that allow businesses to cleanse and enrich their corporate data, generate personalized customer communications and integrate and deliver data across the enterprise. These technologies are essential components of enterprise applications including customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business intelligence systems. Group 1 offers solutions utilized by leaders in the financial services, banking, GIS/mapping, retail, telecommunications, utilities, insurance and other industries, including such recognized names as Entergy, GEICO, L.L. Bean, MapQuest, QVC, Siemens, Wal-Mart and Wells Fargo.

Pitney Bowes is the world's leading provider of integrated mail and document management systems, services, and solutions. The $4.6 billion company helps organizations of all sizes engineer the flow of communication to reduce costs, increase impact, and enhance customer relationships. With approximately 33,000 employees worldwide, Pitney Bowes serves more than 2 million businesses through direct and dealer operations.

About Alicornio Africa

For the past six years, Alicornio Africa has serviced an impressive array of blue chip and other companies. In addition, they have continuously added to the knowledge pool of their industry by hosting leading international experts in the field in training and discussion forums. They have established themselves as leaders in the education of the expert and layman alike in the intricacies of the highly complex arena of business intelligence, information integration management, data warehousing, architecture, design and implementation. Alicornio Africa’s consulting services are both product and non-product specific. The company distributes and implements DOC1 for Customer Communication Management, and they are distributors and implementation specialists of the Sagent Solution for Information Integration.