A new Web site was launched this week to offer practical advice and appropriate software to IT managers in Europe.
it offers expert assistance on European Monetary
Union (EMU) projects and helps businesses find the
consultants and tools most likely to be of use to
“Whether your organisation is UK based or actually in the
eurozone, it is widely acknowledged that the scale and scope
of an EMU project will have a much greater impact then any
project before it, including Year 2000,” said Peter
Shaw, EMUbase.coms managing director.
“The demands on a business and its personnel coupled with
the sheer scale of the project means that many organisations
will need to seek out professional assistance.”
At the site, visitors can search from a selection of
national or internationally based firms divided into
two groups: consultancy and software tool providers.
Keyword searching is implemented in the consultancy
section, enabling companies to locate firms most suited
to the task. For example, if a company needs consultancy
that encompasses e-commerce, asset management, and
e-banking, the site should be able to locate the right
The software tools section offers a choice of over 60
providers who have tools for currency conversion,
wrapping technology, impact analysis, project management,
testing and other applications.
EMUbase.com claims that by bringing all this information
together in one place, IT managers can save days or even
weeks finding and comparing the various euro IT options
that are open to them.