Connections Online Deepens Financial Services Market Penetration
Tuesday June 15, 12:23 pm ET http://biz.yahoo.com/pz/040615/59152.html
WESTLAKE, Ohio, June 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cardwell (http://www.connectionsonline.net) today announced that it has expanded its already strong presence in the financial services industry with three software client wins. First Financial Credit Union (FFCU), Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) and Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union (SLFCU) have signed on to deploy Connections Online, a fully integrated collaboration and management software suite designed to help executives align organizations with strategic goals.
``I'm pleased that these respected, innovative organizations have chosen to chart their continued successes with the aid of our Connections Online software,'' said Jim Cardwell, CEO of Cardwell. ``We look forward to watching their businesses continue to prosper.''
Connections Online offers executives a unique, organization-wide solution to the challenges of leading companies towards their desired objectives. With its abilities to align myriad projects with the organization's strategic priorities, as well as to foster collaboration among cross-functional project teams, Connections Online keeps a company on track, connected and focused on its goals-from the ground up.
Available through Cardwell and in use in more than 60 companies across multiple industries, Connections Online represents one of the best ``senior management'' software values on the market, with prices starting at $29,500, which includes set up, training and 25 licenses.
About FFCU, PSECU and SLFCU
FFCU, based in West Covina, Calif., serves primarily the financial needs of California's educational employee community and has more than $500 million in assets.
PSECU, based in Harrisburg, Pa., serves primarily the financial needs of Pennsylvania's state and educational employee communities and has more than $2.2 billion in assets.
SLFCU, based in Albuquerque, N.M., serves primarily the financial needs of employees of Sandia National Laboratories and other technology company employees in Albuquerque and Livermore, Calif., and has more than $850 million in assets.
Cardwell is a software development and management consulting firm that helps clients succeed by improving organization-wide alignment and cross-functional collaboration. The firm was founded by its current CEO and president as a leadership development and management process consulting firm. In response to strong client demand, Cardwell set out in the mid 1990s to transfer its extensive knowledge in these fields into a stand-alone software product. In 1998, the company launched Connections Online, one of the first organization-wide software solutions designed to address executives' challenges to leading companies towards their strategic goals.
Cardwell Melkon Khosrovian (213) 949-3569 [email protected]