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Progress Software Corporation

Progress Software Success Story - The Resource Network: Facilitating Interactions

Where They Were: The Challenge / Opportunity

To synergistically tie together diverse data from multiple best-of-breed applications including hosted and cloud-based applications

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Progress Software Corporation, a leading business ennoblement technology provider, has developed a case study on how The Resource Network facilitates global interactions by achieving connectivity in the cloud.

Who Was Involved

Marketing and product development teams and public relations consultants for Progress DataDirect, marketing and publishing representatives of Information Management magazine, and ResNet technology team innovators.

What We Did

The Resource Network system was conceived as a creative use of best-of-breed data resources. At the core of the system was a FileMaker relational database applicationused for communications and events management that contains more than 40,000 chronological events such as meetings and public events.Standard Microsoft products would also be employed, such as the Office suite of products, Outlook for email and calendar functionality, and SQL Server to house a repository of information on every country in the world—500 global sales regions, 4,155 country sub-units and thousands of cities and communities.

What Were the Results

The ability to offer clients dynamic combinations of data from richly diverse sources including on-premise and the service cloud Results were featured in Information Management magazine.

Check out the full case study on the Progress Software Success Stories https://www.progress.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/Success-Stories/resource_network_cs.pdf

What is the Geographic Market Reach

Global / Multi-Country International Regions

Advanced Economies
Africa
Americas
Asia Pacific (APAC)
Developing and Middle Income Countries
Eurasia
Europe
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)
Emerging Economics
Middle Income Countries
North America
Northern Africa
Low Income Countries
Least Developed Countries
Greater China
Group of Seven (G7)
Group of Ten (G10)
Group of Twenty (G20)
Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Middle East
Most Peaceful Nations
Northern America
Oceania
Southern Asia
Sub Saharan Africa
Western Hemisphere

Countries / Nation States

Afghanistan
Australia
Angola
Azerbaijan
Belgium
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
China
Colombia
Cote d'Ivoire
Cuba
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
France
Gabon
Germany
Guatemala
Ghana
Guinea
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Korea
Laos
Liberia
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Mexico
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zelanad
Nicauragua
Nigeria
Norway
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor Leste
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

What ResNet Capabilities Were Integrated

Reviews of the work we did on this project

"Rick was my hero at MERANT where he personally developed what had to be the coolest sales automation tool on the planet."

Chris Reid
Chris Reid
Executive Vice President and Advisor, Advantace; former Vice President of Sales, MERANT/Micro Focus

"Rick Rodgers and The Resource Network take six degrees of separation and reduce it to two."

Pat Horner
Pat Horner
Chairman and CEO, The Horner Group; founding President, Perot Systems

"The Resource Network brings together people and organizations in creative ways to achieve improved individual and group results. The services provided by The Resource Network help organizations develop world-class business initiatives through innovative information sharing and delivery mechanisms. The company works with organizations and their internal and external customers to maximize value through simplified access and sharing of information - bringing together the capabilities of distinct individual organizations in order to realize mutual advantage."

Progress Software Corporation
Progress Software Corporation
Progress Software Corporation, global leader in application infrastructure software

"The Resource Network system was conceived as a creative use of best-of-breed data resources."

Progress Software Corporation
Progress Software Corporation
Progress Software Corporation, global leader in application infrastructure software

"Rick Rodgers and The Resource Network serve as a bridge between technology and business."

Sanjeev Garg
Sanjeev Garg
Vice President, Information Technology, Gartner, Inc.,former CIO, MERANT/Micro Focus plc
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