Docent and Interwoven Partner to Drive Enterprise-wide Knowledge Solutions
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – March 19, 2002 –
Docent Inc. (NASDAQ: DCNT), the premier provider of eLearning software for Global
2000 companies, and Interwoven Inc. (NASDAQ: IWOV), the leader in enterprise
content management, today announced an alliance to improve the way knowledge
is created, managed, and delivered in large enterprises. Through the alliance,
Docent and Interwoven customers are able to converge an organization’s enterprise
content strategy with its eLearning strategy to deliver measurable improvement
in key business metrics such as increased revenue, decreased costs, and improved
By integrating Docent Enterprise eLearning applications with Interwoven
TeamSite content management software, customers can form an enterprise-wide
content management infrastructure for knowledge exchange and more easily leverage
information residing in content repositories. As a result, companies are better
equipped to solve business problems and deliver the right information to the
right person at the right time.
"Docent’s unique expertise in the development and delivery of enterprise-wide
learning solutions is an excellent match for our extensive enterprise content
management and deployment solutions," said Max Carnecchia, vice president
of Interwoven’s worldwide alliances. "Our joint customers can now leverage
their existing enterprise content to help provide additional business value."
Interwoven has already successfully deployed Docent’s eLearning solutions throughout
its own organization to deliver an extensive array of learning experiences to
employees and partners and provide learning programs with key enabling knowledge
and information concerning its products and services.
The Value of a Broader Content Management Approach
Enterprise eLearning and content management are two areas that are becoming
increasingly important as organizations look to deploy eLearning capabilities
on an enterprise-wide basis that integrate internal solutions such as content
management. The ability to easily leverage the organization’s content assets
into multiple learning experiences continually extends the value of that content.
Consequently, companies can implement a comprehensive content strategy to improve
learning, knowledge and information transfer for a strategic business advantage
and organizational effectiveness.
"As eLearning becomes a strategic function in Global 2000 enterprises,
the ability to access and utilize content stored in enterprise-wide content
management solutions and deploy that content in learning content management
systems becomes increasingly important," said Malcolm Hobbs, senior vice
president of marketing at Docent. "This alliance provides a key advantage
to organizations by delivering a comprehensive approach to the delivery of enterprise-wide
content through value-added knowledge solutions."
About Interwoven, Inc.
Interwoven, Inc. (Nasdaq: IWOV) is the world’s leader in Enterprise Content
Management. Its Content Infrastructure product suite includes content aggregation,
content collaboration, content management, content intelligence and content
distribution. Its products are the de facto standard for more than 900 global
companies including British Airways, Cisco Systems, General Electric, General
Motors and Philips. Interwoven teams with the leading best-of-breed eBusiness
application providers to provide customers an end-to-end platform for eBusiness.
Recently, Interwoven won Transform Magazine’s "2001 Product of the Year"
award for Enterprise Content and Collaboration Technology. For more information
on Interwoven and its proven XML-based content infrastructure solutions, visit
the Interwoven home page at www.interwoven.com
About Docent, Inc.
Docent Inc. (NASDAQ: DCNT) is a leading provider of eLearning software and services
for Global 2000 companies. Docent creates business advantage for organizations
by delivering the right knowledge to the right people at the right time. Docent
provides a complete infrastructure for developing, delivering, managing, and
measuring eLearning. Docent’s eLearning suite Docent Enterprise includes
the award-winning Docent Learning Management Server, Docent Content Delivery
Server, Docent Outliner, Docent Peak Performance and Docent
Mobile. Docent’s customer list features 295 companies, including more
than 55 of the Fortune Global 500.
Among global systems integration firms with which Docent has alliances are
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Deloitte Consulting, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Docent is headquartered in Mountain View, California with other offices throughout
the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit us
at www.docent.com, or call 650/934-9500.
Docent, Docent Enterprise, Docent Peak Performance and the marks relating to
Docent products and services referenced herein are either trademarks and/or
registered trademarks of Docent Inc. All other names are trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.
Benjamin/Weber Shandwick for Docent US