Questionmark Partners with to Provide Animated Online Demos

July 29, 2002

STAMFORD, CT – July 29, 2002 — Leading testing and assessment software supplier Questionmark today announced a new technology partnership with Inc. publishes ViewletBuilder, which allows businesses to create animated online demonstrations (called Viewlets) that graphically depict how productivity applications, custom software, hardware and other technical processes work. Through the partnership, the two companies will work to make their products compatible.

The quick creation time and versatility that Viewlets provide make’s authoring tool a natural complement to Questionmark™ Perception™ testing and assessment software. People could look at an animated Viewlet simulation, then take a Perception survey or quiz.

“An animated Viewlet tutorial combined with the testing capabilities that Questionmark Perception delivers, provides customers with a valuable training and assessment tool,” said CEO Keith Borman.

Questionmark President Eric Shepherd added, “Being able to develop simulations quickly and easily with Viewlets will be of great benefit to Questionmark’s clients. Viewlets offer an exciting enhancement to Perception, and we are delighted to work together with to make this technology readily available to our customers.”

Thousands of corporations, governmental institutions and universities use Viewlets to train end-users on new systems, provide online user support or market their products and services on the Web.

About Inc., publisher of innovative support, training, and presentation software, is the originator of Viewlet technology. With over 3 million Viewlets viewed every month, an installed base of hundreds of thousands of authors and an exceptional rate of adoption within Fortune 500 companies, Qarbon is an established supplier of presentation software to customers in the business, government and education markets. For more information, please visit or call (408) 792 3800.

Corporate customers include Cisco, Chevron, Oracle, Sun, Ford Motor Company, Compaq, Sony, Baan, General Motors, Credit Suisse, Sprint, The Home Depot, AT&T, IBM, Prudential,Lucent, PepsiCo, Bertelsmann, Motorola, and Accenture. Qarbon also serves branches of the United States military and numerous colleges and universities.

About Questionmark

Questionmark has been producing testing and assessment software since 1988, enabling educators and trainers to write, administer, and report on tests and surveys securely using individual PCs, local networks, the Internet, and intranets.

Question Mark Perception allows people to create question files without programming experience or knowledge of HTML.

Businesses, governments, schools, colleges, and universities in more than 45 countries use Questionmark software. Typical applications include exams, quizzes, study aids, diagnostic tests, pre-course skills assessments, and course evaluations. Question Mark Corporation is actively involved with the IMS Global Learning Consortium and supports open standards. Visit for more information or call (800) 863-3950.

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Joan Phaup