University of Wisconsin System Chooses Firstlogic for Enterprise-wide Information Quality Initiative

March 30, 2001

La Crosse, Wis. — Firstlogic, Inc. recently announced that the University of Wisconsin System has licensed the software firms entire technology suite in a statewide deployment to optimize the relationship and knowledge management capabilities of its enterprise database system.

The technology solutions chosen by the UW System include Firstlogics information quality suite in both the stand-alone and web deployment, as well as the firms suite of document creation and printing, move-updating and postal discount products. The University also licensed Firstlogics certified PeopleSoft and Informatica technology links to work seamlessly with existing enterprise software.capabilities of its enterprise database system.

The enterprise-wide solution from Firstlogic will enable the University of Wisconsin to cleanse, standardize and consolidate real-time data from web portals, data from legacy systems, and data distributed among its 24 campuses and university extension system. The Firstlogic enterprise solution will be implemented in all of the Universitys PeopleSoft Student Administration modules, including Admissions, Academic Advisement, Campus Community, Financial Aid, Student Financials and Student Records, as well as the PeopleSoft Financial Management for Education and Government. Firstlogics document creation and postal software will be used to generate customized laser-printed documents for recruitment, billing, announcements and alumni communications.capabilities of its enterprise database system.

“The University of Wisconsins enterprise approach to information quality is bold and forward-thinking, serving as both model and inspiration for other higher education institutions,” says Eric Lieberman, Firstlogics president. “We are excited to be collaborating on a system-wide implementation that has such broad participation and support, and which is designed to enhance every touch point between the University and its constituencies. As each of the various modules are installed, we look forward to advancing the UWs well-deserved national reputation for technological innovation.”

“The University of Wisconsin System is pleased to begin this partnership with Firstlogic, a Wisconsin corporation that is providing data quality software for use by all of our campuses,” says Ed Meachen, Associate Vice President for Learning and Information Technology. “We believe that this partnership holds excellent potential for enhancing the data quality of the common systems initiatives now under way on many of the University of Wisconsin System campuses. We plan to work closely with Firstlogic and carefully define our ongoing data quality requirements as we develop a comprehensive set of collaboratively implemented common systems.”

Organizations seeking more information about Firstlogics enterprise information quality solutions should call (888) 215-6442 or (608) 782-5000, send email to, or visit the companys Web site at


About Firstlogic

  Firstlogic specializes in enterprise-wide information quality solutions and services for e-business, data warehousing, and print and mail applications. Historically known for its popular software brands, i.d.Centric® and Postalsoft®, Firstlogic is now recognized as the leading global provider of information quality tools that enhance and match business-critical information anywhere it is touched, stored, or moved across the enterprise. In addition to developing commercial solutions, Firstlogic partners with many systems integrators, consultants, and original equipment manufacturers to provide its unique technology to their end-user customers. Founded in 1984, Firstlogic today serves thousands of customers worldwide, including Fortune 1000 companies in the e-business, financial, insurance, healthcare, direct marketing, higher education, and telecommunications markets. For more information, visit the companys Web site at