IT News in Brief – 12 August

Strong result for Lawson

US financial software houses Adaytum and Lawson have both reported strong full-year results. Revenues at Lawson for the year ended 31 May 1999 rose by 34.5% to $267.8m (£165m), in line with the company’s five-year plan for growth between 30% and 40%. Adaytum marked its first year as a US-based company by announcing $20m full-year sales to 30 June, compared to $11m in the previous year.

Expenses spared Captura Software, the expense management specialist, has launched a web-based expense management product for business travel and entertainment expenses. Captura Expense includes multicurrency, and multilingual reporting. It also features an automatic alert facility to warn line managers if an employee breaks their expenses limit.

Free euro guidance Accountancy software specialist Sage has joined forces with Durham University business school and Barclays corporate banking to produce a free guide to the euro for UK business. For a copy of the guide call Sage on 0800 44 77 77.

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