IT News in Brief – 8 October

Solution 6 1998 report

Australian accountancy software specialist Solution 6 reported profits of Aus$20.4m (#7.3m) for the year ended 30 June 1998. Profits were achieved by sales of shares and securities worth $22.7m. The group’s 85% increase in UK business comes mainly from sales of its PerTax self-assessment preparation package.

Tax planner Comtax, based in Helsingborg, Sweden, is marketing a specialist international tax-planning program called Gaintax, designed to handle shareholdings of any size.

SAP man to Deloittes Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group/ICS has recruited David Greenwood, formerly UK customer manager at SAP, to manage its relationship with German ERP applications house SAP.

Healthcare suite ACT Medisys of Newbury has introduced a healthcare management applications suite that includes financial modules.

Scorecard council Gentia Software and Renaissance Worldwide, creator of the balanced scorecard management technique, has founded a technology council to educate the market for supporting computer applications. Membership is free for 1998. For more information, visit the website

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