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IT news in brief

The Software Accounting and Finance show gets underway in less than two weeks' time. Europe's leading software and e-business event for the accounting and finance profession is sponsored by Accountancy Age and promises to be a huge gathering with more than 90 leading software providers exhibiting. Benefit from free vendor seminars, executive masterclasses and breakfast briefings focusing on the setting up and implementation of a finance system.Show runs from October 16-17 2002 in Hall 9 at the Birmingham NEC.

Cost savings

approaching half a million pounds have convinced Leeds City Council to extend its use of Siebel’s ebusiness software.

The council, by using Siebel’s eGovernment software and by removing paper-based systems, has seen overall costs reduced by £450,000. But implementation was not easy. Part of the challenge was to integrate with five bespoke back office legacy systems, said Bryan Craven, senior project manager at the Council. Many of these were built on Bull mainframe technology, and required ‘considerable’ effort, he said.

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