Contact Management Pkg. Automates Routine Tasks

A contact management package, Goldmine 2.5a for Windows features Automated Processes technology, which allows users to automate routine tasks such as faxing letters and literature, creating calendar and history entries, and updating specific fields based on pre-defined parameters. The software addresses the issues of a networked office by providing a single, integrated system to manage very facet of a department's contact management and internal communications needs. Among the applications in education are for tracking graduate program candidates and alumni. Goldmine also links to Microsoft Schedule+ and to popular word processing packages. One can send "blind" or targeted messages with the built-in e-mail component, or transfer data from a remote notebook via telephone lines or wireless data networks. Current users of Version 2.5 for Windows may download 2.5a from ELAN Software's BBS at (310) 459-3443 or CompuServe forum (GO: GOLDMINE). ELAN Software, Pacific Palisades, CA, (800) 654-ELAN. W

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1995 issue of THE Journal.