MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Contextware, Inc., provider of software solutions that improve organization performance and productivity, today announced it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,584,161. The patent, entitled "Software System for Managing Information in Context,” is related to capturing the step-by-step detail of a business process, procedure or best practice, and connecting those steps to contextually relevant content, resources and information.
“This patent reinforces Contextware’s thought leadership in helping to support employee performance and improving the way in which business processes are captured and communicated,” stated David Austin, President and COO of Contextware. “Our clients rely heavily on our proprietary solutions to provide them with a significant competitive advantage.”
For example, a new employee would navigate a process captured in the Contextware system to learn the specifics of how to perform their job, while also being connected in context to content, information and other expertise housed in numerous repositories, inside and outside the enterprise. This approach provides knowledge workers with the foundation to learn and perform processes more precisely and productively while allowing organizations to reduce costs, improve quality and scale their businesses more efficiently.
This is the company’s first patent granted, with other patents pending.
About Contextware, Inc.
Contextware’s award winning and patented technology provides commercial and government enterprises with a platform to capture, optimize and manage how information-rich work is performed by connecting people with the processes, content, expertise and tools needed to do their jobs. Contextware’s approach serves as an enabler for key productivity initiatives including: learning and training in real time; complying with policies and procedures; performance support; capturing and sharing knowledge; and managing business processes. For more information please visit http://www.contextware.com.