FranklinCovey and The SCO Group Form Strategic Relationship to Bring Collaborative...
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FranklinCovey and The SCO Group Form Strategic Relationship to Bring Collaborative Mobile Planning Tools to Market SALT LAKE CITY, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- FranklinCovey (NYSE: FC), a global leader in effectiveness training, productivity tools and assessment services, and The SCO Group (Pink Sheets: SCOXQ.PK) a leading provider of UNIX software technology and mobile services announced today that they have formed a strategic relationship to market, sell and distribute new collaborative mobile planning tools developed by Me Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The SCO Group. The tools, which feature Me Inc. mobile technology, will provide users with real-time access to plan and coordinate schedules, track goals, set appointments, manage and delegate tasks and utilize multimedia, all from their smart phone or PC client. The first round of new products will be available in early summer. "FranklinCovey is pleased to enter into this agreement with Me Inc., to bring our customers new and powerful mobile planning tools that improve individual and business productivity," said Jeff Anderson, senior vice president, product management at FranklinCovey. "Me Inc.'s technology helps to fill the growing demand in the marketplace for effective mobile technologies that improve personal and group productivity rather than complicate it. The more we have worked with this collaborative product, the more convinced we are of its capability to move the needle for consumers and professionals looking for next generation mobile solutions." Our subsidiary, Me Inc., has been working for a number of years on developing mobile technologies that help individuals and businesses take greater control over their lives and improve their effectiveness, whether at work, at home or on the go, all from the palm of their hand," said Jeff Hunsaker, president and chief operating officer of SCO Operations. "We identified FranklinCovey as the industry leader in providing tools and training for increasing personal and professional effectiveness and are excited about their stated vision and commitment to bring this product to market. We believe this partnership will be very beneficial to both companies and look forward to announcing and rolling out this new and unique mobile technology very soon." Me Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of The SCO Group, is an emerging leader in real-time mobile software technology, platform and applications development and marketing. Me Inc. uses unique Mobile Server platform technology to develop mobile applications that provide rich functionality, a sophisticated architecture, and unparalleled user experiences for consumers, prosumers, and business customers. Me Inc develops mobile applications and solutions that are ubiquitous in nature and compatible with all carrier networks. SCO and Me Inc. have been building mobile collaboration solutions since 2005 and bring their platform and applications to the market at a time of great opportunity. About FranklinCovey FranklinCovey is a leading learning and performance services firm assisting professionals and organizations in measurably increasing their effectiveness in leadership, productivity, communication and sales. Clients include 91 of the Fortune 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune 500, thousands of small and mid-sized businesses, as well as numerous government entities. Organizations and professionals access FranklinCovey services and products through consulting services, licensed client facilitators, one-on-one coaching, public workshops, catalogs, more than 80 retail stores, and http://www.franklincovey.com. Nearly 1,500 FranklinCovey associates provide professional services and products in 41 offices in over 130 countries. About Me Inc. Me Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The SCO Group (Pinksheets: SCOX.PK). The Me Inc. product line focuses on creating mobile platforms, services and solutions for businesses, consumers and social networks while enhancing the productivity of mobile workers. Headquartered in Lindon, Utah, SCO has a worldwide network of resellers and developers. Me Inc. Global Services provides reliable localized support and services to partners and customers. For more information on Me Inc. products and services, visit http://www.me-inc.com. Me Inc. and the associated logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of The SCO Group, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. FranklinCovey and associated logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of FranklinCovey in the U.S. and other countries. SOURCE The SCO Group Debra Lund of FranklinCovey, +1-801-817-1776, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Jessica Beffa of Coltrin & Associates, +1- 212-221-1616, Jessica_beffa@coltrin.com, for The SCO Group
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