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, debra.lund@franklincovey.com; or
Jessica Beffa of Coltrin & Associates, +1- 212-221-1616,
Jessica_beffa@coltrin.com, for The SCO Group
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