Thousands of businesses and government organizations
all over the world have come to learn the bottom-line value that ISYS
search products deliver. The following success stories illustrate precisely
how ISYS has been deployed in the real world and the benefits organizations
have secured through their use of the ISYS range of software.
Canon Australia and
Box Hill Secondary College - ISYS:web
The Consulting and Solutions Division of Canon Australia provides sales
advice and consulting services to clients for the company's range of Document
Management Systems, workflow solutions, forms processing, imaging systems
and multimedia products. Alex Goulas, a Professional Services Consultant
with the division, was working with Box Hill Senior Secondary College
in Melbourne to provide them with a Document Management solution, and
he advised them to consider ISYS:web, ISYS:spider and ISYS:rich-html.
The Center for New York City
Law - ISYS:web
The Center for New York City Law uses ISYS:web to power search capabilities
for the 'New York City Administrative Decisions' section of its website.
Visitors to this area of the site can choose to search information from
a variety of agencies, including the Department of Consumer Affairs and
the Board of Standards and Appeals. Users can perform keyword searches
or Plain English queries, using advanced features to refine their searches.
Macquarie University Ancient
History - ISYS:desktop
At Macquarie University in Sydney, Dr Chris Forbes specializes in New
Testament history, using ISYS to search information that is 2,000 years
old. He has amassed a huge collection of administrative, teaching and
research materials, and with ISYS on his desktop, he can find anything
from a transcript of an ancient papyrus to student details from last year
in seconds. More...
National Library of
Wales - ISYS:web
National Library of Wales uses ISYS to make thousands of printed works,
manuscripts and archives, pictures and photographs, maps, sound recordings
and moving images available to anyone around the world. All they need
is an interest in Welsh culture and an Internet connection. The Library
has enabled users anywhere to visit its website and search through an
astonishing range of records and archived material, dating back as far
as the 12th century. More...
Pat Costner, a Senior Scientist with Greenpeace International's Science
Unit, knows only too well that keeping abreast of the latest environmental
and chemical research from around the globe is a full-time job. With an
arsenal of hundreds of scientific papers, reports and journals at her
disposal, Costner has developed a reputation amongst her peers as an invaluable
source of information, and for using ISYS to manage that information.
Diane Armstrong's Mosaic
Mosaic, an Australian best-seller, is the true story of Diane Armstrong's
own family which spans one hundred years, four continents and five generations.
Compiling the story involved copious research, taking Diane to visit relatives
scattered across the world. ISYS was crucial for Diane in finding her
way through the many facts and stories she collected. More...
Paul Mackett - ISYS:desktop
Awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 1996 for his Genealogical research
into Aboriginal family history, Mr. Paul Mackett has been an ISYS user
for the last six years. Scouring decades worth of unstructured, often
handwritten and sometimes badly damaged information, he compiles notes
containing any references he finds, however tenuous, to Aboriginal people.
He uses that information to bring families together. More...
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Group - ISYS:web
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world's
largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services.
Jacobs implemented ISYS search software across its intranet to help streamline
its business development activities by eliminating the need for phone
or e-mail contact in order to share documents between offices.
Citect Corporation -
Citect Corporation, an Australian owned developer of industrial automation
process control software, has recently implemented an intranet that allows
customer support team members to access a centralized technical knowledge
base from all their offices around the world. Citect have been ISYS users
for years and it was therefore a natural progression for them to choose
ISYS:web search technology for their intranet site. More...
Merlin Diamonds - ISYS:desktop
The Merlin Diamond Mine in Australia's Northern Territory takes security
very seriously. Merlin security recently purchased ISYS to assist them
in the analysis of employee behavior. Jeff Corkill, Manager for Merlin
Security Intelligence, is a former member of the Australian Defense Force
and it was there that he first used ISYS. When he started with Merlin,
he immediately thought of ISYS to assist with mine security. More...
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Goldman Sachs - ISYS:desktop
Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment
management firm providing a range of services to a diversified client
base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and
high net worth individuals worldwide. More...
JB Were - ISYS:web and ISYS:sdk
Using the ISYS Search Software Developers' Kit and the Cold Fusion authoring
environment, Australian stockbroking giant JB Were has devised a client-registered
website providing a user-friendly, highly intuitive service that maximizes
the knowledge transfer to site visitors. More...
Australian Stock Exchange - ISYS:desktop
The Surveillance Department of the Australian Stock Exchange uses ISYS:desktop
to assist in the investigation of unexplained movements in stock prices
and volumes. ISYS:desktop allows the Surveillance team to search through
large volumes of data quickly and easily to facilitate the discovery of
associations or links between seemingly unrelated information. More...
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australia.com - ISYS:sdk
Australia's tourism portal australia.com is a one-stop shop for tourists
seeking information on Australian destinations. The site is packed with
information on places to go and things to do, and includes a range of
suggested itineraries to help visitors plan their trip to Australia. ISYS
was chosen to provide the customized search tool on the website; it enables
visitors to conduct general searches as well as searches within specific
categories, such as 'accommodation' or 'things to do'. More...
United States Marine
Corps - ISYS:web
A wealth of Marine Corps historical information is
available to the public at the Gray Marine Corps Research Center's website.
With ISYS:web, historians, researchers, students, planners, instructors,
writers and even individuals who are simply interested in accumulating
this type of knowledge for their next trivia game night can access over
200,000 historical documents on the site. More...
World Trade Organization - ISYS:sdk
The World Trade Organization has developed a Translation Assistance System
(TAS), incorporating the powerful ISYS search engine. TAS caters for three
languages - French, English and Spanish - and currently stores approximately
45,000 documents (400,000 pages) per language. The translation project
required the use of the ISYS:sdk, and involved close consultation between
the ISYS Search Software office in Sydney and the WTO developer in Geneva.
LawAccess NSW - ISYS:web
For those who have ever wondered how a Power of Attorney
works, how to recover a debt, the penalties for drink driving or parental
obligations for the financial support of children, the NSW Attorney General's
Department's LawAccess site, powered by ISYS:web, can link you to information
from across more than a hundred reliable legal web sites. More...
US Federal Bureau of Prisons
The United States Federal Bureau of Prisons is responsible for the management
of the federal prison system nation-wide, including over 90 different
institutions. With approximately 30,000 staff to keep informed of policies
and procedures, the Bureau has found a way to disseminate information
in a timely fashion with ISYS:web while avoiding incurring millions of
tax dollars in printing and distribution costs. More...
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City of Muskego
The City of Muskego in Winsconsin recently won a public service award
for its ISYS:web website containing city records back to 1964. Municipal
Codes, Charter Ordinances, Zoning Codes and meeting minutes since that
date were scanned using optical character recognition and made searchable
via a search engine on the City of Muskego website. More...
To manage the growing amount of varied information on their website, Kent's
Medway Council implemented a new Content Management System, but they were
not happy with the search function it provided. They needed a powerful
and reliable search solution - so they chose ISYS. More...
of Waltham Forest - ISYS:web
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is situated in the north of London,
with a population of approximately 221,000 people. The council recently
implemented the ISYS:web search engine on their website to facilitate
website visitors finding their way through over 2000 pages of Council
and other information. More...
City of New Berlin - ISYS:desktop
Bill Bowers, City Clerk for City of New Berlin, was
spending approximately 20% of his time simply searching and locating records.
With nothing but a manual system in place, Bill often had to rely on his
experience and memory of past events to locate references as a starting
point to locate records. He discovered a much simpler and quicker way
upon installing ISYS:desktop. More
City of Miami - ISYS:desktop
Now 105 years old, Miami is a city rich in cultural
and ethnic diversity with 368,600 residents. In order to meet the needs
of such a substantial number of residents, the City of Miami found that
instant access to information was crucial. The City Clerk's department
for the City of Miami uses ISYS:desktop for searching and retrieving pertinent
City of Clearwater - ISYS:web
The City of Clearwater is utilizing ISYS:web to deliver
up-to-the-minute information to its staff and citizens. Incorporating
all legislation, codes and committee minutes, ISYS:web provides a central
system to give council staff instant access to City-wide information.
Dandenong City Council -
ISYS:web, ISYS:spider and ISYS:rich-html
David Zmood and his team at the City of Greater Dandenong Council, in
Victoria, have big plans. Having used ISYS:desktop for several years to
assist in navigating their way through Council minutes and agendas, they
are now turning their attention to an entire knowledge management system,
and in particular, an intranet based on ISYS:web, ISYS:web spider and
Blue Mountains City Council
The Blue Mountains City Council has created a Council
information portal, using ISYS:web for both their intranet and Internet
site, and ISYS:spider to add quality external information to their online
knowledge base. More
Sutherland Shire Council
Sutherland is a very busy council. Around 100 different
issues go to council each week and the records of meetings and reports
are substantial. The Council uses ISYS:web to publish ten years' worth
of Council and subcommittee meetings, policies and decisions, NSW government
acts, community directories, lists of voluntary community representatives,
and various Council fees and charges via an intranet for an office staff
of over 500. More
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BBC Technology - ISYS:desktop
BBC Technology designs, builds and operates technological solutions for
broadcast media, digital media and interactive businesses. Kerry Cousins
manages a team of technical staff within this division, who make sure
that the essential day-to-day business tasks of the BBC happen without
incident. He knows the importance of having powerful and effective software
solutions in big business. That's why he chose ISYS:desktop to manage
the BBC's software documentation. More...
APN Newspapers - ISYS:desktop
The Newspaper division of Australia's APN News &
Media publishes more than 65 titles in northern New South Wales and south
and central Queensland. They have more than 42,000 PDF files indexed,
covering several years' worth of newspaper articles, and taking up almost
18 gigabytes of storage space on the file server. By accessing the information
contained in these files via ISYS, journalists get much faster research
results than if they were searching and loading native PDF files. More...
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General - ISYS:web and ISYS:desktop
By implementing both the ISYS:desktop and ISYS:web
products, the California Attorney General has provided its various parties
with a primary search solution that has helped dramatically reduce time
spent retrieving information contained across its databases. Across the
board, Attorney General staff members cited ISYS Search Software's ease
of use, speed of indexing, search results presentation and ability to
handle PDF files. More...
Miami Dade Police Department
The Homicide Bureau at the Miami Dade Police Department
is responsible for conducting investigations into all human deaths, whether
they are accidents, homicide, suicide, unintended deaths, unclassified,
or police-involved shootings. The bureau uses several tools to make their
investigation process accurate and time-efficient. Such tools include
DNA, fingerprints and ISYS text retrieval software. More...
Sheriff - ISYS:desktop
The mission of the Ventura County Sheriff's Department is to protect and
serve the people of Ventura County. Steve Sullivan, Crime Analyst II for
the East County Jurisdiction, utilizes ISYS in fulfilling this mission.
Sullivan supervises a staff of computer "detectives" that use
computers, databases, information systems, and ISYS to help solve crimes.
Department - ISYS:web
The Intelligence Analyst Unit of the Miami Police Department conducts
research and background information on narcotics, bombing, organized crime
cases, and also offers support to other units such as homicide, and sexual
battery. Criminal Intelligence Analyst Supervisor Scott Nugent believes
in the philosophy of full text search over databases. The four analysts
in the unit use ISYS:web to search through their pertinent information.
Winston Salem Police
Department - ISYS:desktop
The Winston Salem Police Department in North Carolina use ISYS to find
information from interviews, surveillance notes, telephone records and
grand jury testimony, to help solve many cases, including long-term drug
Maricopa County - ISYS:desktop
The Law Enforcement Information Systems Center in Maricopa County, Arizona,
has a diversity of information needs. ISYS helps them to manage documents
for the county attorney, the sheriff and the medical examiner.
LA County Sheriffs
Department - ISYS:desktop
The LA County Sheriffs Office implemented ISYS across the entire Crime
Analysts' division, to provide a faster, more accurate method of cross-referencing
data as well as facilitating the introduction of electronic search capabilities
for crime files stretching back as far as ten years. Now the division
can access information that was never available to them before. More...
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Gilshenan & Luton
Lawyers - ISYS:web.asp
Gilshenan & Luton, a 30-lawyer practice in Brisbane, Australia, has
improved their ability to deliver results to their clients with a tailored
solution using ISYS:web.asp. More...
California Public Defenders
Association - ISYS:web
The California Public Defender's Association (CPDA) is a membership organization
of criminal trial attorneys in California. Its member website, CLARA Web,
gives subscribers access to a database of motions, briefs, and other related
documentation via ISYS:web, providing them with a research medium for
quickly finding motions related to cases in which they are currently involved.
Maritime Law Book - ISYS:web
Maritime Law Book (MLB) is a Canadian company producing law reports, indexes
and computer databases in electronic and other media in order to make
legal research as easy as possible for lawyers, law firms and legal libraries.
Using ISYS:web, MLB's comprehensive store of legal information can be
quickly found, retrieved, filtered, sorted and organized by subscribers
via the company's website. More...
Perkins Coie LLP - ISYS:web
Perkins Coie litigators handle hundreds of cases across the United States
in such diverse areas as antitrust and trade regulation, class actions,
contract and commercial, e-commerce, environmental, intellectual property,
labor, product liability and securities. Technology plays a central role
in the firm's ability to serve its clients effectively, and to keep the
firm's offices, attorneys, and clients linked, they maintain web-assisted
service delivery methods with the help of ISYS. More...
Domnitz, Mawicke & Goisman
Domnitz, Mawicke & Goisman, S.C. is a 20 lawyer
firm with offices in Kenosha and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Traditionally,
law firms accumulate an exponential amount of information from trials,
depositions and cases, and technology has come to the aid of lawyers in
making this process a little easier. With the assistance of ISYS, Domnitz,
Mawicke & Goisman has been able to revolutionize the way the firm
operates, from the receptionist to the managing partner, saving an abundant
amount of time and money. More
Norton Rose - ISYS:web
London based international law firm Norton Rose has
implemented a new system to distribute important legal information and
share acquired knowledge across its entire network of international offices.
The Compass Knowledge Management System, powered by ISYS:web, services
over 700 legal staff in eleven offices from Paris to Moscow to Bangkok.
Voegeli and Ewald Lawyers
Voegeli & Ewald Law Offices is a 4-lawyer general
practice law firm in Monroe, Wisconsin. The firm represents a number of
financial institutions and the City of Monroe, and uses ISYS to index,
search and organize 20 years' worth of correspondence, documents, memoranda,
email, spreadsheets and PDF forms. More...
Systematics - ISYS:web
System@Law Court is one of the System@Law suite of legal knowledge management
products produced by Systematics. During court hearings, The System@Law Court environment
manages the hearing record, including tracking the tendering process and
transcript along with additional material such as cited cases, court rules and
procedural documentation. ISYS:web is seamlessly integrated into Systems@Law Court, enabling users to search all manner of documents. More...
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Peter MacCallum Institute
The Peter MacCallum Cancer Research Institute is recognized
as one of the world's leading cancer research, treatment and educational
facilities. Peter Mac, as it is known locally, has recently developed
an Internet portal for cancer research and cancer related information,
using ISYS:web for its own information and ISYS Spider to seamlessly fold
in more information from a range of worldwide Internet sources.
Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
Patients' case histories were once a closed book for
the Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic in South Australia, but several years
ago an orthopaedic surgeon installed ISYS and everything changed. Using
ISYS, the clinic has developed an effective way to perform comprehensive
research and audits on the clinical records of thousands of patients,
without changing their methods of recording information or coding results.
NSW Institute of Forensic
Medicine - ISYS:desktop
Any post-mortem examination produces a large amount of data. The size,
height, weight of the body, dimensions of organs and every physical detail
is recorded, as well as information about a person's life and disease
history, and the direct cause of death. The New South Wales Institute
of Forensic Medicine uses ISYS to research their information stores and
to provide an efficient service. More
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Planpower, an Australian professional services organization specializing
in Project Management Consultancy, implemented ISYS:desktop as part of
their overall knowledge management strategy. The company has been able
to easily integrate ISYS into existing methodologies to help manage intellectual
capital and drive the creation, reuse and transfer of knowledge to acquire
a return on investment and effort.
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Kehler Associates Recruitment
Kehler Associates, a recruitment firm in business since 1981, specializes
in recruitment for the intelligence market. Their resume database is filled
with people with high clearances that have worked or contracted for agencies
such as the CIA(Central Intelligence Agency), the NSA (National Security
Agency) and the SCIC (Scientific Applications International Corporation).
Kehler Associates uses ISYS to ensure that they supply the best candidates
to these high-profile clients. More
Recruitment firm Phoenix Resources in Knoxville, Tennessee, found that
using ISYS to search their resume database gave them an edge over other
recruiters. By enabling full-text searches for uncommon skills or specific
requirements, Phoenix is able to put forward appropriate candidates from
a field of thousands before many of their competitors. More...
Management Recruiters International
Management Recruiters International, Inc. (MRI) uses the ISYS suite of
search solutions to power search capabilities for its corporate and franchise
offices, and its BrilliantPeople.com website. On the public website, the
company uses ISYS:web to employers and job seekers a powerful tool for
streamlining and optimizing the job placement process. More...
Speakman Select - ISYS:desktop
Speakman Select, the largest recruitment firm in South Australia, is getting
more out of their candidate database, providing a better service for clients
and candidates alike. Speakman is using the ISYS:image program to scan
and OCR every resume received and held by the company. ISYS:image then
lets Speakman consultants find any word or phrase on these resumes, no
matter how obscure, and returns all documents that meet the criteria in
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Microdec - ISYS:sdk
UK-based Microdec develops and distributes the highly successful Profile
2000 software, which includes embedded ISYS search. Designed for recruiters
and human resource professionals, Profile 2000 is a Windows-based multimedia
database system that supports the recruitment process, from executive
search and selection through to contingency planning and staff management.
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