December 11, 2006 09:09 ET

Tenrox Brings Enterprise-Wide Consistency and Automation to Synteract's Project-Based Processes and Workforce Management

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 11, 2006) - Tenrox-the leading provider of workflow-driven Project Workforce Management Solutions-announces that Synteract has selected the company's solution to automate and manage all its project, workforce and regulatory compliance processes within a project environment, in a consistent and global manner. Synteract is a full-service contract research organization offering a complete range of clinical development and consulting services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Tenrox's Project Workforce Management solution will replace Synteract's current manual processes and will be used by Synteract's 200+ employees and contract workers, worldwide.

"We are a technology-oriented company and understand a great deal about what systems can and can't do," said Russ Holmes, EVP and Co-founder, Synteract. "We pushed Tenrox pretty hard and they came through. Tenrox is the most robust and forward-thinking project workforce management product I have seen for addressing our project/workforce management, billing and cost accounting needs. We expect a full return on our investment in less than six months, just for the first phase of implementation."

Synteract will implement Tenrox's modular Project Workforce Management solution in a phased manner over the coming year beginning with Time and Expense Tracking and Cost and Revenue Accounting, followed by Workforce Planning, Project Process Management and Analytics. The solution will be integrated with Microsoft Project, as well as the company's payroll system and Great Plains accounting system.

About Synteract

Established in 1995, Synteract is a privately held, full-service contract research organization, dedicated to meeting the various needs of biotechnology, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and drug industry firms. Based in Carlsbad, CA, with a branch office in Pennsylvania, the Company provides expertise in a wide range of therapeutic areas and maintains a wealth of knowledge in oncology, ophthalmology, HIV, sexual dysfunction, cardiovascular disease, and pain. Since 2000, Synteract has been a key development shop for web, wireless and voice data solutions that speed the completion of clinical trials and assist in access to clinical trials information. This includes technologies such as electronic data capture (EDC), interactive voice response systems (IVRS), and automated safety surveillance and reporting. Synteract has offices in Carlsbad, CA and Philadelphia, PA. For information please visit us at or call (760) 268.8200. http://www.synteract.com/

About Tenrox

Tenrox makes it possible to manage today's decentralized project workforce in real-time. Its modular solution combines project/workforce management and financials, to replace the spreadsheets and internally developed systems companies currently use for cost and revenue planning, tracking and management reporting.

The Tenrox system, available on-demand or on-premise, is based on a unique graphical workflow engine, which makes it simple to configure and change. Integration with leading financial systems is built-in. Tenrox empowers the project workforce locally and provides total visibility globally.

Since 1995, Tenrox has served over 800 organizations in 50 countries including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Caterpillar, Corning Cable Systems, Fireman's Fund Insurance, Wilmington Trust, First National Bank, Hydro Quebec, Invensys, Major Drilling, Pioneer Natural Resources, State of Wyoming, The Pentagon, University of Michigan, Fisher Scientific, Merck, and Wyeth. Tenrox software is available through direct sales channels and a network of worldwide resellers and partners.

For more information, visit www.tenrox.com, call 877-4TENROX or email us at publicrelations@tenrox.com.

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