OnDemand Personal Navigator Selected by Datalabs as training platform for electronic clinical data management software

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Integration of Leading Enterprise Application Training Platform Assists Customers in Conducting Clinical Trials More Effectively

Integration of Leading Enterprise Application Training Platform Assists Customers in Conducting Clinical Trials More Effectively

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA - April 4, 2005 - OnDemand Software, a division of Global Knowledge, today announced that DataLabs, an innovative developer of Internet-based applications for clinical development, has selected OnDemand Personal Navigator as the development and delivery platform for its new end-user training solution DataLabs Accelerated Learning. DataLabs and Global Knowledge have entered into a partnership agreement that allows DataLabs to integrate OnDemand Personal Navigator into the DataLabsXC suite of software for study design, data capture, and data management.

DataLabs will use OnDemand Personal Navigator to develop and deploy a multi-lingual e-learning education and training delivery solution for its DataLabsXC customers, which include major pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations (CROs), and research institutions. Customers will have the ability to customize documentation and training content to meet the unique needs of each clinical trial. The collaborative solution, DataLabs Accelerated Learning powered by OnDemand Software, will provide consistent documentation, training, and performance support across a distributed workforce of physicians and clinical professionals who are working with DataLabs customers to deploy clinical trials all over the world. OnDemand Personal Navigator will also allow DataLabs customers to measure user competency to ensure users have a working knowledge of the system prior to patient enrollment, which is critical for the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry.

"DataLabs is committed to delivering the best training tools possible to ensure user competency and adoption of DataLabsXC solutions, as it will improve our customers' ability to quickly and effectively implement changes in technology and process from the eCRF designer at the sponsor to the clinical data coordinator at the investigator site," said Zach Hector, DataLabs vice president of sales. "Our partnership with OnDemand Software and launching our DataLabs Accelerated Learning? program advances our goal of helping customers conduct clinical trials more quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively."

"We're thrilled that DataLabs has selected OnDemand Personal Navigator to help increase its customers' competency and utilization of DataLabsXC software," said Jennifer Fogg, vice president of global alliances for OnDemand Software. "The integration of OnDemand Personal Navigator supports DataLabs' rapid implementation strategy. We look forward to helping DataLabs support their customers in realizing faster time to competency, reduced training costs and ultimately speeding the discovery, development and delivery of new products to the market."

About OnDemand Software, a division of Global Knowledge
OnDemand Software is a recognized leader in providing software solutions that enable rapid user adoption and accelerate the return on investment for enterprise application implementations. With OnDemand Personal Navigator, the synchronized content development platform for documentation, training, and in-application performance support, organizations can increase enterprise application utilization, realize faster time to competency, and reduce training costs and content development time. Founded in 1986, OnDemand Software, a Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe portfolio company is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, with offices worldwide and products in 10 languages. More than 850 Global 2000 companies are deriving greater business value from their enterprise applications with OnDemand Software. We fuse people, process, and technology to mitigate risk and enable seamless change management. For more information visit www.ondemandgk.com.

About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information technology (IT) and management professionals. The company offers a broad array of hands-on IT, project management, and professional skills training featuring proprietary core and custom curriculum as well as content from leading companies, including Cisco, Microsoft, Nortel, Oracle, and Red Hat. Delivered in classrooms, at private facilities, or over the Internet, Global Knowledge has helped, Fortune 500 companies, organizations and government agencies leverage to turn knowledge into productivity for employees, customers, and channel partners. Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 800 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe. For more information, visit www.globalknowledge.com

About DataLabs
DataLabs is an innovative developer of Internet-based applications for clinical development that helps the biopharmaceutical industry accelerate clinical trials with proven software for study design, data capture and data management. Based on Microsoft platform technology, XML Web services and CDISC ODM standards, the DataLabsXC product suite adapts to established operating procedures and integrates easily with existing technology systems. As a result, DataLabsXC customers enjoy a low total cost of ownership and high return on investment. Major pharmaceutical companies, government entities, healthcare organizations and contract research organizations are currently realizing time and cost savings using DataLabsXC. DataLabs is based in Irvine, Calif. with East Coast offices in Pennsylvania. For more information, please visit www.datalabs.com.