Enterprise Oil ensures smooth running of e-operations with Projectplace Tuesday 26 February 2002 PDF Print London, February 25 2002 - Projectplace Ltd, the leading internet business service provider for project collaboration in Europe, today announced that Enterprise Oil, one of the world's leading independent oil and gas exploration company, has chosen to use the project collaboration service to enhance communications efficiency between equity partners across a series of global projects. Enterprise Oil reassessed their collaboration requirements when the incumbent tool became unable to cope with the increased demands upon it. Enterprise needed a new tool which allowed documents to be stored in a central location, whilst being accessible by project members instantly and from anywhere in the world. Projectplace provided the solution. John Keeble, Head of Knowledge Management Worldwide at Enterprise Oil comments, "Collaborative working is a crucial feature of the oil and gas industry. It is paramount that our teams are able to exchange information flexibly and effectively in order to ensure projects and tasks meet deadlines. Projectplace not only provided us with this facility, but also allowed us to conduct our working practices with the utmost security by allowing only invited parties into the virtual workspace." John continues, "A core element of our business is the responsibility to provide our partners with visibility on all aspects of a project, from budgets and operational strategy through to daily messaging. Projectplace makes this all possible. It is vital for project members to be confident that the documents they are viewing, are the most recent and up-to-date versions - saving time in administration and inaccuracies during the project. I am confident our partners will reap the benefits of this collaborative technology." "Projectplace provides greater continuity and efficiency towards all areas of project management. Organisations globally, especially in the oil and gas arena, are embracing web-based solutions in order to achieve effective communications which are cost-efficient and time-saving," said Dak Liyanearachchi, Managing Director of Projectplace Ltd. "With this new addition to our customer portfolio we are taking the lead in providing collaborative services to this market sector." The business concept of Projectplace is to provide a global pay-per-use web-based application service for professional project collaboration. Projectplace enables team members to share document and files, schedule meetings, carry out project scheduling with to-do items and time charts, hold online discussions etc. The service makes it possible to create virtual teams, communicate securely independent of geographic distance and also enables the project member to constantly be updated of what is happening in the project. About Projectplace. Projectplace is a fast-growing ASP founded in Sweden in 1998. The business idea is to develop and operate specialised web services that enable people involved in projects to collaborate and communicate efficiently and effectively. A Project Place is a secure area on the Internet with numerous services and features for project collaboration and communication gathered in one place. It only takes a minute to set up a functional Project Place, and this is available 24/7 to project members. Projectplace has more than 82,000 users in 42 countries. For more information visit: http://www.projectplace.co.uk About Enterprise oil. Enterprise Oil was formed in 1983 from assets concentrated in the UK North Sea where the group is now one of the largest producers of hydrocarbons. Enterprise is the operator of the Nelson, Pierce and Cook fields and has interests in a further 20 fields in the UK. Total daily UK production averaged 164,907 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2000. The group also has significant interests in Ireland, Norway, Italy, the US Gulf of Mexico and Brazil. For more information visit: http://www.entoil.co.uk Press contacts: Projectplace Ltd Contacts: Dak Liyanearachchi, Managing Director, Tel: 01895 876 122 E-mail: email@example.com éclat Marketing Contacts: Nicola Alvey/Linsey White Tel: 0118 989 5600 E-mail: Nicola@eclat.co.uk Linsey@eclat.co.uk This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of eclat Marketing in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.