Dicom and Captiva Plc

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Dicom Group Plc – Captiva Software Corp.

Introduction: Dicom Group Plc (Kofax Plc):

Dicom Group Plc which is now known as Kofax Plc, Supplies, Markets and develops products and services for Electronic Data and Document Capture. They also manufacture and sell Computer Hardware and Software for Document and Content Management Systems. The company was found in the year 1985 and was taken over by Kofax Plc in the year 1999. Management:

Chief Executive Officer – Reynolds C. Bish.
Chief Financial Officer – James R. Arnold Jr.
Chief Technology Officer – Anthony Macciola.
Business Factors:
Dicom Group Plc region of business is Europe. However they also conduct Business in North America and Australia. The main Product of Business is Software and Hardware computer products. The United States of America operations generated more than 50% of the Groups Revenue in the year 2008. They follow the business strategy of Resellers and Dealer Selling. Dicom Group Plc provide a very Diverse set of products that usually covers very different markets and also different users. Risks:

* Dicom Group Plc operate in different markets which are subject to 3 different locations. * The diversity of the locations generate various risks such as Inflation Rate, Currency Rate Difference and Interest Rate Difference. * Every Market has their own set of Risks, Dicom Group Plc has to recognize and be aware of all the possible risks in that particular location. * The Computer and Software industry is a very fast and Competitive industry. * Continuous Research and Development of the products according to the market requirements is a must in order to remain prosperous in the industry. * This results in a tremendous expenditure on Research and Development and further increases the Average Cost of Goods Sold in the market.

Introduction: Captiva Software Corp (EMC Software Group):

Captiva Software Corp is now a known as EMC Software Group. They deal in providing...
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