HMS software and dialog solutions announce strategic alliance partnership

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Montreal-based publishers of TimeControl collaborate with Dialoog Solutions to integrated the talia interface system with TimeControl

Montreal, June 15, 2009 - HMS Software, a leading provider of project management and enterprise timesheet solutions, has announced a new strategic partnership with Dialoog Solutions, publishers of "talia", an instant-messaging based interface system.

"We're very excited about the work Dialoog Solutions has done to integrate their system interface to TimeControl," said Chris Vandersluis, President of HMS Software. "The talia system will allow TimeControl users to update and enter their timesheets through an instant messaging system or even from Smartphone's like Blackberry or Microsoft Mobile devices."

Both HMS Software and Dialoog Solutions are Montreal-based organizations and the close proximity of the companies allowed for a high degree of collaboration between the Dialoog and HMS Software development departments. The result is a highly integrated combination of tools that provide an easy interface to a robust timesheet system. End users who use talia to update their timesheets are insulated from any complexities of the timesheet process and can even update their timesheet through a handheld device such as a Smartphone.

"We were happy to work with Dialoog's technical personnel on this project," explained Stephen Eyton-Jones, HMS Software's Director of Technical Services. "HMS's contribution was to identify where the talia system needed to integrate into TimeControl and to ensure the Dialoog personnel knew the business rules that were designed into TimeControl. We're delighted with the results and seeing talia and TimeControl interrelate."

For those interested in more information on talia and how it is integrated into TimeControl, HMS has created a solutions site on the website to show the systems working together. To visit the solutions page please visit:

About Dialoog

Dialoog Solutions is leading the Information Technology industry in creating dialog-based user interfaces (DBUIs). Dialoog Solutions provides virtual assistants to complement a wide variety of enterprise software packages. DBUIs enhance the usability and data accuracy of applications while reducing operating costs. Interfaces from Dialoog Solutions also increase user satisfaction and the effectiveness of information systems. For further information, please visit the Dialoog website at

About TimeControl

TimeControl was originally released in 1994. It was immediately successful in the project management sector and today is recognized not only as a project management solution, but also as an enterprise timesheet solution in use by companies worldwide. TimeControl is designed as a multipurpose timesheet able to serve the needs of both Finance and Project Management simultaneously. It includes features such as a multi-browser, multi-device interface, a PC and mobile interface, vacation approvals, executive dashboards, extensive approval functionality, flexible reporting and links to project management and corporate systems which makes the timesheet product ideally suited for integration with existing systems in any organization. TimeControl's flexibility allows it to be deployed for use as a time and attendance, time and billing, project tracking and flex-time system. TimeControl is available both for purchase for an on-premises installation or as an on-line subscription in the Cloud.

To access the free Hosted TimeControl Trial site, visit our free trial page.

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TimeControl is represented around the world by our distributors in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, the UK, and the U.S.

About HMS Software

Based in Montreal, Canada with offices in Toronto, HMS Software has been a leading provider of project management and enterprise timesheet systems and services since 1984. HMS Software's first customized timesheet application was written in 1984. With the launch of TimeControl as a commercial application in 1994, HMS Software began servicing clients worldwide.

HMS Software's client list reads like a who's who of business. It includes Acergy, Aecon, Rio Tinto, the Atlanta Airport, the City of Montreal, the County of San Mateo, Electromotive Diesel, EXFO, FT Services, Kelly Services, Koch, Merck Frosst, the Government of Quebec, Georgia Pacific, Parker Hannifin, Rolls Royce, Sobeys, Volvo Novabus, Zimmer Inc. and hundreds of others.

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