HAND-HELD COMPUTER PUBLISHING SOFTWARE
PowerViewer is PC software that converts Microsoft PowerPoint presentations into a format that can be viewed on handheld computers. From ibrite, Reston, Va., (703) 709-8096.
CentraOne is an asp service for delivery on single platforms. It allows clients to interact internally and externally over corporate networks to support their virtual classrooms, Web conferences and real-time business collaboration. From Centra Software, Lexington, Mass., (781) 861-7000.
WEB SITE FOR EMPLOYEE ADMINISTRATION HR FUNCTIONS
HR-ease is a Web-based service that allows employees to monitor and adjust things traditionally handled by HR. Employees can directly enroll in a company benefits plan, complete an expense report, change their address and more without having to go through HR. Available at www.hr-ease.com. From HR-ease, Tampa, Fla., (866) 473-2731 or (813) 221-9089.
PERSONAL GROWTH ONLINE ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT
PowerPerson is an online assessment instrument designed to help employees enhance interpersonal skills. It features a Self-Awareness Survey that identifies an employee's behavioral patterns and suggests a process for positive change. Participants receive a confidential report. It can be taken at www.transformation.org. From Institute for Transformation, Kirkland, Wash., (888) 942-9777 or (425) 739-6025.
Personal Hiring CoachSM is a subscription-based online hiring program. It is designed to guide managers and HR employees step-by-step through the hiring process, including creating positions, writing ads and interviewing candidates. It features an asp that keeps track of hiring process results. From power Hiring, Tustin, Calif., (800) 559-2559 or (714) 573-1820.
The Geo Product Library System is a Web-based program that allows trainers and corporate librarians to create a virtual catalog of their organizations' training and development materials. It features easy updating, searching and downloading of training materials. From GeoLearning, West Des Moines, Iowa, (800) 970-9903 or (515) 222-6259.