Percussion Software, a developer of software solutions, has announced that Metris Companies Inc. has rolled-out a new company intranet featuring Percussion's Rhythmyx 5 Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system. The intranet, including its content management functionality, was implemented in six weeks, and has been live since December. Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Metris Companies is a bankcard issuer. The company has seven locations in four states and issues credit cards through Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A. of Phoenix, Arizona. At the end of 2002, the company's management decided to create an intranet, to meet the following goals: improving communication within the company, providing an online community for employees, enhancing efficiency and profitability, and leveraging the Web as a platform for delivering internal business processing applications.
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