Hewlett-Packard and Yahoo! have issued a joint statement announcing that they have joined their knowledge management forces.
In the announcement the two companies promised to help corporations build customised employee hubs providing access to corporate e-services through the Corporate My Yahoo! interface.
The interface, developed with knowledge management workers and information-technology executives in mind, is designed to provide a vision, strategy and solution for tackling companies information gluts and problems in quick and easy access to information.
It will offer external and internal content and services tailored to the needs, function and level of each user through a personalised interface.
"Today's agreement with Yahoo! is the latest indication that HP's e-services strategy is resonating with Internet media leaders," said Bill Russell, chief operating officer for HP's Enterprise Computing. "Corporate My Yahoo! will provide companies with an on ramp to e-services and help them achieve all of the time- and cost-savings enabled by the Internet."
Meanwhile, Yahoo's Ellen Siminoff, vice president of business development and strategic planning at Yahoo! was "...pleased to be working with HP to further expand the distribution of Yahoo!'s programming and services to meet the needs and interests of corporate clients.
"As a trusted leader in enterprise computing," she added, "we believe HP is well positioned to help deliver service-oriented, contextually-relevant information to corporate clients through Corporate My Yahoo!."