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Realcom Teams With CCH in Development of Knowledge Management Solution for the Tax and Accounting Industry


AskMe knowledge management engine to power future CCH solutions for firms requiring collaboration, knowledge management and expertise location.

Seattle, WA. – August 14, 2009 – Realcom, a leading provider of enterprise knowledge management software, has teamed with CCH, a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services, to help firms in the tax and accounting industry effectively address a broad set of knowledge management issues and opportunities specific to that market.

“It’s more important than ever for professionals to ensure they successfully capture and share knowledge across their firms to both drive higher productivity and provide even greater value to their clients,” according to Paul Tennola, Vice President, Corporate Development. “CCH will leverage its deep customer insight and Realcom’s leading knowledge management engine to provide tax, accounting and audit professionals with a customized solution to address the unique issues and opportunities they face today.”

“It’s great to add CCH to our growing list of technology partners, and we’re excited to provide that kind of back-end functionality to their clients”, said Steve Hanson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Realcom-US. ”Pairing the AskMe KM platform with the domain expertise that CCH has in the tax and accounting market creates a compelling solution that also demonstrates a strong ROI. We look forward to working with them to provide valuable solutions in that space.”

About Realcom
As a leading supplier of enterprise social networking and knowledge management solutions, Realcom ( and its AskMe products provide the framework, tools and related professional services that allow organizations employing knowledge workers in a team-based environment to more effectively leverage internal information, knowledge and expertise; thus enabling organizations to effectively build customer loyalty, speed the pace of internal innovation and meet time-to-market pressures.

An international company with offices in Tokyo, Seattle and Pune, India, Realcom’s AskMe solutions have enabled customers such as Mitsubishi, Novartis, Sony, Bank of Tokyo and PTC to streamline their knowledge management practices and make organization-wide information and expertise both visible and actionable.

About CCH
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH® TeamMate, CCH® Axentis, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company.


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