April 30, 2004

Lucida Announces Release of Lucida Insight® 2.4


Lucida Insight® 2.4 enhances database access control to make information sharing on the Web easier and secure

San Jose, CA - April 30, 2004 - Lucida Inc., www.lucida.com, a leading provider of information orchestration systems, today announced the release of version 2.4 of its flagship product, Lucida Insight®.

Lucida Insight® 2.4 enhancements include data access control which can be setup for individual users as well as for group users to provide meticulous data access control. With this new feature required security can be applied to enterprise data access. Additional functions and enhancements are also included in the new release.

Lucida Insight® 2.4 leverages an enterprise's current IT investment, as well as its extended enterprise value chain, to orchestrate business information by delivering the right information to the right decision maker at the right time, and by serving as a proactive early warning system for opportunities and threats to the business. Lucida Insight® 2.4 allows you to easily create your own ad hoc reports or use a report template-all using Excel running in a standard Web browser.



Lucida Insight® 2.4 includes these core features:


  • User-defined, Web-enabled spreadsheets directly linked to the databases used most
  • Easy-to-use wizards which eliminate the need for SQL, custom scripts or programming and allow easy installation, configuration, database connection, scheduling, and business action alerts
  • Shared/public and private folder support
  • The ability not just to download data, but also to upload data to the database at the same time
  • Business-action triggers, such as automatically sending out an e-mail alert to a user's email client or cell phone, based on user-defined event thresholds
  • Full administrative and security features
  • Graphs of key metrics tracked on the spreadsheet

For more information contact Lucida Sales at 408.546.2120 or visit www.lucida.com