January 20, 2004

Lucida Announces Release of Lucida Insight® 2.3


Lucida Insight® 2.3 adds key database support, features and performance enhancements

San Jose, CA - January 20, 2004 - Lucida Inc., www.lucida.com, a leading provider of information orchestration systems, today announced the release of version 2.3 of its flagship product, Lucida Insight®.

Lucida Insight® 2.3 enhancements include a new spreadsheet cell protection feature, which allows the user to lock selected cell regions to prevent any changes; new page printing options for greater user control over the appearance of printed pages; a new user access log, which stores actions by user, spreadsheet and action type; enhanced business action alerts, which provide date comparisons as the basis for alerts; a new personal default page, by which the user can determine which page displays upon log-in; and integrated SMTP mail server authentication.

Lucida Insight® 2.3 shows Lucida's ongoing commitment to improving the quality of our products and the quality of each customer's experience," said Yasu Toyoshima, Lucida's Chief Executive Officer.

The Power of Simplicity


Lucida Insight® 2.3 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® 2.3 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® 2.3 includes these core features:


  • User-defined, Web-enabled spreadsheet directly linked to the databases you use most
  • Easy-to-use wizards 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 e-mail or sending a cell phone message based on a user-defined event thresholds
  • Full administrative and security features
  • Graphs of key metrics tracked in the spreadsheet

For more information contact Lucida Sales at 408.546.2130 or visit www.lucida.com