personal information manager


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personal information manager

[¦pər·sən·əl ‚in·fər′mā·shən ‚man·ij·ər]
(computer science)
Software that combines the functions of word-processing, database, and desktop accessory programs, making it possible to organize information that is relatively loosely structured. Abbreviated PIM.
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The most efficient way to accomplish all these tasks is with a personal information manager (PIM)--software that can do all of the above and then some.
A personal information manager, acting on our behalf, will have the power to reward organizations that negotiate in good faith to access and use information about us in ways that respect our personal preferences.
Click the Information Exchange tab, and check the box Save Objects in Personal Information Manager.
Other features include personal information manager software and a CD-ROM that allows users of such software programs as Outlook 97/98/2000, Lotus Organiser and Symantec Act!
The YadaYada Mobile Web Portal and Internet access platform allows business professionals and consumers to access any HTML-created Web site and maintain a universally synchronized personal information manager (PIM) with applications such as address book, calendar, to-do list and email from multiple existing accounts.
It could be as simple as your Personal Information Manager getting set forward in date, and not allowing you to set it back again and you losing all your appointments.
There are synchronizer functions with some personal information manager (PIM) software programs, but that's no solution for those who haven't used them.
The Pocket PC's personal information manager (PIM) is still less friendly than the Palm PIM, but it is close enough to satisfy many users.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft Corp is in talks to acquire web-based personal information manager Jump!
PalmPilot comes with the usual PIM (personal information manager) applications: address book, calendar, to-do lists, memo pads, event scheduler and expense tracker.
The WordPerfect Main Street productivity products being bundled on the Pionex PCs include WordPerfect Works for Windows, which is an integrated wordprocessor, database, spreadsheet and communications link, InfoCentral, a personal information manager, Grammatik and Random House Webster's School and Office Dictionary.
IBM said Lotus Notes Traveler, unveiled in September 2007, will offer automatic, real-time wireless replication of e-mail, including attachments, read and unread indicators, contacts, calendar, personal journal and Personal Information Manager applications on mobile devices running the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5 or 6 platform.

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