NU Online News Service, May 19, 2004, 1:44 p.m. EDT – Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, has started to deploy the NaviSys Front Office system at its annuity businesses and other businesses.[@@]

The system, from NaviSys Inc., Edison, N.J., helps users configure forms and applications and streamline business practices, NaviSys says.

Principal hopes to use the NaviSys software to ease use of more than 200 applications and forms.