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                               SERVICE AGREEMENT

THIS AGREEMENT is made this 17th day of March, 1998 by and between

SHOWCASE (UK) LIMITED, a limited liability company incorporated under the laws
of England, having its principal address at Boundary House, The Pines Business
Park, Broad Street, Guildford, Surrey GU3 3BH ("the Company"),


PATRICK DAUGA, a French national residing at 12, Old Manor Court 40-42, Abbey
Road, London NW80AR, United Kingdom ("the Executive").


1. Appointment

         The Company hereby engages the Executive and the Executive agrees to
serve the Company as its Vice President of European Operations (including
Europe, the Middle East and Africa) or in such other capacity that the parties
may mutually agree.

2. Term

2.1 This Agreement shall be deemed to have commenced as of October 1, 1997 and
shall continue until terminated by the Company or by the Executive as provided
for in section 15 hereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Agreement is
intended to be for an initial term of less than three years. Prior to September
30, 2000, unless the parties mutually agree to continue this Agreement, the
Company shall transfer all its rights and obligations under this Agreement to
another Affiliated Company.

2.2 The Executive's continuous employment with the Company for the purposes of
the Employment Rights Act 1996 commenced on October 1, 1997. None of the
Executive's employment with any previous employer shall count as part of the
Executive's continuous period of employment with the Company for the purposes of
applicable law.

3. Powers, duties and working hours

3.1 The Executive shall devote such time as is necessary to perform the duties
assigned to him and shall in any event, unless prevented by ill health or
accident or holiday, devote a minimum of 8 hours per working day and a minimum
of 20 working days per month to carrying out his duties hereunder. For the
purpose of this Agreement, "working day" means Monday to Friday inclusive except
bank or other public holidays.

3.2 The Executive shall carry out his duties in a proper and efficient manner
and use his best endeavours to promote and maintain the interests and reputation
of the Company, provided that the Board may at any time require the Executive to
cease performing and exercising all or any of his duties;


3.3 The Executive shall exercise such powers and perform such duties in relation
to the business of the Company and any Affiliated Company as may from time to
time be vested in or assigned to him by the Board; and

3.4 The Executive may be required in pursuance of his duties hereunder:

         (a)      to perform services not only for the Company but also for any
                  Affiliated Company (as defined in Clause 16.1 of this
                  Agreement) whose principal place of business is in or outside
                  the United Kingdom and without further remuneration (except as
                  otherwise agreed) to accept such offices in any such companies
                  as the Company may from time to time reasonably require;

         (b)      to work in connection with the business of such companies in
                  the United Kingdom at such place or places as may be required
                  by the Company and elsewhere in the world as the Company may
                  require; and

         (c)      to travel to such places by such means and on such occasions
                  as the Company may from time to time require.

3.5 In the performance of this duties under this Agreement the Executive shall
be required to spend a minimum of 18 working days per month outside the United
Kingdom in relation to matters involving Affiliated Companies outside the United

4. Reporting

The Executive shall report to the chairman of the Board and shall at all times
keep him fully informed of his activities.

5. Remuneration

5.1 During the continuance of his employment hereunder the Executive shall be
paid a salary at the rate of US$ 14,500 per month or at such other rate as may
be agreed between the parties from time to time. Such salary shall accrue from
day to day and be paid in arrears on the last business day of each month or if
that is not a working day the immediately preceding working day.

5.2 The Company shall be entitled to deduct from the Executive's remuneration
(including salary, pay in lieu of notice, commission, bonus, holiday pay and
sick pay) all sums from time to time owing from the Executive to the Company.

5.3 The Executive shall be entitled to receive a commission and bonus upon
meeting various targets pursuant to the terms of a bonus and commission plan to
be established by the Company no later than April 30 of each year with respect
to the next financial year of the Company. During any financial year, the
targets and formula for determining the commissions and bonus to be paid
pursuant to the plan established for said financial year may adjusted at the
discretion of the Company upon providing the Executive with not less than 90
days notice. The commission and bonus plan for the period from the commencement
of employment through March 31,1998,



pursuant to which the Executive may earn a total commission and bonus of not
less than $35,000 upon achievement of the financial targets set forth therein,
is attached hereto as schedule A.

5.4 The Company shall be entitled to consider 10% of all remuneration to be paid
to the Executive hereunder as arising from his duties performed in the United
Kingdom, which percentage shall be adjusted periodically based on the number of
days the Executive actually performs duties within the United Kingdom. The
Company shall pay all remuneration due to the Executive for services performed
outside the United Kingdom to such bank account of the Executive outside the
United Kingdom as indicated by the Executive in writing.

5.5 The Executive agrees that he will indemnify the Company and any Affiliated
Company on demand against any liability of the Company or any Affiliated Company
arising from any failure by any such company to withhold or deduct income tax or
social charges (whether arising in or outside the United Kingdom and including
United Kingdom employee national insurance contributions) which may be payable
by the Company or any Affiliated Company with respect to the remuneration paid
to the Executive outside the United Kingdom, together with any cost or expenses
and any penalty, fine or interest accrued or payable by the Company or any
Affiliated Company in connection with or in consequence of any such liability.
The Company may at its option (whether for itself or on behalf of any Affiliated
Company) satisfy such indemnity (in whole or in part) by way of deduction from
payments to be made by the Company under this Agreement.

5.6 All amounts to be paid to the Executive for services within the United
Kingdom shall be paid in UK pounds sterling using the U. S. dollar/UK pound
sterling exchange rate in effect on October 1, 1997 as quoted by the Company's
bank [and thereafter using the exchange rate in effect on April 1 for the
following twelve month period]; all amounts to be paid to the Executive for
services outside the United Kingdom shall be paid in US Dollars and/or French
francs as indicated by the Executive from time to time in writing.

6. Fringe Benefits

6.1 The Company shall provide to Executive supplemental private medical and
hospitalization insurance covering the Executive and his spouse and children as
well as a supplemental private pension contract provided that the cost of such
supplemental benefits, together with any mandatory employer national insurance
contributions or other similar or released charges imposed on the Company with
respect to any remuneration paid to the Executive under this agreement, shall
not exceed US$ 50,000 per annum.

6.2 The Executive agrees that he will indemnify the Company on demand against
any liability or expense with respect to such supplemental medical and
hospitalization insurance, supplemental pension and mandatory employer national
insurance contribution or similar or related charges to the extent that the
total of such liabilities and expenses exceeds US $50,000 per annum, and the
Company may at its option satisfy such indemnity (in whole or in part) by way of
deduction from payments to be made by the Company under this agreement.



7. Expenses

The Company shall reimburse to the Executive all reasonable travelling, hotel,
entertainment and other out-of-pocket expenses properly incurred by him in the
proper performance of his duties subject to his compliance with the Company's
then current guidelines relating to expenses, to production of receipts vouchers
and reports, and to the overall limitation of such expenses as set forth in the
annual budgets of the Company.

8. Company Automobile

The Company shall provide to the Executive an automobile for his business and
personal use and will pay all road taxes, insurance premiums, maintenance and
repairs, lease or rental payments, petrol and oil and other operating expenses
thereof. The Executive shall immediately upon suspension or termination or this
Employment Agreement return the automobile, its keys and all documents relating
to it to the Company.

9. Holidays

9.1 In addition to United Kingdom bank or other public holidays, the Executive
shall be entitled to 10 days paid holiday for the remainder of calendar year
1997 and to a total of 25 days paid holiday in every calendar year thereafter.
Holiday time shall not be transferrable to the following year, unless agreed on
a case-by-case basis with the Board of the Company in view of significant
business or personal reasons that any outstanding holiday leave may be taken
during the first three months of the following year. The Executive shall not be
entitled to compensation for any holiday leave not taken in accordance with this

9.2 Holiday entitlement shall accrue pro rata per month. In the event of the
determination of his employment hereunder and of the Executive not continuing to
be employed thereafter under this Agreement and of the Executive having taken
more or less than his holiday entitlement in the year of determination, a
proportionate adjustment will be made by way of addition to or deduction from
(as appropriate) his final gross pay calculated on a pro rata basis.

10. Sickness and Incapacity

10.1 The Executive shall inform the Company of any sickness and its expected
duration as soon as possible. If the Executive is absent from work due to
illness or accident duly notified, the Company shall pay to Executive his full
remuneration for up to, an aggregate of 90 working days absence and half his
remuneration for up to a further 90 working days absence in any period of twelve
months and thereafter such remuneration (if any) as the Company shall in its
discretion approve.

10.2 The remuneration paid under Clause 10.1 shall include any Statutory Sick
Pay payable and when this is exhausted shall be reduced by the amount of any
Social Security Sickness Benefit or other benefits recoverable by the Executive
(whether or not recovered).

10.3 The Company may at its expense at any time whether or not the Executive is
then incapacitated require the Executive to submit to such medical examinations
and tests by doctor



nominated by the Company and the Executive hereby authorises such doctor to
disclose to and discuss with the Company and its medical adviser(s)the results
of such examinations and tests.

11. Confidentiality

11.1 For the purposes of this Agreement "Confidential Information" means all
information relating to the Company and its Affiliated Companies and their
business operations which is recorded or stored in any form or media including
but not limited to trade secrets, know-how, drawings, techniques, computer
programs in human or machine readable code, business and marketing plans,
arrangements and agreements with third parties, customer information including
names of suppliers, advertisers and customers, formulae, ideas whether reduced
to a material form or otherwise, designs, plans and models.

11.2 The Executive agrees not to use, divulge or communicate to any person,
without the Company's prior written consent, any Confidential Information and
shall not disclose it to any third party unless:

11.2.1   the Executive obtains the prior written consent of the Company; or

11.2.2 it is already in the public domain or comes into the public domain for
reasons other than a breach of this Agreement; or

11.2.3 the Executive is required to disclose Confidential Information pursuant
to an order of a court; or

11.2.4 the Executive knows the Confidential Information prior to execution of
this Agreement and the Executive is able to establish as much by documentary
records, provided such Confidential Information had not been provided to the
Executive by the Company and any Affiliated Company.

11.3 The Executive warrants and undertakes not to:

11.3.1 use Confidential Information for any purpose other than for the benefit
of the Company during or after the term of this Agreement;

11.3.2 appropriate, copy, memorize or in any way reproduce or reverse engineer
any Confidential Information.

11.4 The Executive will comply with all and any instructions given to him by the
Company during the term of this Agreement concerning the treatment, of the
Confidential Information.

11.5 The provisions of Clauses 11.2 and 11.3 above shall continue after
termination or expiry of this Agreement, however caused.

11.6 On termination of this Agreement, however caused, the Executive will return
immediately to the Company any and all Confidential Information including all
copies however recorded, stored or embodied (including any magnetic media).



12.      Intellectual Property

12.1 All Intellectual Property and all Intellectual Property Rights therein
shall to the fullest extent permitted by law belong to, vest in and be the
absolute sole and unencumbered property of the Company and the Executive
warrants that there are no Intellectual Property Rights made or written at any
time by him which are not now wholly legally and beneficially owned by the

12.2     The Executive:

         (a)      acknowledges for the purposes of the Patents Act 1977 that
                  because of the nature of his duties and the particular
                  responsibilities arising from the nature of his duties he has
                  and at all times during his employment will have a special
                  obligation to further the interests of the undertakings of the
                  Company and of any Affiliated Company (as defined in Clause
                  16.1 of this Agreement);

         (b)      undertakes to notify and disclose to the Company in writing
                  full details of all Intellectual Property forthwith upon the
                  production of the same, and promptly whenever requested by the
                  Company and in any event upon the determination of his
                  employment with the Company deliver up to the Company all
                  correspondence and other documents, papers and records, and
                  all copies thereof in his possession, custody and power
                  relating to any Intellectual Property;

         (c)      undertakes to hold upon trust for the benefit of the Company
                  any Intellectual Property and the Intellectual Property Rights
                  therein to the extent the same may not be and until the same
                  are vested absolutely in the Company;

         (d)      hereby assigns to the Company all of his present and future
                  right title and interest throughout the world in intellectual
                  Property produced, invented or discovered by the Executive
                  either alone or with any other person at any time now or
                  thereafter during the continuance in force of this Agreement,
                  whether or not in the course of his employment hereunder;

         (e)      acknowledges (for the avoidance of doubt), that in
                  consideration of his rights, responsibilities and remuneration
                  and all inventions, discoveries and designs created during the
                  term of the Agreement shall be deemed to have been created in
                  the course of the Executive's normal duties and to be capable
                  of assignment to the Company under Clause 12.2(d)above;

         (f)      acknowledges that by virtue of the Company's exclusive
                  ownership of the Confidential Information and the Intellectual
                  Property Rights assigned to it pursuant to this Clause 22.2,
                  that the Executive may not now or at any time in the future
                  use or exploit the Confidentiality Information or the
                  Intellectual Property without the written permission of the
                  Company, except in the performance of his obligations under
                  this Agreement;



         (g)      acknowledges that save as provided by law no further
                  remuneration or compensation other than that provided for
                  herein is or may become due to the Executive in respect of the
                  performance of his obligations under this Clause; and

         (h)      undertakes at the expense of the Company to execute all such
                  documents, make such applications, give such assistance and do
                  such acts and things as may in the option of the Company be
                  necessary or desirable to vest in the Company the ownership
                  and registration of all Intellectual Property Rights and
                  otherwise to protect and maintain the Intellectual Property
                  and the Industrial Property Rights therein.

12.3 The assignment of Intellectual Property Rights pursuant to Clause 12.2
shall be deemed and construed to include the right to sue for any infringement
or threatened infringement of any Intellectual Property Right, whether or not
such infringement or threatened infringement occurs prior to or after the
execution of this Agreement.

12.4 The provisions of Clauses 12.2(f), 12.2(g), 12.2(h) and 12.3 above shall
survive termination or expiry of this Agreement, however caused.

12.5 For purposes of this section 12, the following words and expressions shall
have the following meanings:

         (a)      "Intellectual Property" includes inventions, discoveries and
                  designs (whether or not registrable as designs or patents),
                  processes, formulae, notation, improvements, know-how,
                  goodwill, reputation, moulds, get up, logos, devices, plans,
                  models and all or any Copyright Works as defined in the
                  Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (and all like rights
                  throughout the world) of the kind produced by the Company or
                  any Affiliated Company (as defined in Clause 17.1 of this
                  Agreement) or related directly or indirectly to the business
                  of the Company or which may in the opinion of the Company be
                  capable of being used or adapted for use therein or in
                  connection therewith;

         (b)      "Intellectual Property Rights": all or any rights in the
                  Intellectual Property, including patents, registered and
                  unregistered design right, trademarks, tradenames, goodwill,
                  copyrights, and all other forms of industrial or intellectual
                  property and all applications for registration thereof;

         (c)      "Production" (and consonant expressions) used in relation to
                  Intellectual Property includes the invention, creation,
                  discovery, design, research, development and manufacture

13. Restrictions during Employment

For the duration of his employment, the Executive shall not, without the prior
consent in writing of the Company, either alone or jointly with or on behalf of
others and whether directly or indirectly and whether as principal, partner,
agent, shareholder, director, Executive or otherwise howsoever engage in, carry
on or be interested or concerned in any business which competes with the Company
PROVIDED THAT nothing in this Clause shall preclude the Executive from



holding or acquiring directly or indirectly not more than 5% in nominal value of
the issued shares or other securities of any class of any other company which
are listed or dealt in on any recognized stock exchange by way of bona fide
investment only.

14. Post-Termination Obligation

14.1 In this Clause 14 the following expressions have the following meanings:

"Critical Person" means (i) any person who was an employee, agent, director,
consultant or independent contractor employed, appointed or engaged by the
Company or any Relevant Affiliated Company (as defined below) at any time within
twelve months immediately before the Termination Date (other than ex-employees
of ComShare Limited or any affiliated company of ComShare Limited who became
employees of the Company or any Affiliated Company in Europe between August 1,
1997 and March 31, 1998) who by reason of such employment, appointment or
engagement and in particular his/her seniority and expertise or knowledge of
trade secrets or confidential information of the Company or any of its
Affiliated Companies or knowledge of or influence over the customers or
suppliers of the Company or any of its Affiliated Companies is likely to be able
to assist or benefit a business in or proposing to be in competition with the
Company or any Relevant Affiliated Company with whom the Executive was directly
concerned or connected during the period of twelve months preceding the
Terminate Date in the course of his employment hereunder;

"Relevant Affiliated Company" means any Affiliated Company (as defined in Clause
17.1 of this Agreement) of the Company (other than the Company) for which the
Executive has performed services under this Agreement or for which he has had
management responsibility at any time during the twelve month period immediately
preceding the Termination Date.

"Termination Date" means the date on which the Executive's employment under this
Agreement terminates and references to "from the Termination Date" mean from and
including the date of termination;

14.2 The Executive will not without the prior written consent of the Company
directly or indirectly and whether alone or in conjunction with or on behalf of
any other person and whether as a principal, shareholder, director, employee,
agent, consultant, partner or otherwise for a period of twelve months from the
Termination Date solicit, induce or entice away from the Company or any Relevant
Affiliated Company or, in connection with any business in or proposing to be in
competition with the Company or any Relevant Affiliated Company, employ, engage
or appoint or in any way cause to be employed, engaged or appointed a Critical
Person whether or not such person would commit any breach of his or her contract
of employment or engagement by leaving the service of the Company or any
Relevant Affiliated Company;

14.3 If the restriction set forth in clause 14.2 is held to be unreasonably wide
but would be valid if part of the wording (including in particular but without
limitation the defined expressions referred to in Clause 14.1) were deleted,
such restriction will apply with so much of the wording deleted as may be
necessary to make it valid.

14.4 The Company reserves the right to apply to any court for injunctive relief
in order to compel the Executive to comply with the provisions of this Clause
14 and to seek damages.



14.5 For the purpose of this Clause 14 and Clause 11 the Company has entered
into this Agreement agent as for and trustee of all Relevant Affiliated

14.6 If the Executive applies for or is offered a new employment, appointment or
engagement, before entering into any related contract the Executive will bring
the terms of this Clause 14 and Clauses 2, 3, 11 and 12 to the attention of a
third party proposing directly or indirectly to employ, appoint or engage him.

15.      Grievance Procedure

If the Executive wishes to seek redress of any grievance relating to his
employment he should refer such grievance to the chairman of the Board and if
the grievance is not resolved by discussion with him, it will be referred for
resolution to the Board of Directors of the Company.

16.      Termination

16.1 This Agreement may be terminated by the Company or the Executive giving the
other party at least three months' notice in writing however, until August 31,
1998 the Company shall provide the Executive twelve months' notice in writing if
the Company terminates this Agreement as a direct result of (a) the sale of the
Company or the Company's parent company ShowCase Corporation, (b) a change in
Chief Executive Officer of Showcase Corporation or (c) the expense budget for
the Company and all Affiliated Companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
being reduced to less than US$ 1,500,000 in any calendar quarter. After August
31, 1998, this Agreement may be terminated by the Company only upon giving
twelve months' notice in writing unless the Company terminates due to the
Executive committing any act of dishonesty whether relating to the Company, any
Affiliated Company or otherwise; or the Executive being guilty of substantial
and persistent failure to perform services on a daily basis at the normal level
of activity reasonably required of an employee at Executive's level of

16.2 The Company shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement immediately and
pay to the Executive base salary, and targeted commissions and bonus and fringe
benefits (as defined in clause 6.1) in lieu of the notice required in Clause
16.l above.

16.3 Notwithstanding Clause 2.1 above, if the Executive is or becomes
incapacitated from any cause whatsoever from efficiently performing his duties
pursuant to this agreement, for 180 working days in aggregate in any period of
twelve months, THEN the Company shall be entitled to terminate his employment
under this Agreement without notice whereupon the Executive shall have no claim
against the Company for damages or otherwise by reason of such determination.

16.4 Upon the termination of the Executive's employment for whatever reason the
Executive shall deliver to the Company without delay all documents (including
copies), and all keys, credit cards, books and other property of or relating to
the Company or any Affiliated Company (including without limitation all
documents prepared by him or which may have come into his possession in the
course of his employment hereunder) then in his possession.

16.5 After the termination of the Executive's employment he shall not at any
time thereafter represent himself as being in any way connected with or
interested in the business of or



employed by the Company or any Affiliated Company, or use for trade, or other
purposes the name of the Company or any Affiliated Company or any name capable
of confusion therewith, unless entitled to do so under the terms of a separate
employment agreement with an Affiliated Company.

16.6 The termination of the Executive's employment for whatever reason shall not
affect those terms of this Agreement which are expressed to have effect
thereafter and shall be without prejudice to any accrued rights or remedies of
the parties.

17. Miscellaneous

17.1 The term "Affiliated Company" in relation to the Company shall mean another
company which is a subsidiary of, or a holding company of, or another subsidiary
of a holding company of, the Company.

17.2 This Agreement is the entire agreement between the Parties in relation to
its subject matters and supercedes all previous agreements which may have been
executed by the Company or any Affiliated Company and the Executive. Additional
agreements regarding the subject matter of this Agreement do not exist. Changes
and additions to this Agreement, including this Clause, must be made in writing
in order to be legally binding on the parties.

17.3 If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, the
validity of the remainder of this Agreement shall remain unaffected. The parties
agree to replace, to the extent possible, any invalid provision with a valid
provision that comes as close as possible, to the parties' original economic

17.4 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with
English law and the parties agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of
English courts as regards any claim or matter arising in respect of this

IN WITNESS WHEREOF this Agreement has been duly executed the day and year first
above written.

The Company:                                         The Executive:

/s/ Ken Holec                                        /s/ Patrick Dauga
-----------------------------                      -----------------------------
Ken Holec                                           Patrick Dauga

Schedule A -Bonus and Commission Plan



                                   SCHEDULE A

                            Commission and Bonus Plan

EXECUTIVE:        Patrick Dauga

COMPANY:          Showcase (UK) Limited

PERIOD:           October 1,1997 through March 31,1998

TERRITORY:        Europe, Middle East, Africa and South America

REVENUE QUOTA:    $3,800,000 in net product, service and maintenance revenue
                  booked from October 1, 1997 through March 31,1998 as per the
                  following schedule in thousands:

---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------
                      Oct           Nov            Dec            Jan             Feb           Mar      Oct-March
---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------
Product               360            360           480            495             495          660          2850

---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------
Services               48             48            64             66              66           88           380

---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------
Support                72             72            96             99              99          132           570

---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------
Total                 480            480           640            660             660          880          3800

---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------
Q T R                                             1600                                        2200
---------------- -------------- ------------- -------------- -------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------

TARGET:           $140,000 for the 6 month period, including base salary

GUARANTEE:        Guaranteed bonus of $8,833 per month through November 30, 1997

GROSS MARGIN:     Bonus target of $10,000. Fiscal year end bonus paid at the
rate of $5,000 if gross margin exceeds 10%, $10,000 if gross margin exceeds 15%,
or $15,000 if gross margin exceeds 20%. "Gross margin" is defined as booked
revenue arising from customers in the Territory, less all direct costs and cost
of sales inclusive of physical product delivery expense and third party
royalties. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 1998, the gross margin
definition excludes costs for Corporate and European marketing, European client
support and European finance & administration.

COMMISSION:       Target of $25,334 based on December 1997 through March 1998
revenues in the Territory of $2,840,000. This commission plan will apply
effective with the close of


business in November 1977 with the first payment to occur on December 31,1997.
Commissions paid at the rate of .4% when trailing 3 months quota performance is
below 80%, .9% when trailing 3 months quota performance is between 80-120%, and
1.4% when trailing 3 months quota performance is over 120%. Commission shall be
determined on a rolling 3 month basis by using the two prior months and the
month just completed to determine the commission rate to apply to the just
completed month's revenue. For the purpose of calculating the Commission due for
the month of November, the actual Showcase Revenue of $695,000 shall also be
used as the quota for the month of September.

"Revenue" is defined as net product revenue booked after payment of sales and/or
finders fees to third parties, services revenues recognized for work performed
by Showcase personnel plus the net of any third party service revenues invoiced
by Showcase after deducting the third party charges for the services rendered in
the generation of such revenues, plus all maintenance/sup port fees recognized.

Miscellaneous: All interpretations of this plan are to be made by the Chairman
of the Company. The Company retains the right to change this plan at any time
should inaccuracies or errors be discovered that are inconsistent with the
intent of the Company to pay bonuses consistent with performance achievement.
Bonus payments may be withheld or debited in the event that Showcase is unable
to collect payment from the customer within a reasonable timeframe. Similarly,
bonus payment may be withheld or debited in the event the Executive fails to
apply sound ethical judgement and good business practice in any transaction,
including compliance with pre-authorised levels or discount and fair
representation of product attributes.



                           AMENDMENT AND MODIFICATION

                                   AMENDMENT 1

         This Amendment and Modification to the terms and conditions of the
Service Agreement, dated 17 March 1998, (hereinafter "Agreement"), between,
ShowCase (UK) Limited ("Company") and Patrick Dauga ("Executive"), is entered
into this 1st day of June, 2002, effective as of January 1, 2002, by and between
Company and Executive.

         WHEREAS, SPSS acquired ShowCase Corporation, the parent company of
ShowCase (UK) Ltd.;

         WHEREAS, the parties agree that any reference to ShowCase (UK) Ltd. in
the Agreement shall now state SPSS Inc.;

         WHEREAS, Company and Executive agree that the contract shall be amended
as follows:

         NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual
covenants and agreements contained herein, the parties hereto agree to the
following amendments and modifications of the Agreement.

                           i.       Article 1 of the Agreement shall now read as

                           "The Company hereby engages the Executive and the
                           Executive agrees to serve the Company as President of
                           the ShowCase division of the Company."

                           ii.      For the Term, as defined below, Articles
                                    3.5, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 and 8 shall not apply.

                           iii.     Article 4 of the Agreement shall read as

                           "The Executive shall report to the President, COO or
                           CEO of the Company."

                           iv.      The number $14,500 in Section 5.1 shall be
                                    changed to $18,000.

                           v.       The last sentence of Section 5.3 shall now
                                    read as follows:

                           "The Commission and bonus plan for calendar year 2002
                           allows the Executive to earn an additional $150,000.
                           The revenue and expense targets for the commission
                           and bonus plan shall be separately agreed to by the
                           Executive and the Company."

                           vi.      Article 16.1 of the Agreement shall now read
                                    as follows:

                           "This Amendment and the Agreement shall terminate in
                           accordance with the provisions set forth below or
                           when the Executive and Company reach agreement on new
                           terms, whichever occurs first (hereinafter "Term").


                           The Company shall have the right to terminate this
                           Agreement upon providing Executive twelve (12) months
                           written notice as a direct result of (a) the sale of
                           Company or substantially all of the assets pertaining
                           to the ShowCase division of the Company and the
                           acquirer or Company do not offer Executive a job with
                           substantially similar pay or responsibility or (b)
                           the elimination of the Executive's position by
                           Company and a new position with substantially similar
                           pay and responsibility is not offered to the
                           Executive by the Company.

                           The Company shall have the right to terminate this
                           Agreement upon providing Executive nine (9) months
                           written notice due to cause.

                           Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Employee
                           commits an act of fraud, dishonestly or theft,
                           Company shall have the right to terminate employee
                           immediately without notice or any requirement to make
                           a payment to the Employee."

                           vii.     Article 17.4 shall now read as follows:

                           "The formation, operation and performance of this
                           Agreement shall be governed, construed, applied and
                           enforced in accordance with the laws of State of
                           Illinois. The parties consent and agree that all
                           cases, claims and controversies based upon this
                           Agreement shall be adjudicated only in an Illinois
                           court located in Northern Illinois. Each party
                           consents to the jurisdiction of such courts over any
                           such case, claim or controversy, to such courts being
                           the proper venue therefore, and to the jurisdiction
                           of such courts over each of the parties."

                           viii.    Article 17.5 shall now read as follows:

                           "Company shall provide Executive with a one-time
                           payment of $150,000 US Dollars to be used by
                           Executive to move Executive and his family to the
                           United States. Such payment shall be made to
                           Executive on June 1, 2002.

                           Executive shall only be required to return the money
                           set forth above to Company if Executive: 1) is not
                           living in the United States full-time by August 31,
                           2002; 2) commits an act of fraud, dishonesty or
                           theft; or 3) leaves Company, at his own accord, prior
                           to August 31, 2004."

                           ix.      Article 17.6 shall now read as follows:

                           "Beginning January 1, 2003, Company shall per
                           calendar year, pay Executive a sum of $19,500 US
                           Dollars, plus a $5,500 US Dollar Federal Tax Adder.
                           The Company shall split the payments set forth in the
                           previous sentence into four (4) equal payments to be
                           paid to the Employee by the fifth (5th) working day
                           of each calendar quarter. Executive accepts such
                           payments in lieu of the Company funding any pension
                           plan for the



                           Employee. Employee agrees that it is his
                           responsibility to fund his pension plan."

                           x. All other terms and conditions of the Agreement
                           shall remain in effect and unchanged.

         Accepted by Executive:                       Accepted by Company:

         /s/ Patrick Dauga                            /s/ Edward Hamburg
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