SOURCE: BA Advisors

BA Advisors, LLC

March 01, 2010 08:03 ET

BA Advisors Offers QlikView Business Analytics and Strategic Consulting

Vanguard Solutions Group Team Creates New Consulting Company

WHEATON, IL--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) - BA Advisors is up and running as an authorized QlikTech Deployment Partner. The team from Vanguard Solutions Group that brought you Graphical Performance Series® (GPS), the first business intelligence solution integrated with JDE Edwards, MAPICS XA and other mid-range ERP systems, is back. Headed once again by Tony Balio, BA Advisors is a consulting group focused on helping companies achieve increased success from their business analytic (BA) solutions. BA Advisors offers three areas of consulting:

--  Strategic advice including general business strategy, BA planning, and
    project leadership
--  QlikView implementations and integrations with any enterprise
    application
--  General Business Intelligence implementation and optimizations

BA Advisors was created to drive better decision-making for manufacturing and distribution companies. The group brings extensive experience with analytics applications for sales, manufacturing, inventory management, cost accounting, receivables, payables, purchasing and quality to each engagement. The team from BA Advisors has helped hundreds of clients using popular ERP systems including Mapics XA®, JDEdwards EnterpriseOne and World®, PRISM®, Macola®, Infinium®, and others increase their profitability and understanding of their business through business intelligence.

"We are excited to add BA Advisors to our team. As experienced business analytics professionals, with roots in enterprise resource planning systems, BA Advisors understands exactly how to generate meaningful KPIs and deliver them to management," Patrick McCue, Vice President of Alliances at QlikTech Americas.

Jerry Hix, BA Advisors Principal, is particularly pleased at the experience level in the group: "There are many good business intelligence consulting companies out there. What makes BA Advisors stand out is that each of our consultants has over twenty years of experience and is personally committed to helping their clients. We get called in when a company's return from Business Intelligence is stalled, management is frustrated that they are not getting the value they envisioned, or are ready to jump to the next level of BI and want expert guidance to achieve it."

About BA Advisors

BA Advisors, LLC provides business analytics and strategic consulting to manufacturers and other businesses. BA Advisors was incorporated in January 2010 by Vanguard Solutions Group alumni including, Jerry Hix - Principal, Paul Challinor - Principal, Gary Fitch - Principal and Anthony J. Balio - General Manager. BA Advisors is an authorized QlikView Deployment Partner. The team from BA Advisors has helped hundreds of clients using popular ERP systems including Mapics XA®, JDEdwards EnterpriseOne and World®, PRISM®, Macola®, Infinium®, and others increase their profitability and understanding of their business through business intelligence. For more information, please visit www.baadvisors.com.

About QlikTech

QlikTech pioneered the in-memory business intelligence space on the premise that meaningful analysis belongs in the hands of the users who need the information, when they need it. Its QlikView product is designed to deliver immediate business answers and enable users to easily explore their data without limits. Unlike traditional BI, QlikView can deliver value with payback measured in days or weeks rather than months, years, or not at all. It can be deployed on premise, in the cloud, or on a laptop or mobile device -- from a single user to the largest global enterprise. QlikTech has more than 12,000 customers in 95 countries and over 800 partners worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.qlikview.com/.

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