SOURCE: Balanced Insight

Balanced Insight

November 18, 2010 14:23 ET

Balanced Insight Announces New Version of Business Intelligence Solution

Delivers New Performance and Integration Advances That Set New Standards for Agile BI Delivery

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - November 18, 2010) - Balanced Insight Corp., the leader in Agile Business Intelligence Delivery Software, today announced the availability of a new version of Balanced Insight Consensus, which delivers Agile BI capabilities "out of the box," enhancing speed of deployment, collaboration and productivity throughout the development process, while providing significant reductions in project cost. The release of Consensus 4.5 is designed to provide performance enhancements and deeper integration with complimenting BI technologies. Consensus is available for immediate trial and demonstration at

"In a report released by Forrester research earlier this year, we were honored to be recognized as a leader in Agile Business Intelligence delivery," says Tom Hammergren, Founder and CEO of Balanced Insight. "Now with the release of Consensus 4.5, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to lead in the agile BI market by allowing users to get more functionality out of their native platforms, while giving them the speed of deployment and project savings they are looking for in their business intelligence projects." 

"Balanced Insight Consensus plays a significant role in our ability to deliver business-driven Agile BI delivery methods to clients," says Jim Gallo, Manager BI Partner Channels, Information Control Corporation (ICC). "We no longer have to create throw-away documentation; rather, we are able to drive requirements, design, prototyping and delivery directly from Consensus, saving time and money, while enabling us to achieve ever-increasing levels of customer satisfaction."

"Balanced Insight Consensus has dramatically improved our ability to rapidly and cost-effectively deliver business intelligence solutions. Consensus is a key component in helping us bring to market our next generation Care Management solution," said Tony Jurek, Practice Principal, Health Plan Industry Solutions, Hewlett-Packard.

With the new release of Balanced Insight Consensus, BI professionals can expect:

Integration Enhancements

  • Ability to generate Excel Pivot Table prototypes
  • Deeper native support of Business Objects, Microsoft, and MicroStrategy
  • Greater control of column positioning within target environments
  • New and improved engine for defining naming and type standards for target environments

Additional Data Model Support

  • Support for Star and Snowflake database models
  • Data Layer Interface plug-ins for Kimball Bridge Table designs

Security Enhancements

  • New and improved single sign on integration which includes support of Kerberos
  • User driven ability to modify personal credentials

About Balanced Insight
Balanced Insight is revolutionizing how IT and business users experience business intelligence delivery. Delivering Agile BI capabilities "out of the box," Balanced Insight Consensus® enables IT to provide unprecedented value to business users, empowering them to engage in BI development like never before. Consensus enhances speed of deployment, collaboration and productivity throughout the development process, increases end-user satisfaction, reduces costs, and complements existing BI technologies. Balanced Insight was founded in 2008 by technologist, innovator and author Tom Hammergren. For more information about Balanced Insight, please visit

Contact Information

  • Press contact:
    Danielle M. Berg
    Balanced Insight