SOURCE: Information Builders

Information Builders

March 03, 2009 09:00 ET

Information Builders and PBS&J Partner to Expand Business Intelligence Implementations Agreement

WebFOCUS Optimizes PBS&J Offerings, Expanding Single-Source Solution

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - Information Builders, the independent leader in operational business intelligence (BI) solutions, and PBS&J, a multidisciplinary engineering firm with expertise in the design and implementation of information solutions, today announced an agreement to offer Information Builders WebFOCUS BI platform as part of PBS&J's implementation and consulting services. PBS&J's Applied Technologies Group uses customized reporting and dashboard tools for many of its clients' solutions. With WebFOCUS, a proven and robust reporting solution, PBS&J will be able to speed up project timeframes, reduce certain implementation risks, and increase ease of maintenance.

As an Information Builders implementation partner, PBS&J will leverage WebFOCUS capabilities and deliver enhanced BI and integration projects and solutions. Through common partnerships with ESRI, a geographic information systems (GIS) provider, Information Builders and PBS&J can offer broad location intelligence capabilities -- from reporting and analysis to Web-based applications and asset management systems.

"Our philosophy at PBS&J stresses a relentless pursuit of quality and excellence in the services we provide," said vice president, Donna Huey. "Information Builders business intelligence capabilities are a natural extension of our vision and the work we do, and will enable us to expand our portfolio of comprehensive solutions to enhance decision support capabilities for our clients."

As one of the nation's largest multidisciplinary firms, PBS&J offers core services in engineering, planning, program management, scientific disciplines, architecture, and information technologies. The company has 3,800 employees in 80 offices worldwide. With WebFOCUS, PBS&J can now offer its customers expanded business intelligence and integration solutions for both the public and private sectors, including counties and municipalities, departments of transportation, contractors, and other regional, state, and federal agencies.

"Efficient management of data is crucial in today's business environment," said Gerald Cohen, CEO and founder of Information Builders. "We aim to help PBS&J be a single-source solution for its clients by combining its offering with sophisticated business intelligence technology. In turn, PBS&J's leadership in planning, designing, and constructing new infrastructure enhance our own customers' investment. Together we will drive new value for our end users."

About PBS&J

PBS&J is an employee-owned company that provides infrastructure planning, engineering, construction management, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients. The firm is ranked by Engineering News-Record as 29th among the nation's top consulting firms. PBS&J has 3,800 employees and more than 80 offices across the United States and abroad. Learn more at pbsj.com.

About Information Builders

Information Builders' award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world's most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises. Its simplicity helps create executive, analytical, and operational applications that reach dozens to millions of users. Information Builders' iWay Software suite provides state of the art, multi-purpose, pre-built integration components that address all SOA, application, data and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Together, these products give Information Builders' customers the ability to grow and innovate according to their needs.

Information Builders' customers include most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,450 people and has more than 350 business partners. More information is available at http://www.informationbuilders.com.

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