Longview Solutions

Longview Solutions
Lancet Software

Lancet Software

November 02, 2011 12:19 ET

Longview Solutions and Lancet Software Announce Partnership Agreement

Premier MicroStrategy Partner in North America to Provide Complementary Business Intelligence Services to Longview CPM Clients

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2011) - Longview Solutions, a leading provider of corporate performance management (CPM) and tax reporting software, and Lancet Software, a professional services firm delivering Business Intelligence (BI) strategy, execution and support for companies across industry sectors, announced today that Lancet will be a referral and implementation partner of Longview. The relationship will enable Longview to provide its customers with specialized services to optimize their BI operations.

Longview's CPM and tax provisioning offering is integrated with MicroStrategy's BI platform and provides a comprehensive enterprise class, best-of-breed reporting solution on a highly scalable platform. Longview's software enables organizations to plan, manage, and report on business performance by creating a single repository of financial truth that drives key financial processes while MicroStrategy's BI software showcases the data that resides in the Longview platform with advanced business intelligence and sophisticated data visualization.

As one of the largest premier partners for MicroStrategy BI software in North America, Lancet will use its expertise to collaborate with Longview to assist companies where the complementary nature of the two products can enable better analysis of corporate performance management. From sales through-post implementation support, Longview and Lancet will be able to deliver and support customers with best-of-breed CPM applications showcased through world-class BI.

"Longview's new strategic relationship with Lancet allows us to continue to address and support the diverse needs of complex finance organizations," said John Power, President, Longview Solutions. "Not only are we able to increase our existing understanding and expertise as it relates to BI deployments but we can also leverage this knowledge to develop strategic solutions to streamline our customers' key financial processes."

"In today's fast-paced, global business environment, access to current, accurate data is no longer a luxury—it's a requirement. Working with Longview gives us the opportunity to apply our proven approach to BI to help leading organizations better understand what drives their business, improve decision-making and ultimately, maintain their competitive edge," said Thomas Niccum, PhD., president, Lancet.

About Longview Solutions:

Longview Solutions provides corporate performance management (CPM) and tax reporting software that leading companies such as Trustmark, Time Warner, Home Depot, Eaton, Welch's, and Integrys use to drive performance with speed, visibility and financial integrity. Since 1994, many of the world's most respected companies have been using Longview to create a single repository of financial truth from which all, or any one of the following key financial processes can be performed: Financial Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Modeling, XBRL/iXBRL and SEC Reporting, Disclosure Management, Statutory Consolidation, Management Reporting, Tax Provisioning, Uncertain Tax Positions and Tax Data Warehouse. Longview is an Exact company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with additional offices in Philadelphia, Chicago (USA) and London (UK). For more information please visit www.longview.com.

About Lancet:

Minneapolis-based Lancet Software provides high-quality Business Intelligence (BI) strategy, design, analysis and implementation services to help businesses maximize their return on data. Since 1997, more than 100 clients across the country, in sectors including retail, manufacturing, finance and healthcare, have relied on Lancet for BI guidance, project execution, platform administration, custom visualizations and program support. Lancet is a certified MicroStrategy partner and the leading MicroStrategy reseller in North America. More at: www.lancetsoftware.com

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