Panorama Software

Panorama Software

November 03, 2005 06:00 ET

Panorama Software Announces General Availability of New Corporate Performance Management Suite; Panorama CPM Enables the Performance Driven Enterprise

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 3, 2005) - Panorama Software, a global leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced the general availability of its new Corporate Performance Management suite - Panorama CPM (previously code named "Symphony"). Panorama CPM provides companies the ability to efficiently align strategy with actions across the organization. Panorama CPM also empowers employees to constantly track and measure their performance against their individual objectives.

Panorama's new solution is tightly integrated with Microsoft's Office System suite of applications including its latest Business Scorecard Manager 2005 product. Panorama CPM provides organizations the ability to model advanced business scenarios and consume KPIs and performance information in a variety of applications to ensure the right users receive information and insight that is relevant to them. Panorama CPM also enables managers and corporate executives to proactively manage their business with advanced predictive capabilities.

Moreover, key technical features and highlights of Panorama CPM include:

- Integration with the Panorama's BI solutions for analysis, dashboards and reporting;

- Ability to seamlessly move from a scorecard, directly into analysis with a single click;

- Optimized for the Web with support and integration with Microsoft SharePoint, intranets, corporate extranets, or Panorama Performance Dashboard;

- Bubble up exceptions that proactively identify trends and possible problem areas and exposes these to decision makers;

- Guided analysis that automatically directs users to the root cause of problems, allowing them to more easily and rapidly make necessary changes to maintain or improve performance;

- Integration with Microsoft's office system suite of applications; and

- Advanced security and role based profiles that enable organizations to securely share information over the Web with users inside and outside the firewall.

"Panorama's innovative CPM solution integrates advanced scorecard functionality with robust BI tools to deliver solutions which allow decision makers at any level to not only track their performance, but to also understand the impact of their contributions to the organization," said Dr. Allon Cohen, Vice President, Product Management, Panorama Software. "Panorama CPM is designed for those organizations that want to monitor and measure performance and analyze underlying information. We strongly believe this solution will empower business managers to make proactive and informed business decisions, ultimately resulting in long term success."

"Panorama Software continues to maintain a BI leadership position for the Microsoft Office system platform," said Bruno Aziza, Product Manager, Microsoft Office Business Applications Group. "Panorama CPM works tightly with our Microsoft Office Business Scorecard Manager 2005 offering and provides decision makers the ability to not only understand 'HOW' the company is performing, but to understand 'WHY' something has happened that affects performance. This is key for any organization looking to proactively manage their business."

About Panorama Software

Panorama Software helps global organizations unlock the hidden value of their information assets to improve business performance and results. Panorama extends the Microsoft platform through integrated business intelligence and corporate performance management solutions. With Panorama decision makers at all levels and functions can easily analyze data, quickly create and distribute reports, and proactively measure performance. Companies gain a greater understanding of their business and make better decisions. These informed decisions improve profitability, increase revenues, reduce costs and time to market and mitigate competitive risks.

Panorama, a leading innovator of business intelligence solutions, supports customers worldwide in industries such as financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, healthcare, telecommunications and life sciences. Panorama has more than 250 partners in 30 countries, and maintains offices throughout North America and EMEA. More information is available at www.panorama.com.

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