SOURCE: Visual Mining, Inc

March 08, 2007 10:15 ET

Visual Mining Unveils Breakthrough Software as a Service (SaaS) Performance Dashboard

New Sales Executive Update Increases Data Reporting Productivity and Personalization

ROCKVILLE, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 8, 2007 -- Visual Mining™, the premier provider of on-demand graphical reporting, visual analytics, and performance dashboard solutions, today announced the latest release to its on-demand offering, Sales Executive™. Advanced reporting and additional powerful personalization features are a few of the many new features designed to help customers quickly find and access their data, further enabling them to gain timely insight into their operations with Sales Executive's analytical capabilities and customizable dashboard features.

The latest version of Sales Executive includes:

--  Personal customization of chart features for relevance and corporate
    culture with the new chart presentation editor
--  Extraction of deeper operational knowledge used for business
    performance management and problem solving purposes with the addition of
    Scorecard and Field History templates in the built-in key performance
    indicator (KPI) library
--  Reducing user query ambiguity by allowing customers to select specific
    attributes and information they want displayed with compound filtering
Aimed at customers, the new Sales Executive system is designed for those needing expanded reporting and analytic capabilities of their business-critical information. Sales Executive expands upon Visual Mining's leadership in business performance management technology and expertise in enabling customers to build information on-demand environments.

"Most customers are faced with the same performance dashboard challenge: how to cost-effectively manage and decipher the increasing flood of complex data," says Michael MacDonald, CEO and Founder of Visual Mining. "Sales Executive, incorporating Web 2.0 technology, enables customers to extend the value of business performance management across the organization and provides a new level of business insight, making users more informed and productive."

Sales Executive

Sales Executive delivers performance dashboards and analytics at a low total cost of ownership (TCO) with high performance, robust functionality, and unmatched ease-of-use.

Highlights of Sales Executive include:

--  Straightforward set-up using a single Salesforce sign-on and security
--  Easily build, publish, and personalize reports and dashboards that
    leverage Salesforce data, including custom fields and objects
--  Easily add KPIs using the KPI Metric Wizard
--  Roll-over and drill-down to the supporting data of a KPI with just the
    click of a mouse
--  Effortlessly include goals and publish reports to either all users or
    a select group of stakeholders for effective performance benchmarking and
    reinforcement of key business objectives
Pricing and Availability

Sales Executive Update 4 is available today at no increase over the current subscription price of $25 per user per month ($300 per user per year) through March 31, 2007.

About Visual Mining, Inc:

Visual Mining develops graphical reporting, visual analytics, and on-demand performance dashboards for Business Intelligence solutions. Visual Mining produced NetCharts® as the industry's first commercial Java-based charting engine. Sales Executive™, an on-demand business intelligence solution, represents industry best practices developed through a decade of experience in serving thousands of customers worldwide. Visual Mining products are deployed worldwide and have earned numerous industry awards, including the 2003 Intelligent Enterprise Magazine's Readers' Choice Award for data visualization software and recent selection as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 20th Annual Codie Awards. Information about the company's products and services is available at

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