Business intelligence (BI) solutions provider Business Objects is claiming a world’s first with the release of a new integrated suite of enterprise performance management (EPM) applications.
The new BusinessObjects EPM XI is said to be the first of a new range of unique performance management solutions designed to address real business challenges for the CFO and operational decision makers throughout businesses.
Explained Mark Doll, senior vice president and general manager, Business Objects Enterprise Performance Management and Global Services, “The CFO’s position has never been more challenging. BusinessObjects EPM XI [offers] a complete view of performance from forecasts to profitability and cost analysis through the financial close all from a single integrated suite.”
The suite is claimed to be the first EPM suite to incorporate financially intelligent EPM, BI, data integration and data quality capabilities. BusinessObjects EPM XI uses a single integrated data model, the BusinessObjects IDM, which is the cornerstone of the solution which is said to ensure data accuracy and consistency across all EPM processes.
The integrated solution will focuses on what teh technolgy firm says are its customers’ biggest pain points: Instead of buying a set of applications that must then be linked together, the vendor insists that it will take care of the integration and software reconciliation by delivering an all inclusive solution.