Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 23, 2010
Longview Solutions, a leading provider of corporate performance management (CPM) and Tax Provisioning software, is pleased to announce that it has received recognition by four industry analyst firms’ in research reports and award programs. They include:
1. Longview recognized as a ‘Visionary’ in Gartner Inc.’s 2010 Magic Quadrant for CPM Suites.
2. Longview recognized as a “Strong Performer” in Forrester Research’s Forrester Wave™: Business Performance Solutions.
3. Longview deemed a “Core Vendor” with high customer service rankings in the BPM Partner Pulse Survey and corresponding report, Beyond the Hype 2010.
4. Recipient of Ventana Research Leadership Award for Financial Performance Management in conjunction with Welch’s Foods, who received the highly coveted Financial Performance Leadership Award for their implementation of Longview’s performance management application.
“Companies selecting corporate performance management solutions have a number of choices,” said Craig Schiff, president, BPM Partners. “Longview continuously ranks as a top performer for customer satisfaction in BPM Partners’ annual Beyond the Hype Survey. This makes them a formidable competitor to the ‘mega vendors’ such as IBM, Oracle and SAP.”
“Welch Foods, Inc., earned a Ventana Research Leadership Award for Financial Performance Management for its strategic and visionary use of Longview’s performance management application,” said Mark Smith, CEO & EVP Research, Ventana Research. “Welch’s is a great example of what can be achieved with a clear vision and mission, combined with the right applications and systems. Longview continues to be a strategic player in financial performance management to help improve the effectiveness and results of an organization.”
“We feel these reports from leading analyst firms confirm what our customers realize,” said John Power, president, Longview Solutions. “Longview corporate performance management solution is a strong performing alternative to other solutions on the market. In fact, when looking at our consistently high rankings for customer satisfaction, one could argue that Longview is the best solution available. We combine features and functionality with outstanding customer service for unparalleled success.”
About Longview Solutions:
Longview Solutions helps companies manage the business of finance with a unified, scalable application that can automate any one, or combination of, the following financial processes: Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Consolidation, Tax Provisioning, Management Reporting and Profitability Analytics. Since 1994, hundreds of Fortune 1000 enterprises have standardized on Longview’s Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software to create a single source of financial truth, realizing significant improvements in data integrity, decision support, visibility and financial transparency. Longview is a division of Exact based in Toronto, Canada, with additional offices in Philadelphia, Chicago (USA) and London (UK). For more information please visit http://www.longview.com .
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1 Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for CPM Suites, 2010" by N. Chandler, N. Rayner and J. Van Decker, January 25, 2010. The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
2 “The Forrester Wave: Business Performance Solutions, Q4 2009,” by P. Hamerman, C. Moore and R. Vitti.
3 “Beyond the Hype 2010: An Unbiased Look at Performance Management and Trends,” by Craig Schiff, BPM Partners.
4 Ventana Leadership Awards, by Mark Smith, Ventana Research, December 17, 2009.