Computer Guidance Corporation Promotes Ken Kopal to Director of Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies

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“Our job as software providers is to help our customers run a smarter business by making the data acquisition, mining, presentation and accessibility limitless and simple.” Ken Kopal, Director of Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies, CGC

Computer Guidance Corporation, the leading developer of ERP solutions for the construction industry, has promoted Ken Kopal to Director of Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies recognizing the company’s leadership role in bringing to market cutting-edge and reliable business intelligence and emerging technologies in the recent years.

Since joining Computer Guidance, Kopal has launched a number of exciting and innovative product initiatives including the introduction of dashboards, drill-downs, reports and alerts with Cognos Business Intelligence & Analytics, data mining and data presentation with Web 2.0 technologies, CGC’s Interactive Data Inquiry and significant enhancements to other integrated or built-in reporting tools and functionality. Kopal has also played a vital role in the launch of CGC’s eCMS v.4.0 ERP version, Enterprise Content Management application suite, mobile applications and web services integrations.

Emerging technologies like dynamic data visualization, on-demand accessibility to business-critical information, and mobility with highly secure and reliable technology solutions are changing the construction industry and are in greater demand. In his new role supported by a talented development team, Kopal will solely focus on CGC’s business intelligence and analytics initiatives in conjunction with bringing new emerging technologies to market such as mobile applications, BIM integration, project collaboration, big data and more.

With this re-alignment, the development and maintenance of eCMS Construction ERP applications have been assigned to a dedicated software development group under the leadership of James Strang. Strang who has been with Computer Guidance since 1999 has now been promoted to Director of Application Development overseeing the planning, execution and delivery of eCMS core applications.

“Our clients leverage business intelligence in order to successfully defend their leadership positions,” stated Mike Bihlmeier, President of Computer Guidance. “This new organizational alignment, and the appointment and leadership of Mr. Kopal, will ensure our continued focus on product innovations, BI offerings and exciting new functionality.”

“Customers are becoming more cognizant how to tap into their data and leverage it on a daily basis,” commented Ken Kopal, Director of Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies, Computer Guidance Corporation. “Our job as software providers is to help our customers run a smarter business by making the data acquisition, mining, presentation and accessibility limitless and simple.”

About Computer Guidance Corporation
With over 20% of their client-base represented on top ENR lists, Computer Guidance Corporation has long delivered the leading construction-specific enterprise resource planning solution including financial and project management applications, #1 business intelligence, mobile technologies and enterprise content management. Scalable, custom configurable and available both cloud hosted and on-premise, eCMS serves the needs of thousands throughout North America and has been named as the ERP solution of choice by the AGC. Computer Guidance Corporation is part of JDM Technology Group, a global construction-specific software conglomerate that serves more than 45,000 users in 40 countries and 6 continents. For more information, visit http://www.computerguidance.com or call 888.361.4551.

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