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Discover Germany | Special Theme | CeBIT 2015

Left: Photo: Cacaroot, Fotolia. Below: BOARD Far below: Photo: Paul Bradbury, GettyImages.

Better decicions. Better business. With the development of a unique easy-to-use toolkit that combines Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management in one single product, BOARD achieved global market leadership in a highly competitive industry and helped to improve the overall business success of numerous corporate clients.

to prepare plans and predictive data was reduced by 50%,”summarizes Stefan Gerlach, director of corporate planning at HanseMerkur their benefits of BOARD.

TEXT: TINA AWTANI

Big news for 2015 includes the launch of BOARD BEAM, a revolutionary solution, that effectively incorporates all the power of predictive analytics into daily business operations and the decision-making process. Most complex and company specific processes are easily turned into clear and elegant visuals, while neatly incorporated into the BOARD platform. Three different modules – Predictive Analytics, Clustering and Analytical Functions – are now available to users, enabling them to react instantly to changing circumstances.

Founded in 1994, BOARD is the industry’s only provider of a programming-free toolkit for Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management. The innovative and easy-to-use solution enables corporate users to maximise their daily business potential by creating understandable data analysis and planning. A great deal of independence from external IT service providers is achieved, as absolutely no programming skills are required and user-friendly drag and drop functions allow quick data synchronisation with the cost and time effective system. Corporate users benefit highly from reliable information, on which they can base strategic decisions for their company and most valuable work time is gained through the optimisation of internal work-

flows. The entire controlling area is supported in an unparalleled flexible and adjustable manner, improving overall company results significantly. The BOARD business network with its headquarters in Swiss Chiasso, spans four continents. A further 18 offices are strategically located in leading capitals around the globe, including the German cities of Munich and Frankfurt. Over 3,000 customers worldwide, such as Desigual, HanseMerkur, KUKA, PUMA, Ricola and Robinson Club, are already benefitting from the BOARD toolkit and the number is on the rise. “Through the implementation of the new controlling solution, work quality within the corporate planning department has been strongly improved, while the effort needed

Meet BOARD on the BI Forum (Hall 5, booth A36) at CeBIT 2015 and take part in one of the daily workshops“BI made easy“ for free. Register with BOARD online to receive a free CeBIT ticket. www.board.de

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