Cognos, the world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, provides world-class enterprise planning and BI software and services to help companies plan, understand and manage financial and operational performance. Cognos brings together technology, analytical applications, best practices, and a broad network of partners to give customers a complete performance system. The Cognos performance system is an open and adaptive solution that leverages an organization’s ERP, packaged applications, and database investments.

Cognos serves more than 23,000 customers in more than 135 countries, and its top 100 enterprise customers consistently outperform market indexes. Cognos performance management solutions and services are also available from more than 3,000 worldwide partners and resellers. For more information, visit the Cognos Web site at www.cognos.com.

The BPM Forum is an organization that helps advance the understanding of business performance management techniques, technologies, and processes in global enterprises. The Forum brings together influential senior executives and business line who oversee enterprise finance, operations, and technology functions. Driven by demands for improved operational conditioning and corporate governance, the BPM Forum helps research, develop and promote cutting-edge methods to strengthen financial management disciplines, drive performance accountability; tighten budgeting and planning practices; strengthen operational visibility and insight; and ensure performance improvements across large organizations. www.bpmforum.org

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Executive Decision is unlike any other business publication. Why? Because it offers take-away value (TAV) for its C-Level readers through in-depth features and succinct analysis of executive decisions. XD helps Chairman, CEOs, Presidents and other senior level executives make better decisions and offers pragmatic concise information and solutions. XD covers it all – technology, marketing, human resources, finance, legal, commercial real estate and more. Executive Decision’s editorial team covers the evolution of business practices in an ever-changing world by analyzing the innovative tactics, critical information technology and proven techniques needed to build a more effective organization. What was behind the decision-making process? What were the results and consequences of such choices? Who were the players? And how can you benefit from these decisions? Inform yourself. Empower your staff. Execute with confidence. www.execdecision.com

Published by Analysts In Media, Business Trends Quarterly (BTQ) presents insightful analysis of current important events, developments, and trends in the business world. BTQ features informative articles and forums by the leading business executives and industry analysts who share knowledge from their respective fields. This dynamic forum allows these thought leaders to unite in order to analyze existing enterprise systems and challenges from an IT solutions standpoint, but more importantly, to clearly define goals in order to prepare for the future. www.btquarterly.com


Quality Portal International is a totally client-centered company. QPI is committed to being the indispensable provider of Lean Six Sigma solutions, and customized information that inspires the most advanced business decisions. QPI’s conferences are designed to meet the CTQs of all participants, and to provide an holistic program devoid of overlapping topic or content coverage. In order to secure non-biased business solutions, QPI is unaffiliated with any commercial interest organization and functions on a neutral and non-partisan basis. www.qualpi.com

American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is the nation’s leading authority on measurement and management methodologies for improving individual and organizational performance. ASMI’s mission is to identify, study and disseminate the leading strategic management and performance measurement practices pioneered by best-in-class organizations. Through national conferences, in-house training programs, consulting services and on-going research, ASMI helps organizations access cutting-edge expertise in planning, implementing and evaluating business strategies to address their management challenges and improve organizational results. www.asmiweb.com

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