EBMs Dashboards Let It Drive Business Operations
Enterprise software startup Metricstream Inc. last week introduced its Enterprise Business Management suiteEnterprise software startup Metricstream Inc. last week introduced its Enterprise Business Management suite, which manages business operations across distributed applications. Web-based EBM will let executive and IT management monitor the performance and integrity of all business processes via customizable dashboards that provide real-time access to business process information. Officials of the Santa Clara, Calif., vendor said EBM addresses a number of back-office operations such as shipping, invoicing, procurement, manufacturing and distribution, as well as front- office processes such as customer interaction and sales force automation. The suite is aimed at Fortune 2000 firms with elaborate IT infrastructures and sophisticated e-businesses, officials said.
EBM requires Oracle8i and is available now for Solaris, Windows NT and Windows 2000 platforms. Pricing begins at $100,000 per installation, allowing concurrent access to 100 metrics.