Manugistics, Cognos Announce Alliance
Duo aims to deliver real-time business and customer insight that spans data warehouses and operational sources to extended trading networks.Supply chain management software maker Manugistics Group Inc. and business intelligence vendor Cognos announced an alliance today. The gist of the agreement is to deliver real-time business and customer insight that spans data warehouses and operational sources to extended trading networks, including customers, distributors and suppliers. Manugistics, of Rockville, Md., will integrate the reporting and analysis components of Cognos Series 7 with its Enterprise Profit Optimization software modules, which include Supply Chain Management, Pricing and Revenue Optimization, Supplier Relationship Management and Service and Parts Management.
More specifically, Cognos BI will be embedded in Manugistics NetWORKS ONEview, which will extend Manugistics ability to provide business intelligence to its clients and their extended trading networks.