New connectivity enables single, integrated solution for faster, smarter business decisions
Latest software releases, Longview 7.2.3 and arcplan 8.6, focus on enhanced user experience
TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to optimizing the performance of the finance and tax office, Longview Solutions today announced it has released a synchronized update of its Longview and arcplan platforms, and introduced a connector that unifies its CPM, Tax and BI product suites with the capability to analyze data anywhere, anytime on any device. The new arcplan connector to Longview delivers access to Longview environments making the integration of flexible business analytics, including advanced reporting and dashbo3ard capabilities, available to Longview customers.
"Our latest releases, Longview 7.2.3 and arcplan 8.6, mark an exciting milestone on our path to accelerating our product growth and realizing our vision of a single, unified business analytics platform for the office of the CFO, " said John Power, CEO, Longview Solutions. "Our customers can now have seamless access to a robust, integrated product offering with advanced capabilities in visualization for deeper insights and improved visibility. We are excited to bring this all-in-one solution to users of all levels in the finance office, in any company, in any industry, globally."
Through a single sign-on, the new connector establishes a live, bi-directional link between Longview 7, the powerful software behind Longview CPM and Longview Tax, and arcplan 8, the innovative business analytics platform that powers Longview BI. Once activated, the Longview arcplan connector brings a broad range of business intelligence capabilities, like dashboards, analytics, reporting and ad-hoc functionality, to users of Longview 7. It also provides BI customers on arcplan 8 access to live data from Longview CPM and Longview Tax.
An integrated, unified solution with the flexibility of accessing data simply and intuitively is increasingly important as the finance and tax office face new pressures to drive business value. A recent survey revealed that 91 per cent of finance executives agree that the demand to provide highly responsive, interactive, and flexible business analysis to decision-makers in their company will increase1. The connector enables seamless access to all Longview Solutions and arcplan applications, including Longview BI, rated the leading third-party BI front end solution for SAP, BW, Oracle Essbase and IBM Cognos TM12.
1 Study – The Future of Financial Planning and Analysis: The North American View, 2015
2 The BI Survey 2014
About Longview Solutions
Founded in 1994, Longview Solutions provides leading corporate performance management (CPM), tax, and business intelligence (BI) solutions to enterprises across industries worldwide. The company's flagship product, Longview 7, is a unified, scalable platform that automates the following key processes: strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, modeling, disclosure management/XBRL reporting, statutory consolidation, management reporting, profitability analytics, tax provision/reporting, task management, transparency or any combination thereof. Together with arcplan 8, the power behind its flexible BI solution, Longview Solutions has helped hundreds of Fortune 1000 and FTSE 100 companies create a single-source system to better manage their businesses and significantly improve data integrity, decision-making, and financial transparency. For more information visit www.longview.com.