ClusterSeven Enterprise Spreadsheet Management® Ann
Integration with Global IBM Solution
Integration Enables IBM Cognos® to Capture Distributed and Unstructured Data
January 12, 2010 09:50 AM Eastern Time
LONDON & NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ClusterSeven (London and New York), an international provider
Spreadsheet Management® solutions that enhance risk management, compliance and business efficiency for financial institutions and
financial reporting divisions, today announced that its flagship Enterprise Spreadsheet Manager had been approved as a Global IB
following integration and certification completed by a mutual partner, Assimil8.
The average CFO department routinely aggregates information from across multiple systems for budgeting and reporting. Spreadsh
choice, even when more contemporary and reliable solutions are available. While spreadsheets are fast and flexible for the user, the
of error for the business and consume valuable time.
The ClusterSeven solution allows IBM Cognos® users to solve spreadsheet risk exposure by addressing all parts of the spreadshee
starts with discovery and risk assessment of the organization’s spreadsheet inventory, enabling targeted training and replacement. F
spreadsheets that will remain in the business, ClusterSeven provides an automated version and cell-level change control, with irregul
reported directly to IBM Cognos® dashboards. In addition, critical data trends buried in historical spreadsheet versions can now b
all other business intelligence.
“Distributed data in spreadsheets is a major business and IT headache,” said Karl Mullins, CEO of Assimil8, an IBM Business Part
integrating ClusterSeven, IBM Cognos® users can accelerate replacement or plan for their control.”
“The integration provides a data viewing and reporting framework between our database and IBM Cognos® allowing users to enjo
spreadsheets while getting the transparency they need for replacement by more robust systems,” said Ralph Baxter, CEO of Cluster
time, more spreadsh