Des Plaines, IL — January 6, 2005 — Today Endeavor Information Systems, a worldwide leader in library technology development, announced that it has chosen to partner with Cognos, the world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management (CPM), to offer customers advanced business intelligence and reporting features. The partnership will incorporate the capabilities of Cognos ReportNet™, Cognos' award-winning Web-based enterprise query and reporting solution, and Endeavor's Meridian system for efficient, effective electronic resource management. The result will be an easy and accessible methodology for creating, executing, and delivering reports.
By supporting improved access to the information necessary for strategic business decisions, Cognos' approach to information analysis and delivery helps customers build highly successful businesses and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners. The combined Endeavor and Cognos offering will provide customers with a significant improvement over current library system reporting processes.
“Cognos ReportNet is successful in streamlining processes and improving customer service in many industries such as banking, business and healthcare. Endeavor recognized these accomplishments and chose Cognos and ReportNet to empower its library customers to more quickly and easily develop key reports,” said Ted Jandl, Cognos vice president of worldwide OEM partners. “Endeavor's choice of Cognos supports this critical library need.”
“By incorporating the best practices proven in other industries, libraries can now easily and quickly use their knowledge of the library's workflows to develop dynamic report building,” said Marianne Parkhill, Endeavor Vice-President of Marketing. “Librarians will find the ReportNet - Meridian combination drastically reduces the amount of time needed for report creation – in addition to huge opportunities to share reports on a larger scale. The integration of Cognos ReportNet and Meridian is a first step in Endeavor's larger strategy to simplify back-office processes, allowing librarians to focus on delivering optimal front-office service to end users.”
About Endeavor Information Systems
Endeavor Information Systems, based in Des Plaines, IL, was founded in September of 1994. Part of Elsevier, Endeavor offers a complete line of library solutions for traditional and digital collections. Visit www.endinfosys.com for more information about Endeavor Meridian, Voyager, ENCompass, or LinkFinderPlus.