New York, NY (June 5, 2009) – Interactive Edge LLC, a leading provider of data analysis and visualization solutions, today announced the debut of XP3 BI Presenter, a Microsoft Office add-in which brings data directly into Microsoft Office PowerPoint, enabling users to quickly create high-impact, dynamic presentations utilizing existing SAP BEx queries or Microsoft Analysis Services OLAP cubes.
XP3 BI Presenter is a low cost solution that eliminates the need for time-consuming, error-prone cut and paste activities associated with moving from Excel to PowerPoint. With more than 30 million PowerPoint presentations delivered each day, PowerPoint is hands down the premiere presentation software. said Zel Bianco, President and CEO of Interactive Edge. XP3 BI Presenter seamlessly connects PowerPoint to SAP NetWeaver BI InfoCubes or Analysis Services cubes – these connections deliver on the promise of bringing Business Intelligence to the masses.
Converting Data into Revenue
Powerful enterprise solutions have made huge amounts of data available for strategic business units to access, mine and analyze. This proliferation of data and mining/analysis tools can be a windfall of opportunities to drive profitability throughout the organization. With direct access via certified connection to any SAP NetWeaver BI InfoCube and BEx Query, or in the case of Microsoft Analysis Services to the OLAP cubes, XP3 BI Presenter makes vast amounts of data readily available to distributed sales and management teams in familiar Microsoft Office applications they use every day.
XP3’s powerful data analysis engine and flexible end-user tools summarize and visualize the right data for the right audience. Integrated with Microsoft Office, XP3 tools easily create visually stunning, data-driven presentations directly in Microsoft Office PowerPoint. The results include concise and actionable presentations, complete with intelligent summaries, charts and graphs that can be understood by business users of all kinds. The Gartner Group refers to this as XP3’s Point of Impact,because this is where and how a corporations investment in data and technology converts into revenue.
Thousands of sales and marketing professionals from the most successful manufacturers of consumer goods currently use XP3 to automatically develop and populate data-driven sales and management presentations against data sets as large as hundreds of gigabytes, with hundreds of thousands of members in certain dimensions. In addition to freeing up valuable resources across the enterprise, XP3’s PowerPoint presentations provide field users and management with intelligent findings about the data in the warehouse, as well as the ability to customize the presentation and sales message
About Interactive Edge
Interactive Edge develops and markets data solutions designed to put the right information, in the right hands, at the right time.
The company’s flagship solution, the award-winning XP3 Suite, combines a powerful data analysis engine with flexible end-user tools to summarize and visualize useful, compelling data on demand; and has proven itself highly effective as a point-of-impact solution for distributed sales and management teams. Interactive Edge is a Microsoft Certified Partner and has also achieved SAP certification for NetWeaver integration. The Company is the recipient ofConsumer Goods Technology Magazines annual awards, including Best in Class for Sales Force Automation & Analytics and #1 in Customer Experience, for two consecutive years. Headquartered in New York, NY, customers include Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Diageo, Anheuser-Busch, ConAgra Foods, OSRAM Sylvania, and many Fortune 500 consumer goods manufacturers and merchandisers.