Industry Leaders Gather in May for Longview Solutions' Customer Conference: Finance & Technology: Meet to Win

Dialog 2003, May 20 - 23, 2003

Executives Discuss Corporate Performance Management Applications aimed at

igniting the power of Finance

May 01, 2003, 01:00 ET from Longview Solutions

    PHILADELPHIA/TORONTO/MADRID, May 1 /PRNewswire/ - Longview Solutions, a
 maker of Corporate Performance Management (CPM) applications for large global
 companies, today announced the theme and speaker highlights for its Dialog
 2003 Annual Customer Conference scheduled for May 20 - 23 in Lake Louise,
 Alberta, Canada. A key focus for this year's meeting is the increasingly
 important role of Finance and the impact it can have on the positive or
 negative outcome of large global enterprises.
     On opening day, Lee Geishecker the Vice President and Research Area Lead
 from leading industry analyst Gartner, Inc. will present the firm's vision on
 Corporate Performance Management (CPM). Gartner originated the term "Corporate
 Performance Management" to describe the methodologies, metrics, processes, and
 systems used to monitor and manage an enterprise's business performance.
     Other agenda highlights include:
     -  Planning in Large Global Organizations - Cisco Systems
     -  Corporate Governance in a Post Enron World - Enbridge Inc.
     -  Delivering CPM"S" - Marks & Spencer
     -  Achieving a Financially Accurate Core - Royal Bank of Scotland
     -  A Worldwide Solution - Tupperware Corporation
     "Dialog 2003 will give customers of Longview Solutions the opportunity to
 share their insights and expertise related to the diverse, strategic needs of
 Finance in today's global enterprise" said Susan Gershman, Chief Marketing
 Officer, Longview Solutions. "Properly done, Finance can play an integral role
 in making a company a winner - a winner for shareholders, regulatory bodies,
 employees, and customers. Together with our customers at Dialog 2003, we will
 be igniting the power of Finance."
     Feedback received from Dialog conference participants assists Longview
 Solutions in continually enhancing its product portfolio. In addition, the
 Dialog 2003 user conference is an opportunity for Longview Solutions to
 showcase its powerful integrated, scalable CPM solution.
     About Longview Solutions
     Longview Solutions makes Corporate Performance Management applications
 for large global companies. Our proven global solution incorporates
 technology, consulting, implementation, and education. It empowers fast and
 accurate business decisions and increases your business productivity by
 providing immediate and reliable access to vital enterprise-wide data. Our CPM
 software, Khalix(R) by Longview Solutions, is an integrated application that
 supports the diverse needs of the CFO, including Management Reporting,
 Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Modeling, Consolidation, and Analysis.
 Longview Solutions' Role-based Applied Learning application, LRAL(TM),
 provides a common set of learning and knowledge management tools which connect
 the organization's finance community. Since 1994, Longview Solutions has
 established presence in Toronto, Phildadelphia, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles,
 San Jose, Atlanta, London, and Madrid. Longview Solutions' customers include a
 growing list of global companies who are leaders in their respective
 industries. (

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