Knosys Wins 2001 World Class Solution Award

DM Review Honors Knosys for Its Business Intelligence Implementation At

The World Bank



Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Knosys, Inc.

    BOISE, Idaho, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Knosys, Inc. announced today that
 DM Review has awarded Knosys the 2001 World Class Solution Award in the
 Business Intelligence category.  The World Class Solution Awards, announced
 April 18, 2001 by DM Review (http://www.dmreview.com), are designed to
 recognize world-class initiatives in business intelligence, data warehousing,
 analytic applications, customer relationship management, and data acquisition
 and integration.  Knosys is being honored for its innovative implementation at
 The World Bank, the world's largest development institution.
     The World Bank Group's mission is to fight poverty for lasting results and
 to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources,
 sharing knowledge, building capacity, and forging partnerships in the public
 and private sectors.  Their business intelligence application allows them to
 better reach that goal -- with Knosys ProClarity, World Bank economists and
 researchers are able to make more informed policy recommendations to client
 countries around the world.
     "It is a great honor to be recognized by the industry's leading
 publication for our best-in-class business intelligence implementation at the
 World Bank, said Bob Lokken, president and CEO of Knosys."
     "We are delighted such a distinguished panel has validated our approach to
 data management and to providing users with powerful analytical tools,"
 remarked Ronnie Hammad, Senior Economist and Team Leader for the World Bank's
 Second Generation Live Database system.  "Our goal is to not only provide
 better decision making tools for bank staff, but to transfer this knowledge
 and thus build capacity in our client countries."
     The winners were chosen from a group of more than 38 finalists DM Review
 selected for consideration.  Submissions were judged by a panel of the
 industry's leading experts according to the guidelines set forth by DM
 Review's editorial staff.  Winners and judges will be highlighted in the June
 2001 issue of DM Review.  For more information, visit the Knosys web site at
 www.knosysinc.com or DM Review's web site at www.dmreview.com.
     "DM Review has presented the World Class Solution Awards to recognize
 innovative, successful business intelligence implementations that provide true
 business value," said Ron Powell, publisher/editorial director of DM Review.
 
     About Knosys, Inc.
     Founded in 1995, Knosys is the leading provider of analytic front-end
 technology designed specifically for the Microsoft .NET platform, including
 SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services.  Knosys products empower Global 3000
 organizations to build business efficiency and effectiveness by providing the
 ProClarity Analytic Platform for delivering tailored, Internet-enabled
 analytic applications.  As a result, decision makers are able to make more
 informed decisions faster.  Knosys is a privately held company headquartered
 in Boise, Idaho, with European headquarters in the Netherlands.  Knosys is a
 Microsoft Data Warehousing Alliance 2000 platinum partner.  Knosys technology
 has been implemented by leading global organizations including Allstate, AT&T,
 Compaq, GE Capital, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Metals, L'Oreal, Nabisco,
 Nordstrom, Pfizer and Time, Inc. Platform OEM customers include Best Software,
 Changepoint, Epicor, Great Plains, Infinium and Manugistics.  For more
 information visit the web site at http://www.knosysinc.com.
 
     About The World Bank
     The World Bank is the largest source of development assistance to
 developing countries in the World.  It aims to use its financial resources,
 its highly trained staff and its extensive knowledge base to help developing
 countries onto paths of stable, sustainable and equitable growth.  The World
 Bank commits on average $16 billion dollars a year towards this end.  It is
 comprised of 182 member countries with a mission of "fighting poverty for
 lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by
 providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity, and forging
 partnerships in the public and private sectors."
 
     For further information, please contact Knosys Public Relations: Angie
 Mogensen, 208-344-1630, xt.133, amogensen@knosysinc.com.
 
     ProClarity is a registered trademark of Knosys, Inc.  ProClarity
 Analytical Platform is a trademark of Knosys, Inc.  Trade names referenced are
 the service marks, trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective
 manufacturers.
 
 

SOURCE Knosys, Inc.
    BOISE, Idaho, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Knosys, Inc. announced today that
 DM Review has awarded Knosys the 2001 World Class Solution Award in the
 Business Intelligence category.  The World Class Solution Awards, announced
 April 18, 2001 by DM Review (http://www.dmreview.com), are designed to
 recognize world-class initiatives in business intelligence, data warehousing,
 analytic applications, customer relationship management, and data acquisition
 and integration.  Knosys is being honored for its innovative implementation at
 The World Bank, the world's largest development institution.
     The World Bank Group's mission is to fight poverty for lasting results and
 to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources,
 sharing knowledge, building capacity, and forging partnerships in the public
 and private sectors.  Their business intelligence application allows them to
 better reach that goal -- with Knosys ProClarity, World Bank economists and
 researchers are able to make more informed policy recommendations to client
 countries around the world.
     "It is a great honor to be recognized by the industry's leading
 publication for our best-in-class business intelligence implementation at the
 World Bank, said Bob Lokken, president and CEO of Knosys."
     "We are delighted such a distinguished panel has validated our approach to
 data management and to providing users with powerful analytical tools,"
 remarked Ronnie Hammad, Senior Economist and Team Leader for the World Bank's
 Second Generation Live Database system.  "Our goal is to not only provide
 better decision making tools for bank staff, but to transfer this knowledge
 and thus build capacity in our client countries."
     The winners were chosen from a group of more than 38 finalists DM Review
 selected for consideration.  Submissions were judged by a panel of the
 industry's leading experts according to the guidelines set forth by DM
 Review's editorial staff.  Winners and judges will be highlighted in the June
 2001 issue of DM Review.  For more information, visit the Knosys web site at
 www.knosysinc.com or DM Review's web site at www.dmreview.com.
     "DM Review has presented the World Class Solution Awards to recognize
 innovative, successful business intelligence implementations that provide true
 business value," said Ron Powell, publisher/editorial director of DM Review.
 
     About Knosys, Inc.
     Founded in 1995, Knosys is the leading provider of analytic front-end
 technology designed specifically for the Microsoft .NET platform, including
 SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services.  Knosys products empower Global 3000
 organizations to build business efficiency and effectiveness by providing the
 ProClarity Analytic Platform for delivering tailored, Internet-enabled
 analytic applications.  As a result, decision makers are able to make more
 informed decisions faster.  Knosys is a privately held company headquartered
 in Boise, Idaho, with European headquarters in the Netherlands.  Knosys is a
 Microsoft Data Warehousing Alliance 2000 platinum partner.  Knosys technology
 has been implemented by leading global organizations including Allstate, AT&T,
 Compaq, GE Capital, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Metals, L'Oreal, Nabisco,
 Nordstrom, Pfizer and Time, Inc. Platform OEM customers include Best Software,
 Changepoint, Epicor, Great Plains, Infinium and Manugistics.  For more
 information visit the web site at http://www.knosysinc.com.
 
     About The World Bank
     The World Bank is the largest source of development assistance to
 developing countries in the World.  It aims to use its financial resources,
 its highly trained staff and its extensive knowledge base to help developing
 countries onto paths of stable, sustainable and equitable growth.  The World
 Bank commits on average $16 billion dollars a year towards this end.  It is
 comprised of 182 member countries with a mission of "fighting poverty for
 lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by
 providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity, and forging
 partnerships in the public and private sectors."
 
     For further information, please contact Knosys Public Relations: Angie
 Mogensen, 208-344-1630, xt.133, amogensen@knosysinc.com.
 
     ProClarity is a registered trademark of Knosys, Inc.  ProClarity
 Analytical Platform is a trademark of Knosys, Inc.  Trade names referenced are
 the service marks, trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective
 manufacturers.
 
 SOURCE  Knosys, Inc.