VIENNA, Va., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today extended its congratulations to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for receiving numerous awards for its information dashboard. Powered by MicroStrategy, the CMS Dashboard Beta provides transparency into over $100 billion in Medicare hospital inpatient spending.
The CMS Dashboard Beta, which can be viewed from the CMS website, was recognized by Government Computer News (GCN) for "Outstanding Information Technology Achievement in Government." The winning projects were selected from nearly 100 nominations submitted to GCN, based on the degree to which a given IT project improved an agency's ability to operate more efficiently or serve the public more effectively.
CMS was also recognized by InformationWeek as an InformationWeek 500 Government Innovator. InformationWeek highlighted the CMS Dashboard Beta as a first step in making timely data from the nation's largest health insurance program more widely available to the public, policy makers, and healthcare providers.
MicroStrategy software is used by government agencies and businesses to build and deploy dashboards that provide at-a-glance insights into large volumes of data. Business intelligence dashboards enable users to interact with information in an easy-to-use, graphical format. MicroStrategy offers an extensive library of data visualization tools and selector controls to further enhance data exploration, such as the animated bubble chart used on the CMS Dashboard Beta.
"We congratulate CMS on these prestigious awards and on its commitment to providing greater transparency for the American public with this dashboard," said Sanju Bansal, MicroStrategy COO. "MicroStrategy works with many government agencies that are recognizing the value of information dashboards to help them manage performance and reduce costs, as well as to provide easy access for citizens to view agency data."
To learn more about MicroStrategy's dashboard technology, visit http://www.microstrategy.com/dashboards.
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