Analytic Reporting Solution targets food service industry.

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Retail Performance Management(TM) (RPM) for Food Service leverages information from company's restaurant operations applications and synchronises it with warehouse data and internal KPI's. Integrated with Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, it puts data and business rules for BI on centrally managed server. Features include web-based visual dashboards that allow users to zero-in on relevant data and OLAP analysis that integrates with Microsoft Excel 2007 for ad hoc reporting.

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RedPrairie Introduces Performance Management to Food Service Market

User Friendly Analytical Monitoring & Reporting Application Ensures Fast, Actionable Decision Making Tailored to the Food Service Industry

Sydney Australia- RedPrairie, a leading consumer driven optimisation company, unveiled today Retail Performance Management(TM) [RPM] for Food Service. Built on Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, RPM is a web-based analytic reporting solution that leverages the wealth of existing information from RedPrairie's restaurant operations applications and seamlessly synchronises it with warehouse data, internal KPI's as well as industry benchmarks. All of which are displayed in an intuitive, user friendly interface.

RPM provides inherent integration with Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 offering RedPrairie customers enhanced business intelligence tools to analyse restaurant operations data. "Microsoft continues to expand its partnerships with retail and hospitality solution providers, such as RedPrairie, which bridge the gap between people and the information needed to drive business success," said Bill Gonzalez, general manager of worldwide retail and hospitality industry solutions, Microsoft Corp. "Today's announcement brings us one step closer to our goal of enabling facts-based decision support and superior performance across the retail enterprise."

According to Joe Koss, CFO for Culver Franchising System, Inc., "Using RedPrairie's RPM, Culvers has been able to bring together the KPI's that we use to monitor and drive our business into a single easy to use interface. We have even been able to gain new insights into a key corporate service levels strategy by analysing information coming from our point-of-sale system. Looking into the future, we plan to deploy RPM into our corporate SharePoint extranet site which will allow us to share pertinent information with even more of our employees and franchisees."

Retail Performance Management Solution Details and Benefits

Developed for business decision makers, field operations and marketing personnel, RPM for Food Service integrated with Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 puts the data and business rules for business intelligence on a centrally managed server and makes scorecarding, analytics and the entire performance management cycle much easier and less time-consuming. Retail Performance Management offers many unique advantages:

Interactive dashboards that zero-in on relevant data - Retail Performance Management uses powerful Web-based visual dashboards that can be delivered to individuals based on their organizational role and location. The embedded Scorecards can contain KPI's and links to charts, tables and reports, allowing the business user to easily navigate to the relevant information.

Based on a strong analytical foundation - Retail Performance Management includes OLAP analysis that integrates with Microsoft Excel 2007 for fast, easy to use, ad hoc reporting. In addition, it provides visibility into business operations and factors impacting the business that allow for more flexibility and timely decision making.

Low total cost of ownership - Retail Performance Management can be deployed as a secure, Hosted/SaaS solution that allows for rapid implementation. RedPrairie's hosted services have a proven 99.9% historical total system availability.

About RedPrairie Corporation

RedPrairie is a world leading consumer driven optimisation company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 10 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 25,000 sites worldwide for many of the world's largest companies.

RedPrairie's E2e(TM) solutions synchronise people and products throughout the customer uying cycle to ensure goods reach the right place at the right time. At the point of sale, this means consumers have access to desired products and that the store is staffed with the right people to help them make their purchases. In the production cycle, it means suppliers and manufacturers time and synchronise shipments and production based on demand signals from the retailer. And in the back room of the store, it means having the least amount of inventory, solving the "last 50 metres" problem of the retail supply chain.

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