CLEVELAND, Ohio (4/14/10)--Cardwell has partnered with Birst to enhance its Connections Online 4.0 (COL) strategy execution tool, allowing Cardwell to release an enhanced version of COL as Connections Online Professional with an advanced analytics option. The option allows COL customers to interact with analytic dashboards and reports that combine information from multiple data sources, including core financial systems, sales data, marketing data, human resources data or other sources with spreadsheets. With the tool, credit unions can:
* Understand where they have been (analytics); * Document and capture their core strategy, and for their business unit or departmental strategy to understand where they want to go; * Manage strategic projects and how they align with strategy; * Manage all people and accountability for all work throughout the organization; * Track performance; and * Combine data sources to analyze situations such as the effect of marketing promotions on sales results or compare performance across all locations over time.
Credit unions can create a virtual blueprint of their organization, which is inclusive of strategic performance, project portfolios and plans, and employee performance and competencies. Birst is a provider of online business intelligence solutions. Cardwell is a software development and management consulting firm.