Cognos, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management, announced that it has strengthened its strategic relationship with Deloitte, one of world's leading professional services firms.  Deloitte, a charter member of the Cognos Global Partner program, is now a preferred solution provider to perform supply chain performance management implementations for Cognos customers. The joint Cognos and Deloitte solution, Supply Chain Performance Accelerator, allows customers to implement effective supply chain planning, monitoring, and execution solutions that optimize supply chain performance across their extended enterprise.

With industry-leading solutions, Cognos enables supply chain executives to monitor all aspects of their supply chain performance including demand and supply plans, inventory investment, production operations, quality, cost variance and transportation performance  Together, Cognos and Deloitte allow executives to see how trends in the value of inventory compare with inventory turns and days of coverage so opportunities and issues in materials management are uncovered.  By monitoring key indicators across multiple locations and different suppliers, users can view current status and trends and keep their supply chain performance on track.

"Deloitte and Cognos combine best of breed technology expertise with industry specific supply chain and manufacturing expertise to deliver highly effective supply chain performance management and reporting solutions.  We help clients identify, evaluate, capture and share intellectual capital for better supply chain performance management and decision making," said Paul Hoy, director of manufacturing solutions, Cognos. 


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