Balanced Insight Consensus Drives the Collaborative Delivery of Business Objects, Cognos and Microsoft BI throughout the Enterprise

Originally published August 17, 2009

Denver, CO (Marketwire) August 17, 2009 – Tom Hammergren President & CEO, Balanced Insight, recently participated in an exclusive interview with Ron Powell and the BeyeNETWORK ( In this interview, Hammergren explains how Consensus allows customers to swiftly establish a collaborative development environment, facilitating a productive dialog between business leaders and technical delivery personnel to accelerate the delivery of Business Objects, Cognos and Microsoft BI throughout the enterprise.

“For more than 20 years we have seen a disconnect between the business and IT when it comes to building business intelligence solutions,” says Ron Powell Cofounder and Editorial Director of the BeyeNETWORK. “Balanced Insight Consensus is an innovative, collaborative development environment that makes it easy for the business and IT to work together in the building of well aligned business intelligence solutions.” 

“Balanced Insight Consensus’ collaborative approach focuses on defining what the end users need; confirming the solution via a cross-enterprise alignment process and promoting a highly reusable set of well-defined business semantics within existing BI platforms,” says Tom Hammergren.

To listen to the interview, please click here.

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About Balanced Insight
Balanced Insight, Inc., with its flagship product Balanced Insight Consensus, is a leader in the agile delivery and alignment of business intelligence solutions. Consensus is a collaborative development environment that automates the tasks involved in visualizing and creating business intelligence solutions within industry leading platforms including IBM Cognos, SAP Business Objects and Microsoft BI. With embedded review and approval workflow processes, Consensus drives reuse of agreed upon business metadata across these platforms driving overall quality, consistency, and adoption of business intelligence solutions. Balanced Insight, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has helped companies worldwide double the return on their business intelligence and performance management investments, including industry-leading customers such as: FirstEnergy, CIT Group, Nike, NetJets and T-Mobile. More information about Balanced Insight can be found at:

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