Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software and Silver Creek Systems Form Strategic Alliance to Offer Best of Breed Data Quality Solution for Enterprises
BOULDER, Colo. & WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 05, 2008 - Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software and Silver Creek Systems® today announced a strategic alliance to provide a comprehensive data quality and management solution that enables enterprises to more efficiently manage and optimize product and customer information flowing throughout the enterprise and information supply chains.
The Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software Customer Data Quality Platform (CDQP) combined with Silver Creek Systems’ DataLens System will help customers resolve the most common and complex problems associated with capturing and sharing enterprise data. The combined best of breed capabilities in customer, product and supply chain data as well as process management and governance puts companies in control of their data and enables the integration and harmonization of disparate enterprise applications from ERP systems to websites to Master Data Management.
The CDQP makes it easy to match, de-dupe and consolidate data into a single, comprehensive customer record, giving enterprises the insights they need to enhance customer loyalty and lifetime value. Silver Creek Systems has developed a unique approach to automating the management, reuse, synchronization and governance of product, supply chain and other enterprise data and make it consistent, complete and correct – ready for use anywhere in the enterprise. Both technologies are built on robust service-oriented architecture (SOA) frameworks.
“Through this joint partnership, we can deliver a single application framework to put our customers in control of their data, irrespective of original source, quality or format, allowing them to drive revenues and reduce costs while improving business agility,” said Barbara Mowry, president and CEO, Silver Creek Systems. “Our DataLens Applications working in tandem with Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software’s CDQP will help our customers further realize the full value of their enterprise data and existing IT systems.”
“Silver Creek Systems has a unique capability to understand and manage data in any format,” said Jay Bourland, vice president and general manager, Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software. “The combination of Silver Creek’s DataLens System and Group 1’s CDQP is a world-leading solution to data quality management and governance problems across any data type or domain, without the compromises often inherent in one-size-fits-all systems.”
About Silver Creek Systems
Silver Creek Systems puts companies in control of their product data through applications that provide data visibility and automation of key processes. Patented semantic technology and advanced workflow management deliver a full range of product data solutions from initial clean-up and standardization to enrichment, re-purposing, systems consolidation and ongoing governance across all product data domains. The ability to systematically deliver complete, correct and consistent data from any source to core enterprise applications such as search, merchandising, PIM, MDM, ERP, PLM and GDSN substantially increases the ROI of those applications – driving revenues, reducing costs and risks. Market-leading companies in retail, distribution, manufacturing, high tech, healthcare, telecom, energy and more are using DataLens Applications to increase the value and usability of their data in IT infrastructure. For more information, visit www.silvercreeksystems.com.
About Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software, Inc.
Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software, Inc. (www.g1.com), part of Pitney Bowes, Inc. (NYSE:PBI), turns data into results, providing innovative software solutions that enable our clients to better understand and connect with their millions of customers, prospects, and partners. Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software helps over 3,000 organizations maximize the value of customer data to improve profitability, increase effectiveness, and strengthen customer relationships, through consolidating, cleansing and enriching corporate data, and generating personalized business documents for multi-channel delivery, customer care and efficient business processing. Our comprehensive Customer Data Management (CDM) & Customer Communication Management (CCM) solutions span from database to delivery, adding value to every aspect of communication and allowing clients to integrate intelligence throughout their mail stream. As part of Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI), a $6.1 billion company, Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software’s solutions are utilized by leaders in the insurance, financial services/banking, GIS/mapping, government, mail services, retail, telecommunications, utility, and other industries, including Entergy, ING, L.L. Bean, MapQuest, Microsoft, Safeco Insurance, Wal-Mart and Wells Fargo.
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