BICG Formalizes Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Offering with Addition of Highly Skilled Personnel

Mike Zajec joins BI Consulting Group as VP of EPM Practice

BICG Formalizes Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Offering with Addition of Highly Skilled Personnel
Minneapolis, MN, September 18, 2009 --( BI Consulting Group announced today the addition of 8 seasoned resources as they formalize the addition of an Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Practice to complement their already best-in-class Business Intelligence Practice.

Mike Zajec has been acquired to lead BI Consulting Group’s EPM Practice. Zajec, who spent 6 years with Hyperion as a District Manager, was most recently a tied to the significant growth of Top Down Consulting where he served as the company’s Regional Director since 2004.

Hyperion, which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2007, plays an important role in Oracle’s product roadmap for Enterprise Performance Management and the bundle for Oracle Business Intelligence. The evolution of Oracle EPM has included the acquisition of multiple technologies including: Essbase, Brio, Hyperion System 9, Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Strategic Finance, and Hyperion Master Data Management. Zajec’s experience in this space will be both a positive benefit to BICG and BICG’s customer base.

The acquisition of Zajec and the formal launch of BI Consulting Group’s EPM Practice parallel the kick-off of the BICG Summit in Minneapolis which focuses on continuing education and company engagement. While at the BICG Summit, staff members participate in educational sessions on advanced topics specific to Oracle Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management. Session titles include: Essbase & OBIEE Integration, Oracle MapViewer & OBIEE Integration, Oracle Real Time Decisions (RTD), Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), and The Hyperion Stack.

About BI Consulting Group

BI Consulting Group (BICG) is Oracle's premier consulting partner focused exclusively on Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI). Service offerings include consulting services, support, and education. The experts at BI Consulting Group have successfully completed some of the most complex implementations of Oracle BI in the world. Along the way, BICG has been honored with Oracle's Above and Beyond Award for Business Intelligence and the Oracle Excellence Award for the creation of innovative and standards-based technology solutions. BICG has also been named the #1 consulting firm for customer satisfaction by VendorRate.

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