Information Builders has developed a software application for measuring and managing supply-chain operations, in partnership with the Performance Measurement Group. PMG is a worldwide management-services firm specializing in operational performance measurement. The combined offering includes personalized dashboards, key performance indicators, alerts, benchmarks and tools for collaboration and alignment. It incorporates key metrics drawn from the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model of the Supply-Chain Council, along with industry benchmark data from PMG. The metrics are delivered via the WebFOCUS Performance Management Framework (PMF) and iWay Software integration capabilities. The combined technology allows users automatically to view and analyze the latest PMG benchmark information on SCOR metrics from a customized population of companies, in an on-demand mode. PMG benchmarks can be applied to multiple industries, including capital equipment, chemical and advanced materials, consumer packaged goods, electronic and telecommunication equipment, food and beverage, and medical devices.
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