arcplanet 2008 – arcplan Celebrates 15 Years of Successful Performance Management Solutions

  • Global user conference to take place 6-7 November at Renaissance Hotel in Cologne, Germany
  • Dedicated arcplatform partner day on 5 November

Langenfeld, Germany. October 9, 2008 – arcplan, an international provider of Enterprise Performance Management solutions, today announced that its worldwide user conference will be held on 6-7 November at the Renaissance Hotel, Cologne, Germany. This year’s user forum is a celebration of arcplan’s fifteenth anniversary and will bring together arcplan customers from all over the world to share ideas and gain insight on the product roadmap, including the upcoming release of arcplan Enterprise 6. The event will also provide delegates with an opportunity to meet arcplan’s Management Team in person.

Customer Presentations from Multiple Industries
This year’s arcplanet will feature presentations by customers and partners that illustrate how arcplan solutions facilitate the implementation of best practices and improve corporate performance. Success stories from users span a range of industries and include a look at Bayer’s arcplan-based executive reporting portal and a description of how Lufthansa’s enterprise information system continues to evolve with Lufthansa’s changing requirements. There will also be presentations by specialty chemicals group Evonik, the Vion Food Group, and the German power utility RWE. In addition, Dr. Carsten Bange of the BARC institute will provide a preview of the BI Survey Version 8, the world’s most comprehensive survey of BI end users, and describe the key success factors for enterprise BI projects. arcplanet will also include a partner exhibition area, enabling customers and prospects to find out more about arcplan-based solutions provided by the company’s technology and sales partners.

Registration for arcplanet can be made by all customers and interested third parties at

One-Day Partner Event Prior to arcPlanet
arcplan partners will be able to glean detailed information about product strategies and upcoming features at their dedicated partner day, arcplatform, which takes place on November 5. Roland Hoelscher, arcplan’s CTO, will present company updates and future direction for the 2009 financial year. Mr. Hoelscher’s talk will be followed by an in-depth look at arcplan Enterprise 6 and the product roadmap, presented by Hans-Peter Wolff, Development Director at arcplan. The entire Business Development and Channels team will be on hand to answer questions and discuss current issues with partners.

Looking Ahead after Fifteen Years
“This year’s event is a very special arcplanet, as we’re also celebrating our fifteenth year helping companies improve business results,” said Detlef Kamps, CEO of arcplan. “Together with our customers, partners and prospects, we’ll be marking the anniversary with an exceptional evening event at the “bauwerk köln,” one of Germany’s most unique event venues. It will provide us with the ideal location to celebrate our customers’ success, thank them and look ahead to our continuing success around the world.”

About arcplan

arcplan is an established independent business intelligence solution provider delivering timely, contextual and actionable information that empowers businesses to improve business perfor-mance while leveraging existing infrastructure. Since 1993, arcplan has enabled more than 2,800 customers worldwide to achieve organizational efficiency through the powerful combina-tion of information and analysis proving beneficial to the bottom line. Get more information at

arcplan’s flagship product arcplan Enterprise® was rated the #1 3rd party tool for SAP BW, Essbase, and TM1 in The BI Survey 9 (2010).

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