The IT-integration and management consulting company bolsters leadership in predictive analytics and Integrated Business Planning with the addition of Vanguard IBP, Vanguard Software’s flagship cloud platform.
Cary, N.C. November 11, 2016 – Vanguard Software today announced a strategic partnership with Blue Line Planning to deliver next-generation Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and advanced-analytic forecasting solutions.
Vanguard Software is an advanced analytics software company that develops and sells integrated business forecasting and planning applications globally for sales, operations, finance, S&OP, and enterprise IBP processes.
Blue Line Planning is a system-integration and IT consultancy that markets a cadre of advanced analytics products and solutions to organizations nationwide.
“We selected Vanguard Software as a strategic partner because they bring to the table a combination of best-of-breed analytics and industry-focused, business-user applications,” Says Craig Thier, president and CEO of Blue Line Planning.
“As with other top-tier providers, Vanguard offers a best-of-breed partner program with the right resources to help value-add consultancies deliver total enterprise solutions and drive customer success,” Thier said.
As part of the agreement, Blue Line Planning becomes a licensed, Value-Added Reseller (VAR) within Vanguard Software’s newly launched partner program, one of the few, truly partner-focused programs in market.
“I have worked with Blue Line Planning in various roles for close to a decade. They are a highly recognized industry leader with a solid track record of exceeding customer expectations,” says Neal Goffman, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Vanguard Software. “We are honored and proud to have such an esteemed brand join our partner program.”