Corporate Renaissance Group Announces New Strategic Partnership with BOARD International

CRGroup becomes distributor of BOARD's leading CPM with BI solution

Online PR News – 11-September-2013 – Ottawa, ON – Corporate Renaissance Group (CRGroup), a global provider of innovative solutions that improve business management and performance, today announced a new strategic partnership with BOARD International, a leading global provider of software for budgeting and planning plus business intelligence (BI). The new distribution agreement with BOARD allows CRGroup to expand its product offerings in the corporate performance management (CPM) space.

BOARD offers a full complement of performance planning and control functionality, from budgeting, planning and forecasting to profitability analysis, scorecarding and financial consolidation. This is combined with the ability to manage and monitor all reporting, multi-dimensional analysis, ad hoc querying and dashBOARDing. By aligning the CPM and BI environment, BOARD provides a shared vision of corporate performances throughout an organization.

CRGroup specializes in matching and implementing business management systems with client needs to help streamline processes, turn data into decisions, and maximize productivity. By focusing on mid-market to enterprise clients predominantly in Ontario, the Maritime Provinces, and the Northeastern United States, CRGroup has the experience and the expertise to provide solutions specifically catered to clients’ needs.

“We are excited about our new partnership with BOARD International,” said Doug Hum, Director of Marketing and Business Development at CRGroup. “We’ve already demonstrated BOARD’s capabilities to several of our clients and they see the tremendous value and insight it will provide in expanding their business intelligence with business-critical reports and analysis.”

In a recent user survey by Gartner, BOARD was rated #1 for Overall Satisfaction and #2 for Product Experience (allows business users to get the information they need with reduced reliance on IT) and Implementation Experience (implementation was cheaper than expected). Source: Gartner, Inc. “User Survey Analysis: Customer Rate Their CPM Vendors, 2012” by Christopher Iervolino and John E. Van Decker, June 4, 2013.

CRGroup will host a BOARD webinar on October 10th at 1:00PM EDT, focusing on the budgeting capabilities of the solution. To register, visit


BOARD International is a leading global provider of software for improving business results through better decision making. By unifying Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management in a single product, the BOARD Management Intelligence solution enables companies to achieve a shared vision of their performance across the entire organization, and thus a single version of the truth. Since 1994, BOARD has helped over 2,500 organizations improve their business performance by making better decisions. BOARD has a worldwide reseller network with local partners across the globe.

About Corporate Renaissance Group

Corporate Renaissance Group (CRGroup) is a global provider of innovative solutions that improve business management and performance. With over 4000 customers, CRGroup has established itself with expertise in business management and enterprise performance applications. CRGroup delivers solutions by leveraging their expertise in, corporate performance management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms, business analytics, activity based costing, shared services and employee performance management. CRGroup is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices throughout Canada, South Africa, India and the United States.