Kalido and Knowledgent Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Industry Information Management and Analytics Solutions

New partnership will focus on Financial Services, Life Sciences and Healthcare Industries

Burlington, MA and New York, NY, January 8, 2014 — Kalido and Knowledgent today announced that they have forged a strategic partnership to jointly provide information management and analytics solutions to organizations in the Financial Services, Life Sciences, and Healthcare industries. As part of the partnership, the two companies plan to collaborate on developing product and services offerings that leverage the Kalido Information Engine.

Kalido offers industry-leading products that enable companies to build a data foundation for analytics dramatically faster than traditional methods. According to industry research, Kalido shortens the path to business value and return-on-investment. 67% of surveyed IT organizations implemented a Kalido data warehouse in 120 days or less and integrated new sources of data for business reporting and decision making within 1-4 weeks. (Source: TechValidate. TVID: 32A-CA1-966)

Knowledgent provides innovative capabilities that enhance the value of information through more effective data organization, mining, governance, and consumption. Knowledgent blends their specialization in information management and analytics with in-depth industry domain knowledge to deliver customized analytical solutions that address their clients’ complex business challenges.

“We are very excited about the enhanced value that this strategic partnership will offer our clients,” said Chris Blotto, Knowledgent’s Chief Technologist. “Kalido’s agile data warehousing and master data management products integrate seamlessly with the leading-edge information management and analytics solutions that we provide to organizations in the Financial Services, Life Sciences, and Healthcare industries.”

“Kalido has had success with many customers in the industries that Knowledgent serves,” said Charles Doucot, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Kalido. “We are delighted to partner with Knowledgent to extend our reach into these industries, and to further enable Knowledgent’s team of seasoned professionals with our solution which is proven to deliver business value faster and easier compared to traditional technology approaches.”

About Kalido

Kalido is the leading provider of business-driven information management software, enabling companies to manage data as a shared enterprise asset with speed, agility and flexibility. Kalido software has been deployed at more than 300 locations in over 100 countries, including 20 percent of the world’s most profitable companies as determined by Fortune Magazine. More information about Kalido can be found at http://www.kalido.com

About Knowledgent

Knowledgent is a purpose-built Industry Information Consultancy that provides advanced Information Management and Analytical (IM&A) solutions with industry-specific specialization in Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare and Commercial markets. Knowledgent is a first-in-category firm, built from the ground up to combine IM&A advisory and delivery capabilities with vertical domain knowledge. While the core capability of our firm is comprised of competencies that address business & IT strategy, business analysis, program management, information management, and big data analytics, the context in which we approach any problem is the vertical industry of our clients.

For more information please visit www.knowledgent.com.

Media and Analyst Contact:
Harj Dhillon for Knowledgent
harj.dhillon@knowledgent.com
+1.973.222.2668

John Evans for Kalido
John.evans@kalido.com
+1.781.202.3211