TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions , today announced that it has been recognized by IDG's Computerworld as a Best of BI Editor's Choice Awards honouree. This awards program recognizes successful business intelligence (BI) initiatives that drive business value. Honourees were included in coverage in Computerworld and will also have the opportunity to showcase their initiatives at Computerworld's 2012 BI & Analytics Perspectives conference September 9-11, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Celestica was recognized by Computerworld for developing and successfully deploying an enterprise-wide Business Analytics Centre of Excellence that helps Celestica solve its customers' complex business challenges including demand analytics, material pricing, and preventive returns. Celestica's Business Analytics Centre of Excellence combines the use of operations research, data mining and statistical analysis with other business intelligence technologies to achieve predictive insight into a wide range of business areas.
"Celestica's Business Analytics Center of Excellence is a key IT program that delivers strategic value to our customers by helping them make faster and more informed decisions," said Mary Gendron, Chief Information Officer, Celestica. "We are pleased to be named a Computerworld Best of BI Editor's Choice Awards honouree for driving business value through the use of innovative information technology."
"The organizations honoured in this year's Best of BI Editor's Choice awards program have learned how to get the valuable insights they need from their data using business intelligence and analytics tools," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "The projects spotlighted run the gamut from a charitable organization using BI to boost donations to a trucking company using analytics to enhance driver productivity without sacrificing safety. Each of the organizationsis making better business decisions and, in some cases, generating new revenue streams and tapping into new markets. They're taking BI to the next level."