Intergraph® Teams with Business Objects to Deliver Business Intelligence for Emergency Services Organizations

Integrated solution suite promotes situational awareness, streamlines operations and advances public safety incident prevention, preparation, and response efforts

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 04, 2008 – Emergency services organizations now can rapidly analyze and convert vast amounts of law enforcement records and data into actionable information for enhanced decision-making with Intergraph’s new Business Intelligence for Public Safety solution suite.

In response to the demand for improved data visibility and reporting, Intergraph collaborated with Business Objects, an SAP company, the world’s leading provider of business performance optimization solutions, to combine the application specific data from Intergraph’s emergency incident response, planning and reporting solutions with Business Objects’ proven Business Intelligence platform, BusinessObjects™ XI.

The Intergraph Business Intelligence for Public Safety suite enables a broad range of public safety users to rapidly access real-time operational data created by computer aided dispatch (CAD), records and other databases in order to gather further insights for investigations and planning, manage performance, generate reports, and make the information available in a secure environment to those who need it. This new functionality enables emergency services organization to more effectively prevent, prepare and respond to critical incidents by providing the visual information to make decisions, forecast likely occurrences and take immediate action to mitigate, and hopefully eliminate, threats.

“Each and every day, public safety agencies rely on Intergraph’s emergency incident response, planning and reporting solutions to protect one in twelve people around the world.  As a partner to these agencies, we are always looking for ways to meet their evolving needs, as well as the needs of the communities they serve,” said Reid French, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Intergraph. “Deploying a powerful new Business Intelligence suite will enable agencies to improve operational efficiency, eliminate errors resulting from uninformed decision making, and enable broader, more accurate forecasting of trends and potential outcomes. These improvements will bring great benefit to the agency and the communities they serve.  All of us at Intergraph are honored to provide our customers with these revolutionary enhancements.”

Intergraph’s Business Intelligence for Public Safety solution suite is comprised of several applications, including a Web report viewer which serves as the core Business Intelligence platform, a Web Intelligence ™ tool that enables casual users to explore data interactively, a report designer that allows users to design and deliver reports on paper, via the Web or embedded in other applications, and with Intergraph’s proprietary incident analysis technology that analyzes public safety information within a geospatial framework.


About Intergraph

Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence. Intergraph's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I).  Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially-powered solutions to the defense and intelligence, public safety and security, government, transportation, photogrammetry, utilities, and communications industries. For more information, visit


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