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2009 Business & Technology Leadership Conference


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Cognizant is a leading provider of consulting and information technology services. Cognizant dedicates our global technology and innovation expertise coupled with worldwide resources to help make our clients' businesses stronger. By using technology as an enabler, we partner with consumer goods companies to enhance their sales and marketing effectiveness by linking sales, the customer, and the supply chain. www.cognizant.com.
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HCL Technologies is $5Billion global IT services company, working with clients in areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. HCL focuses on 'transformational outsourcing', underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO
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IRI is the world's leading provider of consumer, shopper, and retail market intelligence and insights supporting 95 percent of the FORTUNE Global 500 consumer packaged goods (CPG), retail and healthcare companies. Only IRI offers the unique combination of integrated market information, automated and predictive analytics, innovative enabling technologies, and domain expertise. For more information, visit http://us.infores.com
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's largest enterprise software company, providing database, middleware, and collaboration products; enterprise business applications; application development tools; and professional services that help customers collaborate, grow, measure outcomes, and report results with confidence. For more than 30 years, Oracle has led the industry through continuous innovation and a relentless focus on customer success. For more information on Oracle's Consumer Goods offerings and more, visit www.oracle.com/industries.
Deloitte is a leading presence in the Consumer Products industry, serving over 90 percent of the Fortune 500 consumer products companies. Whether sorting out a complicated tax issue, working through an intricate merger, redesigning organizational structures, or developing new information systems, Deloitte's more than 3,000 industry-focused professionals are helping our clients succeed. For more information, visit www.deloitte.com/us/consumerproducts.

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Infosys defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a flat world. Working with over 80 Retail, CPG and Logistics clients, our 7500+ industry experts develop and implement industry solutions that create competitive advantage and help stretch clients' IT budget by leveraging our Global Delivery Model.

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Microsoft's Consumer Goods Group is focused on helping companies compete and reach their full potential. Fundamental changes are causing companies to rethink their models and practices. Microsoft and partner-based solutions enable companies to use innovation to create connected consumer, customer and partner experiences. For more information, visit http://www.microsoft.com/consumergoods

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. TCS offers consumer goods companies comprehensive services across the industry value chain, backed by extensive domain expertise, technology excellence, industry-leading delivery capabilities, and knowledge of industry best practices. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture can mobilize the right people, skills and technologies to help clients improve their performance. Our Consumer Goods practice is focused on helping our clients become high performance businesses through large-scale growth, major operational efficiencies and workforce transformation. Visit Accenture online at www.accenture.com.

Adesso Solutions, a market leader in optimized end-to-end Trade Funds solutions, allows CPG manufacturers to fund, plan events, execute, and analyze their promotion performance. Adesso's unique full suite of analytically-based software spans five critical areas that offer web-based, real-time answers that can also be analyzed via Excel for remote reporting, calendar planning and review. Visit: www.AdessoSolutions.com


DemandTec (NASDAQ: DMAN) enables retailers and consumer products companies to optimize merchandising and marketing decisions, individually or collaboratively, to achieve their sales volume, revenue, and profitability objectives. DemandTec customers include more than 195 leading retail and consumer products manufacturers such as ConAgra Foods, Delhaize America, General Mills, Giant-Carlisle, Safeway and Sara Lee. Visit www.demandtec.com.

CAS, the leading provider of customer management and mobility solutions, helps Consumer Products companies sell more products more profitably. CAS offers an integrated suite of Retail Execution and Trade Promotion Management software, including Direct Store Delivery, Field Service and Trade Promotion Optimization. CAS serves leading brand manufacturers including Anheuser-Busch InBev, Campbell Soup Company, The Coca-Cola Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Henkel, Molson Coors Brewing Company, Nestle, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and more. CAS has global headquarters in Germany and offices in the Americas, EMEA and AsiaPac. For further information please visit www.cas.com.
Hitachi Consulting, the global business and IT consulting company of Hitachi Ltd., helps consumer, food, and beverage organizations to become more Market Responsive in a short shelf-life, short business-cycle world. We are a recognized leader with deep industry, business, and technology experience. To learn more about Hitachi Consulting or about Building the Market Responsive CompanySM, visit www.marketresponsivecompany.com, email Hitachi Consulting at info@hitachiconsulting.com, or call us at 1.877.664.0010.

Hybrid Intelligence represents a new-generation provider of Data Warehousing, Analytics, and Reporting as a Service. Hosted, transitional, on-premise and turnkey technology. CPG focused, the company is relentlessly driven to create unprecedented value for its customers. www.hybridintelligence.com

For more than 20 years, i2 software and services have helped companies optimize key business processes for maximum profitability. Best-in-class consumer goods companies -- including LG Electronics, Dole Asia, and Kimberly-Clark -- use i2 supply chain solutions to increase customer service levels and reduce manufacturing and inventory costs. Learn more at www.i2.com


Kenosia Corporation provides award-winning solutions that empower companies to analyze and profit from critical information. The company's flagship product, DataAlchemy is a user-friendly desktop application that automates the data analytics process by providing a single platform for disparate data sources. Its dynamic PowerPoint and Excel charts make it easy to provide actionable and timely insights that are critical to the business decision process.
LumiData, creators of SOLYS Software, is the CPG industry's demand intelligence specialist. Our SOLYS solution helps manufacturers' sales and management teams bridge the gap between demand data and business decisions. SOLYS software transforms data into actionable knowledge that helps CPG companies increase sales, optimize inventory and enhance their retailer partnerships. Visit us at www.lumidata.com




MEI is a global provider of Trade Promotion Management software for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. MEI's quick-to-implement, easy-to-use, robust TPM solution has generated consistent results for its clients such as Sunny Delight, Solo Cup, Energizer Personal Care, Morton Salt, Annie's Homegrown and many more. Visit www.meicpg.com for more information.

Quofore, Inc. is an international leader in retail execution solutions, a rapidly growing sector of the mobile/wireless business software applications market. The Quofore solution helps consumer goods companies' mobile representatives perform field sales, merchandising, promotion, and/or delivery activities, and run on handheld devices and rugged tablet computers like Panasonic's Toughbook. www.quofore.com





QlikTech is the Business Answers company. Its flagship software product, QlikView, enables a whole new class of business intelligence that delivers unprecedented value to organizations of all sizes. With Google-like simplicity, QlikView puts users in control for the first time, enabling them to slice and dice all their data without limits. With QlikView, there's no more waiting for outdated static reports or lengthy deployment hassles. It puts the power of real-time business answers in the hands of all users, with time to value achieved in days and weeks, rather than months, years or not at all. QlikTech's Consumer Products customers include Campbell's Soup, WD-40, Limited Brands and Quicksilver. To learn more visit www.qliktech.com.

Retail Solutions applies science to retailer data. Retail Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions turning retailer data into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf. More than 300 CPG companies trust Retail Solutions to reduce out-of-stocks, improve forecasting accuracy, design and execute more effective promotions and increase sales.

SAP is the world's leading provider of business software*, offering applications and services that enable companies of all sizes and in more than 25 industries to become best-run businesses. With more than 47,800 customers in over 120 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE, under the symbol "SAP." (For more information on SAP's solutions for the Consumer Products industry, visit www.sap.com/consumer)

Shiloh is a top rated Demand Signal Repository used by 80+ manufacturers on data from 30+ retailers. With Shiloh, manufacturers can integrate retailer data with company, syndicated and third party data to provide a holistic view of their retail business. Shiloh's has a reputation for quality, innovation and great service. www.ShilohTech.com

Teradata, the global leader in enterprise data warehousing and analytic solutions, provides powerful and easy-to-deploy solutions for companies of all sizes. Our customers receive the innovation, consulting services, technology, and industry-specific applications for a smarter enterprise to compete and lead in their markets. Learn more at teradata.com.

Terra Technology is the leading provider of demand sensing and inventory optimization software for consumer goods companies. Terra's solutions incorporate demand signals from throughout the supply chain including retailer data, reducing forecast error by up to 50 percent and inventory up to 20 percent. More accurate forecasts and inventory targets improve customer service, lower inventory, decrease unplanned changeovers and reduce costs. Terra's customers include Campbell Soup, Kraft Foods, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Ventura Foods. For more information, please visit www.terratechnology.com or call 203-847-4007 x111.
TrueDemand is a leader in providing solutions that help manufacturers lift sales at the shelf. TrueDemand creates actionable tasks that reduce OOS, better manage inventory, improve promotion effectiveness and new product launches and improve forecast accuracy through our award winning science and as this year's winner in CGT magazine's customer experience.
Is POS data driving you nuts? VMT can help. Since 1994, we have been enabling our clients to maximize retail performance and profitability through our consumer-focused demand analytics solutions and consulting. VMT's flagship solution, Velocity®, is an out-of-the-box, Microsoft-centric Demand Signal Repository (DSR) and business intelligence (BI) solution that provides CG manufacturers with product performance visibility from factory to consumer purchase. With Velocity, our clients gain accurate and easy access to sales and inventory from over 200 retailers and distributors providing a single source of POS truth across the organization.
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