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Progress Launches Dashboard For Business Activity Monitoring Platform

Progress Software unveils a dashboard that provides a variety of visual displays for constantly changing data in the software maker's business activity monitoring platform.

Progress Software Corp. on Monday unveiled a dashboard that provides a variety of visual displays for constantly changing data in the software maker's business activity monitoring platform.

The Apama Dasboard Studio is a packaged user interface for the Bedford, Mass., company's Apama Event Stream Processing platform. Event stream processing refers to applications that present users with data that's constantly being updated. Financial services, which comprise about 80 percent of Progress's Apama customers, are the biggest users of the real-time business intelligence software.

The Apama Dashboard is a ready-built graphic-centered front end that customers often build themselves out of Java, John Bates, vice president of Apama development, said. The alternative is to use the text-based interface that comes with the Apama platform.

"(The dashboard) helps them develop their own application and have a rich front end more quickly," Bates said.

Dasboard Studio comes with an event modeler that lets customers define their own rules for handling data, and configure how the information will be displayed, whether it is in a pie chart, bar graph, XY chart or some other display.

The use of event stream processing applications has started to move beyond early adopters to mainstream companies over the last year, Bates said. The idea is to provide immediate analysis on transaction data that a business operations person can act on immediately.

Progress acquired the technology in the purchase of privately held Apama in April 2005. Bates was co-founder and chief technology officer of the company, which was based in Cambridge, England.

Since then, Progress has worked toward moving the technology beyond financial services into other areas, such as telecommunications, logistics and supply chain management.

Dashboard Studio is sold as an add-on to the Apama platform.

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