Frost Brown Todd Selects Satori V-i-Performance Planning to Replace their Budgeting System

August 11, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA August 11, 2008 - Satori Group, Inc a premier provider of enterprise class Business Performance Management solutions built on a business intelligence platform, announced today that Frost Brown Todd LLC, a recognized "Go-To Law Firm" in the Directory of In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies produced by American Lawyer Media (Corporate Counsel magazine), selected Satori V-i-Performance Planning to automate budgeting, planning and forecasting.

Driven by innovation, efficiency, discipline and focus, Frost Brown Todd, a law firm with over 350 lawyers in 9 offices, realized the need to improve their budgeting and forecasting process. "It was important for us to find a solution that was sophisticated and flexible enough to effectively handle our planning needs" said Frank C. Szabo, Chief Financial Officer of Frost Brown Todd. "Efficiency was also of great importance, as we sought to eliminate much of the manual processes inherent with our current planning application and leverage our resources for more productive data analysis."

To accomplish their goals to make the budgeting process faster, more flexible, more collaborative and more accurate, Frost Brown Todd has selected V-i-Performance Planning, which includes forecasting, multi-currency budgeting, improved analytic capabilities, and complete financial reporting. The V-i-Performance Planning solution is delivered on a virtual appliance and provides Frost Brown Todd with web-based, real time collaboration across departments, locations, and the enterprise from one solution integrated with their current time and billing systems. They will also leverage current skill sets and infrastructure through the seamless integration of V-i-Performance Planning with Excel.

By reducing time, labor, and challenges within the current budgeting process, Frost Brown Todd will gain strategic insight for the firm as a whole while increasing their ability to adjust operations and anticipate client needs. According to Mr. Szabo, "Satori Group was able to meet our aggressive implementation time line with a very streamlined approach. We are ready for our current planning cycle, and have an application that we will use throughout the year for re-forecasting and modeling."

About Satori Group, Inc.

Satori Group, Inc. is the premier provider of Business Performance Management solutions empowering law firms, professional services organizations, and small, mid-market, and divisions of large enterprise clients with reduced budget cycles, improved business decisions, and greater business and financial insight. i-Performance Planning and V-i-Performance Planning are unified, single source application suites for planning, budgeting, forecasting, analytics and reporting, dashboard and financial reporting offered on-premise or as a hosted virtual appliance solution. With robust functionality and vertical specific content for select markets, both i-Performance Planning and V-i-Performance Planning give flexibility, scalability, and the security controls needed for turning native Excel into a real time, browser accessible, multi-user collaborative environment. Satori Group has an international client base and provides world class consulting, support, and education services. For more information on Satori Group, please visit

About Frost Brown Todd LLC

Frost Brown Todd LLC is a full-service law firm with nearly 400 lawyers in over 50 specialty practice areas with offices in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, and West Virginia. The firm represents some of America's best known corporations, emerging companies and entrepreneurs of all types. Frost Brown Todd has consistently been recognized as one the nation's largest law firms by both The American Lawyer Magazine and The National Law Journal.