Pinnacle Recognized for Excellence in Business Intelligence Reports Design

ARLINGTON, Texas, February 8, 2013 — The Pinnacle Corporation (Pinnacle), the leading supplier of automation technology to the convenience store and petroleum industries, announced today it has been recognized as an Excellence in Dashboard Design winner for its EPM™ business intelligence solution by MicroStrategy® Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) and mobile software.

At MicoStrategy’s annual World conference held in Las Vegas, NV in January 2013, Pinnacle’s recently completed EPM business intelligence dashboard was selected as Excellence in Dashboard Design winner, chosen amongst some of the world’s leading technology companies for abilities to compile and deliver powerful business intelligence data into easy to use graphical formats for use by all levels of corporate users. Pinnacle’s winning feature focused on bringing together fuel delivery data, analyzing purchases, invoices, and driver efficiencies, to provide a visual and informative dashboard.

Pinnacle’s EPM Solution Manager, Jane Sinn Gabriel, described the effort: “ In a few simple steps a user can assemble any dataset, and create multiple tiers of analyses and graphical illustrations in a package that is usable and useful. The introduction of these new tools makes Pinnacle’s EPM solution better for Pinnacle clients.  We are thrilled to be recognized for this success.”

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About Pinnacle

The Pinnacle Corporation provides leading edge automation technology to the rapidly evolving convenience store and petroleum industries. Pinnacle delivers products that automate the broad spectrum of convenience store operations and supply chain management of fuel operations. Nationwide, Pinnacle’s products and services are used daily in thousands of convenience outlets to automate and improve their store operations and by fuel marketers to increase their efficiency in the complex management of fuel delivery.

About EPM

EPM is a customizable business intelligence solution that can be used from any location, by all departments and levels of personnel in your business. Web-based reporting and automated email functions give you a quick and accurate view of key performance indicators that allow you to make fast, informed business decisions. Know what is selling in your stores, as well as who is selling what, at any given moment. Get fuel and merchandise sales data at item level, market basket analysis, and profitability trends. Get real-time access via web browser, or have remote reports pushed out to email or mobile devices – scheduled reports, exception reports, and dynamic dashboards.

About MicroStrategy Incorporated

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software, including the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence (BI) Platform™, the MicroStrategy Mobile Platform™, and MicroStrategy Applications™. The Company offers its technologies for deployment in customer data centers and as proprietary cloud services.  The MicroStrategy BI Platform enables leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute business insight throughout the enterprise. The MicroStrategy Mobile Platform lets organizations rapidly build enterprise-caliber mobile applications needed to mobilize business processes and information. MicroStrategy Applications are a set of application services designed to help enterprises deploy mobile commerce and loyalty services, build mobile identity and cyber security services, as well as generate real-time insights into consumer preferences.  MicroStrategy Cloud™ allows enterprises to deploy MicroStrategy BI apps and mobile apps more quickly and with lower financial risk than with traditional on-premises solutions. To learn more about MicroStrategy, visit and follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (

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Contact Information:
Rosemary Waldrip
The Pinnacle Corporation
1-800-366-1173, extension 205