Longview Solutions, a leading provider of corporate performance management and tax software, today announced the general availability of Longview 7.1 Update 4. With each new release, Longview strives to elevate the user experience by empowering users to improve efficiencies, transparency, and processes. This Update enhances Longview CPM and Tax by improving the open architecture platform to deliver greater functionality, usability, and performance. It offers improved performance in Longview for Excel and Application Framework including Smart Client, and new installation and connectivity options. Longview 7.1 Update 4 also provides enhanced usability features such as the ability for publishers to restrict symbols available for users' selection.

"We are excited about the latest update to Longview 7.1 and the added functionality it brings to our customers," said Wayne Stevens, Chief Software Architect, Longview Solutions. "Our continued investment and innovation in our CPM and Tax software demonstrates the commitment we have to helping organizations increase productivity and results."

The latest update includes functional enhancements in the following key areas:

  • Smart Client Enhancements—Longview Smart Client, a Longview platform component which combines powerful rich client functionality with easy web deployment, provides new data grid usability features in addition to new Longview App features.
  • New Platform Features – For Longview CPM and Longview Tax, a number of new capabilities have been added including a new ClickOnce install option, new application framework commands and functions and the option to connect components using HTTP(S).
  • Longview Tax Enhancements – A new Net Income Before Tax administrative editor and Tax and enhanced provision and reporting around Equity and OCI activity and detailed Deferred Tax Proof analysis.
  • Usability – Enhanced end-user capability in the areas of analysis and reporting, including a number of improvements to reporting usability features such as enabling the restriction of symbols available for users' selection. In addition, users now have the option to set the symbol type and symbol level globally in Longview for Excel queries, and will benefit from performance optimizations in several areas.

Longview Solutions is a leading global provider of CPM and Tax reporting solutions with a portfolio of more than 400 global companies across all industries. The latest update to Longview 7.1 attests to the company's commitment to continuously deliver innovative world-class technology to finance departments to address their CPM and tax reporting needs.