cubus outperform is an integrated performance management product with functionality for planning, sim-ulation, analysis, strategy implementation (balanced scorecard) and project portfolio management. The tool offers predefined business content, data models and logic. Targeted to business power users, out-perform has a Web-based user interface resembling Excel. In partnership with third-party vendors, cubus has extended its functionality in certain areas (e.g. with Oracle Hyperion Smart View as an Office add-in, and Oracle Essbase and IBM Cognos TM1 as databases).