Founded in 1993, Vanguard Business Analytics Inc. delivers performance management solutions that help companies interpret and analyze business information. The company focuses on small and medium manufacturers and distributors. Vanguard is headquartered in Chicago (US), with additional offices in the United Kingdom and affiliates around the world. Some of its customers are Bayer AG, Intertape Polymer Group, Noveon, Parker Hannifin, Wyandot Snacks, and General Dynamics C4 Systems. Vanguard is a partner of technology firms such as PeopleSoft, CIBER Enterprise Solutions, Lilly Software Associates, WorkWise, Infor Global Solutions, IBM, and Microsoft.