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Introducing – FINANCE ANALYTICS Re-defined, FA+ 3.0 on SAP

Nearing the launch date of the Finance Analytics FA+ 3.0 on SAP platform on 7th March 2014, it seemed like the right thing to do to give a quick pre-view of what FA+ 3.0 on SAP is all about. Also an insight into why we decided on Finance Analytics. While GrayMatter solution engineering team gives [...]

Trends in Analytics that will make a Difference

The analytics industry is going through a number of changes recently and rapid transformation is inevitable. This is driven by the never-ending quest for higher revenues, improved customer service and rationalization of costs. Big Data Trends Analytics is also the flavor of the decade across industries and those who have got the long-term BI and [...]

Airport Analytics (AA+) – A Game Changer for International Airports

GrayMatter Software Services (Pvt.) Ltd, Bangalore has developed and rapidly enhanced the Airport Analytics solution (AA+) incorporating the relevant KPIs in respect of different areas of airport functions like Operations, Commercial, Finance and Infrastructure maintenance. AA+ has been implemented for the GMR airports some time back. The SAP software that GMR has been using is [...]

Gartner’s Rules for Leveraging Big Data

Before you can leverage big data, you must guard against making these two leadership failures. That’s the valuable advice coming from Gartner Inc. The technology research consultancy says that big data strategy failures stem from two mistakes committed by an organization’s leadership. One is not understanding the business benefits of collating and mining data sets, [...]

Big Data Stack Could Emerge in 2014

A big data equivalent of LAMP stack could emerge in 2014, according to Richard Daley, chief strategy officer of Pentaho, the specialist company dealing in business intelligence. He is of the belief that a stack may be built as consensus will develop around a few big data architectures. The stack’s upper layers may contain more [...]

Predictive Analysis in Insurance Industry

The application of Predictive Analytics in Insurance Company is for the core insurance functions of marketing, underwriting and claims can provide meaningful benefits to insurers. The greater availability of data, technological advances, and pressure to maintain competitive advantage has seen insurers leverage predictive analytics to make informed decisions. Marketing Analytics: Increasing Hit and Retention Ratio Predictive [...]

Out-of-box Insurance Analytics IA+

Insurance Analytics IA+ is out-of-box “Management Reporting solution” which covers complete spectrum of insurance business such as Sales & distribution, Marketing, Claims, Operation, Underwriting, Finance, Re-insurance and Actuarial. Insurance Analytics IA+ offers vast repository of KPI’s and metrics for various roles and responsibilities – running into several hundreds. The solution come with pre-built dashboard and [...]

BI also as a Decision Measurement System (DMS)

When we say Business Intelligence (BI) or Analytics, normally, we mean presenting facts or data in a very meaningful, simple, visual / tabular representation. BI is usually intended to provide various types of insights; including trends, comparisons, growths / declines, measurement system analysis by various dimensional variables, geographical representations of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) etc.; [...]

Pentaho Launches Community Edition 5.0

Pentaho Corporation recently announced the immediate availability of its Open Source Pentaho Community Edition 5.0. It is the latest version of business analytics and open source data integration platform. The launch event also included the Pentaho Marketplace, where members of the community can download and explore all available plug ins developed by the Pentaho Community. [...]