Risk Decisions Increases Competitive Advantage with Pentaho

Established leader in enterprise risk management is first to market with geo-mapping

October 22, 2013, London, England —

Delivering the future of analytics, Pentaho Corporation announces today that its UK customer Risk Decisions has successfully embedded Pentaho Business Analytics to deliver the industry’s first enterprise risk management solution with integrated geo-mapping capabilities. The new solution is called Global Risk Reporting Capability and is part of Risk Decisions’ Predict! 4.4 software. It benefits global project, programme and enterprise risk management professionals by enabling them to immediately visualise where risk ‘hotspots’ are located see on a map so they can focus time and materials on the areas that matter most.

One of the greatest challenges for large companies and government organisations managing large, complex capital projects is the number of stakeholders involved. Recognising this, Risk Decisions sought to make its Predict! software communicate much more visually and intuitively than others in the market to reduce ambiguity and help guide optimal decision-making. Risk Decisions chose to integrate Pentaho Business Analytics for its reporting and data visualisation capabilities, including geo-mapping, its ad-hoc reporting capabilities and the fact that it was based on open standards and therefore easy to integrate into Predict!.

Increasing competitive advantage for Predict!

According to Val Jonas, CEO Risk Decisions, “Integrating Pentaho into Predict! has given us a competitive edge. Its ease of integration has meant we've been able to focus developer time on the innovative risk management capabilities Predict! is famous for.”

Davy Nys, VP EMEA & APAC Pentaho commented, “One of our strongest growth areas is with companies like Risk Decisions who are seeking to gain competitive advantage by embedding advanced analytics and data visualisations into their existing software. Although Predict! is already an established market leader, it saw a new opportunity to stretch its lead by offering its customers geo-mapping and ad-hoc reporting.”

Learn more about why Risk Decisions embedded Pentaho and how they integrated geo-mapping to their product. Read the case study http://www.pentaho.com/customers/risk-decisions

About Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company

Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments. Pentaho’s unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho’s mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. Pentaho has over 15,000 product deployments and 1,500 commercial customers today including ABN-AMRO Clearing, EMC, Landmark Halliburton, Moody's, NASDAQ, RichRelevance, and Staples. For more information visit www.pentaho.com.