Tuesday, 17 March 2020 14:42

SAS and Catapult BI form analytics alliance

Catapult BI CEO Jon Gray Catapult BI CEO Jon Gray

Analytics software vendor SAS and analytics consultancy Catapult BI have entered into a partnership to help clients make better use of their data.

The companies say they will help their clients "strategise and transform data into intelligence, using smart tools and global resources to understand the implications of every choice, as well as improving operations and cutting expenses."

The collaboration is said to combine market leading analytics with the industry's most comprehensive, highly qualified technical data professionals.

The joint effort will have a particular focus on the government, healthcare and financial services sectors.

Catapult BI's analytics consultancy has grown from 12 people to 55 people since it started in 2004.

"Data can help to make the right decision, to give your business a great competitive advantage. With the right data strategy and solution, we help businesses to connect data silos, and transform into a data-driven organisation or enterprise," said Catapult BI CEO Jon Gray (pictured).

SAS ANZ Director of Alliances and Channel Dermot McCutcheon said "We are very proud to be partnering with Catapult BI. We have long had significant customers in common across both the public and private sectors and are well aware of their excellent reputation and leadership in data management and analytics."

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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.



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