The platform was also designed to minimize change management and cost and maximize speed to value, according to Sagar Anisingaraju, chief strategy officer for Saama.
"In our view key drivers for data analytics solutions are speed, business outcomes and reuse.
Businesses want to make data driven decisions at the speed of business, with measureable business outcomes," Anisingaraju
"They want to be able to do this repeatedly for the variety of problems that they are facing."
said there is growing "big data anxiety" across businesses, as they see their competition emerging with new business models based on data insights.
They want to be able to keep up.
"The problem is most of them do not have the basic infrastructure to generate those insights, let alone the analytics programs to integrate those insights to lead their markets with the agility needed," he
The new platform is compatible with Saama
's existing suite of Ready Analytics solutions or it can be deployed as a reusable delivery engine customers use to develop custom solutions.
leverages strategic partnerships with Google
to incorporate master data management (MDM), visualization or other technologies as required by the customer.
"One of the key challenges businesses face is being able to produce clean data pipes from disparate sources to advanced analytics solutions," Anisingaraju
"Today there is a step function going on in implementing data analytics programs," Anisingaraju