SOURCE: GoodData


September 17, 2014 11:00 ET

GoodData Releases Advanced Visualization, Automation and Statistical Capabilities

New Features to Enable Business Managers and Analysts With Predictive Analytics, Efficiency and Collaboration, Reducing Operational Overhead and Supporting Deeper Insights

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2014) - GoodData today announced major updates to its Extensible Analytics Engine (XAE), improving support for predictive analysis, and the introduction of Automation and Visualization Software Development Kits (SDKs), simplifying countless data tasks. These updates enable organizations to work more efficiently and collaboratively, reducing operational overhead and expanding data visualization and discovery capabilities.

"With these updates, GoodData continues to streamline how organizations analyze their data to make data-driven decisions," said Gaurav Agarwal, Senior Director, Product Management and Strategy at GoodData. "The offering combines deep analytic functions for the business analyst with UI extensibility and administrative automation for the technical user to make data presentation more interesting, meaningful and efficient."

GoodData users will now be able to benefit from a suite of new and enhanced capabilities including:

  • Extensible Analytics Engine (XAE)
    • Statistical packages with predictive functions for forecasting trends and calculating regressions
    • Computed attributes that bucket groups dynamically for faster analyses and insights across custom ranges
    • Adaptive intelligence recognizes data model changes automatically and eliminates manual rework for updates in addition to handling advanced business logic
    • Distributed performance optimization of big data analytics
  • Automation SDK
    • Automated deployment capabilities across the entire data management life-cycle
    • Significant operational efficiency gains thanks to the advanced multi-threaded processing of distributed cloud computing resources
    • Enhanced collaboration, packaging, provisioning, and distribution capabilities across product lines or internal departments
    • Visit the Automation SDK page to learn more
  • Visualization SDK
    • Extend the GoodData platform with custom visualizations using JavaScript libraries like D3.js and Highcharts 
    • Visit the Visualization SDK page to learn more

"Our customers' appetite for big data analysis is growing faster than ever," said GoodData founder and CEO Roman Stanek. "At GoodData, we're committed to breaking down barriers to insight by automating time-consuming tasks and providing powerful, deep analytics. Ultimately, this enables our customers to spend more time adding business value and less time managing data."

These updates follow GoodData's June announcement of its Agile Data Warehousing Service, a fully managed, centralized and clustered, cloud warehousing solution, a cornerstone of its Open Analytics Platform, the industry's first end-to-end cloud business intelligence platform serving business and IT user needs for data governance and transparency. GoodData's platform is the only one of its kind with the ability to support the flexibility, customization and scale necessary to answer the complex questions that businesses face today.

About GoodData
GoodData, the leader in end-to-end cloud analytics, enables more than 200,000 users to store, combine, analyze and visualize data to quickly answer business-critical questions. GoodData's mission is to help companies become all data enterprises: organizations that gain a competitive advantage by leveraging all data through analytics. The GoodData Open Analytics Platform helps companies manage and analyze that data in one seamless, interactive environment and create breakthrough applications to empower their customers and users. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Fidelity Growth Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Next World Capital, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS SA, and Windcrest Partners. For more information, read our blog, visit our website and follow @gooddata on Twitter.

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