SOURCE: PivotLink


September 14, 2011 12:34 ET

PivotLink User Diamond Resorts International® to Share Success Tips at Computerworld BI & Analytics Perspectives Conference

Hospitality Leader Offers Insights on Advantages of SaaS Approach to Business Intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - PivotLink, the leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced that customer Diamond Resorts International® will speak at the 2011 Computerworld BI & Analytics Perspectives conference. Presented by IDG's Computerworld, the program explores how enterprises are transforming their businesses with intelligence gathering and analysis. The event takes place Sept. 18 - 20 in Phoenix, AZ.

Yin Nawaday, director of Analytics and Process Management at Diamond Resorts International®, will join the "Outstanding Success with Analytics" panel on Tues. Sept. 20, 2011 from 1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Led by Jack Phillips, CEO of the International Institute of Analytics (IIA), the panel will discuss how companies are achieving outstanding success with analytics and the drivers for analytic competiveness. Nawaday joins panelists from Volunteers of America Chesapeake, IDC, Information Builders and Teradata Corporation.

Nawaday will describe how the company's SaaS BI approach supports its goal of "providing guests with effortless and relaxing vacation experiences every time, for a lifetime." PivotLink's web-based reports and dashboards offer timely insights on the services it delivers to more than 418,000 owners and members through the branded hospitality service of approximately 5,000 team members worldwide. Nawaday and her team use data intelligence in the Cloud to drive improvements in guest satisfaction, top line performance and process efficiencies across the enterprise.

In a press release about the conference, Computerworld publisher John Amato said, "The role BI & analytics based technologies play in the enterprise has never been more important than it is today. The ability for an organization to compete effectively and to demonstrate agility in responding to market opportunities and demand rests largely on making intelligent and informed decisions at the speed of thought."

The BI & Analytics Perspectives conference takes place September 18 - 20 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, Arizona. For information on the conference and complimentary registration, visit Follow the conference at or @BIAPCW.

About Diamond Resorts
Diamond Resorts International® is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world with more than 200 branded and affiliated resorts and over 27,000 guest beds in 28 countries with destinations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Visit

About PivotLink Corporation

PivotLink is the leader in on-demand business intelligence, serving customers such as: REI; Novell; Party City; CamelBak Products; Car Toys; Guardian Home Care Holdings, Inc; Rossignol; Shaklee; Taleo and Zones. PivotLink's platform powers roughly 2,000,000 ad hoc reports and dashboards for more than 15,000 PivotLink users each month. PivotLink's award-winning solutions put affordable, secure and easy-to-use analytic tools into the hands of line of business users. PivotLink is a privately held company backed by Trident Capital, Emergence Capital Partners and StarVest Partners. Visit

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