TARGIT Data Service expands its portfolio of native connections to external big data sources
BOSTON -- February 4, 2015 -- TARGIT today announced its flagship business intelligence and analytics platform, the TARGIT Decision Suite, now includes Quandl as a part of its growing portfolio of native connections to external data sources. With instant access to Quandl data, TARGIT users can now mashup a wide range of financial, economic and society data with internal company data for greater business insight than ever before, without the need for advanced IT skills.
"There are a myriad of external factors that have the potential to affect your business," says Peter Ørum, TARGIT Product Manager. "Oil prices, weather occurrences, the consumer price index; all of these factors have a varying degree of impact. It is tremendously valuable to have the ability to overlay internal data with that external data to see exactly how your business stacks up. A native connection to Quandl provides the ability to combine and analyze all of that in the click of a mouse within the TARGIT platform."
TARGIT Data Discovery, built into the Decision Suite, sets users free to create unique data mashups with Quandl data, providing a new avenue for understanding pressing business questions. With no access restrictions or usage limits, Quandl hosts data from hundreds of publishers on a single, intuitive platform. The data is always accurate, up to date, permalinked, and transparent to source, which means users can trust the Quandl data analyzed in the TARGIT solution.
"Data gains value from usability," says Tammer Kamel, CEO of Quandl. "The TARGIT platform makes it incredibly easy for analysts to unlock that value by providing powerful yet simple tools to explore, discover, visualize, combine and analyze the millions of datasets on Quandl."
The TARGIT Decision Suite is the Business Intelligence and Analytics solution for all business users. It is the only BI and Analytics platform that delivers real-time dashboards, self-service analytics, user-friendly reporting, stunning mobile capabilities, and simple data-discovery technology in a single, cohesive solution. TARGIT's intuitive tools put analytics in the hands of every employee, in every role, in every industry. With TARGIT's new Data Service, analyzing the data users need to make intelligent business decisions has never been easier.
TARGIT, www.targit.com, is the maker of the TARGIT Decision Suite, the Business Intelligence and Analytics solution for all business users. With over 18 years of experience in the Business Intelligence and Analytics segment and over 380,000 users globally, TARGIT has been consistently considered as a top player in the industry by Gartner and BARC. The company is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, recognized for strong applications development. The TARGIT Decision Suite is the only BI and Analytics platform that delivers real-time dashboards, self-service analytics, user-friendly reporting, stunning mobile capabilities, and the market's simplest data-discovery technology in a single, cohesive solution. TARGIT gives companies the courage to act.
Quandl is the leading platform for financial and economic data on the internet. Founded by hedge fund veterans Tammer Kamel and Abraham Thomas in Toronto in 2012, Quandl covers over 10 million financial and economic datasets from over 500 publishers, including capital markets, energy, shipping, healthcare, education, demography, macro-economic and society data.