Whilst we’re in the enviable position of being able to operate pretty much as usual, we’ve seen first-hand how the current crisis is proving a massive challenge for some of our customers. We’d like to do what we can to help other organisations that are more directly affected than we are.
So, as far as our own costs allow, we’re offering a few Scottish business’s free access to our cloud analytics and forecasting platform for a few months to help ride out the crisis. Our hope is that we can help with short term financial planning or enabling staff to work from home, so local organisations are better able to survive the crisis.
Our resources are limited, and we will put in some of our own time and effort to help organisations on board, so we need to limit this offer to a few companies we think we can make the most difference with. The software works best for medium or large organisations who have enough data to make forecasting accurate or remote access challenging.
If you think this could help your organisation, please just get in touch at https://inmydata.datapa.com/about/contact-us
As an analytics vendor based in Edinburgh we are not new to the world of data science. Indeed, DataPA was amongst the first software developers to enter the field of analytics over 15 years ago. In that time, we have delivered software to more than 30 thousand users in more than 300 companies, both as an embedded technology for our technology partners and as a stand-alone application to our direct customers.
Throughout that time, innovation has always been at the core of what we do. In recent years we have been building on the developments in big data processing and machine learning to ensure we remain at the forefront of the huge disruption we see coming for analytics software. Our goal is to use these technologies to automate the role of the business analyst, reducing the cost and failure rate for analytics implementations. Our first commercial product from this research went live with a customer in January, marking the start of a long road of development and innovation.
So, we are hugely excited about the leading role Scotland is playing in the development of data science. The vibrant academic and business environment attracting talent from across the world, with the support of the Scottish Government and great organisations like DataLab are the perfect environment for companies like ours to flourish. For us, DataSummit18 is an ideal opportunity to showcase what we have been working on and learn from the international talent that the event attracts. If you are going to be at DataSummit18, please stop by out stand. We have lots of real world experience to share and are hungry to learn from others in the data science community.