|[January 14, 2014]
Bison Analytics Growth Based on Small Business Need for 'Small Data' Analytics
LEWISBURG, Pa. --(Business Wire)--
Analytics, a leading provider of customized business intelligence
software for small and mid-size companies, announced milestone
accomplishments in 2013, including plans for enhanced analytic solutions
for clients in 2014.
Kurt Steckel, CEO of Bison Analytics, says "Clients regard customized reports as a uniquely powerful benefit, one that until recently was unavailable for countless small or mid-size companies. We realize our clients have individualized data delivery preferences, different priorities, and fierce competition for a profitable niche in the marketplace. A one-size-fits-all BI system would not support their operational efficiency or financial success." (Photo: Business Wire)
Key to the company's continued expansion is the demand for tools to
analyze business data relevant to small and mid-size businesses - "small
data" as distinct from Big Data.
"Smaller companies are the foundation for U.S. economic growth,
requiring specific analytics to mine invaluable 'small data,'" said
Bison Analytics CEO Kurt Steckel. "Our exclusive arrangement last June
for its Style
Intelligence BI platform has given our clients a major
"With InetSoft's technology and our cloud-based Bison
System, clients quickly and affordably access customized QuickBooks
data. Thanks to our interactive dashboards and flexible data
visualization, they can now make more strategic business decisions."
Founded in 2006, the Pennsylvania-based data analytics company
successfully weathered the recession, serving clients throughout the
United States while refining capabilities and user-friendly dashboards.
Bison Analytcs doubled in size last year, adding a director of
operations to round out its leadership
Steckel expects his company to add staff and clients again in 2014,
intercepting an escalating demand for analytic services for all aspects
of business management.
Recognizing achievements by Bison Analytics and its growth potential
within the burgeoning BI sector, Ben
Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP)
recently announced a $100,000 investment in the company. The funding
will support the company's ongoing software development, marketing for
its financial and management planning services, and sales strategy for
its cloud-based product.
Bison Analytics clients cover a wide range of enterprises and geographic
USA in Georgia, a manufacturer of welded tractor parts using robotic
in Northern California, producer of reusable airtight caps for wine
bottles; and the American
Theatre, Pennsylvania's premier live entertainment venue.
The Bison System permits CEOs, CFOs and support staff to review,
visualize and analyze relevant information in seconds - not hours or
days - with deep insights yielding swift adjustments or policy changes.
Bison Analytics clients achieve substantial savings in time when
extracting data, equating to more time to act on information and
attaining management goals more quickly.
About Bison Analytics
Founded in 2006, Bison Analytics has extensive experience in consulting
and technical expertise with a broad range of business intelligence
software for large and small businesses. This expertise influenced
development of the Bison System™, delivering customized planning and
analytics applicable to countless growing companies using QuickBooks. http://www.bisonanalytics.com.
Since 1996, InetSoft has been delivering easy, agile, and robust
business intelligence software that makes it possible for organizations
and solution providers to deploy or embed full-featured business
intelligence solutions. Application highlights include visually
compelling and interactive dashboards that ensure greater end-user
adoption plus pixel-perfect report generation, scheduling, and bursting.
InetSoft solutions have been deployed at over 3,000 organizations
worldwide, including 25% of Fortune 500 companies, spanning all types of
About the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern
Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania creates
and retains highly paid, sustainable jobs by linking early-stage
technology-based firms and established manufacturers with experts,
universities, funding, and other resources to help them prosper through
innovation. The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is part of an
award-winning, four-center economic development initiative of the
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and is
funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority. www.nep.benfranklin.org.
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