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Business Intelligence Services

Relational Solutions offers a host of business intelligence tools to suit your user requirements. We believe companies should standardize the business layer and business rules, then give proper access and capabilities to each user, based on that users job responsibility.

Although we offer our own Business Intelligence suite of tools called BlueSky, we also support and implement a wide variety of others. Some of those include

  • BlueSky Analytics
  • QlikSense
  • Business Objects
  • Microstrategy
  • Tableau
  • Cognos
  • Microsoft Analysis Services, Power BI & others

Analytics as a Service

The market is seeing a severe shortage of data scientists and business analysts. We see this shortage especially in the areas of sales, marketing, supply chain and financial analytics.

Cleveland is now Mindtree’s COE, Center of Excellence, for analytics. We have hired more people and doubled the size of our office. In addition to offering the integration services and report set up that we have offered for over 20 years, we will now be offering analytics as a service that not only gives insights, but also provides predictive outcomes and prescriptive recommendations.

Analytics will be provided across all industries.

For consumer goods manufacturers we will offer several levels of analytical services.

Level 1: “Standard Analytics Services” will include Retailer Scorecards, Retailer OOS (using Retailer on hand data), Velocity Trends, New Item Tracking, Store Rankings and YOY Sales Trend Analysis.

Level 2: “Advanced, Predictive Analytics Services” will include the above reports plus OSA (On-shelf Availability), Replenishment, Supply Chain, SOQ (Suggested Order Quantity), OOS (Out of Stock). OOS will use Mindtree’s Algorithm for cases where the Retailer Inventory isn’t used, is non-existent, or unreliable. ESR (Estimated Sales Rate), and Cross Retailer analysis is also included in Level 2.

Level 3: “Advanced, Prescriptive Analytics Services” will include Alerts & Recommendations, Cross Selling, Root Cause Analysis, In Store Execution, The Perfect Store (What was suggested vs. What they did). Post Promotion Analytics (PPA) using current data, highlighting analytics such as Spike in Sales (lift) and Reduction in Price.

Level 4: “Other Analytics Services” will include VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory), CAO (Computer Assisted Ordering & Monitoring), Planogram Analysis and Retailer Key Initiative reporting. We will also leverage our TradeSmart Model which integrates TPM plan data for Advanced Promotion Analytics, Integration of Competitive data, and Cannibalization models. PromoPro will be offered to give users the ability to group tactics into a single event as well as an interface to correct misaligned data such as ship dates, quantity, etc.