RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Halo, provider of self-service supply chain analytics software, today announced the launch of a new unit providing data science advisory services. Based in new offices in Richmond, Virginia, the group will provide Halo's customers with consulting services, custom models and algorithms, to be embedded in Halo's award-winning supply chain analytics software. The unique focus of this group will be to automate advanced analytics processes, making them easier to use for any size company. The Halo Data Science Services Group will focus initially on adaptive forecasting for demand planning, and segmentation and modeling for customer insights.
The new team of four is led by Bill Panak, Ph.D., who joined Halo in early 2016 and has quickly built a thriving advisory practice. Prior to Halo, Bill was previously VP of Analytics at Predilytics, and before that led a credit scoring team for Capital One – long considered an innovative leader in analytics. Bill earned a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and specializes in regression-based predictive applications. Bill is a prolific writer and presenter and will host "The Lazy Statistician" blog on Halo's website.
Keith Peterson, President and CEO of Halo, stated, "Almost every company wants to have a forward-looking view of their business and use more predictive data to drive decisions. The Halo platform enables self-service data analytics for supply chain challenges. Adding Bill's team to the mix means that companies have a very experienced team ready to advise them on data needs, analytical approaches, and how to automate analytical processes."
Halo delivers self-service supply chain intelligence solutions to hundreds of enterprise customers and service provider partners in North and South America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Our solutions provide enterprise grade products without the drag and cost of major platforms. Halo replaces the complexity of siloed data sources and disparate applications with a single-purpose platform that lets firms analyze, decide and plan faster than ever before. Halo is headquartered in San Diego, California, and can be reached via the web (halobi.com), Twitter (@Halo_BI) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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