NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SSA & Company (SSA), a New York-based global management consulting firm, has announced a strategic partnership with enterprise analytics provider InnovAccer. The partnership, which includes an investment by SSA in InnovAccer, will combine SSA's expertise in analytics-based operations improvement with InnovAccer's leading integrated enterprise analytics platforms. Together, the firms will apply advanced analytics techniques such as machine-learning and artificial intelligence to operational transformation methodologies to build platforms that help clients anticipate business issues and capture opportunities.
"Today, advanced analytics provides a huge leadership opportunity to drive efficiency and growth. Yet in reality, many companies spend most of their time ingesting, integrating, and structuring data sources, rather than quickly gleaning data-driven, actionable insights. We are excited to work with a best-in-class partner to drive analytics more deeply and quickly for our clients, and then translate insight into action to deliver ROI," said David Niles, president, SSA & Company and G100 Companies.
"We have developed proprietary tools that make it easy to quickly collect, structure, and manage large datasets—and we are building applications on top of those that use predictive analytics to help companies leverage data to become more strategic," said Abhinav Shashank, cofounder and CEO, InnovAccer. "With SSA's operations expertise and experience in strategy execution, we can apply our end-to-end platforms to solve large and impactful business problems and ensure our solutions deliver tangible value."
SSA is a leader in advanced operations for growth—helping companies drive efficiency and innovation for sustainable growth by applying advanced analytics, new technology tools, and its core heritage of operational transformation.
InnovAccer began its groundbreaking work with 18 of the top 20 academic research institutions—including Harvard Business School, MIT, Stanford, and Wharton—solving problems that required the "mashing-up" of many different data sources into useable schema.
"We look forward to building on the potential of InnovAccer's Datashop platform, which will provide the ability to deliver on business applications and generate rapid results—in weeks, not months—with high ROI across a variety of industries," said Jason Meil, managing director of New Products & Innovation at SSA & Company.
SSA and InnovAccer have already began working together to help some of the world's leading companies on a variety of solutions, including:
- Brand Issues Management Platform: Developing a proprietary predictive analytics tool to identify emerging issues and inflection points for one of the world's largest hospitality companies, allowing the operations and communications teams to manage and plan for external risk.
- Manufacturing Optimization Platform: Building a production resource planning tool to help a fast-growing, private equity-owned, and global technology firm deploy its engineers according to customer needs, in a way that maximizes profitability and minimizes time-to-market lifecycle.
- Healthcare Operations Transformation Platform: Developing a platform combining machine-learning and predictive analytics to comb through millions of patient charts and identify bottlenecks for a national provider of technology-enabled, end-to-end payment solutions.
ABOUT SSA & COMPANY: SSA & Company is the global management consulting firm that developed Advanced Operations to transform operational performance by using advanced analytics and new technology tools. For more than 25 years, we have partnered with CEOs and management teams of the world's leading companies and top private equity firms to build sustained profit growth, organizational agility, new operating models, and data-driven cultures. Our uniquely designed teams bring expertise extending from advanced analytics and digital technology to organizational design and operations. These distinctively combined lenses allow us to build customized client solutions that deliver efficiencies and innovation for sustainable growth. SSA is part of G100 Companies, a private partnership of five businesses that deliver solutions, advice, and forums on the issues that matter most to CEOs of the world's leading companies. Follow us on Twitter at @SSAandCompany.
ABOUT INNOVACCER: InnovAccer enables organizations to use data as a source of innovation. InnovAccer's Datashop platform provides a fast, cost-effective manner to develop data solutions and analytics products that help companies accelerate innovation. InnovAccer's solutions have been deployed across 15 countries at academic institutions, governmental organizations, and several corporate enterprises. Investors include Dave McClure (500 Startups), Rajan Anandan (Google), and Vinay Menon (JP Morgan). For more information, please visit innovaccer.com or follow us on Twitter at @innovaccer.
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