Halo 16.1 introduces new data modeling options, big data connections and user experience enhancements
San Diego, CA May 20, 2015. Halo (halobi.com) announced today the release of Halo 16.1, Halo’s supply chain intelligence software suite that helps companies gain greater visibility and insight to their operational performance. This latest product enhancement is designed to provide further data modeling options, big data connections and user experience enhancements. The Halo Predict component is evolving rapidly to allow for managers to make better and informed decisions within Sales and Operations. Understand how sales promotions will affect future sales, commodity prices will affect costs and profit and how weather patterns could disrupt transportation and delivery.
“Another great release from Halo. Halo 16.1 will allow for better visibility into sales and operations of the supply chain.”
Amanda Smith, Senior Product Manager, Halo.
Key technical features also include:
SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular Support – Halo supports Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular and Multi-Dimensional formats. Providing the flexibility for developers and IT to have different options when it comes to which data model to use according to business needs.
Azure Data Warehouse – Connect to Azure Data Warehouse directly from Halo to extract data or add data to an Azure Data Warehouse environment.
Halo for Demand Forecasting – Halo’s predictive forecasting capabilities have been extended. Apply important business drivers such as sales promotions, commodity prices or weather patterns to sales figures to get a clear and accurate forecast.
Alerting – Be notified immediately of an important change within the data. Monitor items such as safety stock, customer service levels or machinery capacity.
Enhanced Executive Dashboards – Improved ways to create and visualize executive level dashboards giving insight into the entire organization with Key Performance Indicator displays, rapid data refresh and new visualization options.
Amanda Smith, Senior Product Manager at Halo, commented, “Another great release from Halo. The Halo 16.1 release extends Halos forecasting capabilities, offers additional data modeling options and data connections, improved user interface and design, and enhancements to Halo alerting that will enable operations managers to know immediately when there is an inventory shortage or production surplus so they can take action and gain control of their supply chain. Halo 16.1 will allow for better visibility into sales and operations of the supply chain”.
Halo is an analytics software and advisory services provider (halobi.com) which offers customers an innovative blend of technology to manage demand, inventory, and supplier relationships. Halo’s Advanced Information Hub is a first-of-its-kind solution to help companies leverage all their corporate data to generate new insight for competitive advantage.