Distinctly Innovative: Meet the 2015 Awards of Distinction Winners
Every organization is faced with challenges, from finding ways to boost profitability and cut costs to streamlining performance and providing better services. To take their businesses to the next level, our customers acknowledge and embrace the power of data, analytics and intelligence, and accurate information.
They use our business intelligence (BI) and analytics, integration, and data integrity technology solutions to help them do great things and in 2015, these six stood out from hundreds of wonderful customers and partners for their amazing achievements with our software solutions.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the largest health plan in the state with approximately 3 million members, leveraged BI and analytics to deliver better quality service and improve customer health. The organization tapped Information Builders’ WebFOCUS platform to create a Provider Quality Portal that enables contracted healthcare providers to engage non-compliant plan members and close gaps in care.
Hertz, the largest worldwide airport general use car rental company, has used Information Builders’ WebFOCUS to innovate a new web-based tool for the automotive insurance replacement market. The tool provides real-time Hertz rental reporting and analytics to repair shops through a web portal. Hertz’s portal provides key parties involved in a vehicle claim – insurance companies, body shops, and Hertz – access to real-time BI and analytics to manage performance indicators and improve service to the customer.
Michigan State Police turned to Information Builders to develop a more consistent method for gathering and analyzing accident and crime data among its more than 1,000 law enforcement agents. Together, the organizations created a Law Enforcement Analytics (LEA) dashboard, allowing commanders to monitor their troopers, review crime rates, and determine where traffic accidents occur, among other functionalities. An Esri integration offers powerful mapping functionality, and WebFOCUS Active Technologies ensure users can easily analyze and manipulate the data even in the field.
Tata Steel, one of the world’s largest steel producers, uses Information Builders’ technology to improve visibility into its materials pipeline and link its global supply chain with real-time data. The company’s WebFOCUS and iWay integration technology support a system called RAPID, which gathers data about stocks, deliveries, invoices, production plans, and more. As a result of RAPID’s implementation, Tata has reduced costs and accelerated the integration of its European operation while simultaneously enhancing information sharing throughout the organization.
Vree Health develops and markets population health management solutions that bring together technology and personal care, giving patients, family caregivers, and providers the help they need. The company’s technology platform, EngageAdvantage, integrates with workflows and centralizes the patient’s health information, enabling healthcare providers to create personalized care plans. In order to create a copy of the electronic health records and ensure the accuracy of patient data, Vree Health turned to Information Builders’ iWay Integration and Master Data Suites. The latter creates a patient index that correctly identifies each patient across all providers, while the iWay Integration Suite interfaces EngageAdvantage with the information systems of numerous healthcare providers.
Sila Solutions Group is a technology consulting firm that combines familiarity with Information Builders technology with deep domain expertise supported by technical, engineering, and analytic excellence. These diverse capabilities help companies improve enterprise performance, enhance customer experiences, and achieve innovative solutions to complex business problems. As an Information Builders partner, Sila SG works closely with customers to ensure they realize the full potential of their clients’ solutions and platforms.
EMC, working with Information Builders, has captured, cleansed, mastered, integrated, and analyzed essential business data for organizations around the world. EMC provides a consolidated, scalable, and cost-effective infrastructure so Information Builders’ customers can manage and analyze exploding data volumes while increasing performance and information protection. Organizations such as Fidelis and St. Luke’s have benefited from the Information Builders/EMC partnership.