GrayMatter Unveils MarketPlace BI, Rescues BI Teams with Wide Range of Plug-ins

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

FREMONT, CA: Big Data and Data Science specialist GrayMatter Software Service Pvt. Ltd has announced the launch of MarketPlace BI, an online portal for BI plug-ins, best practices and solution accelerators.

Marketplace BI is a platform to sell any plugin’s, add-on’s, Code Snippets, Documents, Data models, ETL connectors, Statistical models as an extension to popular BI platforms like Pentaho, SAP BO, Cognos, MicroStrategy and Informatica. It comes to the rescue of BI developers, vendors, customers and project teams with its range of plug-ins and documents developed based on proven BI best practices.

 “Marketplace BI brings contributors and customers together akin to Amazon e-commerce model. By accessing ready-to-use BI accelerators for entire life-cycle of information management delivery, customers will expedite time to market and reduce TCO of BI projects. For contributors, monetisation of their plugins will foster further innovation,”says Amit Agarwal, Executive Vice President at GrayMatter added

Global community of BI developers, architects and BI organizations will contribute plug-ins such as tool specific accelerators, industry and function specific data models, best practice documentation, estimation models, data extraction adaptors and more. The portal provides a collaborative platform to users and developers to post comments and feedback to help developer community enhance the existing plugins as well as develop ones which are needed most.

 “Marketplace BI vision is  to create a platform for sharing best practices, quick workarounds and  affordable  plug-ins exclusively  in the  BI and analytics  space, thereby contributing  to the  success of BI projects  around the world. The ‘Big Picture’ as we see it would be massive global collaboration, driving innovative workarounds bringing project costs down and helping the developer community thrive,” says Vikas Gupta , CTO of GrayMatter.