SAS & IDeaS earn highest ranking in new business study


IDeaS Revenue Performance Insights (RPI) and SAS Visual Analytics have been listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s Business Intelligence for Gaming, Hospitality and Leisure Vendor Landscape.

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognise outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace.

Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

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Evaluated among eight noted competitors against both product and vendor criteria, IDeaS and SAS were recognised for excellent product value, a strong market positioning and solid industry vision.

The report also highlights IDeaS and parent company SAS for powerful predictive analytics that enable users to more effectively run a hotel with BI tools.

“Visual and predictive analytics are the future of the hotel industry. They empower users to grasp opportunities and drive profitability – faster and more accurately,” said Sanjay Nagalia, chief operating officer for IDeaS. “Working hand-in-glove with SAS technologies, we look forward to creating even more revenue opportunities for our growing base of users.”

Weighing product criteria like features, usability and architecture – along with vendor criteria like strategy and viability – IDeaS RPI with SAS Visual Analytics was ranked among the top three vendors.

The Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape report notes the strong integration of IDeaS and SAS with online travel agents enabling hotels to consolidate data and create a holistic view of their businesses.

“To fuel the next level of growth,” the report stated, “operators need to analyse integrated information at the enterprise level and be able to visualise information to quickly find trends and opportunities to take actions.”

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