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SAS® BookRunner® Analytics Workbench

Run analytics and build models of credit and market risk in a centralized environment

SAS®BookRunner Analytics Workbench provides analysts with a graphical tool to run analytics and build credit and market risk models in a centralized environment. This module allows you to quickly access data in any format (spreadsheets, relational databases and proprietary data-stores). You can also analyze and cleanse your data, perform analytics and create business models.

But the SAS BookRunner Analytics Workbench does not just build models, it builds solutions, including credit risk and cross-commodity spread analytics, generation-asset modeling and trading limit and hedge-compliance management. It is also a powerful drill-down tool that creates mobility for risk executives with dashboards that publish to any desktop or smart device.

Benefits

  • Provides an easy-to-use graphical tool for analysts.
  • Gain the flexibility of spreadsheets without the risks of maintenance, complexity and errors.

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Features

  • Build custom reporting and analysis tools
  • OLAP cube creation and reporting
  • Drill-down tool with dashboards
  • Customizable risk portal

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Benefits

  • Provides an easy-to-use graphical tool for analysts. SAS BookRunner Analytics Workbench provides an easy-to-use environment for running analytlytics and building models of credit and market risk, all in a centralized environment. Users can quickly access data in any format (spreadsheets, relational databases and proprietary data stores), analyze, clean and perform analyses and create business models by leveraging a vast range of SAS statistical functions.
  • Gain the flexibility of spreadsheets without the risks of maintenance, complexity and errors. Overuse of spreadsheet software as a quick fix for reporting and analysis can lead to financial losses due to manual copy and paste errors, and takes its toll as employee time is focused on maintaining multiple spreadsheets. SAS BookRunner Analytics Workbench ends organizational reliance on spreadsheets for risk reporting by providing a single, powerful analytics system.

Features

Build custom reporting and analysis tools
  • Build credit and risk models in a centralized and controlled environment.
  • Cross-commodity spread analytics.
  • Storage valuations.
  • Refinery yields.
  • Transportation optimization.
  • Generation-asset modeling.
  • Trading limits.
  • Hedge-compliance management.
OLAP cube creation and reporting
  • A zero-footprint, browser-based interactive interface for exploring and analyzing OLAP cubes.
  • Change drill-down hierarchies.
  • Drill through non-additive data such as VaR in an OLAP format.
  • Slice and dice multidimensional data using a special slicer dimension and by applying filters on any level of a hierarchy.
  • Drill up or down through hierarchies or expand and collapse entire levels.
  • Explore data following ragged or unbalanced hierarchies that model true business hierarchies.
  • Obtain detailed information for every cell (drill through) with the option of exporting it to Excel.
  • Use conditional highlighting to visually highlight information inside tables and graphs.
  • Easily save and publish results as SAS reports, Microsoft Excel spreadsheets or Adobe PDF documents. Share views with other advanced data exploration users.
Drill-down tool with dashboards
  • Publishable to any desktop or handheld device
Customizable risk portal
  • Portal provides a zero-footprint, browser-based customizable interface.
  • Point-and-click wizards enable users to create, delete and reorder pages, add and remove content, and modify page layout to organize content in their personal workspace.
  • Comprehensive search facility for locating content and applications by titles, keywords and descriptions.
  • Go from data-to-dashboard capabilities in seconds with point-and-click administration.
  • Customizable graphical or tabular dashboards enable users to easily understand key indicators.
  • Access various content types, including reports, advanced data explorations and other structured and unstructured content based on IT security restrictions.
  • Single sign-on capabilities integrate the risk portal with SAS BookRunner and other third-party products.

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