SAS and Catapult BI announce strategic partnership to provide analytics expertise across Australia

SAS and Catapult BI today announced their partnership to help clients strategise and transform data into intelligence, using smart tools and global resources to understand the implications of every choice, as well as improving operations and cutting expenses.

The collaboration between SAS and Catapult BI combines market leading analytics with the industry’s most comprehensive, highly qualified technical data professionals. It will enable companies and organisations in a range of industries - in particular, government, healthcare and financial services - to quickly optimise their data through rapid design, implementation and ongoing managed services.

Since launching in 2004, Catapult BI’s analytics consultancy has grown from 12 people to 55 people. Partnering with SAS, the leader in analytics, will further enhance the data governance, managed services and support offered to businesses as they transform into a data-driven organisation.

“Data can help to make the right decision, to give your business a great competitive advantage. With the right data strategy and solution, we help businesses to connect data silos, and transform into a data-driven organisation or enterprise,” said Dr Jon Gray, CEO, Catapult BI.

Responding, Dermot McCutcheon, Director of Alliances and Channel for SAS Australia and New Zealand said: “We are very proud to be partnering with Catapult BI. We have long had significant customers in common across both the public and private sectors and are well aware of their excellent reputation and leadership in data management and analytics.”

About Catapult BI

Established in 2004, Catapult BI, a subsidiary of Dialog Information Technology, is one of Australia’s leading consulting firms specialising in business analytics, business insight solutions and corporate performance management solutions.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative software and services, SAS empowers and inspires customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. SAS gives you THE POWER TO KNOW®.

Editorial contacts:

  • SAS Australia and New Zealand

    Amar Vohra
    Director, Corporate Communications
    Tel: +61 2 9428 0592