Anconsists of a categorically defined, 3-D planar surface intersecting a continuous numerical axis. Cells formed by the intersection of this matrix contain the individual data element icons comprising the user-specified categories. Users can represent levels of hierarchical abstraction by defining subcategories of the . For example, Countries can be placed into Regions, Products into Categories, or Companies organized by Market Sector further subcategorized by Industry Groups. Any combination of these categories can then be paired together to produce a corresponding . Users can configure an unlimited number of different against each another within an .
Individual data elements are represented as geometric objects, whose shape, color, behavior and relative position along the numeric axis reflect user-defined decision support criteria. The visual grammar of anis comprised of the following attributes:
Thedirect financial data feeds such as Bloomberg and Reuters as well as SQL and NOSQL databases through JSON.
The software is based on industry standard databases and database connectivity drivers for maximum compatibility with both in-house legacy systems as well as newer corporate enterprise-wide systems like SAP BIW and SAP HANA.
Together, the suite enables powerful decision support visualization applications designed specifically to address the complex analyses required to mine the largest databases and affords the decision maker the needed to observe, orient, decide and act more efficiently, and with greater knowledge, than the competition.