7/17/2018

CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics Launches New Industry Data Platform Integrated with Microsoft’s Common Data Model

Industry-Leading Data Platform Designed to Power Analytics Models for Credit Unions Debuts at Microsoft Inspire 2018

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics (Opens in new window) announced today it has launched its new data platform for the credit union industry, which leverages Microsoft (Opens in new window)’s technology. This collaboration between Microsoft and AdvantEdge Analytics, announced in March, debuts one of the first industry-specific Common Data Model extensions designed for credit unions. The announcement is in conjunction with Microsoft Inspire 2018 (Opens in new window).

The AdvantEdge Analytics™ Data Platform helps credit unions digitally transform by expanding their ability to connect and scale to any data system or third-party technology, ultimately improving the member experience. AdvantEdge Analytics’ customers, Idaho Central Credit Union, Michigan Educational Credit Union and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) are currently in private preview with the new platform and will begin full implementation shortly.

“The collaboration between Microsoft’s technology leadership and our extensive experience working with credit unions creates the industry standard that delivers the full value of data analytics to our industry,” said Tim Peterson, president, AdvantEdge Analytics. “The new AdvantEdge Analytics Data Platform significantly advances our industry’s data capabilities to truly help credit unions digitally transform and improve the member experience.”

The newly launched data platform delivers deeper insights into a credit union’s business data through one standardized way of organizing their data assets. The AdvantEdge Analytics Data Platform seamlessly integrates into the Microsoft digital toolset, which will allow insights to be gleaned out of Microsoft Power BI and other tools like Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Power Apps and Microsoft Flow in the future.

“AdvantEdge Analytics’ financial services expertise, combined with Microsoft’s expertise in business applications and analytics, will benefit credit unions through the industry-focused application on top of Microsoft’s Common Data Model,” said Charles Lamanna, general manager, Application Platform, Microsoft Corp. "As data continues to transform entire industries, we are pleased to see AdvantEdge Analytics use this standard to help our customers transform big data into real insights."

AdvantEdge Analytics will co-present with BCU (Opens in new window) at Microsoft Inspire 2018 (Opens in new window) and introduce the new platform to an audience of leading business and technology decision makers.

AdvantEdge Analytics provides an industry-leading integrated suite of software tools and insight activation services. The company is focused on building scale, better member intelligence and accelerated analytics adoption to help credit unions strengthen market share and build long term growth.

For more information, please visit: www.advantedgeanalytics.com/DataPlatform (Opens in new window).

About CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics, LLC:

CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics, LLC (AdvantEdge Analytics) is a technology, data and analytics company that provides end-to-end solutions including data management, visualizations, predictive analytics, insight activation and consulting services to credit unions. Built on more than 80 years of commitment and experience working with credit unions and their members, AdvantEdge Analytics helps credit unions effectively harness the power of data in new and insightful ways. Information about AdvantEdge Analytics can be found at www.advantedgeanalytics.com (Opens in new window). 

About CUNA Mutual Group:

CUNA Mutual Group is a financially strong insurance and investment company. For generations, we’ve partnered with credit union leaders to protect and grow their businesses, and help people plan, protect and invest for their future. CUNA Mutual Group offers commercial and personal insurance products; lending and payment security solutions; and retirement, investment and marketing services. Additional information about the company can be found at www.cunamutual.com.

CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Life, accident, health and annuity insurance products are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company. Corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wis.
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