Prometheus Signs Business Intelligence Partnership Agreement with Yellowfin

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Leading provider of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to Australia’s health and education sectors, Prometheus Information, has signed an ISV partnership agreement with Australian based BI vendor, Yellowfin.

Yellowfin: Making Business Intelligence easy

With over 20 years experience in providing client-specific BI solutions, via a combination of practical experience and academic knowledge, Prometheus will contribute strongly to Yellowfin’s standing as a world-class BI product and industry thought leader

Under the agreement, Prometheus has embedded Yellowfin in its solution stack, to complement its existing OLAP and reporting technologies, and to enable it to develop and implement more comprehensive vertical specific BI solutions.

Co-founder and head of software development at Prometheus, Dr. Daryel Akerlind, said Prometheus decided to partner with Yellowfin after undertaking an extensive review of globally available reporting and dashboard technologies.

“Yellowfin consistently came through as the most visionary, technically capable, and easy-to-use reporting and dashboard solution in our chosen markets,” said Akerlind. “Yellowfin was the standout technology best able to meet the needs of our clients and complement our existing reporting solutions.”

Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie, said that the strategic alliance would help to bolster Yellowfin’s reputation as Australia’s leading BI vendor, and meet marketplace demand for industry focused BI solutions.

“With over 20 years experience in providing client-specific BI solutions, via a combination of practical experience and academic knowledge, Prometheus will contribute strongly to Yellowfin’s standing as a world-class BI product and industry thought leader.”

Speaking about the newly formed partnership, co-founder and head of statistical consultancy at Prometheus, Dr. George Preston, said that he was confident in the longevity of the Yellowfin – Prometheus partnership.

“Yellowfin and Prometheus are well suited to one another – both organizations are committed to technical and customer service excellence,” said Preston. “Being vertically focused and having deep knowledge of our clients' data and reporting requirements, we needed someone who would support our efforts to provide complete reporting and analysis solutions for our clients. Yellowfin have consistently met or exceeded our expectations.”

Prometheus recently implemented a BI solution for Queensland Country Health, a health fund in the HAMBS group, of which Yellowfin was the central component. In this instance, Yellowfin has enabled users to attain a deeper understanding of their business and improve business efficiencies via the automation of reports.

Looking to the future, Dr. Preston said: “The Yellowfin – Prometheus partnership is proving to be extremely successful. We’re delighted with the results to date, and importantly, so are our clients. Yellowfin is now well and truly embedded in the Prometheus solution stack, and we look forward to deepening and broadening the relationship.”


About Prometheus Information

Prometheus Information has over 20 years’ experience in providing client-specific BI solutions, primarily in the health and education sectors. Since its inception in 1992, Prometheus has been at the forefront of BI and was an early developer of OLAP software, offering in-house built OLAP products in the early 1990s. Prometheus has since complemented these tools with various visualization technologies for ad-hoc dashboarding and mapping. More recently Prometheus integrated the “industry award winning” Yellowfin software into its BI suite to provide interactive dashboards that are accessible from mobile platforms. To support its BI implementations, Prometheus provides data warehousing and ETL tools to offer end-to-end BI solutions.

Prometheus BI solutions enable clients to analyze and more easily understand their data for business reporting and informed decision-making. In addition, Prometheus offers expertise and ongoing customer support in business reporting, software development, statistical research and IT consultancy.

About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit
For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:

  •     Bill Beedie, Business Development Manager, Prometheus Information on 0411 759 457
  •     Lachlan James, Communications Manager, Yellowfin on +61 3 9090 0454 or lachlan.james(at)yellowfin(dot)bi

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