4Sight Business Intelligence, a provider of off-the-shelf property & casualty specific business intelligence products, announced that it has officially released Version 5 of the 4Sight BI Property & Casualty Solution.

Delivering the future of analytics for the Property & Casualty industry, 4Sight Business Intelligence, Inc. has a completely redesigned data integration and analytics platform. 4SightBI provides a full spectrum of analytics for today’s data-driven insurance carriers, MGAs and Agencies regardless of data type and volume, IT architecture or analysis required.

The new, modern interface simplifies the user experience for all those working to turn data into competitive advantage. 4Sight BI includes more than 250 new features and improvements. Highlights include:

Simplified analytics and user experience

New User Console and streamlined user interface – The 4SightBI User Console is completely redesigned to significantly improve the user experience, so users can easily browse files, create new content, quickly access recent documents, mark ‘favorites,’ and more.

Re-designed experience for administrators – A new administrator perspective is now integrated into the 4SightBI User Console for a single seamless experience. Administrators can easily configure and manage security levels, licensing and servers, resulting in improved efficiency and time to implementation.

Uniquely inspired custom dashboards – Executives and managers can view top-line metrics through 4SightBI’s new custom-designed, insight-driven dashboards, delivered directly to desktops or mobile devices.
Blended data of all types for more accurate insights

More complete analysis – Data becomes more valuable when blended with operational and other data sources to provide a more complete picture of the business. 4SightBI utilizes the first platform to enable analysts to easily blend all data types and immediately report, visualize and explore for greater insights.

Continued agnostic approach to databases and browsers – support of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and others, including mobile, as well as MS SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and most other ANSI SQL compliant databases.

Enterprise-ready big data integration

Broadest and deepest big data integration – Up-to-date integrations and certifications for popular big data stores ensure businesses keep pace with ongoing changes in the big data ecosystem and are prepared for the future. New integrations include Amazon Redshift, Cloudera Impala, Splunk; certifications include MongoDB, Cassandra, DataStax, Cloudera, Intel, Hortonworks and MapR.

New features help IT manage huge data volumes efficiently – New capabilities like job restart, roll back and load balancing are all included in 4SIghtBI. Simplified Embedded Analytics

New REST services for third-party application developers – 4SightBI for P&C includes new REST services for simplified embedding of analytics and reporting into web-deployed applications delivered ‘as-a-service’.

Some additional features, functions and enhancements.

Added latitude and longitude capabilities to enhance mapping.
Improved performance through use of new aggregate tables
Added additional measures for analysis
Added support for multiple currencies
Enhanced time filtering in ad-hoc analysis
Scheduling now has ability to create blackout periods
Improved configuration of LDAP and ADS integration
Enhancements for custom policy and claim transaction types
ETL flexibility and configurability extended
Automated validation process improved and notifications enhanced
Additional mobile platform support
Improved Help Documentation and tutorials
"Our emphasis continues to be on providing a product with an easy, fixed price, installation and the ability to expand as needed which satisfies carriers and MGAs of all sizes, writing all lines of property & casualty insurance," explained Robert Clark, Vice President of Development at 4Sight, "Our clients are able to integrate 4Sight into their environment in a relatively short time with big returns for their users as well as having the ability to extend these business intelligence capabilities to their agents and others."

4Sight for Property & Casualty is a complete, affordable, solution with close to 100 preconfigured reports, dashboards and hundreds of analytics. With "what-if" capabilities and ease-of-use, whether in Underwriting, Claims, Billing, management, reinsurance or other areas, you can find your answers.

The standardized processes allow carriers to typically have users viewing reports in less than 45 days! Made for carriers of all sizes including Mutual Aid Exchange, Anchor General, Artisan Contractors Insurance, Chautauqua Patrons Insurance, Preferred Auto, American Leader, American Physicians, Texas Farm Bureau and the NC Farm Bureau, among many others. We support multiple platforms (windows, UNIX, Linux, S/Z, iSeries, others) and your choice of database (SQL, Oracle, DB2, Image, others).