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How does Nalytics work?
Nalytics takes all the unstructured text from your documents and files then de-constructs the data into its constituent parts. While processing, we capture all the connections and relationships from the data – be it the inherent structure of written text, existing metadata, or database structure. The result gives access to the ‘digital DNA’ of the target data, allowing you to perform a wealth of possible analytical and discovery operations – this includes user selectable search precision to match for words within sentences, paragraphs, sections, or whole documents. For more information, please visit the Nalytics Platform page.
Is Nalytics difficult to use?
Nalytics doesn’t require changes to your existing systems, and you don’t need any significant level of IT expertise or knowledge. Users can be up and running exploring data within minutes, delivering powerful analytical and discovery capabilities directly to the heart of the business. Using the intuitive point and click interface, results are returned quickly and presented by default within surrounding context so users can immediately determine relevance.
How accessible is Nalytics?
Nalytics has been designed for and delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS). The service can be securely accessed directly from your device and browser of choice. Nalytics can also be accessed from our Office 365 Apps. It is quick and easy to search with precision, allowing you to uncover huge volumes of data and documents.
How can I be sure our data is secure?
With advances in technology can come increased concerns around where data is stored and how it’s protected. The security of your data and the services we provide to you is our number one priority. We go to great lengths to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data. In the UK, to help organisations assess the security of Cloud services they may wish to consume, the Government created “The Cloud Security Principles“. These are 14 essential security principles to consider when evaluating cloud services. Nalanda Technology Limited assess all our Nalytics Cloud Services against “The Cloud Security Principles” to ensure they meet security and compliance requirements.
How much training is needed when onboarding a new system?
This is dependent on the particular system(s) involved but generally user training takes a half day and administrative training a further half day. All Nalytics products are designed to be as easy as possible to use so onboarding is not onerous.
Can Nalytics cope with scanned documents and images?
An optional OCR facility is available in all Nalytics products. When activated, any scanned documents and images within the chosen set of data is OCRed so that textual content becomes usable.
Can Nalytics identify specific types of data?
Using our enhancer technology, Nalytics is able to identify a whole variety of data categories, such as names, dates, email addresses, bank account numbers and so on. The enhancers are user-configurable so can be used to find any patterns of interest, e.g. client numbers and project codes, as well as other data types of interest, such as staff names and industry-specific terminology.
How often are new versions of Nalytics released?
Nalytics has a regular release cycle with new versions released at least quarterly.
Does Nalytics work with languages other than English?
Yes, Nalytics handles all languages that use Latin, Cyrillic or Arabic script.
Can Nalytics be installed on premise?
Nalytics is a SaaS solution and as such can be hosted in a public or private cloud.
What makes Nalytics’ search different to other search engines?
The scope of searches in Nalytics can be adjusted to suit your specific needs. A smaller set of highly relevant results can be achieved using ‘sentence scope’ to return only those documents where the search terms co-occur within a sentence. Extend the scope to ‘paragraph’ and documents are returned where the search terms co-occur within a paragraph. Choose ‘data source’ scope for potentially the largest set of results, where a document just has to contain the search terms anywhere within it. Users can quickly focus in on the results of most interest to them because they are shown in context, i.e. the search terms are automatically shown within the sentences in which they occur. This can be expanded at the click of a button to see even more of the surrounding text.