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Volpara and Yellowfin Unveil Cloud Analytics Product for Breast Cancer Screening

Volpara and Yellowfin Unveil Cloud Analytics Product for Breast Cancer Screening

Australian and New Zealand combined innovation leading the world in cloud-based analytics for breast cancer screening and diagnosis.

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, June 02, 2016 — Melbourne-based global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has announced that its platform has been integrated into Volpara Solutions’ world-first cloud-based analytics product, VolparaEnterprise, due to launch in 2016.

VolparaEnterprise will deliver the best possible data-driven insights to a range of user types – from clinicians to business managers and scientists – to assist with early and more effective breast cancer screening and diagnosis.

For further information, download the Yellowfin – Volpara case study here:

View a filmed Q&A with Volpara’s Technical Sales Manager, Paul Clancy, here:

View a Sky News Business interview with Volpara Solutions CEO, Ralph Highnam Ph.D here:

Volpara Solutions’ parent company, Volpara Health Technologies, is a global healthcare software developer headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand. Volpara’s breast imaging products are used in over 30 countries.

“Yellowfin has allowed Volpara to take a proof-of-concept design and make it into a fully-fledged, completely rebranded cloud-ready product – all in the space of months, not years,” said Volpara Technical Sales Manager, Paul Clancy. “It has enabled us to deliver a world-first product to our global network of customers, including non-English speaking markets such as Japan.”

Volpara’s existing suite of quantitative breast imaging products provide accurate estimates of breast density – an important factor in determining a women’s suitability for mammography and her lifetime cancer risk. Volpara recognised its existing products were producing a significant volume of valuable and actionable clinical data, and that a cloud-based analytics platform would pave the way for clients to start visualising Big Data analytics to gain unprecedented insights.

“The VolparaEnterprise analytics solution, powered by Yellowfin’s BI platform and hosted in Microsoft’s Azure cloud, will offer users a complete overview of a breast imaging clinic – from the patients with whom they consult, to the quality of mammograms taken and how their machines and operators are performing,” said Yellowfin co-Founder and CEO, Glen Rabie.

According to Clancy, integrating Yellowfin into its VolparaEnterprise analytics product has empowered Volpara to deliver a world-first cloud-based service. Additionally, the scalability and flexibility of the cloud-based platform has enabled Volpara to expand its global reach and open up new opportunities within current markets.

“Yellowfin allows us to easily design the right reports, charts and dashboards for each kind of user,” said Clancy. “Business users can easily see high-level statistics, while scientists and deep-data lovers can quickly analyse detailed data, drilling all the way down to the level they desire.”

Volpara also cited easy configuration and simple integration with its SQL database, as well as the ability to translate both system information and content in Yellowfin, as technical reasons underpinning the partnership decision. Volpara Solutions’ parent company, Volpara Health Technologies (ASX: VHT), listed on the Australian Securities Exchange on 27 April this year.

About Yellowfin:
Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embedded BI, as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. Over 10,000 organizations, and more than 2 million end-users across 70 different countries, use Yellowfin every day. For more information, visit For regular news and updates, follow Yellowfin on Twitter (@YellowfinBI), LinkedIn (Yellowfin Business Intelligence), YouTube (Yellowfin Team) or email to subscribe to Yellowfin’s free e-newsletter.

For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:
Lachlan James, Yellowfin Global Communications Manager on +61 (0)3 8617 4954, +61 (0)431 835 658 or

Lachlan James
Level 46, 360 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne 3000, Victoria
+61 0 3 8617 4954

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