ADA Platform

Say Hi to ADA

ADA is a cloud-based, science-driven analytics engine using numerous technological advances such as artificial intelligence (AI) to help companies of all sizes unlock working capital and generate billions in free cash flow. How? By optimizing their payment terms with their suppliers. It combines multiple advanced statistical methods and a state-of-the-art solution stack to discover and evaluate the opportunity to align your payment terms with your key competitors.

ADA Lovelace (1815 – 1852)

was an English mathematician known for her work on the earliest computer, the Analytical Engine. She published the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine.

Company size of client and its suppliers

Leverage of client and its suppliers

Length of trading relationship

Country and industry

Company growth and market share

Financial strength and credit risk scoring

Days Sale Outstanding (DSO), Days Payable Outstanding (DPO), and Cash Conversion Cycle (C2C)

Payment behavior and payment discounts

Business Logic

The science inside ADA

ADA is Calculum’s secure, cloud-based data analytics platform. It uses rules-based logic to collate, process, analyze, predict, and visualize large volumes of data from multiple internal and external sources. ADA layers different factors to predict and estimate payment terms between companies and their suppliers. It includes factors such as:

Values and Benefits

How does your organization benefit

Highly secured

Secure and encrypted

Calculum’s ADA Platform is SOC 2 Type 2 certified, providing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), and is periodically tested in terms of penetration. Our clients include multinational corporations and financial institutions that trust Calculum to treat their information in a reliable and confidential manner. This makes it crucial for Calculum to establish, maintain, and develop stringent information security.

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Process flow

Five steps in ADA’s AI-driven analysis

Data Import and Data Cleansing

You can easily import your spend data using APIs or via a secured, fully encrypted data feed from your Excel and CSV files. There is no need for any integration or IT involvement from your side. The process is fast and only requires a minimum of six data points.

Data Normalization

ADA’s AI engine normalizes your supplier data, allowing you to easily use the correct information on each company. The ADA Platform matches over 83% of all our clients' suppliers and over 92% of their spend volume.

Data Enrichment

Information aggregates from multiple trusted data sources and providers with the most accurate and up-to-date information on millions of businesses worldwide. This includes financial data, industry & commodity information, ESG & sustainability dat, and many more data points.

Data Categorization & Anonymization

ADA auto-categorizes your suppliers and your spend using AI to accurately classify them using market-standard taxonomies. The self-learning engine allows you to quickly correct any missed classifications for future analysis. All data is fully anonymized in the ADA Platform.

Data Analysis

ADA structures the data and selects the appropriate algorithms to analyze and interpret the data into actionable results. Data is presented to the user by applying our award -winning data visualization platform. ADA applies different scenarios and allows input from the user, creating a feedback loop.