Ada is a cloud-based Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) analytics engine using numerous technological advances such as machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to help companies of all sizes optimize their payment terms. It combines multiple advanced statistical methods and a state-of-the-art solution stack to discover and evaluate the opportunity to improve payment terms with your trading partners.
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 trading parties
Leverage of client and its trading parties
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
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 corporates and their suppliers and customers. It includes factors such as:
Values and Benefits
Make use of millions of data points and get detailed insight into your supply chain.
The Ada Platform allows you to rapidly produce clear insights into your supply chain. It creates a unified view of all your trading parties from millions of different data points.
Ada delivers decision support capabilities that accelerate and augment your decision-making process in real-time by combining business rules with analytical models delivering objective, repeatable actions. The platform allows your team to build models interactively, identify the scenarios that produce the best outcomes, and understand which decisions, actions, and responses achieve the best results.
Leverage AI-based algorithms allowing your team to make better decisions.
The models used by the Ada Platform have been tested based on a vast amount of data over extensive periods of time. The models and algorithms are proven and tested with over millions of data points across all types of companies, key industries, commodities, and countries.
Ingests any type of data about your trading parties from both internal systems and external sources.
Good data is essential for building effective models that get reliable results from AI. Our data management capabilities let you access and integrate data from virtually any source. The Ada Platform incorporates company data across multiple industries, commodities, and countries utilizing advanced machine learning to group parent-/child supplier relationships, peer-groups, and accurately categorizes spend and sales data.
The Ada Platform integrates with real-time enrichment sources and trusted data providers converting data into different currencies, languages, and risk models.
Say good-bye to bad or inaccurate data. Ada corrects and normalizes your data such as names, addresses, and categories so that you always have updated information in your system.
Calculum cuts through quality issues in your spend and sales data by classifying transactional data with self-learning and correcting artificial intelligence. The Ada Platform not only addresses your large, strategic suppliers and customers but also identifies opportunities focusing on your small, long-tail trading parties.
We enrich your supplier and customer data using standard taxonomy, providing you ready-to-use information to group and match your data to any commodity, industry, peer-group, currency, risk profile, and many more.
The Ada Platform is using an intuitive, user-friendly design and AI-driven recommendation engine.
Analytical visualization is key to data relationships, uncovering insights, and understanding the outcomes from AI solutions. The visualization tools from Calculum transform the way you consume and act on insights.
With the Ada Platform, you can drill into data, charts, and tables. It reveals relationships and insights that allow you to identify supply risks, as well as cash flow and cost-saving opportunities. You can interact with your data quickly and intuitively using dynamic charts and graphs to understand key relationships.
The Calculum team is based across the world and works closely with clients to help them achieve their payment terms goals.
We are working as part of your team to address your individual financial targets. We identify and realise cash and cost benefits across your end-to-end value chain, while optimising operational processes that underpin your working capital cycle. Our team can help you create a cash culture and upskill your organisation through our working capital and supply chain academy.
All Calculum consultants have significant experience across various industries. We help our customers with the roll-out and management of their payment terms optimization program and supply chain finance solutions. We can help you:
Managing the whole payment terms optimization process
Setting up a project plan and executing it
Supporting you on the supplier and customer outreach as well as negotiations for a better adoption.
Calculum provides its financial service data solutions to companies of all sizes. Our clients also include multinationals and financial institutions that put trust in 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.
You can easily import your spend data using APIs or via a secured data feed for your Excel and CSV files. The Ada Platform automatically cleanses your data, removing duplicate entries and flagging them by confidence level.
Information is aggregated from multiple leading sources and data providers with the most accurate and up-to-date information on millions of businesses worldwide. We work with data providers to review and integrate data before making it available to our customers so you can seamlessly link our data feeds to your models and proprietary datasets
Ada’s AI engine normalizes your supplier and customer data allowing you to easily use the correct information of your trading parties. All data is anonymized in the Ada Platform.
Ada auto-categorizes your suppliers and customers 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.
Ada structures the data and selects the appropriate algorithms to analyze and interpret the data into actionable results. Data is presented to the user applying state-of-the-art data visualization. Ada applies different scenarios and allows input from the user creating a feedback loop.