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Arria NLG introduces Microsoft Excel add-in bringing dynamic, on demand natural language summaries and report automation to spreadsheets

By Arria NLG Team | September 1, 2020

New integration turns Excel data into contextual narratives reducing the time it takes to identify and communicate key insights

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Arria NLG today introduced Arria for Excel, a Microsoft Office add-in that brings natural language generation (NLG) functionality to any user of Microsoft Excel.

Users worldwide rely on the robust functionality and intuitive design of Microsoft Excel to help them analyze and understand data. Arria’s add-in brings data understanding to the masses.

Arria for Excel adds natural-language summaries and report automation right within the worksheet, instantly turning volumes of data into insightful narratives. Users can tailor narratives to specific audiences, providing contextual commentary and explanatory analyses which are not only indistinguishable from those created by subject matter experts, but also created in seconds.

For enterprise professionals, Excel is entrenched as the most widely adopted business analytics tool and it is every analyst’s tried-and-true tool for decision and reporting support. Arria augments existing Excel workflows with:

Consistency and accuracy. A next-generation report writer that dynamically automates data-driven financial summaries. Best practices are captured and maintained. Last-minute changes are no longer nerve-racking.

Timeliness of reporting. Financial reports must be available in time to inform decision making. Therefore, financial reports can now be published as soon as possible after the end of the reporting period.

Team sharing. With volumes of data changing at a pace like never before, insightful information delivery across the enterprise provides clarity and confidence in times of uncertainty.

If you’re like most people, the first time you use it, you’ll wonder how you ever got along without it. It is simply a superb addition to the software, dramatically increasing productivity, efficiency and speed to decision-making. …


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