At Polymathic Systems, we help business people harness their data and transform it into timely, effective information to support their business decisions. Using Microsoft Excel, we enhance its capabilities by integrating it with a powerful Excel-based OLAP technology that dramatically changes the way data is used in planning, analysis and reporting.
Using a consultative approach, we provide business users with the right tools and knowledge to shift their ideas and processes in decision support. The end result is much improved planning, analysis and reporting, with the ability to evaluate multiple scenarios leading to superior insights for decision making.
Robin McKinney is a business consultant in Calgary, Alberta specializing in Excel-based business data analysis and reporting. During the past 35 years his consulting and business skills have developed through a variety of roles including sales, marketing, hardware/software development, infrastructure implementation and project implementation. During his career Robin has worked for Hewlett-Packard and co-founded and built a Western Canadian technology reseller. He has designed and deployed offshore navigation systems for the Oil and Gas industry as well as the Canadian and US Coast Guards. He’s also had the opportunity to lead software development and support teams and has held various executive positions.
In the fall of 2006 Robin traveled to Freiburg Germany where he experienced the second of his two career “ah-ha” moments when he saw Jedox Suite during a training course at Jedox AG. This experience proved to be pivotal and provided him purpose and focus for his company Polymathic Systems. In early 2007 he agreed to become a full partner in Grid Dynamics Inc. of Calgary Alberta. Through Polymathic Systems, Robin helped develop Grid’s business and in particular it’s consulting services and solutions where he participated in all of its clients’ implementations. In the summer of 2010, Robin parted company with Grid Dynamics and reestablished Polymathic Systems directly as a Jedox Reseller Partner.
Robin graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with an (Honours) diploma in Electrical and Electronics (Digital Electronics /Control Option).