Lyza desktop software can help analysts synthesize, explore, and visualize data—and publish reports—all without the reliance on lengthy IT development cycles. With a visual drag-and-drop interface, spreadsheet-like formulas, and interactive charting and statistics, Lyza is designed to keep users in touch with the data as they observe relationships, refine their assumptions, and solve problems iteratively. The software has been architected to take advantage of the available parallelism within multicore desktop computers, and Lyzasoft’s step-by-step analytic approach lends itself to a multithreaded execution strategy. Lyza Commons provides an environment for sharing and monitoring data for Lyza desktop analytics. It is designed to provide derivational insight for analysts, while also providing transparency and manageability of information flows for business and IT.