FRONTEO analyzes risks outside its supply chain with new features in economic security solutions

2022.07.12 Press release

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FRONTEO analyzes risks outside its supply chain with new features in economic security solutions

Integrate open data and company-owned data into Seizu Analysis

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
2-12-23 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
(Code number: 2158 TSE Growth)

 FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereafter FRONTEO) is pleased to announce the economic security solution "Seizu Analysis (reading)" equipped with the proprietary AI "Looca Cross". : Says Analysis) ”has been expanded.


 Seizu Analysis's supply chain analysis function analyzes a huge supply chain based on the information obtained from open sources, and "a specific entity (such as a company judged to be unfavorable for transactions) in the company's supply chain" It is possible to analyze "whether it is lurking", "whether the supply chain is dependent on a specific country / region or business partner", and "where is the choke point globally".Generally, when a company tries to check the health of its supply chain on its own, it can only follow secondary and tertiary suppliers.However, with Seizu Analysis, if you have data in either open data or company-owned data, you can grasp the entire supply chain including upstream and downstream, for example, to the XNUMXth-order business partners.


The following new functions have been added in this enhancement.

・ Registration function
You can connect the data held by each company using supply chain management (SCM) tools and the network path derived from the analysis results of open data such as securities reports on Seizu Analysis.This allows you to understand global risks, including those outside the supply chain, that cannot be found by using your own SCM alone.


・ Delete function
Hide paths that are less relevant to the theme you want to analyze.This allows you to exclude high-impact but irrelevant supply chains and improve the accuracy of your analysis.


・ Alternative display function
We will present similar companies that can be alternatives to your current trading partners.This can be useful for developing new business partners, utilizing it for selecting companies when acquiring companies, and considering alternative supply networks and BCP measures in case of emergencies such as disasters and sanctions.


Overview of Seizu Analysis


 These functions are "It is not possible to predict how much impact it will have in the event of a global unforeseen situation, etc., only by analyzing our own SCM data", "If there is a connection with this company, which one? We have developed a new product in response to customer feedback, "I want to understand if there are such risks and opportunities."With this enhancement, companies and transactions in customer SCM data can be added, and by connecting in-house data and open data, the supply chain network can be refined and contribute to supply chain risk management.


 FRONTEO will continue to find information that companies want to know in a short period of time through Seizu Analysis, an economic security solution equipped with Looca Cross, and support important decision-making in economic security strategies.


■ About Looca Cross URL:
 Looca Cross is an AI that helps you formulate strategies for economic security by finding meaningful connections in a vast network.By connecting the information of shareholders and business partners of companies around the world, a huge and complicated supply chain network and holding network emerge.It is almost impossible for humans to analyze how goods and services flow and how authority is transmitted in these networks.FRONTEO has developed a new AI engine "Looca Cross" to capture the flow of goods in a network and the propagation of force in a network that cannot be analyzed by human power. With Looca Cross, you can find potential risky channels, chokepoint companies, and remote control of companies from a great distance from a huge number of apparent trading channels. Will be able to be found.


■ About Seizu Analysis
 Seizu Analysis can analyze a huge supply chain based on the information obtained from open source, and extract the connection between specific entities (such as companies that are judged to be unfavorable for transactions) from it. ..In addition, a "shareholder control network analysis solution" for analyzing the influence between shareholders on a complicated network from the shareholding ratio and grasping the propagation of control, the organization to which the researcher belongs in research and development related to sensitive technology We are developing three solutions, "state-of-the-art technology / researcher network analysis solution" that can analyze personal connections focusing on such things and grasp risks based on them.


 FRONTEO uses the in-house developed AI engines "KIBIT", "Concept Encoder (trademark: conceptencoder, reading: concept encoder)", and "Looca Cross", which are specialized in natural language processing. It is a data analysis company that supports the business of companies by extracting meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support corporate international litigation. Has been deployed.Based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in this business, we will expand the business field to the life science field, business intelligence field, and economic security from 8, and by using AI to "turn text data into knowledge", We contribute to solving various corporate issues such as drug discovery support, dementia diagnosis support, financial, personnel, and sales support. Listed on TSE Mothers (currently TSE Growth) on June 2014, 2007. Obtained a first-class medical device manufacturing and sales business license in January 6 (permit number: 26B2021X1), and notified the managed medical device sales business in September of the same year (notification number: 13 Minato Misei Equipment No. 1).The capital is 10350 thousand yen (as of March 9, 3).


* FRONTEO, KIBIT, conceptencoder, and Looca Cross are registered trademarks of FRONTEO in Japan.


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