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Ombud Secures Strategic Investment from In-Q-Tel to Accelerate its Decision Management Platform

May 16, 2017

Partnership will empower the U.S. Intelligence Community in responding to mission requirements and quickly pulling together and delivering information

May 16, 2017

Ombud today announced a strategic partnership agreement with In-Q-Tel, Inc. (IQT) to further accelerate Ombud’s decision-making platform. IQT is the non-profit strategic investor that identifies and accelerates the development and delivery of cutting-edge technologies to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The partnership will introduce Ombud to the U.S. Intelligence Community and empower expert decisions in information gathering.

Ombud’s decision management platform is a cloud-based system that combines knowledge collaboration, enterprise content management, and deep learning to empower organizational execution. With Ombud’s intelligent knowledge workflow, people can easily collaborate and transfer knowledge to make better decisions with the most complete information available.

“Deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are reshaping how businesses are run. Ombud is unique in applying these powerful technologies to decision management and knowledge collaboration.  We’re excited to work with Ombud to enable IQT’s government partners to be more efficient and responsive in their workflows,” said Eugene Chiu, Investments Partner at IQT.

The Ombud platform leverages deep learning, a form of machine learning, to provide easy access to subject matter expertise and to empirical results generated in prior deliverables. In addition, the system’s natural language processing capability delivers superior contextualized search results.

“In today’s information rich landscape, it has become a growing challenge for organizations to make the best decision while maintaining accountability with an end-to-end understanding of all pertinent data,” said Thad Eby, CEO of Ombud.  “IQT’s investment validates Ombud’s vision and innovation within the decision management space that we hope will provide the intelligence community with a differentiated solution that accelerates and optimizes information rich workflows.”

About Ombud                                                            

Ombud’s decision management platform empowers collaboration for organizational planning.  With Ombud’s intelligent knowledge workflow, individuals easily collaborate and transfer subject matter expertise to make better decisions with the most complete information available. Industry innovators such as Nutanix, Kronos, Zendesk, SendGrid, Aria Systems, Intacct, Ping Identity, HubSpot, Acquia, Anaplan, and Cloudera use Ombud to create a competitive advantage, increase thought leadership, and grow their businesses.

Ombud was established in 2011 with the express intent of helping organizations make better decisions by leveraging master data management, business intelligence, and smart data discovery. Ombud is headquartered in Denver, Colo.  Learn more at