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BI Reporting: Does the Tool Really Matter?


Last month I listened to several discussions about the importance of choosing the right reporting tool when installing a business intelligence (BI) solution. Here are some questions that were raised: Is the reporting tool really relevant when deploying a complete BI solution? Which type of reporting tool should I choose when deploying a BI system? Choosing the right reporting tool may not be as

reporting and analytical tool  work with a standard reporting tool and generate all the necessary reporting with reliable information. Personally, I don’t agree with this idea. Many times I have experienced the pain—and sometimes even the failure—in a project due to the fact that during its planning, the reporting tool was not considered as important as the rest of the other BI system components. Information compiled from our database shows that most vendors have a strong set of reporting capabilities (above the average Read More

Business Intelligence for the Small to Medium Sized Business (SMB)


The analytical capability once reserved for large enterprises has now permeated the world of small to medium businesses (SMBs), providing visibility into what really matters for these companies. Not surprisingly, there has been a marked uptake in use of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the SMB market over the past year. Follow the road map for SMBs looking to achieve best-in-class performance through BI deployment.

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Reporting Tools


Analysis and reporting services are an important part of the enterprise resource planning process. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been designed to give users options for optimal analysis and reporting, and to leave room for partners to provide customized solutions. With the correct reporting tools and Microsoft Dynamics NAV, practical analysis and reporting is available and adaptable to individual users’ needs.

reporting and analytical tool  with another option for reporting and analyzing data maintained by Microsoft Dynamics NAV. These functions allow you to analyze data and review information in a practical fashion. An add-in, SQL Analysis Services for Excel 2002/2003, is available at this time. It gives the ability to create free-hand Excel reports on OLAP data sources and allows for more flexible reporting than pivot tables. Reporting Services SQL Server Reporting Services is a comprehensive, server-based solution that enables the Read More

SAP BusinessObjects Edge for Business Performance Management Certification Report


SAP BusinessObjects Edge is now TEC Certified for online comparison of business performance management (BPM) solutions in TEC's Evaluation Centers. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

reporting and analytical tool  the BI/BPM space. Delivering reporting and dashboarding capabilities, information management, and business performance solutions, SAP BusinessObjects enables large, medium, and small organizations to define and monitor their business strategies and measure their execution. Now, with the release of SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI, SAP can deliver this same set of features for small and midsize organizations to meet their needs for BI and business performance tools. SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI can help these Read More

CRM Analytics Brings More Profitability


Targeting your best customers and personalizing your relationship with them, implies an in-depth understanding of their behavior.

reporting and analytical tool  Two Different OLAP Tools Reporting Tools Aiming at responding to questions such as who are my customers that spent the most in 2001? Offered by, Business Objects and Cognos two major players, but also by new comers such as Brio , Crystal Decisions , Hyperion , MicroStrategy , IBM , Oracle , and SAS . Datamining Tools This second category of OLAP tools is designed to automate the detection of relevant patterns in a database. For example, a pattern might indicate that married males with children are Read More

Integrated Reporting, Planning, and Analysis for Midsize Companies


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Through Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value


A major consulting firm recently unveiled an E-Procurement selection tool that helps its clients select technologies that enable their business objectives. The tool combines the consulting firm’s knowledge of various E-Procurement solutions with TEC’s decision support technologies.

reporting and analytical tool  Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value Through Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value Lou Talarico - July 22, 2002 Overview In April, a major consulting firm began using a branded Technology Selection Tool to help its clients select E-Procurement technologies based on each client''s specific business objectives. The tool arms field consultants with information on the functional and technical capabilities and implementation characteristics of various E-Procurement solutions. Read More

Case Study: Community College Embarks on Financial Reporting System Implementation


The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) implemented Business Objects to create a financial reporting system that would run in real time, as opposed to taking weeks to generate reports. However, the NSCC environment presented its own unique set of challenges.

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Finance as Analytical Partner to the Business


When major economies are constrained, business leaders find their growth engines stuck in low gear. At times like these, financial leaders need to collaborate more closely with their operations counterparts and drive precision in performance management.A 2012 survey by Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services analyzed the views of C-level and line-of-business executives around the world on the drivers of operational performance and the types of new information they are using or considering to improve their financial and operational performance. This research report provides insights, examples, and recommendations on how finance professionals can collaborate effectively with operating managers to find the right strategic edge.

reporting and analytical tool  as Analytical Partner to the Business When major economies are constrained, business leaders find their growth engines stuck in low gear. At times like these, financial leaders need to collaborate more closely with their operations counterparts and drive precision in performance management.A 2012 survey by Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services analyzed the views of C-level and line-of-business executives around the world on the drivers of operational performance and the types of new information Read More

Automating Stimulus Fund Reporting


Tracking and reporting stimulus fund spending are difficult tasks for chief information officers (CIOs). The US government’s accountability demands are forcing organizations that are spending American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to analyze floods of data. Discover how automated ARRA reporting systems can help you comply with reporting requirements without excessive labor costs or data management headaches.

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Case Study: DataQuick


DataQuick, provider of data products and services, was looking for a powerful analytical tool to help its customers easily uncover hidden patterns and trends. After defining its needs, the company found a business intelligence (BI) analysis and reporting tool with the features it needed, including a fit with its existing Microsoft technology, and dynamic reports and dashboards customers could easily create. Learn more.

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Avinor Selects IFS for Quality Assurance Reporting


IFS recently announced that Avinor has chosen IFS solutions for health @ safety, quality assurance (QA), and risk management to streamline HSEQ-related (health, safety, environment, and quality) reporting. Avinor is a state-owned company that is responsible for planning, developing, and operating the Norwegian airport network. Avinor operates 46 airports in Norway, including air traffic control

reporting and analytical tool  smartphone apps for field reporting and OLAP cubes for data processing, the system will be used by some 3,900 Avinor employees working at airports all over Norway. The IFS solution will be equipped with interfaces for Microsoft SharePoint and mobile devices, developed by IFS technology partner Din ERP . The contract includes licenses and services worth approximately NKr 10 million. The implementation will start immediately and should be completed by June 2014. Read More

Embedding BI in Enterprise Applications: Magnifying the Analytical Impact


The business world is evolving into one that rewards timely, data-supported decisions as a supplement or replacement for “gut-feel” judgments. The challenge is that most organizations have more data than they know what to do with. For software provider considering the addition of business intelligence (BI) capability and end-users exploring its business value, this brief seeks to investigate and quantify the business impact of embedded BI.

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Using Google Analytics to Increase Your Reporting Capabilities


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reporting and analytical tool  Analytics to Increase Your Reporting Capabilities A recent study by Jupiter Research found that e-mail marketers using Web analytics click-stream data to generate targeted e-mail campaigns produce an impressive average click-through rate of 14 percent, and a conversion rate of 3.9 percent. Can your business claim numbers this high? If not, find out how you can with Web analytics tools that will help you gain insight on your subscribers’ behaviors while increasing sales. Read More

Risks of Using Excel as a Financial Planning Tool


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reporting and analytical tool  of Using Excel as a Financial Planning Tool Structured planning can make all the difference to your business’s growth. But are you using the right tools? Spreadsheets may not be meeting your financial management and budget planning needs. Find out the risks of using spreadsheets as a planning tool, and how enterprise performance management can help consolidate your departments’ financial information and budgets to give you real-time views of business performance. Read More