TechValidate Research on insightsoftware

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3,549 Customers Surveyed

27,322 Data Points Collected

678 Published TechFacts

111 Published Charts

218 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


InsightSoftware Customer Fact

A medium enterprise computer software company saved 100-200 hours in one year with Spreadsheet Server.

InsightSoftware Customer Research

Retail and Wholesale Services Industry

Which of the following supplemental reporting tools do you use with Spreadsheet Server?

ERP packaged reporting tool
58%
Other Excel-based tool
46%
Data warehouse solution
23%
Business Intelligence (BI)
15%

insightsoftware Case Study

Elva Baltic

Introduction

This case study of Elva Baltic is based on a June 2017 survey of insightsoftware customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

Experienced the following reporting pain points prior to implementing Atlas:

  • Rekeying data from Microsoft Dynamics into spreadsheets
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • Lack of access to real-time information
  • Heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports
  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • Limitation(s) of Management Reporter or Excel Add-in

Use Case

Used Atlas for reporting beyond Financials / GL in the following areas:

  • Reports for top management
  • Manufacturing
  • Sales/marketing
  • Inventory
  • Job costing

Chose Atlas over the following tools:

  • Management Reporter
  • An Excel Add-in
  • Qlickview

Results

Experienced the following benefits as a result of Atlas:

  • Streamlined report creation
  • Improved data accuracy
  • Improved access to live data to make strategic decisions
  • Users being able to create their own reports, and less dependence on IT
  • The ability to upload data directly from Excel

Streamlined the following processes by using Atlas:

  • Extracting data from Dynamics / relational database
  • Month-end close & Management / Board Reporting Package
  • Reporting outside the GL, such as Inventory, Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing, Projects, etc.
  • Budgeting / Forecasting processes
  • Data migration / upload

Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:

  • Centralize reporting practices
  • Increase the ability to complete tactical, complex analysis
  • Increase time savings

InsightSoftware Customer Research

Banking and Financial Industry

What benefits have you received with Spreadsheet Server?

Faster, streamlined report creation
85%
Empower users to create their own reports; less dependence on IT
46%
Improved data accuracy
46%
More visibility into the overall business strategy
31%
Faster access to live data to make strategic decisions
23%
Removal of disparate static Excel sheets
23%

insightsoftware Case Study

Micro Channel

Introduction

This case study of MicroChannel is based on a March 2018 survey of insightsoftware customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Any time that management needs a report, it is immediately available using Atlas. We get data precision and accuracy, not to mention timing.”

Challenges

Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Atlas address for their organization:

  • Accessing applicable data
  • Rekeying data from Dynamics into spreadsheets
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • A lack of access to real-time information
  • A heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports
  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • A lack of data accuracy and/or validity
  • Combining/consolidating GL and non-GL data from core systems and other database sources
  • Limitations of Management Reporter or other Excel add-ins

Evaluated the following reporting tools before selecting Atlas:

  • A BI solution (Targit, JetReports, Zap, BI365)
  • Management Reporter

Use Case

  • Has used Atlas as a replacement for Management Reporter.
  • Uses the following supplemental reporting tools with Atlas:
    • Business Intelligence (BI) tools
    • Power BI tools
    • Qlik Sense
  • Uses the Atlas query functionality for reporting beyond Financials/GL for the following types of reports beyond Financials/GL:
    • Project Management
    • Sales
    • Payables/Receivables
    • Cost Management

Results

  • Freed up more than 50% of their organization’s IT support now that they have Atlas to create reports.
  • Trimmed more than 60% from their previous reporting process after using Atlas.

InsightSoftware Customer Fact

Rich.com freed up over 300 hours in one year throughout their organization by using the upload functionality within Atlas.



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About insightsoftware

insightsoftware turns financial and operational data into better business outcomes that drive growth and ROI. Through turnkey reporting and performance management solutions, insightsoftware provides real-time access to data-driven insights in an efficient, cost-effective, and secure manner via integration with 130+ ERP systems and Microsoft Excel.

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