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insightsoftware Case Study

University of Northern Iowa

Introduction

This case study of the University of Northern Iowa is based on a January 2018 survey of insightsoftware customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Spreadsheet Server has been very easy to use and has been a very good fit for quick analysis and multi-year comparison.”

Challenges

Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Spreadsheet Server:

  • Rekeying data from the ERP system 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

Evaluated OBI before selecting Spreadsheet Server.

Use Case

  • Has not used Spreadsheet Server as a replacement for Oracle Discoverer.
  • Uses the following supplemental reporting tools with Spreadsheet Server:
    • Business Intelligence (BI) tools
    • A data warehouse solution

Results

  • Freed up 25% of their organization’s IT support now that they have Spreadsheet Server to create reports.
  • Trimmed more than 60% from their previous reporting process after using Spreadsheet Server.




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