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Sales analysis reports help Arran Isle Holdings be proactive with customers

Arran Isle Holdings (Arran) is an international building products group. It employs around 600 employees across 10 European facilities and manufacturing operations in China. It operates through two principal divisions servicing architectural and fenestration customers, supported by its own global sourcing and manufacturing teams. Emma Russ is an IT technician who uses data analytics to create sale analysis reports…

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How data analytics is evolving

To compete in today’s competitive market place, it is critical that business people have access to an accurate and holistic view of operations. The key element to sifting through a massive amount of data to gain this level of transparency is a robust analytics solution. As technology is constantly evolving, so too are data analytics solutions. 

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Achieving business intelligence success through stakeholder engagement

For a company to succeed with its business intelligence project, stakeholder engagement from start to finish is essential. By engaging in continuous communication with various people at different levels, you can make sure the project lives up to every stakeholder’s requirements and addresses data gaps from the outset.Then people have access to the data they need and can act…

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Why spreadsheet reporting is killing your business

Microsoft Excel is frequently referred to as the number one business intelligence (BI) tool because it is one of the most commonly used applications. For smaller businesses, Excel is a useful tool for simple calculations and analysis. However, as your business grows and customers are harder to keep, your need for sophisticated data analysis will outgrow Excel’s capabilities. ……

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Three ways a data analytics solution helps with ERP migration

There are many benefits for companies to invest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology, including enhanced automation for the ability to deal with a complex data landscape. Businesses who are upgrading from legacy systems to cloud-based solutions also reduce costs, improve security and easily integrate with other solutions. Implementing a new ERP is a big project that requires planning. …

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Phocas rated one of the most valuable business tools of 2020

Phocas data analytics is excited to be recognized as one of the most valuable business tools of 2020 by GetApp, a Gartner digital markets review website. The role of technology and ongoing digitalization remains critical to business success in 2021 as companies rely more on online orders and accurate data to gauge performance. The GetApp report identified 16 products…

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How can wholesale food businesses increase sales?

The wholesale food industry is faced with many new challenges as a result of the pandemic, most notably a decline in demand for goods as hotels, restaurants, schools and sporting venues operate at a lower capacity. As countries continue to battle the virus, consumer spending on food has not returned to prior-year levels as restaurants open, then close and partially…

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Established BI solutions vs. in-house development

Management teams are no longer questioning whether or not to dig into the data; rather it’s which is the best tool to use for their businesses: an established, dedicated data analytics solution or software developed in-house? IT managers usually lead the project to find the best solution for the ERP and tech stack. As everyone is being asked to…

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How do businesses make decisions with BI?

By utilizing a fact-based, real-time, singular version of the truth, business people are empowered to achieve and maintain a competitive edge through the use of industry specific business intelligence. Executives, CFOs, branch managers and your sales team have immediate access to crucial information to make fast and educated decisions. … knowledge management

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