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BI vendor Phocas raises funds to build predictive analytics

  With its eyes on expansion and predictive analytics product development, a veteran Australian-based BI vendor raised AUS$45 million in growth equity. Business intelligence firm Phocas Software has received an influx of cash to expand its presence in new industries, further develop its core analytics products and accelerate its growth in the U.S. and U.K.

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Driving sales with ERP Data

ERP systems are the backbone of most mid-market companies and run critical business functions like operations, finance and sales. An ERP system is also a source of untapped insights and a boon for driving sales.Integrating a compatible data analytics tool will enable dynamic reporting. Soon information about slipping customers, product line profitability and budget variance will be at your…

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Why you need self-service reporting

In today’s fast-paced business environment, it’s not easy to predict and prepare for the future. This is why many companies are using data analytics for on-demand reporting so everyone in a business can get the data they need, when they need it. Self-service reporting allows people to produce reports and visualizations on-the-go or from home – without relying on…

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Data is the new ingredient at Everest Ice Cream

Perfecting the next flavour sensation is part of the day-to-day operations at Everest Ice Cream. However to carry out continual improvement and gain efficiencies – Everest sought some extra assistance – in data analytics.The management team turned to the Phocas’ data analytics solution to help them track sales, pinpoint poor performing products and reduce waste. While it is still…

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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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