This case study of lululemon athletica inc. is based on a January 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. "Spreadsheet Server significantly reduced the time needed to prepare both Store and department reporting packages. Combining several Distribution manager reports (Summary and transaction detail) into Profile Scheduler allows the reports to run overnight rather than taking several days to compile. Review can be done on pass 1 with delivery on pass 2 which was not possible before as the turn around was less than a day." Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Spreadsheet Server:
  • Accessing applicable data
Evaluated Excel4apps before selecting Spreadsheet Server. Uses the following supplemental reporting tools with Spreadsheet Server:
  • Business Intelligence (BI) tools
  • Other Excel-based reporting tools
  • 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.
Published: Jan. 31, 2018 TVID: D26-9F1-ED6
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Case Study Link: Lululemon Athletica Inc.