This case study of Reading for Education is based on a January 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. "Spreadsheet Server has significantly cut down on the time it takes for us to prepare our monthly financial statements and has become a very reliable research tool!" Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Spreadsheet Server:
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • Combining/consolidating GL and non-GL data from core systems and other database sources
  • External reporting (different reporting entities, GASB compliance)
  • Standardizing reports
  • Uses other Excel-based tools with Spreadsheet Server.
  • Uses Spreadsheet Server QueryDesigner functionality for reporting:
    • GASB reporting
    • Budgets and forecasts
    • Cost report audits
    • Annual audits
    • Board reporting
  • Freed up more than 50% of their IT support since using Spreadsheet Server to create reports.
  • Saved over 60% of time from their previous reporting process using Spreadsheet Server.
Published: Jan. 12, 2018 TVID: 4B6-2A6-5E4
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