This case study of Tempur Sealy is based on an April 2017 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. “Atlas helps to combine the data and provides a way for the end user to create reports by themselves. Time, effort and money are saved.” The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Atlas:
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • Combining/consolidating GL and non-GL data from multiple ERP & relational database sources
Used Atlas for reporting beyond Financials/GL in the following areas:
  • Reports for top management
  • Inventory
  • Customer service
Chose Atlas over the following tools:
  • Business intelligence solutions (Targit, JetReports, Zap, BI365)
  • An Excel Add-in
Experienced the following benefits as a result of Atlas:
  • Streamlined report creation
  • Improved data accuracy
  • Users being able to create their own reports, and less dependence on IT
  • Visibility into the overall business strategy
  • The ability to upload data directly from Excel
Streamlined the following processes by using Atlas:
  • Extracting data from Dynamics/relational database
  • Month-end close & Management/Board Reporting Package
  • Budgeting/Forecasting processes
  • Data migration / upload
Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:
  • Identify incorrectly allocated funds and/or duplicate invoices due to reporting errors
  • Centralize reporting practices
  • Gain Data Validation capability
  • Increase the ability to complete tactical, complex analysis
Freed up 100-200 hours in one year throughout their organization by using Atlas for reporting. Freed up 50-100 hours in one year throughout their organization by using the data migration/upload functionality within Atlas. Source: Ramesh Mandalapu, IT Systems Analyst, Tempur Sealy Published: Mar. 28, 2017 TVID: E4C-EDC-217
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