This case study of Veit is based on a September 2016 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. “We no longer have to rely on the IT department to extract data from our ERP.” The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Global Software, Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server:
  • Lacking access to real-time information
  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • Combining/consolidating General Ledger (GL) and non-GL data from multiple ERP & relational database sources
  • Evaluated the following reporting tools before choosing Spreadsheet Server:
    • A Business Intelligence (BI) solution
    • A reporting tool packaged with ERP
  • Supplemental reporting tool used with Global Software Spreadsheet Server:
    • A data warehouse solution
  • Selected Spreadsheet Server over the competition because of the following:
    • Flexibility to connect to multiple systems and outside General Ledger
    • Capability to drill down to sub-ledger details
    • Excel-based Interface
    • Data security
    • Pricing
  • Uses Spreadsheet Server for Financial / General Ledger reporting and the following module:
  • Job Costing
  • Benefits received from Spreadsheet Server:
    • Faster, streamlined report creation
    • Faster access to live data to make strategic decisions
  • Reporting processes streamlined with Spreadsheet Server:
    • Data extraction from an ERP or relational database
    • Month-end close and management/board reporting packages
  • Action or business insight gained using Spreadsheet Server:
    • Increased their ability to complete tactical and complex analysis
  • Saved up to 50 hours in one year with Spreadsheet Server
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