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Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) are some of the latest trends in today’s business world. You may be wondering why all of a sudden analytics is such a big deal, since analyzing data, to gain valuable information, has been around for many, many years. Here’s why

Business Process Improvement_Post-Holiday MissionThe holidays are finally here! What this means for many is the end of a busy year, some free time to spend with family and friends over holiday gatherings and maybe even some beach time!

For others it means the beginning of a new year, with new projects and tasks. It’s the time to analyze, plan and budget for the year ahead so employees will be ready to tackle new challenges and opportunities. To do this, it’s critical to take some time to look at the year that just passed in order to see what improvements and changes can be made going forward. No matter how successful a company may be, there is always room for improvement! Read more

Business Intelligence & Analytics

There comes a point in time when you’ve finally chosen the right ERP management system for your business but the IT provider asks you whether you also want a BI & Analytics solution as an add-on to the system. What should you do?

Many out-of-the-box ERP software suites do have its own analytics & reporting features but they are not as specialized and complete as a separate Business Intelligence add-on solution. What I always suggest to customers is to properly distinguish between the two – what is your ERP system used for and what is your BI solution used for? Read more

We couldn’t be more in love with Business Intelligence tools, like Tableau Software. In a previous blog about BI, we mentioned how much our customers are loving their BI dashboards integrated into their ERP system (click here to read the full article). In order to provide a brief overview of Business Intelligence, we created a Slide Presentation (also available on LinkedIn SlideShare) full of BI’s objectives, benefits and how to get started using this tool.

Click on the presentation below to view all 9 slides. [Enlarge the presentation for best results]

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The power of Visualizations_business intelligence_analyticsOur team at Namtek Consulting Services are huge fans of Business Intelligence & Analytics tools. We’ve seen first hand what these tools can do for our customers, after integrating our ERP solution, ErpWizard, with Tableau Software’s BI dashboards.

ErpWizard gathers all the company’s data in one place and the BI tool picks up the key information to turn it into visual graphs and tables in order to better discover insights and gain an understanding of this data. As we’ve explained in our previous articles, it isn’t enough anymore to simply store your data in one safe database. Managers and executives need to analyze this data to gain better insights into their company and their industry. Business Intelligence solutions allow these business people to create visualizations and dashboards to understand the data VISUALLY. Read more

We are huge fans of Business Intelligence Solutions – these tools allow business people to make sense of the data they have before them. They are able to create visuals and share it with their whole team so that everyone will have better visibility into production, distribution, sales as well as future opportunities. Continue learning […]

Business-Intelligence-Analytics_Tableau SoftwareA little while ago we stumbled on a Business Intelligence software called Tableau Software. This software can help just about anyone, from business executives to analysts to government officials to students, make sense of the data they have before them. Once we heard about this product and saw it first-hand we knew exactly how to make our customers happier than they already were with their ERP management suite, ErpWizard. We wanted to transform ErpWizard into something even better with the help of Tableau’s Business Intelligence (BI) Dashboards. Here’s how we did it… Read more

Small & Medium Enterprises are realizing the importance of staying up-to-date by fetching data in real-time in order to make more accurate and informative decisions. Business Intelligence tools are all the rage nowadays as it helps top management analyze their data throughout the day via graphs, charts, tables, etc. Check out our infographic on ‘What is […]

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