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Introduction

TechValidate Introduction: 

This case study of Alaska Railroad Corporation is based on a January 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TechValidate Quote: 

"We use Spreadsheet Server to create audit schedules for the external auditors. We also use it for financial reporting, KPIs, and ad hoc queries of information."

Challenges

TechValidate Challenges: 

Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Spreadsheet Server for their organization:

  • Accessing applicable data
  • Relaying data from the ERP system into spreadsheets
  • Obtaining access to real-time information

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 
  • Evaluated the reporting tool Hubble and Spreadsheet Server, before ultimately selecting Spreadsheet Server.
  • Is using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
  • Uses Spreadsheet Server QueryDesigner functionality for Financials/GL.

Results

TechValidate Results: 
  • Freed up to 25% of their organization’s IT support now that they have Spreadsheet Server to create reports.
  • Trimmed up to 30% from their previous reporting process after using Spreadsheet Server.
TechValidate Citation: 

Published: Feb. 1, 2018 TVID: DB7-B3C-FCC

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Company:
Alaska Railroad Corporation

Company Size:
Medium Enterprise

Industry:
Transportation Services

ERP:
JD Edwards

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