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Arandell Corporation

Introduction

TechValidate Introduction: 

This case study of Arandell Corporation is based on a September 2016 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TechValidate Quote: 

"With Spreadsheet Server, I can now create all of the reports I need without waiting on anyone else but myself."

Challenges

TechValidate Challenges: 

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Global Software, Inc.'s Spreadsheet Server:

  • A heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 

Evaluated the following reporting tools before choosing Spreadsheet Server:

  • A reporting tool packaged with ERP

Selected Spreadsheet Server over the competition because of the following:

  • Flexibility to connect to multiple systems and outside General Ledger
  • Drill down capability to sub-ledger details
  • Employees and support
  • Excel-based Interface

Uses Spreadsheet Server for Financial / General Ledger reporting and the following modules:

  • Sales

Results

TechValidate Results: 

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Global Software, Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server:

  • Empowered users to create their own reports with less dependence in IT
  • Reporting processes streamlined with Spreadsheet Server:
    • Data extraction from ERP or relational databases
    • Automated distribution of reports to management / other departments
    • Month-end close and management / board reporting packages
    • Reporting outside the general ledger, inventory, manufacturing, sales, purchasing, projects, etc.
    • Auditing and tax schedules
    • Budgeting / forecasting processes
  • Actions or business insights gained using Spreadsheet Server:
    Identified incorrectly allocated funds and/or duplicate invoices due to reporting errors
    • Directed initiatives based on findings in reports
    • Validated data
    • Increased their ability to complete tactical and complex analysis
  • Saved over 300 hours in one year with Spreadsheet Server
TechValidate Citation: 

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 14E-C56-9DA

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Company:
Arandell Corporation

Company Size:
Medium Enterprise

Industry:
Professional Services

ERP Platform:
JD Edwards

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