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Introduction

TechValidate Introduction: 

This case study of Burroughs & Chapin Co. is based on a January 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TechValidate Quote: 

"Spreadsheet Server gave access to GL data to analysts who were not necessarily familiar with our enterprise accounting software or its report writing capabilities."

Challenges

TechValidate Challenges: 

Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Spreadsheet Server:

  • Combining/consolidating GL and non-GL data from core systems and other database sources

Evaluated a reporting tool packaged with ERP before selecting Spreadsheet Server.

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 
  • Has not used Spreadsheet Server as a replacement for Oracle Discoverer.
  • Uses the following supplemental reporting tools with Spreadsheet Server:
    • An ERP Packaged reporting tool
  • Uses Spreadsheet Server QueryDesigner’s functionality for the following types of reports beyond Financials/GL:
    • Payables/Receivables
    • RE Leasing Analytics

Results

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

Published: Jan. 31, 2018 TVID: C80-4C3-FB5

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Company Profile

Company:
Burroughs & Chapin Co.

Company Size:
S&P 500

Industry:
Professional Services

ERP:
Oracle

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