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Contura Energy


TechValidate Introduction: 

This case study of Contura Energy is based on a June 2017 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TechValidate Quote: 

“Data from Dynamics AX can be easily transmitted to Excel or PDF downloads.”


TechValidate Challenges: 

Experienced the following reporting pain points prior to implementing Atlas:

  • Rekeying data from Microsoft Dynamics into spreadsheets
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • Limitation(s) of Management Reporter or Excel Add-in

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 

Chose Atlas over the following tool:

  • Microsoft Partner’s suggested reporting solution


TechValidate Results: 

Experienced the following benefit as a result of Atlas:

  • Users being able to create their own reports, and less dependence on IT

Streamlined the following processes by using Atlas:

  • Extracting data from Dynamics / relational database
  • Integrating report information with Microsoft Office tools

Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:

  • Increase time savings
TechValidate Citation: 

Source: Morgan Colbert, Warehouse Supervisor, Cumberland Mine - Contura Energy
Published: Jun. 15, 2017 TVID: 895-23C-247

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Contura Energy

Company Size:
Medium Enterprise

Metals & Mining

ERP Platform:
Microsoft Dynamics AX

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