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Introduction

TechValidate Introduction: 

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

TechValidate Quote: 

"Spreadsheet Server helped with our companies M&A’s since there are several different ERP's involved. Spreadsheet Server is the common method to connect to all ERP's and create real-time reports of the entire enterprise."

Challenges

TechValidate Challenges: 

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

  • Accessing applicable data
  • Rekeying data from the ERP system into spreadsheets
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • A lack of access to real-time information
  • A lack of data accuracy and/or validity
  • Combining/consolidating GL and non-GL data from core systems and other database sources

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 
  • Evaluated the following reporting tools before selecting Spreadsheet Server:
    • A BI solution
    • A reporting tool packaged with ERP
    • Hubble
  • Is using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
  • Uses Spreadsheet Server QueryDesigner functionality for the following types of reports beyond Financials/GL:
    • Procurement
    • Sales
    • Inventory

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: Jan. 31, 2018 TVID: DF1-7F4-B0F

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Company:
Diversitech Corporation

Company Size:
Medium Enterprise

Industry:
Industrial Manufacturing

ERP:
JD Edwards

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