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Elva Baltic

Introduction

TechValidate Introduction: 

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

Challenges

TechValidate Challenges: 

Experienced the following reporting pain points prior to implementing Atlas:

  • Rekeying data from Microsoft Dynamics into spreadsheets
  • Manual, multi-step reporting processes
  • Lack of access to real-time information
  • Heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports
  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • Limitation(s) of Management Reporter or Excel Add-in

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 

Used Atlas for reporting beyond Financials / GL in the following areas:

  • Reports for top management
  • Manufacturing
  • Sales/marketing
  • Inventory
  • Job costing

Chose Atlas over the following tools:

  • Management Reporter
  • An Excel Add-in
  • Qlickview

Results

TechValidate Results: 

Experienced the following benefits as a result of Atlas:

  • Streamlined report creation
  • Improved data accuracy
  • Improved access to live data to make strategic decisions
  • Users being able to create their own reports, and less dependence on IT
  • The ability to upload data directly from Excel

Streamlined the following processes by using Atlas:

  • Extracting data from Dynamics / relational database
  • Month-end close & Management / Board Reporting Package
  • Reporting outside the GL, such as Inventory, Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing, Projects, etc.
  • Budgeting / Forecasting processes
  • Data migration / upload

Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:

  • Centralize reporting practices
  • Increase the ability to complete tactical, complex analysis
  • Increase time savings
TechValidate Citation: 

Source: Boris Prudchenko, IT Professional, Elva Baltic
Published: Jun. 14, 2017 TVID: 58D-2C1-A74

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Company:
Elva Baltic

Company Size:
Small Business

Industry:
Professional Services

ERP Platform:
Microsoft Dynamics AX

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