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Export Development Canada


TechValidate Introduction: 

This case study of Export Development Canada is based on an April 2017 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TechValidate Quote: 

Atlas is a world where you can find what you are looking for.


TechValidate Challenges: 

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Atlas:

  • Rekeying data from Microsoft Dynamics into spreadsheets
  • Heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports
  • Creating reports in a timely manner

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 

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

  • Reports for top management
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Job costing

Chose Atlas over the following tools:

  • An Excel Add-in
  • Other Excel-based reporting software


TechValidate Results: 

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Atlas:

  • The removal of disparate static excel sheets
  • Streamlined report creation
  • Improved data accuracy

Streamlined the following processes by using Atlas:

  • Preparing Audit and Tax schedules
  • Budgeting / Forecasting processes

Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:

  • Centralize reporting practices
  • Gain Data Validation capability

Freed up 100-200 hours in one year throughout their organization by using Atlas for reporting..

Freed up 200-300 hours in one year throughout their organization by using the data migration / upload functionality within Atlas.

TechValidate Citation: 

Source: Mehmet Incegil, Accounting Manager, Export Development
Published: April 26, 2017 TVID: DD3-24C-45B

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Export Development Canada

Financial Services

ERP Platform:
Microsoft Dynamics AX

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