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Introduction

TechValidate Introduction: 

This case study of Lancaster County, NE is based on a February 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TechValidate Quote: 

"Combined with expansion of Excel usage, Spreadsheet Server has allowed us to eliminate/reallocate numerous clerical and accounting positions, and gives us greatly enhanced data availability and analysis. Now we are preparing our own financial statements for four entities."

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 heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports
  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • Combining/consolidating GL and non-GL data from core systems and other database sources

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 
  • Is using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
  • Uses Spreadsheet Server QueryDesigner functionality for Financials/GL.

Results

TechValidate Results: 
  • Freed up to 25% of their organization’s IT support now that they have Spreadsheet Server to create reports.
  • Trimmed more than 60% from their previous reporting process after using Spreadsheet Server.
TechValidate Citation: 

Published: Feb. 6, 2018 TVID: CC0-ECE-3ED

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Organization:
Lancaster County, NE

Organization Size:
State & Local

Industry:
Government

ERP: 
Oracle

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