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Retail Food Group


TechValidate Introduction: 

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

TechValidate Quote: 

“Atlas allows for reports to be built and run in a timely manner. Many standard AX 2012 R3 reports do not cater for what finance teams need to operate their business as effectively as possible. Atlas does.”


TechValidate Challenges: 

The reporting pain point that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Atlas by Global Software, Inc.:

  • Limit on data allowed to produce a large report

Use Case

TechValidate Use Case: 

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

  • Project management
  • Sales/marketing
  • Inventory
  • Procurement

Chose Atlas over the following tools:

  • Management Reporter
  • An Excel Add-in


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:

  • Sharing of reports/dashboards with the team or management
  • Reporting outside the GL, such as Inventory, Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing, Projects, etc.

Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:

  • Direct initiatives based on findings in reports
  • Gain Data Validation capability
  • Increase the ability to complete tactical, complex analysis
  • Increase time savings

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

TechValidate Citation: 

Source: Nicholas Tsamuras, IT Specialist, Retail Food Group
Published: Jun. 14, 2017 TVID: 801-90E-3F2

Company Profile

Company Snapshot: 

Retail Food Group

Company Size:
Medium Enterprise


ERP Platform:
Microsoft Dynamics AX

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