Blue Link ERP has a long standing reputation of high quality inventory management and accounting software for small to medium business. Spreadsheet Server offers a complement to Blue Link that provides the user organizations (primarily wholesalers and distributors) live access to various data in Excel.
Spreadsheet Server’s efficient and automated approach of linking to your ERP data allows time for the more important aspects of your job. Spend recovered time evaluating and improving every aspect of your business, using the accounting and inventory data gathered.
There is no need for a data warehouse or staging area with Spreadsheet Server’s Excel-based interface. Our innovative platform uses less to provide more for your Blue Link ERP data.
QueryDesigner is a tool in the Spreadsheet Server platform that enables users to design and maintain queries over Blue Link or any other relational database. Interact with data using pre-built queries, or customize your own, with the help of QueryDesigner.
Your existing BI tool and other applications work side-by-side with Spreadsheet Server. In fact, 50% of Global Software Inc.’s clients, in over 50 different countries, use leading BI tools along with our excel automation tools.
For all ERPs based in cloud or off-premise environments, a VPN connection/tunnel to the database or a nightly, directly accessible backup of data is required to use Spreadsheet Server.
No, there is no additional hardware required to implement Spreadsheet Server.
No, there is no data warehouse or additional hardware required.
Yes, if users are familiar with Excel, they will need minimal training to use Spreadsheet Server. No programming or query knowledge is necessary. Users simply utilize the standard Excel spreadsheet capabilities supplemented with simple cell formulas to gain access to their dynamic financial information.
Yes, please inquire about our ad hoc capabilities and other components in our Excel Automation Roadmap (i.e. Enterprise Budgeting, etc).
Spreadsheet Server is a multi-faceted application it serves many causes and can address multiple reporting challenges both tactical in nature as well enterprise wide. If you already have a BI strategy in place then Spreadsheet Server provides that tactical compliment to the leading BI tools (i.e. Cognos, Business Objects, Hyperion, etc). In fact, over 83% of Global Software Inc.'s 5,000+ clients in 50 countries use Spreadsheet Server harmoniously with their existing BI solution. If your organization doesn’t have a conventional proprietary BI offering and doesn’t have the resource to purchase, implement, maintain a data warehouse/cubes, non-Excel-based solution, etc. or doesn’t see that as partof your grand reporting strategy then Spreadsheet Server can provide an economical quick time to deployment, intuitive interface (Excel-based) all while leveraging its Dynamic Spreadsheet Methodology (DSM) without staging areas and data warehousing across your organization’s enterprise.
We support most worldwide ERP systems, but you may contact us directly regarding your specific needs.
Every reporting environment is different, however most prospective users we encounter are either using a data warehouse that reflects yesterday's data, manually rekeying data or have an IT maintain the current reporting environment exclusively. With our application(s) users are empowered to be self-sufficient while accessing 'live' data in a secure environment.
No, Spreadsheet Server is compatible with any Excel reports already developed.
Absolutely. Spreadsheet Server completely automates the process of CAFR Generation.
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