Davisware GlobalEdge and S2KVision ERPs serve the HVAC, plumbing, manufacturing, contracting, service, and distribution markets, among others. Spreadsheet Server works as a complement to Davisware by seamlessly retrieving financial and operational reporting data and dynamically delivering it in real time to Microsoft Excel.
Spreadsheet Server provides the reporting enhancement needed for Davisware ERP users to achieve increased ROI, make strategic business decisions quickly and leverage real-time access to data. Spreadsheet Server delivers:
No staging area, servers or data warehouse are needed to run Spreadsheet Server. Our application pulls live Davisware reporting data directly.
Spreadsheet Server leverages Davisware security specifically defined throughout your application allowing peace of mind.
A key component of the Global Software platform, QueryDesigner has the power to translate database queries into formulas used to create interactive Excel worksheets. QueryDesigner can be simultaneously connected to multiple databases and return live data from different sets into the same Excel worksheet.
Spreadsheet Server works hand-in-hand with other BI tools in use. Spreadsheet Server has the capability to provide live access to your data within Excel, without needing a data warehouse, for when you need it most.
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.
This case study of Snack Foods Australia Pty Ltd is based on a February 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.
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