Spectrum Construction Software provides business management for construction companies across the lifespan of a construction project. Spreadsheet Server seamlessly integrates with the Spectrum ERP to provide live access to data for reporting and automation within Excel.
Streamline your reporting processes across the financials and in areas such as job costing with Spreadsheet Server.
No staging area. No server requirement. No data cubes, business or data warehouse needed to run Spreadsheet Server with the Spectrum ERP.
Using Spreadsheet Server formulas and adhering to the permissions of the Spectrum user, queries can be initiated from Excel and the results displayed in real time directly in your spreadsheets. QueryDesigner allows users to create dashboard views from any transactional database or Spectrum ERP application to be accessed, automated and presented with our formula-driven methodology.
Spreadsheet Server is a perfect complement to your existing BI 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.
This case study of Embree Construction Group is based on a September 2016 survey of Global Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.
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