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Viewpoint Expands Financial Reporting Options with Global Software, Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server for Vista by Viewpoint

For Immediate Release - Wed, 2016-10-05

RALEIGH, NC USA (5 October 2016) — Global Software, Inc. the leading provider of Microsoft Excel-based automation & reporting software solutions to enhance the world’s foremost Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and operational platforms, announces today that Portland, Oregon based Viewpoint Construction Software, has entered into a strategic partnership to offer Global Software, Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server to Vista customers. 

In response to customer requests for an easier to use financial reporting tool, Vista customers now have access to Global Software’s financial reporting tool, Spreadsheet Server. Spreadsheet Server leverages the familiarity and power of Excel with Vista making financial reporting quick and easy. Spreadsheet Server accesses live Vista data giving customers drill-down capabilities into their journal entries eliminating time-consuming manual data entry and costly errors.

 “Our strategic partnership with Viewpoint signifies a marriage of two market leading solutions to enhance the Vista user experience via Microsoft Excel.  As the preferred Excel automation and reporting platform for Viewpoint, Spreadsheet Server exemplifies a total commitment to bringing the latest and greatest technologies for Excel usage to the Vista user community,” stated Spencer Kupferman, President & CEO of Global Software, Inc.

On discussing the benefits of using Spreadsheet Server, Emily Hakala, Information Specialist at Snyder Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. said, “Spreadsheet Server has been incredibly helpful with gleaning the information that we’ve been collecting in Vista, and then being able to slice and dice in meaningful ways. We’ve been using it for forecasting for financial purposes and also forecasting jobs, and we’re able to play hypothetical situations with the job and how it’s running currently and using these projections to help make better decisions.”

Spreadsheet Server works as an intuitive, Excel based reporting platform, providing live financial and operational reporting and analysis from Vista into Excel for data such as job costing, change orders, and job overhead allocation. This empowers end users with the ability to use familiar Excel features and functions to create dynamic dashboard views from Vista. These views can be accessed, automated and presented with formula driven methodology, including summary balances and detailed drill-downs. In addition, Viewpoint will leverage the Distribution Manager publishing utility, which empowers users to automate the delivery of key business information.



Viewpoint is a provider of innovative construction-specific software solutions to the global construction and capital project industries. Viewpoint provides the tools these industries need to improve project profitability through better visibility, risk management and real-time team collaboration. Viewpoint solutions address the full construction life-cycle from planning/bidding to construction and facilities maintenance. Viewpoint’s solutions are offered on a variety of platforms, including Cloud, Mobile, SaaS and On Premises. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and with offices in the UK and Australia, Viewpoint has become the technology partner of choice, with customers located across the globe in more than 28 countries. These customers include more than 40 percent of the ENR 400, and over 20 percent of the ENR 600. For more information, please visit



Global Software, Inc. is the leading provider of Microsoft Excel-based automation & reporting software solutions to enhance the world’s foremost Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and operational platforms. The Company’s flagship offering, Spreadsheet Server streamlines data analytic processes and bridge the operational gap between Company data and reporting, resulting in timely and cost saving secure financial and operational reporting, budgeting, and automated report delivery. With best-in-class solutions, their Dynamic Spreadsheet Methodology (DSM), a highly scalable and efficient operating platform, and a strong track-record of success, Global Software, Inc. has grown to be the most dominant provider in Excel automation and data analysis.  Spreadsheet Server is at the center of converging trends – supremacy of Microsoft Excel, demand for reporting, growth in the business automation software industry, and increased investment in IT.   Founded in 1973, with worldwide headquarters in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, USA, Global’s products are used in 50+ countries, by over 3,000 supported customers, 50,000 users worldwide who are serviced by Global’s 24/7/365 support infrastructure. Visit for more information. 



Amy Collier, Director of Marketing Communications and Strategy


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