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The future of wholesale distribution is in your data

The distribution of goods is a vital part of the global economy.  Nonetheless, as wholesale markets continue to be disrupted, it’s more difficult for distributors to remain competitive. However, data is a great equalizer. Wholesale distributors must take advantage of the wealth of information being generated by their companies each day, and turn it into actionable insights.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Marketing

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The future of wholesale distribution is in your data

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The distribution of goods is a vital part of the global economy.  Nonetheless, as wholesale markets continue to be disrupted, it’s more difficult for distributors to remain competitive. However, data is a great equalizer. Wholesale distributors must take advantage of the wealth of information being generated by their companies each day, and turn it into actionable insights.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Marketing

How to overcome reporting challenges in your business

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The ability to generate accurate, relevant and timely reports is critical if a company is to remain competitive in today's marketplace. However, as many executives know, traditional (static) reporting methods have a range of shortcomings. In this blog we will discuss a few key solutions to the challenges of static reporting

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Topics: Strategy, Management and Performance

Phocas appoints new president of U.S. division to accelerate growth

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Phocas is excited to announce the appointment of Jay Deubler as the new President of our U.S. division. Deubler brings more than 20 years of leadership experience working for software companies such as Avalara, Infor, Sage and Epicor. He will be instrumental in further enhancing Phocas’ partnership strategy with ERP publishers.

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Topics: Company Updates

How can dashboards help executives?

With fingers in many pies, executives need to be smart with their time. Having a thorough insight into the many facets of your business is the key to ongoing success, and it doesn’t need to be complicated.

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Topics: Job Role - Executive

[eBook] Data Analytics for MYOB Exo users

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Make the most of your MYOY Exo ERP investment by adding data analytics for greater visibility, reporting and strategic planning

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Topics: ERP - MYOB EXO

How to get your KPIs on track with data analytics

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Many data analytics vendors give users the ability to measure everything but offer little guidance.  This can be overwhelming for new users. At Phocas, we provide you with the ability to measure everything and determine the metrics that really matter to your business. To get you started, Phocas will help you establish critical metrics, and then teach you how to quickly identify areas of concern to meet the unique needs of your business. 

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Sales, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

Is data the true international language?

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You don’t have to look very far to recognize the importance of data analytics in our world; from the Weather Channel using historical weather patterns to predict London's summer, to a professional baseball team using on-base plus slugging percentage to determine who is more deserving of playing time, to Disney using films’ historical box office data to nail down the release date of its next Star Wars film.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Sales, Job Role - IT, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Marketing

Can push notifications work to your advantage?

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Are you tired of all the emails that land in your inbox? How about only being notified when there is a problem in your business or when a customer reaches target? These push notifications are called alerts in Phocas and many companies across manufacturing and distribution are using them every day - to stay in control of their business.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Sales, Product, Job Role - Executive

How to make incremental changes with business intelligence?

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We are constantly talking with companies about if and how they are using business intelligence. More often than not, they are struggling with their overwhelming amount of data, the ability to access the right information quickly and the level of detail the information actually provides. 

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics

Take control with self-service business intelligence

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Nearly all companies in today’s world have one common goal: keeping the user experience simple. This reduction in size, steps, and clicks does not mean the technology is any less sophisticated — in fact, it’s just the opposite. In relation to business intelligence, self-service solutions enable users of all skill levels to independently access, query and analyze company data.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

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